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Live updates | Official: 200 corpses found in Mariupol

May. 24, 2022 09:30 AM EDT

An adviser to the mayor of Mariupol said on Tuesday that workers removing rubble from a collapsed apartment building in the devastated Ukrainian city found about 200 corpses in the building’s basement. Petro Andryushchenko said on Telegram that the bodies were decomposing and that...

Pentagon says more high-tech weapons going to Ukraine

May. 23, 2022 22:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 defense leaders from around the world met Monday and agreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine, including a Harpoon launcher and missiles to protect its coast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters. And Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the...

Milley tells West Point cadets technology will transform war

May. 21, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer challenged the next generation of Army soldiers on Saturday to prepare America's military to fight future wars that may look little like the wars of today. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, painted a grim...

EXPLAINER: Why Victory Day in Russia is different this year

May. 09, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

The invasion of Ukraine means that fewer Russian tanks and other military hardware will rumble through Moscow’s Red Square on Monday, when the country marks its victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. The patriotic fervor associated with the sacred holiday, however, could be as strong as ever....

Live updates | Biden: US sending another $150M in assistance

May. 07, 2022 00:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Friday authorized the shipment of another $150 million in military assistance for Ukraine for artillery rounds and radar systems in its fight against Russia’s invading forces. Biden said the latest spending means his administration has...

Russian mercenaries are Putin's 'coercive tool' in Africa

Apr. 23, 2022 08:00 AM EDT

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — When abuses were reported in recent weeks in Mali — fake graves designed to discredit French forces; a massacre of some 300 people, mostly civilians — all evidence pointed to the shadowy mercenaries of Russia's Wagner Group. Even before these feared...

Cooling pond at North Dakota radar station seeks input

Apr. 19, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

CAVALIER, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public input on a draft environmental assessment of a proposed cooling pond at a military radar station at Cavalier Space Force Station, in remote northeastern North Dakota. The proposed project at the Perimeter...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Apr. 13, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 10 The Washington Post on Haiti needing help from Washington: Haiti passed a grim milestone in February, when the traditional presidential inauguration day came and went with no...

Live Updates | Russia-Ukraine War

Apr. 12, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — The United States and its allies are pushing ahead with sanctions aimed at forcing Vladimir Putin to spend Russia’s money propping up its economy rather than sustaining its “war machine” for the fight in Ukraine, a top Treasury Department official said Tuesday. ...

Japan, Italy to lift defense ties amid China, Russia worries

Apr. 12, 2022 10:18 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said he and his Italian counterpart agreed Tuesday to step up military cooperation as Japan expands security ties with Europe amid concern about Russia's invasion of Ukraine and its impact on Asia. Kishi told reporters that he and...