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…
Former Navy SEAL killed fighting in Ukraine

Former Navy SEAL killed fighting in Ukraine

(WASHINGTON) -- American Daniel Swift, a former Navy SEAL who deserted in 2019, was killed while fighting in Ukraine on Jan. 18, according to U.S. officials. "The Navy can confirm that a former Sailor, Daniel W. Swift, was killed in Ukraine on Jan. 18, 2023," the Navy said in a…
Trial resumes for David Barnes, American detained in Russia

Trial resumes for David Barnes, American detained in Russia

(NEW YORK) -- Over the last two months, following lengthy periods of detention in Russia, Americans Brittney Griner, Sarah Krivanek and Taylor Dudley were all allowed to return home -- but Alabama native David Barnes continues to be held by Russian authorities. Now, after more than a year of incarceration…