Zelenskyy urges US to enforce no-fly zone in Ukraine amid Russian siege
In an impassioned virtual address to Congress, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged the United States to enforce a no-fly zone in Ukraine and supply fighter jets supporting the Ukrainian military as the country remains under siege by Russia.
In face of rampant inflation, Federal Reserve raises interest rates for first time since 2018
Citing massive inflation, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates Wednesday for the first time in three years while also predicting more rate hikes to come.
Jackson recusal questions betray the high court’s bigger problem
As the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson moves to the Senate for consideration, some lawmakers are already urging Jackson to withdraw, should she win confirmation, from an upcoming major case involving her alma mater.
Woman sues over delivery of chocolate penis
In an unequivocal sign of the impending apocalypse, a company called Dick at Your Door got sued in Ventura County, California, Superior Court by a woman who complained she received a five-inch chocolate penis that she did not order.
Balwani trial delayed due to Covid exposure
The eagerly anticipated opening arguments in the trial of former Theranos executive Sunny Balwani slated for Wednesday morning in San Jose were delayed due to a Covid exposure during jury selection.
Ukraine, Russia negotiate peace terms, but fighting carries on
After three weeks of war in Ukraine, talks to end the fighting intensified on Wednesday even as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appealed to the U.S. Congress to intervene to stop Russia's invasion and a bomb was dropped on a theater where hundreds of civilians were sheltering.
UN high court orders Russia to halt invasion of Ukraine
The United Nations' top court ordered Russia to stop its invasion of Ukraine on Wednesday, granting a request made by Kyiv last month.
Mexico-Austria dispute over artifacts about more than ‘Moctezuma’s headdress’
A feathered headdress some say belonged to Aztec emperor Moctezuma is the centerpiece of Mexico’s yearslong dispute with Austria over cultural artifacts taken during the colonial period.
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