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PICTURED: Some of the mission-style architecture and plants found at Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks. From the Gardens of the World website by David Goldstein The 150th annual National Arbor Day is April 29, 2022. This holiday is nationally celebrated on the last Friday in April, but some states observe Arbor Day on different dates based …

Good evening. This is your Russia-Ukraine War Briefing, a weeknight guide to the latest news and analysis about the conflict. The energy war escalates Russia lashed out at mounting Western arms shipments and economic penalties by cutting off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria, signaling a new phase in the war in which oil and …

Ramadan, Islam’s holy month, has arrived. How are we preparing and observing? What TV shows should we watch? How can we practice gratitude? And what are some tips to avoid getting hangry while fasting? Southern Californians can consult the Ramadan timetable below, provided by the Islamic Center of Southern California. Or go to Islamic Finder …

Here’s what you need to know: President Biden arriving at Melsbroek Military Airport near Brussels on Sunday.Credit…Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BRUSSELS — New United States presidents traditionally get an early, brief NATO summit meeting, as President Biden is on Monday in a session lasting less than three hours. Few involved with NATO can …

Here’s what you need to know: President Biden, right, with Pfizer’s chief executive, Albert Bourla, at Carbis Bay, England, on Thursday.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times The leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies are expected to pledge one billion doses of Covid vaccines to poor and middle-income countries on Friday as part of a campaign to …

A teenage boy has been stabbed ‘multiple times’ in Salford. The 17-year-old was found with multiple stab wounds after police were called to Queensway, in Swinton, just after 1.30pm on Monday. Officers were called to reports of an ‘altercation’ between three people involving knives. A GMP spokesperson said: “Officers attended and found a 17 year-old …

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — In the age of mobile deposits, fraudsters can now take advantage of technology to try and cash the same check more than once. Earlier this year, Elanor Bowen of St. Louis sent a $95 check to an out of state company after getting an official looking letter in the mail. She …

Here’s what you need to know: Israeli troops responded to rocket attacks from militants with airstrikes, like the one that hit this house in Gaza. In Israel, Jewish and Arab mobs rioted in the streets.  Credit…Dan Balilty for The New York Times After days of people peering skyward for danger, whether rockets barreling in toward cities …

Three people were hospitalized Saturday evening after a shooting in Times Square left the youngest victim, a 4-year-old girl, injured and started the NYPD on a manhunt for the gunman responsible. A senior NYPD official with direct knowledge of the investigation confirmed to NBC New York that all three victims were unintended targets of the …

UK officials are close to finalizing a deal to purchase tens of millions more doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in time for a third booster dose to be given to the elderly this autumn, the Sunday Times reported. Government sources told the newspaper that they hope to roughly double the UK’s original order of …