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Biden To Deliver Thousands Of Air Defense Systems For Zelensky

In the $1 billion in new military aid that President Biden announced for Ukraine is 800 air defense systems and 100 drones with a commitment for more.

Lindsey Graham Basically Puts A Hit Out On Putin

Sen. Lindsey Graham held a press conference where he urged the Russian people to "take out Putin" one way or another.

Biden Calls Russian Leader Vladimir Putin 'A War Criminal'

It’s the sharpest condemnation yet of Putin and Russian actions by a U.S. official since the invasion of Ukraine.

As Russian Troop Deaths Climb, Morale Becomes an Issue, Officials Say

More than 7,000 Russian troops have been killed in less than three weeks of fighting, according to conservative U.S. estimates.

Invoking America’s Darkest Days, Zelensky Pleads for More U.S. Aid

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine called for a no-fly zone and more weapons to combat Russia’s assault and implored President Biden to be “the leader of peace.”

U.S. Adds ‘Kamikaze Drones’ as More Weapons Flow to Ukraine

NATO allies are focused on providing Kyiv with high-tech defensive weapons that are easy to use and move.

Russia’s Attack Rallies a Divided Nation: The United States

Americans across the political spectrum express broad support for Ukraine, though opinions diverge on what that means and how far the U.S. response should go.

Biden calls Putin a ‘war criminal’

Biden asserted the Russian president’s war guilt seemingly off the cuff, on day whose emotions and drama were driven by a forceful speech to Congress from Volodymyr Zelensky.

Analysis | What can the U.S. do to stop Russia?

In his address to Congress on Wednesday, President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the United States for supporting his country as it defends itself against Russia. But Ukraine needs more help, he said.

Biden on Putin: 'I think he is a war criminal'

President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a "war criminal" Wednesday, a rhetorical leap that came as civilian deaths mount in Ukraine.

Satellite images show significant damage from military strikes across Ukraine

The constant bombardment of military strikes is causing significant destruction across Ukraine, as seen on new Maxar Technologies satellite images. 

US to provide Switchblade drones to Ukraine, sources say

President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday additional US assistance to Ukraine including drones, and two sources familiar with the matter tell CNN that, specifically, the US will be providing Switchblade drones, which are small, portable so-called kamikaze or suicide drones that carry a warhead and detonate on impact.

Republicans try to out-hawk Biden on Ukraine aid

It's a GOP message that carries some real baggage. But from leaders to rank-and-file, the party is pushing Biden to do more against Russia.

Biden announces fresh aid to Ukraine but stops short of Zelenskyy's demands

Biden spoke after his Ukrainian counterpart urged Congress to consider a no-fly zone, playing a video depicting the grisly consequences of Russian military strikes.

Ukraine's Zelenskyy invokes Pearl Harbor, 9/11, calls out Biden in plea to Congress for more US help

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy delivered an impassioned address to Congress on Wednesday, imploring the U.S. to do more to help Ukraine against Russia.

Irish leader huddles maskless with Pelosi before learning of positive COVID-19 test

The Irish taoiseach huddled with at least one high-profile Democrat before learning he had tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday while visiting Washington, D.C., for traditional St. Patrick's Day celebrations, according to multiple reports.

Operation March Sadness: More than 100 people arrested in human trafficking sting

The Polk County Sheriff's Office in Florida announced 108 arrests Wednesday, with charges ranging from lewd battery and soliciting prostitution to the transmission of harmful material to a minor, among others.

Netflix brings back comedy series starring Zelensky

Netflix announced Wednesday that it is bringing back Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's comedy series Servant of the People.

WATCH: UFC welterweight Kevin Holland details how he choked out gunman

UFC welterweight Kevin Holland said he was enjoying a drink when a gunman opened fire in a Houston sushi restaurant Monday.

Opinion | Why Russia's invasion of Ukraine could backfire

A divided Ukraine appears to be becoming more united in opposition to Russia.

What Happened on Day 21 of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Rescue workers began pulling some survivors from the wreckage of a theater in Mariupol where hundreds, including children, were believed to be sheltering. Ukrainian air defenses claimed to shoot down Russian planes and missiles over Kyiv.

Kidnapped Ukrainian mayor freed in 'special operation,' officials say

The mayor of Melitopol was allegedly abducted by Russian forces on March 11.

Graham introduces resolution urging Biden to help send jets to Ukraine

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) introduced a resolution on Wednesday urging President Biden to help facilitate the transfer of fighter jets and air defense systems to Ukraine.

Kellyanne Conway argues 'true chaos' arrived under Biden

Kellyanne Conway blasted what she described as President Joe Biden's false promises of unity and the rampant "chaos" under his watch.

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