Crisis deepens, Ukraine accuses Moscow of 'medieval' tactics

The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine deepened Monday as Russian forces intensified their shelling and food, water, heat and medicine grew increasingly scarce, in what the country condemned as a medieval-style siege by Moscow to batter it into submission.

Community activists sound alarm on violence against women in Chicago

Local leaders, activists and sorority members are sounding the alarm on violence against women in Chicago, a crisis that leaders say has been overlooked in recent years.

'Atrocity': Ukrainian children's hospital hit in Russian attack, officials say

A Russian attack severely damaged a children’s hospital and maternity ward in the besieged port city of Mariupol, Ukrainian officials said Wednesday, as citizens trying to escape shelling on the outskirts of Kyiv streamed toward the capital amid warnings from the West that Moscow’s invasion is about to take a more brutal and indiscriminate turn.