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Nurses stand on the picket line in London.

UK nurses, ambulance crews strike, straining health system

Unions are seeking a pay raise for the current year, but the government says it will only talk about the year ahead.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Man searches a collapsed building after an earthquake in southern Turkey.

Deadly earthquake exacerbates suffering of displaced Syrians

The deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Turkey near the Syrian border has hit hard in areas that house millions of war-displaced Syrians.

 | AP

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett

Former Israeli PM: Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy

Former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett became one of the few Western leaders to meet President Vladimir Putin during the war.

 | AP

Members of a South Korean rescue team search for people from a capsized boat.

9 missing after fishing boat capsizes in South Korea

Survivors said the boat’s engine room had quickly filled with water before the 24-ton vessel tipped over.

 | AP

A fuel truck drives along a highway.

Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine

The new sanctions create uncertainty about prices as the European Union finds new supplies of diesel from the U.S., Middle East and India.

 | AP

A large balloon drifts in the sky.

US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover debris

While the US has its suspicions, China has continued to claim that the balloon is merely a weather research "airship" that had been blown off course.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Bobi, the world's oldest dog.

30-year-old pup Bobi sets new world record for oldest living dog

Guinness is calling this good boy the oldest dog ever.

 | Tricia Goss

A woman lights up the road with a flashlight during blackout in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Dozens of soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

Top Ukrainian presidential aide Andriy Yermak said in a Telegram post that 116 Ukrainians were freed.

 | AP

Dennis Miralis, lawyer for former U.S. military pilot Daniel Duggan, speaks to the media

Why China allegedly sought help from former Marine Daniel Duggan

In a 2017 indictment recently unsealed, U.S. prosecutors accuse Duggan of secretly using his expertise to teach Chinese fighter pilots.

 | Sasha Ingber

Georg Rossmair and Max Titov

Want to give a truck to Ukrainian fighters? 'Mad Max' is your guy

The Scripps News story about "Mad Max" is inspiring strangers to buy used trucks and drive them to Ukraine for front-line duty.

 | Jason Bellini

Suspects in the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise.

4 key suspects in Haiti presidential slaying in US custody

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was shot 12 times at his private home near the capital of Port-au-Prince on July, 7 2021.

 | AP

Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's Bolsonaro applies for 6-month US visitor visa

The former president applied for the visa amid an investigation into whether he had any role in inciting an uprising in Brazil's capital.

 | AP

Protesters hold a banner reading: "No to Macron's retirement plan, 60 year for all" in French.

Strikes, protests hit France in round 2 of pension battle

Labor unions aimed to mobilize more than 1 million protesters to kill a bill that would raise the retirement age from 62 to 64.

 | AP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on as he holds a news conference.

Israel's new government sparks concern for the future of its democracy

Far-right changes to Israel's government have some experts and citizens concerned for the future rule of law in the country.

 | Scripps News Staff

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, meets with Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Monday

Blinken meets with Netanyahu amid Israeli-Palestinian violence

Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Israel during a "pivotal moment" in Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

 | Alexandra Miller

Volunteers carry a coffin of a suicide bombing victim in Pakistan.

Suicide bomber kills 47, wounds over 150 at Pakistan mosque

The Pakistani Taliban, also known as Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP, claimed responsibility for the attack in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Military personnel stand next to anti-ship missiles and a U.S. F-16V fighter jet.

US Air Force general warns of potential war with China in 2025

In a leaked memo, U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan said "my gut tells me we will fight in 2025."

 | Scripps News Staff

Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi

UK leader fires party chairman over tax bill allegations

He had faced days of pressure to sack Nadhim Zahawi amid allegations he settled a multimillion-dollar unpaid tax bill while in charge of the Treasury.

 | AP

Iranians protests the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police, in Tehran

Understanding Iran's ongoing protests

Mass demonstrations have triggered the biggest challenge to the Islamic Republic of Iran in decades.

 | Scripps News Staff

The Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City

Push for change as only 18 states require Holocaust education

A majority of states don't require Holocaust history in education curriculum. Survivor family members and museum curators are trying to change that.

 | Alexandra Miller

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces following an army raid in the West Bank city of Jenin.

Israel, Gaza fighters trade fire after deadly West Bank raid

The flare-up in violence casts a shadow on U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's expected trip to the region next week.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A hologram of Aaron Elster is shown.

At the Illinois Holocaust Museum, holograms forever preserve survivors

Scripps News revisits the Illinois Holocaust Museum to hear from a survivor whose likeness and memories are preserved in holographic form.

 | Ben Schamisso

People wait on a street blocked by police after a rocket attack in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Russian attacks on Ukraine reported; tank training to start

The attacks came after Germany and the United States announced they would send advanced battle tanks to Ukraine.

 | AP

Charles McGonigal, left, former special agent in charge of the FBI's counterintelligence division in New York, leaves court

Former colleague: Charged FBI agent jeopardizes major investigations

Former CIA officer Tracy Walder spoke with Scripps News about what could be one of the worst cases of an FBI official undermining the bureau.

 | Sasha Ingber

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz stands with German army Bundeswehr soldiers

US, Germany to send advanced tanks to aid Ukraine war effort

A coordinated effort by the West to provide dozens of the heavy weapons to help Kyiv break combat stalemates as Russia’s invasion enters 12th month.

 | AP and Nathaniel Reed

Members of South Korea coast guard conduct a search operation.

Ship sinks between South Korea and Japan; 2 dead, 8 missing

The Hong Kong-registered cargo ship sank about 100 miles southwest of Nagasaki, Japan, and about 93 miles south of South Korea's Jeju Island.

 | AP

Chris Hipkins, center left, is sworn in as New Zealand's next prime minister by Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro, right

Hipkins sworn in as New Zealand PM, pledges focus on economy

Chris Hipkins, 44, has promised a back-to-basics approach focusing on the economy and what he described as the "pandemic of inflation."

 | AP

Israeli Jewish extremist Amiram Ben-Uliel arrives in court.

Israeli extremist group takes root in US with fundraising bid

An investigation by AP and the watchdog group Shomrim found that money raised through a U.S. nonprofit has gone to convicted Israeli extremists.

 | AP

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

Jacinda Ardern makes final appearance as New Zealand leader

Ardern's final act was to join lawmakers attending celebrations at the Rātana meeting grounds, the home of an Indigenous Māori religious movement.

 | AP

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin speaks with the media.

News trust is highest in Finland. Can the US learn from that?

Finland reports the highest levels of news trust among its public in the world. Why don't other countries have similar public opinion?

 | Ben Schamisso