The Biden administration said Monday it was shipping its biggest yet direct delivery of weapons to Ukraine as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia, sending $1 billion in rockets, ammunition and other material to Ukraine from Defense Department stockpiles.
First was the killing of a Muslim man from Afghanistan late last year. Then came two more slayings in the last two weeks — men from Pakistan who attended the same mosque in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease in 20 years — in hopes of better fighting the tick-borne threat.
Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of “Grease,” has died.
David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge to Presidents John Adams and Harry Truman made him among the most popular and influential historians of his time, has died.
The Lowndes County School District is expected to pass a budget Friday that will mean a tax hike for residents if approved by the board of supervisors.
Four-and-a-half years ago, Adeline Rollins received a liver transplant in a race against time. Just 14-months old, Adeline would not survive the rare defect that was destroying her liver without a transplant by age 2, her doctor said.
Beach crews have found the first sea turtle nest on the Mississippi mainland in four years.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus active members recently wrapped up the beloved “Art Reach” project after spending several weeks shopping, organizing and delivering nearly 1,600 bags of school supplies for local elementary school students.