Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 21 The Los Angeles Times on U.S.-Iran relations: Appreh...

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff

After issuing a presidential decree dissolving Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday, newly-elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy named lawyer Andriy Bogdan (pictured) head of his administration. Both ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 26-June 1

May 26: Drummer Garry Peterson of The Guess Who is 74. Singer Stevie Nicks is 71. Actor Philip Michael Thomas ("Miami Vice") is 70. Actress Pam Grier is 70. Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is 70. Act...

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old comic with no political experience, announced the dissolution of parliament in his inaugural speech as the president of Ukraine on Monday. By disbanding the chamber...

The Latest: New Ukrainian president disbands parliament

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local): 11 a.m. Ukrainian television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as president and im...

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine's next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at U...

TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine's new president

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine's new president.

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks' lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Confe...

Perry to lead delegation to Ukraine presidential swearing-in

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's as Ukraine's next president. Zelenskiy is a popular comedian with no...

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at...

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration

The People's Front party in Ukraine announced it was exiting the ruling coalition on Friday and looking to form "a new coalition with a new agenda." Party leader Maksym Burbak told lawm...

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration

The People's Front party in Ukraine announced it was exiting the ruling coalition on Friday and looking to form "a new coalition with a new agenda." Party leader Maksym Burbak told lawm...

Caller phones 911 over comedian's Middle Eastern joke

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — An audience member called 911 on an Egyptian-American comedian who made a joke about being of Middle Eastern descent. The caller called police Sunday, one day aft...

Ukraine's new president set to be sworn in next week

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has voted to swear the new president into office next week, opening the possibility of a snap parliamentary election. The Supreme Rada on Thursday ...

Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Conway, the stellar second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, has died, according to his publicist. He was 85. Conway died T...