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Ukraine Invasion

Kyiv prepares for a winter with no heat, water or power – Associated Press

Photo: People walk in a park during a blackout in Kyiv, Ukraine The mayor of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, is warning residents that they must prepare for the worst this winter if Russia keeps striking the country’s energy infrastructure — and that means having no electricity, water or heat in the freezing cold cannot be ruled

Opinion

Opinion: The Prospect of the War’s End in Ukraine – Inside Sources

After six months of the war in Ukraine, the critical question is whether we can hope for the imminent end of the conflict or whether a long war of attrition is ahead. Initially, it was expected that the conflict between Russia and Ukraine would not last long. But with the entry of other factors, the

Ukraine Invasion

Russia’s onslaught continues amid optimism over talks

Russian forces destroyed a theater in Mariupol where hundreds of people were sheltering Wednesday and rained fire on other cities, Ukrainian authorities said, even as the two sides projected optimism over efforts to negotiate an end to the fighting. The airstrike ripped apart the center of the once-elegant building, where hundreds of civilians had been

Legal Beat

Prosecutor: Sedition charge possible for pro-Trump rioters

The top federal prosecutor for the District of Columbia said Thursday that “all options are on the table” for charging members of the violent pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol — including sedition charges. Michael Sherwin, acting U.S. attorney for D.C., said prosecutors plan to file 15 federal cases on Thursday for crimes including

Wildfires

Smoke chokes West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing

Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year. For people already enduring the coronavirus pandemic, the resulting economic fallout and political tensions evident

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