Tim Mak

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The NRA's annual meeting is underway, with only minor changes

Saturday, May 28, 2022

The National Rifle Association continued its annual meeting in Houston with only minor schedule changes due to the school shooting that took place earlier this week a four-hour drive away.


Former President Trump speaks at the NRA convention in Houston

Friday, May 27, 2022

Former President Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston — days after a deadly school shooting in another part of Texas.


Caught in a storm of criticism and internal strife, the NRA meets in Houston

Friday, May 27, 2022

This isn't the first time the NRA has held its convention days after a nearby mass shooting. Some politicians and musicians are dropping out, and gun control advocates are preparing protests.


The National Rifle Association begins its annual convention in Houston

Friday, May 27, 2022

Several hours east of Uvalde, the site of a mass shooting at an elementary school, the NRA is holding its annual convention and gun show. The NRA expressed its "deepest sympathies" over the shooting.


How one city in southern Ukraine became a humanitarian hub

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

It's been too dangerous for many Ukrainians to leave their house — let alone make an escape. But some have found ways to cross the frontlines, navigating dangerous check points, to safer areas.


Those in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, are struggling as the city runs out of food and gas

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Residents of Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine are fleeing a Russian offensive. For the few who have stayed, life can be brutal, since the city is running out of food and fuel.


While a hundred people escaped a Ukrainian steel plant, more are still trapped

Monday, May 02, 2022

Reports say as soon as evacuations started from the plant, Russian shelling resumed. Also, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic lawmakers in Kyiv.


After atrocities, many Ukrainians aren't interested in negotiating peace with Russia

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

For many Ukrainians, there can be no negotiated peace with Russia. Evidence and accounts of atrocities committed by Russian forces have left them unwilling to consider a diplomatic solution.


A Ukrainian jazz club provides joy in Odesa despite the invasion

Saturday, April 23, 2022

In Odesa, a port city in southern Ukraine, one jazz club has continued to host performances despite the Russian invasion, providing a haven for joy and creativity.


Putin orders troops not to storm Mariupol's last holdout

Thursday, April 21, 2022

The Russian president called it a victory, but Ukrainian soldiers maintain control of a sprawling steel plant. Putin said a blockade of the plant will save the lives of Russian fighters.


Ukrainian fighters are making their last stand in a steel mill in Mariupol

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

A Ukrainian fighter calls on the world to save their lives and extract them and civilians out of the destroyed city of Mariupol.


Ukrainian civilians living close to the frontlines say they feel trapped

Monday, April 18, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are still living close to the front lines as Russia readies another offensive. Here's how people are surviving in the city of Mykoliav.


What life is like in the Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Mykolaiv sits near the edge of Russian-occupied areas of the country. We visit on the eve of an expected new Russian offensive in the area.


Day 50 of war: Major Russian Black Sea warship is damaged as an oil ban looms

Thursday, April 14, 2022

From a severely damaged Russian warship in the Black Sea to the beginnings of what might become a ban on Moscow's oil exports, here are the latest developments 50 days into Russia's war on Ukraine.


Russian forces may be preparing for a renewed offensive in eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Ukraine continues to battle Russian forces focusing their assault on the nation's east. The presidents of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are meeting with President Zelenskyy in Kyiv.


Zelenskyy accuses Russians of leaving thousands of land mines in the Kyiv area

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Russia has withdrawn its troops from the area around Ukraine's capital, but they've left deadly explosive ordinance in homes, on streets and in fields, posing a deadly threat to civilians.


Some Ukrainians fled with their pets. Others are stepping in to care for the rest

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Wherever you find fleeing civilians in Ukraine, you also find beloved dogs, cats and rabbits in tow. But some pets are being left behind, and people are stepping in to care for them.


Alcohol bans in Ukraine have led to a whisper network among those seeking a drink

Friday, March 25, 2022

Some local Ukrainian officials banned alcohol sales amid the war, which has made it difficult for some people trying to relax. But there are still ways to find open bars.


The state of the war: a month after Russia tried to claim an easy victory

Thursday, March 24, 2022

It's been one month since Russia invaded Ukraine. With refugees fleeing, we examine how Ukraine has changed — plus the efforts of the Ukrainian military and civilian resistance.


Ukraine's military is fortifying its defenses around the city of Odesa

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Since the start of Russia's invasion, there have been persistent fears that Russian troops would land at Ukraine's largest port Odesa. It hasn't happened yet, but the city is preparing for the worst.