The Senate has confirmed Bridget Brink as the United States’ ambassador to Ukraine. The decision was unanimous.

The Senate confirmed Bridget Brink as the United States’ ambassador to Ukraine late Wednesday, filling the post as officials prepare to send American diplomats back to Kyiv as the country fights the Russian incursion....

Biden’s plan to end the US’s migrant deportation policy has been thwarted

Over concerns about the spread of Covid, a US judge has blocked plans by Joe Biden’s administration to lift a policy allowing migrants to be quickly expelled at the Mexican border. Republican state attorneys...

Oklahoma passes legislation prohibiting the majority of abortions after conception

Oklahoma lawmakers have passed a law prohibiting abortion after conception, which critics claim is the most stringent in the country. All abortions would be prohibited under the Republican-led bill, except to save the woman’s...

Last child in a Ukraine basement hiding from Russian airstrikes draws creatures and misses his best pal

We descended a flight of stairs into a dark, dingy basement from the brilliant sunlight. When Russia began bombarding their village with artillery, it was filled with beds and whatever personal possessions the inhabitants...

Ivan Kuliak, a Russian gymnast, has been banned for a year for wearing the pro-Ukraine war emblem “Z.”

Ivan Kuliak, a Russian gymnast, was given a one-year suspension for wearing a symbol supporting the invasion of Ukraine on his outfit. For a medal ceremony at a World Cup tournament in March, Kuliak...

Marianna Vyshemirsky, a pregnant mother whose photo went viral after the Mariupol hospital bombing, discusses the aftermath of the tragedy.

In March, Russian soldiers bombarded a maternity facility in Mariupol, resulting in one of the most moving images from the conflict in Ukraine. As many fled the site, a photo of an injured woman...

Eleven migrants drowned while attempting to enter US territory

After their boat capsized near the US territory of Puerto Rico, at least 11 suspected migrants died. According to the US Coast Guard, there are currently 38 survivors, the majority of whom are from...

Brittney Griner has had her detention in Russia extended

Brittney Griner, an American basketball player, has had her pre-trial detention in Russia extended for another month. Ms Griner, 31, has been detained since February, when Moscow airport officials allegedly discovered cannabis oil in...

Ex-officer jailed after the rough arrest of a woman with dementia

For assaulting a woman with dementia during an arrest in June 2020, a former Colorado police officer was sentenced to five years in prison. During the arrest by officer Austin Hopp, Karen Garner, then...

CBeebies Bedtime Story will be signed by Rose Ayling-Ellis

Rose Ayling-Ellis, the actress and Strictly Come Dancing champion, will be the first celebrity to sign a CBeebies bedtime story on 8th May. To commemorate Deaf Awareness Week, Ayling-Ellis, who has been deaf since...