Russia Strikes Ukrainian Cities Hours After Western Countries Promised Kyiv Tanks

CNN — Ukraine has urged the West to get military hardware into the hands of its troops as quickly as possible, as Russia fired missiles at Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities just hours after Germany and the United States announced its intention to supply modern tanks to the country. Russia launched 55 missiles at Ukraine … Read more

Newport News, Va., shooting: After 6-year-old shoots teacher in classroom, criticism mounts for school district as officials leave posts

CNN — The fallout is mounting in the Virginia school district where a 6-year-old allegedly shot his teacher in the chest earlier this month, with school officials quitting their posts facing a potential lawsuit amid questions about whether the shooting was preventable. Ebony Parker, the vice-principal of Richneck Elementary School at Newport News, resigned on … Read more

From China to Japan, a deadly cold grips East Asia. Experts say it’s the ‘new normal’

hong kong CNN — A deadly cold spell gripping East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after sub-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall wreaked havoc on travel during the New Year’s holiday. Lunar year, with climate experts warning that such extreme weather events have become the “new normal”. Japanese officials said the four … Read more

An iceberg the size of London breaks off in Antarctica

CNN — An iceberg the size of Greater London broke away from the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica on Sunday, according to the British Antarctic Survey. Scientists first discovered major cracks in the sea ice a decade ago, but in the past two years there have been two major ruptures. BAS Halley Research Station is … Read more