In a Time of Conflict, Ukraine Entrepreneurs Make War Their Business

From costume makers to consultants, fashion brands to uniform manufacturers, Ukrainian ventures have switched to producing goods to help wage war.

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New York Tightens Its Strict Gun Laws in Democratic Show of Force

State lawmakers passed a package of gun-safety bills, and were set to approve measures to broaden abortion protections as their 2022 session drew to a close.

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Palestinian Inquiry Accuses Israel of Intentionally Killing Al Jazeera Journalist

The Palestinian Authority reported its final findings from a two-week investigation into the killing of the journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Israel said it was still conducting its own inquiry.

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Police Officer Is Shot While Responding to Armed Confrontation in Brooklyn

The officer was in stable condition after being struck in the chest by a shot that hit his bulletproof vest, the authorities said.

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Police Officer Is Shot While Chasing Armed Man in the Bronx

The officer was in stable condition at Jacobi Medical Center, and a person was in custody, the police said.

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