Ukraine ‘corrodes’ Russian forces in southern counteroffensive | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine 'corrodes' Russian forces in southern counteroffensive |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine has deepened a counteroffensive in the south of the country in the 23rd week of the war, striking Russian garrisons and ammunition stockpiles, forcing Russia to bring in reinforcements and weakening other fronts as a result. Ukraine also scored a diplomatic victory: Russia has agreed to lift its blockade of Black Sea ports to … Read more

Parent of Parkland victim wears father-daughter dance suit on stand

Parent of Parkland victim wears father-daughter dance suit on stand

Wearing the same suit he wore to their last father-daughter dance, the shattered parent of a Parkland school massacre victim said Wednesday that there are times when he finds it difficult to go on. Testifying at the sentencing trial of killer Nikolas CruzAnthony Montalto told jurors that the loss of his daughter, Gina, 14, continues … Read more

Rolling Meadows dad dies days after wrong-way crash that killed family

Rolling Meadows dad dies days after wrong-way crash that killed family

Mourning the loss of members of a Rolling Meadows family, people who Already coached with Thomas Dobosz learned Wednesday he, too, has died as a result of injuries sustained in a wrong-way crash last weekend in McHenry County. The 32-year-old Rolling Meadows father of four was being treated for serious injuries at Loyola University Medical … Read more

Iraq’s al-Sadr demands dissolution of parliament, early elections | Protest News

Iraq's al-Sadr demands dissolution of parliament, early elections |  Protest News

Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr orders supporters to continue sit-in inside the national parliament and calls for new elections to be held. Iraqi populist Muslim scholar Muqtada al-Sadr has urged his supporters to continue their sit-in inside the national parliament in Baghdad until his demands, which include the dissolution of parliament and early elections, are met. The … Read more

Los Angeles Dodgers honoring Vin Scully with commemorative patch on uniforms

Los Angeles Dodgers honoring Vin Scully with commemorative patch on uniforms

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers are paying tribute to legendary broadcaster Vin Scully by wearing a commemorative black patch featuring a microphone and “Vin” on their uniforms. Scully, whose 67-year career calling games in Brooklyn and Los Angeles made him the longest-tenured broadcaster with a single team in sports history, died Tuesday night … Read more

Juan Soto ‘pumped’ to join stacked San Diego Padres lineup, wishes opposing pitchers ‘good luck’

Juan Soto 'pumped' to join stacked San Diego Padres lineup, wishes opposing pitchers 'good luck'

SAN DIEGO– Juan Soto arrived at Petco Park promising to bring “good vibes” to the San Diego Padres and issuing a warning to opposing teams. Tea acquisition of the 23-year-old generational talent in perhaps the biggest deadline deal ever energized the Padres and their long-suffering fans, and there’s more to come. Soto and Josh Bell … Read more

UConn Huskies women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers to miss 2022-23 season after tearing ACL

UConn Huskies women's basketball star Paige Bueckers to miss 2022-23 season after tearing ACL

3:34 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. UConn women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee Monday and will miss the … Read more

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers loses state Senate bid

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers loses state Senate bid

PHOENIX — Republican Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers lost his bid for a state Senate seat after refusing then-President Donald Trump’s pleas to help overturn the 2020 election results and testifying before Congress about the efforts. Bowers tried to move to the state Senate because of term limits. He lost to form state Sen. David … Read more

Kenny Chesney ‘devastated’ over death of a fan following Denver concert

Kenny Chesney 'devastated' over death of a fan following Denver concert

Country star Kenny Chesney said he’s “devastated” after a fan died falling from an escalator after his concert at the Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colo. The woman, who is yet to be identified, fell to the concourse below just before 11 pm during Chesney’s latest stop on the “Here and Now” tour … Read more

Al Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri dead after drone strike on home in Kabul

Al Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri dead after drone strike on home in Kabul

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed at the home of an FBI-wanted Taliban lackey who was once given a platform by the New York Times. The jihadist, one of the planners of the Sept. 11 attacks, was taken out by a CIA-issued drone strike Sunday morning at in Kabul home belonging to senior Taliban … Read more