Ukraine pushes to exclude Russia from 2024 Paris Olympics

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — With next year’s Paris Olympics on the horizon and Russia’s invasion looking more like a prolonged conflict, Ukraine’s sports minister on Friday renewedRead More

Judges hear appeal from victim’s family in Adnan Syed case

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The protracted legal odyssey of Adnan Syed, whose murder case rose to prominence through the hit podcast “Serial,” marked its latest developmentRead More

Mafia boss found working as pizza boss after 16 years on the run

(CNN) — Italian anti-Mafia police have arrested another mobster on the run, just two weeks after the sensational arrest on January 16 of Sicilian CosaRead More

US may lift protections for Yellowstone, Glacier grizzlies

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration took a first step Friday toward ending federal protections for grizzly bears in the northern Rocky Mountains, whichRead More

Marlon Brando’s breakup letter to girlfriend is up for sale

 (CNN) — A handwritten letter sent by a young Marlon Brando to break up with his French girlfriend in the late 1940s could fetch up to $15,000Read More

Offices are more than 50% filled for the first time since the pandemic started

(CNN) — Nearly three years after the pandemic began, American offices are finally more than halfway filled again as workers have gradually returned to the office.Read More

An unexpected job surge confounds the Fed’s economic models

WASHINGTON (AP) — Does the Federal Reserve have it wrong? For months, the Fed has been warily watching the U.S. economy’s robust job gains out of concernRead More

Sorry, Spike. There’s a new world’s oldest living dog — and he’s the oldest ever recorded

(CNN) — It was only two weeks ago that Spike, a 23-year-old chihuahua mix from Ohio, was named the oldest living dog. Now, he has beenRead More

China: Balloon over US skies is for research, wind pushed it

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday that a balloon spotted over American airspace was used for weather research and was blown off course, despite U.S. suspicion itRead More

Hong Kong is set to give away 500,000 free airline tickets to lure back tourists

(CNN) — Hong Kong’s government has announced plans to give away 500,000 free airline tickets as part of efforts to revive its tourism industry and attract visitorsRead More