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Harris replaces chief of staff in latest VP office shakeup

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is naming Lorraine Voles as her new chief of staff, replacing Tina Flournoy who is leaving the administration, in the latest shakeup in her office, the W...

US Pentagon chief speaks for 1st time to Chinese counterpart

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday spoke with his Chinese counterpart for the first time since becoming Pentagon chief more than a year ago, breaking a communications impass...

Bolton says US troops should be stationed in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former US national security adviser John Bolton over the weekend called on the U.S. to both station troops in Taiwan and officially grant the nation full diplomatic recogn...

Taiwan foreign ministry hits back at China’s ‘concubine’ remark

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) called Chinese Taiwan Affairs Office Spokesperson Ma Xiaoguang’s (馬曉光) statement “crude and vulgar” after he...

Russian warship sinks; Ukraine says its missile is responsible

KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, April 14 (Reuters) - Russia said its lead warship in the Black Sea sank on Thursday after an explosion and fire that Ukraine claimed was caused by a missile strike, dealing a blow ...

Biden accuses Russia of genocide in Ukraine

DES MOINES, Iowa/WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden said for the first time on Tuesday that Russia's invasion of Ukraine amounts to genocide, a significant escalation of the...

Psaki rumors, Mulvaney hire at CBS News trouble journalists

NEW YORK (AP) — The hiring of non-journalists as contributors to television news organizations isn't new. Far less common is seeing pushback to such decisions from journalists working there, as has ha...

Does Russian commander in Ukraine deserve his 'bloody' reputation?

They call him the "Butcher of Syria." But in fact, military analysts have argued the Russian general who was recently appointed to lead all Russian military efforts in Ukraine, is not partic...

Ukrainian defenders dig in as Russia boosts firepower

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A showdown looms in Ukraine after Russia appointed a new military commander and looked to concentrate its attacks in the east, while Ukraine’s president said his troops will hold ...

As battle looms in Ukraine's east, Austrian leader to meet Putin

Russian forces pounded targets in eastern Ukraine with missiles and artillery on Sunday as Austria's leader planned to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Washington pledged to give Ukr...

Live Updates | Zelenskyy: Next few days of war are crucial

LVIV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s president warned his nation Sunday night that the coming week would be as crucial as any in the war. “Russian troops will move to even larger operations in...

Ukrainian defenders dig in as Russia lines up more firepower

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces dug in while Russia lined up more firepower Sunday and tapped a decorated general to take centralized control of the war ahead of a potentially decisive showdown ...

US doubts new Russian war chief can end Moscow's floundering

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia has tapped a new Ukraine war commander to take centralized control of the next phase of battle after its costly failures in the opening campaign and carnage for Ukrainian civ...

Ukraine's economy plunges amid Russian invasion — live updates

World Bank says Ukraine's economy will contract by nearly half UN Security Council to hold Monday meeting Zelenskyy expected to address South Korean lawmakers Austrian chancellor to meet with P...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko; Jake Sullivan, White House national security adviser; Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House medical adviser. __ ...