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Elon Musk revises Twitter financing plan; shares jump

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday revised the financing plan for his proposed $44 billion purchase of Twitter, raising investor hopes that the unpredictable billionaire still inten...

Ravens veteran punter Sam Koch retires after 16 seasons

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Longtime Ravens punter Sam Koch retired Thursday and will join the Baltimore coaching staff as a special teams consultant. A 16-year veteran, Koch, 39, appe...

Detailed 'open source' news investigations are catching on

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the more striking pieces of journalism from the Ukraine war featured intercepted radio transmissions from Russian soldiers indicating an invasion in disarray, their conversation...

Summer Movie Calendar: From 'Top Gun 2' to 'Thor 4' and more

A rundown of notable films coming out this summer: May 6 “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” (Disney, theaters): After breaking open the...

Key players urge accountability for atrocities in Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For the first time, key players seeking accountability for atrocities during the Ukraine war have come together at an informal meeting of the U.N. Security Council to spur invest...

Dems challenge 3 Michigan GOP governor candidates' petitions

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Democratic Party said Wednesday it challenged three top Republican gubernatorial candidates' nominating petitions, alleging forged signatures and other issues that c...

Fact check: A list of fake news about the Russia-Ukraine war

Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, an information war has been raging on the internet. This battle for the truth is being fought on many levels. DW's fact-checking team has compiled some...

Kremlin crackdown silences war protests, from benign to bold

A former police officer who discussed Russia's invasion on the phone. A priest who preached to his congregation about the suffering of Ukrainians. A student who held up a banner with no words — just a...

Putin says peace talks with Ukraine are at dead end, goads the West

LONDON, April 12 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday peace talks with Ukraine had hit a dead end, using his first public comments on the conflict in more than a week to vow his troops...

UN: Nearly two-thirds of Ukraine's children have fled homes

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of all Ukrainian children have fled their homes in the six weeks since Russia’s invasion, and the United Nations has verified the deaths of 142 youngsters, thou...

Doctors, crater disprove Russia's hospital airstrike misinfo

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — A woman on the verge of giving birth with her leg flayed open by shrapnel. A shockwave that shattered the glass and ceramic lining of a room with medical waste. A nurse who suffer...

Russian media campaign dismisses Bucha deaths as fakes

WASHINGTON (AP) — As gruesome videos and photos of bodies emerge from the Kyiv suburb of Bucha, Kremlin-backed media are denouncing them as an elaborate hoax — a narrative that journalists in Ukraine ...

Ukraine says Russia preparing offensive in southeast

Russian forces on Tuesday were preparing for an offensive in Ukraine’s southeast, the Ukrainian military said, as President Volodymyr Zelenskyy prepared to talk to the U.N. Security Council amid...

'Tortured, executed civilians': Reaction to Ukraine war dead

Global reaction Monday to what appears to be deliberate killings of civilians in Ukraine in areas north of Kyiv, the capital, where Russian soldiers have either retreated or been pushed back: ...

Russia faces global outrage over bodies in Ukraine's streets

BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) — Moscow faced global revulsion and accusations of war crimes Monday after the Russian pullout from the outskirts of Kyiv revealed streets strewn with corpses of what appeared to b...