Russia-Ukraine live updates: 11 dead in missile strikes on Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine live updates: 11 dead in missile strikes on Ukraine

(NEW YORK) -- More than 10 months after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion into neighboring Ukraine, the two countries are engaged in a struggle for control of areas throughout eastern and southern Ukraine. Putin’s forces in November pulled out of key positions, retreating from Kherson as Ukrainian troops…
Nine Palestinians killed after Israel storms West Bank refugee camp

Nine Palestinians killed after Israel storms West Bank refugee camp

(LONDON) -- Nine Palestinians were killed when the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) reportedly stormed the Jenin refugee camp on the West Bank early Thursday morning, ABC News has learned. The IDF allegedly stormed the camp looking for a person of interest and Israel says that the resulting deaths came when…
Egypt discovers 4,300-year-old tombs in ancient burial ground

Egypt discovers 4,300-year-old tombs in ancient burial ground

(CAIRO) -- Egypt on Thursday said it uncovered several 4,300-year-old tombs in Saqqara as it continues a series of discoveries in the ancient burial ground. The tombs date back to the fifth and sixth dynasties of the Old Kingdom (2686-2181 B.C.), officials said in Saqqara, which lies some 19 miles…
Asteroid to make extremely close approach to Earth this week

Asteroid to make extremely close approach to Earth this week

(NEW YORK) -- An asteroid the size of a box truck is slated to get very close to Earth this week, according to scientists. But don't be alarmed, it isn't projected to make an impact and cause Armageddon, NASA said. The asteroid, 2023 BU, will pass by the planet over…
Biden approves sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

Biden approves sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

(WASHINGTON) -- In a major increase of U.S. support to Ukraine, President Joe Biden has signed off on sending 31 M1 Abrams tanks to the war-torn country as concerns mount over a new Russian offensive this spring. "Secretary [Lloyd] Austin has recommended this step because it will enhance the Ukraine's…
Ukrainian children saved from the Russian ‘vacation’ trap

Ukrainian children saved from the Russian ‘vacation’ trap

(KYIV, Ukraine) -- Russian authorities, according to the Ukrainian government and human rights groups, are reportedly forcing the illegal adoption of Ukrainian children under the guise of sending them on "vacation." But while some parents barely escape the trap, others have, miraculously, been able to reunite with their kids after…
US considering sending dozens of Abrams tanks to Ukraine, officials say

US considering sending dozens of Abrams tanks to Ukraine, officials say

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. officials confirm that the Biden administration is leaning toward sending M1A1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine and that a decision could be announced as early as this week. One official said that the U.S. will commit to sending between 30 to 50 tanks to Ukraine under the Ukraine Security…