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Blowback as Bush gaffes Iraq war, not Ukraine, 'unjustified'

May. 19, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

Former President George W. Bush is facing criticism after mistakenly describing the invasion of Iraq — which he led as commander in chief — as “brutal” and “wholly unjustified,” before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “The...

Today in History: May 19, Anne Boleyn beheaded

May. 19, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 19, the 139th day of 2022. There are 226 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

May. 18, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Palm Beach Post. May 11, 2022. Editorial: Lawmakers must fix housing crisis in special session Palm Beach County and many parts of Florida have become too expensive to live. It shouldn’t take skyrocketing housing and insurance costs to convince state leaders to get...

Today in History: May 13, Pope John Paul II shot and wounded

May. 13, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2022. There are 232 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 13, 1981, Pope John Paul II was shot and seriously wounded in St. Peter’s Square by Turkish assailant Mehmet...

Today in History: May 12, Soviets lift Berlin Blockade

May. 12, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2022. There are 233 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 12, 1949, the Soviet Union lifted the Berlin Blockade, which the Western powers had succeeded in...

Today in History: May 10, transcontinental railroad finished

May. 10, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 10, the 130th day of 2022. There are 235 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 10, 1940, during World War II, German forces began invading the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and France....

Live updates | Pentagon: most Russian forces left Mariupol

May. 05, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says the majority of Russian forces that had been around the port city of Mariupol have left and headed north, leaving roughly the equivalent of two battalion tactical groups there, or about 2,000 troops. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Thursday that...

Russia storms Mariupol plant as some evacuees reach safety

May. 03, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces Tuesday began storming the steel mill containing the last pocket of resistance in Mariupol, Ukrainian defenders said, just as scores of civilians evacuated from the bombed-out plant reached relative safety and told of days and nights filled with dread...

Live updates l TASS: more than 1M Ukrainians taken to Russia

May. 03, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

More than 1 million people, including nearly 200,000 children, have been taken from Ukraine to Russia in the past two months, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Monday, according to the state-owned news agency TASS. Defense Ministry official Mikhail Mizintsev said those included 11,550...

House passes military lend-lease bill to speed Ukraine aid

Apr. 28, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House gave final passage Thursday to legislation that would streamline a World War II-era military lend-lease program to more quickly provide Ukraine and other Eastern European countries with American equipment to fight the Russian invasion. The measure,...