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Ukraine Doesn’t Need the West to Defend It. We Need Help Preparing for Struggle.

KYIV, Ukraine — It’s a shame that Ukraine was largely absent from talks last week among American, European and Russian diplomats. Especially since it is our future that is at stake — and Kyiv’s asks might come as a surprise.Our country is not brimming with hope about a Western savior or a NATO rescue in…

An ‘insidious rot’: Congressional panel puts National Guard on notice over sexual assault problem

National Guard leaders were called before a Congressional panel Wednesday to address sexual assault within their ranks, and chairwoman U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier did not mince words.”We are here today to pull back the curtain that has allowed this insidious rot,” said Speier, a California Democrat and chair of the House Armed Services personnel subcommittee.”The National Guard is…

In the Trenches of Ukraine’s Forever War

“He did say something about the wedding,” Volodymyr said. “But we didn’t talk about finishing our service.”“Well, he spoke of it just with us,” Yaroslav’s father said. “He didn’t talk about it with the guys yet. He’d bought a house, renovated it. All with his own hands, all how they wanted it. He said, ‘My…

‘That’s live TV’: Reporter hit by car during live shot quickly gets back on camera to wrap story

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Israeli Artist Turns Plastic Pollution Into ‘Earth Poetica’

JERUSALEM — When the Jerusalem artist Beverly Barkat began to create an artwork for the lobby of a building in the new World Trade Center complex overlooking ground zero in Lower Manhattan, she aimed to come up with something architecturally site specific and impactful, large enough to connect with the space but not so enormous…

Opinion: MLK’s eldest son: We want legislation, not celebration

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was best known for his role in the civil rights movement and nonviolent protests. His life’s work has been honored with a national holiday, schools and public buildings named after him, and a memorial on the National Mall in Washington. Take a look…

Dallas Cowboys fans throw trash at the refs after heartbreaking NFL playoff loss; Dak Prescott says ‘credit to them’

Shortly after the Cowboys’ 23-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the NFC Wild Card game, video captured fans throwing trash at players and referees as they ran off the AT&T Stadium field. Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence could be seen batting away an object that was about to hit him, although…

Bob Saget honored by ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ in touching tribute

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Try Intuitive Eating to Break the Diet Cycle

Diet. Cheat. Give Up. Repeat.If that cycle sounds familiar to you, welcome to the world of chronic dieting. Diets, because of their restrictive nature, impose an all-or-nothing mind-set that sets us up to fail. Breaking the rules of a diet typically leads to a new cycle of overeating, which in turn leads to yet another…

An amateur metal detectorist found one of England’s earliest gold coins in a field. It’ll sell for a pretty penny

Written by Sana Noor Haq, CNNAn amateur metal detectorist who discovered what is thought to be one of England’s first gold coins could soon see a payday of nearly half a million dollars.The “Henry III gold penny,” which was unearthed on farmland in Devon, in the country’s southwest, was minted in about 1257 and depicts…

Schwarzenegger: We Put Solar Panels on 1 Million Roofs in California. That Win Is Now Under Threat.

California has more rooftops with solar panels than any other state and continues to be a leader in new installations. But a proposal from the state’s public utility commission threatens that progress.It should be stopped in its tracks.When I was California’s governor, we set a goal in 2006 of putting solar panels on one million…

Here’s what could rattle the stock market this year

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Opinion: The enormous Tonga volcano eruption was a once-in-a-millennium event

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60% of people awaiting trial can’t afford bail. A civil rights commission can’t agree on reform.

U.S. jails are increasingly holding people who have not been convicted of a crime even as overall prison numbers decreased this past decade, with the vast majority of pretrial detainees being people of color who can’t afford their cash bail.That’s according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Among its takeaway is that 60% of people awaiting trial…

How to Find a Quality Mask (and Avoid Counterfeits)

Mr. Collins may be best known for his list of children’s masks. While there is no N95 mask for kids approved in the United States, mask makers in China and Korea have created KN95s and KF94s for children, including some with child-friendly colors and prints. Mr. Collins created a video “primer for parents” about finding…

Fashion designer sues Lego over leather jacket worn by toy Antoni on ‘Queer Eye’ set

Written by Toyin Owoseje, CNNLego is being sued over a tiny black jacket worn by a figurine in a “Queer Eye” toy set, released last year, which depicts the original Atlanta loft featured in the hit Netflix show. Fashion designer James Concannon, whose clothes are often worn by Queer Eye star Antoni Porowski, filed a…