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Adam Schiff Hints At Potential Trump Criminal Referral To DOJ

1/6 Committee member Rep. Adam Schiff said that Garland and the DOJ should investigate Trump.

DC Trucker Convoy Does Laps Around Beltway In Massive GOP Failure

The trucker convoy did eventually come to DC sort of, as they spent Sunday protesting high gas prices by doing laps around the Beltway.

Ricky Schroder Gets Booted Out Of The Dwight D. Eisenhower Museum For Not Wearing A Mask

Former child actor turned threat to Costco employees everywhere, Ricky Schroder was denied entry to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Museum.

Marco Humiliates Himself Trying To Defend Jeopardizing Zelensky’s Life

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) gave a humiliating defense as he tried to explain away jeopardizing Zelensky's life.

Russia’s war in Ukraine, explained

Putin’s invasion in February began Europe’s first major war in decades.

Russia is deploying brutal siege tactics in Ukraine

Mass bombardments and cluster munitions are reminiscent of the wars in Syria and Chechnya.

Zelenskyy Says The West's Sanctions On Russia Are Insufficient

The Ukrainian president criticized Western leaders for not responding to Russia threatening to strike the smaller country's military-industrial complex.

Putin Says Ukraine's Future In Doubt As Cease-Fires Collapse

The Russian president also said third parties that initiate a no-fly zone will be considered "participants" in war. Meanwhile, Ukrainians are trying to flee two cities amid chaos.

840 Children Wounded So Far In Russian Invasion, Says Ukraine

The head of Ukraine’s security council called on Russia to create humanitarian corridors to allow children, women and the elderly to escape the fighting.

Fleeing Sanctions, Oligarchs Seek Safe Ports For Superyachts

President Joe Biden has warned Kremlin-aligned oligarchs that the U.S. and its European allies are coming for their superyachts.

Arming Ukraine: 17,000 Anti-Tank Weapons in 6 Days and a Clandestine Cybercorps

The United States has walked to the edge of direct conflict with Russia in an operation that is reminiscent of the Berlin airlift of 1948-49, but far more complex.

Proud Band of Ukrainian Troops Holds Russian Assault at Bay — for Now

“Few expected such strength from our people,” said a Ukrainian colonel whose soldiers have repelled a Russian attack on the port city of Mykolaiv for three days.

Ukrainian Family’s Dash for Safety Ends in Death

Russian forces hit a bridge being used by civilians evacuating the fighting in Ukraine. Four people were killed.

‘Falling Into Emptiness’: Ukrainian Families Feel the Pain of Separation

With most Ukrainian men legally prohibited from leaving Ukraine, the international border gates serve as a painful filter, splitting families as women and children move on.

Russian forces attack airfields in Ukraine as Zelensky pleads for fighter jets

Alleged cease-fire violations by Russia block evacuation of Ukrainian civilians.

Calls for U.S. to ban Russian oil gain momentum despite inflation concerns

An increasing number of Republicans and Democrats are calling for a U.S. import ban to punish President Vladimir Putin.

Police brutally beat anti-war protesters in St. Petersburg, Russia

Anti-war protesters in St. Petersburg, Russia were violently beaten by police Sunday, videos posted to social media show. 

Opinion: Why Putin will regret launching this war

In a discussion with National Security Analyst Peter Bergen, retired US Army Major General Mike Repass explains what he sees happening next as the war in Ukraine grinds on.

West resists Ukrainian calls for a no-fly zone, but warms to other requests

American and European leaders have been resistant to a no-fly zone, arguing that it would unleash a wider war.

White House weighs 3-way deal to get fighter jets to Ukraine

Poland wants to donate its old MiGs to Ukraine. But there’s a catch — it needs U.S. jets.

Death toll nears 6 million as pandemic enters its 3rd year

The world is on the verge of recording its 6 millionth official COVID-19 death, underscoring that the pandemic is far from over

Russia-Ukraine War: What to know on Russia's war in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that Ukrainian statehood is in jeopardy, while Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a “desperate plea” for more planes

Watching Ukraine, Bosnians relive the trauma of their war

Survivors of the 1992-95 siege of Bosnia's capital can't look away from what they say is a very similar tragedy now unfolding in Ukraine

House working on bill to ban Russian oil imports

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said in a letter Sunday that the House is exploring legislative options to isolate Russia, including a ban on Russian oil and energy. 

Why Israel Is Mediating Between Russia, Ukraine | RealClearPolitics

Why Israel Is Mediating Between Russia, Ukraine | RealClearPolitics

Pentagon estimates roughly 95% of Russian troops at border now in Ukraine

The Russian military is adding more of its troops staged at the border into Ukraine roughly 11 days into the invasion.

Russian special forces 'furious' with war plan in Ukraine: Report

Widespread disarray is generating rising frustration among Russian special forces as the Kremlin's war on Ukraine reached the 11-day mark, according to a new report.

Governments Pressure Elon Musk to Turn His Assets Against Russia, But He Makes a Big Stand for Free Speech

Elon Musk reminds the world that liberty matters, and that he will not be pushed around: 'Sorry to be a free speech absolutist.'

Navy SEAL Who Killed Osama Bin Laden Blasts Lindsey Graham For Calling For Putin to be Assassinated

Robert J. O’Neill, the former U.S. Navy SEAL that killed Osama bin Laden, is blasting Senator Lindsey Graham over his call for someone to assassinate Russian President Vladimir Putin. Speaking to TMZ, O’Neill said that as a Senator, Graham shouldn’t have made those comments. “As a sitting Senator, that’s not, he shouldn’t be saying that,…

Biden Is Providing Ukraine Real Time Intel To Protect Zelensky

President Biden has been providing Ukraine with real-time intelligence to protect President Zelensky's life.

Ukraine Accuses Russia Of 'Medieval Siege' Tactics

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces continued to pummel some cities with rockets even after the announcement of safe corridors.

Opinion | The U.S. made a huge mistake in the run-up to the Russian invasion

The U.S. refused to reconsider Ukraine's NATO status as Putin threatened war. Experts say that was a huge mistake.

What Happened on Day 11 of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Russian shelling imperiled evacuation efforts, with at least three civilians killed in an attack outside Kyiv. Ukrainian forces held off, for the moment, a Russian advance on a key southern city.

Russia detains at least 4,640 people on Sunday during protests, says independent monitoring group

At least 4,640 people were detained during protests in Russia on Sunday, OVD-Info, an independent monitoring group that tracks detentions in Russia, reports.

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