Evacuees warn of further bloodshed in east portion of Ukraine

Volunteers rushed to rescue dozens of people from towns under attack from Russian forces in eastern Ukraine. Seated in the back of one van, a group of elderly women whose houses were destroyed by shelling warned there would be further "bloodshed" in their hometown, Novoselivka, where the bombing does not stop.  

CDC: 60 percent of Americans infected with COVID-19 since start of the pandemic

Create: Sun, 05/08/2022 - 09:47
Author: Sera King
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Since April 29, Florida has reported 32,981 cases of COVID-19 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in which time the agency said almost 60 percent of Americans had been infected with the virus since its arrival in the US.

Some 80 evacuees relieved at making it out of besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol

Some 80 people who escaped the besieged city of Mariupol finally made it to Zaporizhzhia on Thursday after more than 24 hours. According to the Red Cross, 1,500 people had been expected to be evacuated by bus, but the Russians allowed only a few dozen to leave and pulled some people off the buses.