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Ukraine rules out cease-fire with Russia — live updates

Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak rules out concessions to Russia This article was last updated at 02:40 UTC/GMT Ukraine: No cease-fire, concessions with Moscow Kyiv has ruled out a...

Spy agencies urged to fix open secret: a lack of diversity

WASHINGTON (AP) — The peril National Security Agency staff wanted to discuss with their director didn’t involve terrorists or enemy nations. It was something closer to home: the racism and cultural mi...

US vice president, officials heading to UAE to pay respects

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A high-powered American delegation led by Vice President Kamala Harris flew to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to pay respects to the federation's late ruler ...

Chinese calculations on Taiwan affected by Ukraine conflict, says CIA director

(Reuters) - U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns said on Saturday that China is closely monitoring Russia's conflict in Ukraine and that it is affecting Chinese leaders' cal...

Ukraine presses forward with Azovstal evacuations— live updates

Ukraine prepares to evacuate wounded people and medics out of Azovstal plant Russian forces destroyed a museum in Ukraine G7 leaders to hold video conference with Zelenskyy German intelligence say...

Many say Biden not tough enough on Russia: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans still question whether President Joe Biden is showing enough strength in response to Russia’s war against Ukraine, even as most approve of steps the U.S. is already ta...

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 ...

Congressman Adam Schiff tests positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. “I’m feeling fine, and grateful to be vaccinated and booste...

Secret intelligence has unusually public role in Ukraine war

LONDON (AP) — The war in Ukraine is the conflict where spies came in from the cold and took center stage. Since Russia invaded its neighbor in late February, intelligence agencies in...

CIA director tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director William Burns has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an agency statement Thursday. The statement said Burns is experiencing mild symptoms and w...

US, world leaders mourn former top diplomat Albright

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reaction to the death of Madeleine Albright, the first female U.S. secretary of state. Albright's family said Wednesday that she had died of cancer at age 84. __ ...

'She became our voice': Albright hailed by world leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — As she pressed the Clinton administration into action against Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic over war crimes in the Balkans, Madeleine Albright would harken back to her own chi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 18, the 77th day of 2022. There are 288 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 1...

US view of Putin: Angry, frustrated, likely to escalate war

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two weeks into a war he expected to dominate in two days, Vladimir Putin is projecting anger, frustration at his military’s failures and a willingness to cause even more vi...

China amplifies unsupported Russian claim of Ukraine biolabs

BANGKOK (AP) — As Russia intensifies its assault on Ukraine, it is getting a helping hand from China in spreading inflammatory and unsubstantiated claims that the U.S. is financing biological weapons ...