Since the war in Ukraine started, a number of foreign fighters, including U.S. citizens, have entered the country to help fight against the Russian forces. Now four months into the conflict, at least two American veterans fighting alongside the Ukrainian military have been captured — but the Kremlin claims international laws regarding prisoners of war don’t apply. Matthew Schmidt, the program coordinator for international affairs and an associate professor of national security at the University of New Haven, explains the legality of U.S. citizens fighting in foreign wars and the laws protecting captured soldiers.
Trevor Reed describes harrowing imprisonment in Russia, says he couldn't sleep for fear he'd be killed
Trevor Reed, the former U.S. Marine who was detained in Russia and returned home last month in a prisoner exchange, is speaking out about how he feared for his life during the harrowing experience.
Kyiv's mayor says two-thirds of the city's residents have returned after fleeing at the start of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
President Biden announced on Thursday an additional colossal military aid package worth $800 million to help Ukraine bolster its military forces’ response to Russia’s new offensive in the Donbas region, bringing the total amount the U.S. has spent to help Ukraine with military assistance to more than $3.4 billion since the invasion started on Feb. 24.
The world's largest vaccine maker is eyeing Africa and mRNA ventures, but with caution. Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla shares his thoughts with Yahoo Finance.
A U.S. citizen was killed in Ukraine on Thursday following reports of a “heavy artillery attack” from Russian forces, the State Department confirmed on Thursday.
President Biden on Tuesday announced that the United States will ban imports of Russian oil, natural gas and coal in response to Moscow’s deadly military invasion of Ukraine.
In the days since Russia's invasion of Ukraine early last Thursday morning, protests have erupted around the world against Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to launch a deadly war. As video of the demonstrations spreads across social media, Yahoo News has compiled a selection of the most striking footage from all corners of the globe — including antiwar activism from within Russia itself.
White House spokesman calls Trump and Putin 'two nauseating, fearful pigs who hate what America stands for'
White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates lashed out on Twitter after former President Donald Trump again praised Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine.
Members of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle are among the targets of sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union in response to his aggression in Ukraine.
Here’s a look at why some experts are saying about why all Americans should be paying attention to the growing conflict and how it could impact life in the U.S.
President Biden announced on Tuesday that the United States will impose new sanctions on Moscow after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops into two Ukrainian territories.
The team USA cross-country skier grabbed silver on the final day of the Games, becoming the first woman to win a distance medal in cross-country skiing history for the United States.
It can also share your location with emergency services.
The Team USA snowboarder explains why the Olympics - before, during and after - are an emotional rollercoaster.
The Team USA ski jumper talks about his competitive strategy, enjoying the moment and preparing for Beijing.
The Team USA snowboarder talks about his Olympic journey and the myriad of emotions that come with being on the big stage.
'Memory Box: Echoes of 9/11': Terrorist attack survivors show human resilience in raw, captivating documentary
In Memory Box: Echoes of 9/11 (streaming on Peacock in the U.S. and NOW TV in the U.K. ahead of the BAFTA TV Awards), survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the U.S. share their raw human emotions from 2002, and we see how they healed 20 years later.
Leaders and government officials around the world are sounding alarm bells that Russia appears poised to launch an attack on Ukraine at any moment. Though the Kremlin has publicly refuted these allegations, large-scale troop movements along the Ukraine border — and the recent history of Russian military incursions into Ukraine — point toward an imminent conflict. Yahoo News National Security Correspondent Zach Dorfman explains the context of the growing crisis and the uncertain path forward
Canadians wanting to travel to the U.S. will face an additional obstacle before boarding a flight with a shortened window from pre-departure testing, effective Monday, Dec. 6.
Fully vaccinated Canadians will be able to cross the U.S. border as early as Nov. 8.
Travellers heading to the U.S. on Monday are facing wait times at various land border crossings.
President Biden apologized to the world in a Monday speech at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, for his predecessor's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord.
'Snowbirds are planning': Canadians snatching up rentals for vacation homes in these popular U.S. states
Canadians have accounted for over half of the international searches in the past month for vacation homes in the U.S., according to booking platform Vrbo.
COVID-19 testing requirement still in effect for Canadians travelling to the U.S., Freeland confirms
Chrystia Freeland, Canada's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, commented on Canadians still requiring proof of a negative molecular COVID-19 test to return from travel to the U.S.
The Securities and Exchange Commission chair said its approach to cryptocurrencies is different to China's.