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Jill Biden Pays Surprise Visit to Ukraine, Meets First Lady

UZHHOROD, Ukraine (AP) — Jill Biden made an unannounced visit to western Ukraine on Sunday, holding a surprise Mother’s Day meeting with first lady Olena Zelenska to show U.S. support for the embattled nation as Russia presses its punishing war in the eastern regions. She became the ...

Supreme Court Leak Is Washington’s Latest ‘Whodunit’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington loves a whodunit. And the latest one comes with the stunning plot twist of a leak from the famously buttoned-up Supreme Court. The publication this past week of a draft opinion that said Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision establishing a constitutional right ...

Moundsville’s Kelsie Meintel Named Bethany College’s Top Graduate

BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College on Saturday announced the recipient of the college’s prestigious Oreon E. Scott Award, which recognizes the student who has the highest academic standing in the graduating class. Provost and Dean of Faculty Joe Lane bestowed this year’s honor upon ...

Sinn Fein hails ‘new era’ as it wins Northern Ireland vote

By SYLVIA HUI and PETER MORRISON Associated Press BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein, which seeks unification with Ireland, hailed a "new era" Saturday for Northern Ireland as it captured the largest number of seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly for ...

Ukraine evacuates civilians from steel plant under siege

By ELENA BECATOROS and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces fired cruise missiles at the southern Ukrainian city of Odesa on Saturday and bombarded a besieged steel mill in Mariupol, hoping to complete their conquest of the port in time for Victory Day ...