Russia invades Ukraine, Mariupol evacuations under threat

US President Joe Biden, when asked to respond to Russia’s claim it will “reduce” its assault on the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, told reporters Tuesday, “We’ll see. I don’t read anything into it until I see what their actions are. We’ll see if they follow through what they’re suggesting.” In the meantime, Biden said, the … Read more

Ukraine-Russia negotiations suggest progress but West is skeptical

The declarations from the two sides followed hours of negotiations hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government in an ornate palace on the Bosphorus strait. They signaled a rare moment of optimism after weeks of halting negotiations that have done nothing to slow the bloody invasion. But US and other Western leaders were skeptical, … Read more

FTC sues TurboTax owner Intuit for advertising tax software as free

Kimberly White | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission sued Intuit in federal court on Monday, claiming it has received customers for years by marketing its TurboTax software as free and then charging most users when they file their income taxes. Around 56 million people filed their taxes with TurboTax in … Read more