US Supreme Court chews on Jack Daniel’s dog toy dispute

The US’s top court is hearing a dispute between whiskey brand Jack Daniel’s and the maker of a squeaking dog toy that parodies the liquor’s bottle and label.

APTOPIX California Storms Gales toppled trees during the 12th such storm to sweep the west coast since late December.
Latest California storm leaves 5 dead from fallen trees

A new onslaught of rain, wind and snow has battered California, spawning a rare tornado in Los Angeles and leaving at least five people dead from fallen trees.

Prince William visits troops in Poland on surprise trip

Prince William has made a surprise visit to Poland in a show of support for troops who are helping Ukraine and to meet refugees who have fled the conflict.

Water use is draining humanitys lifeblood, UN warns

The world’s water is “vampiric overconsumption” is gulping up the world’s water, the UN says, as countries meet to discuss security of the precious resource.

Germany Beethoven DNA Sunday marks the 196th anniversary of Beethoven's death at age 56.
What made Beethoven sick? DNA from hair offers clues

Scientists have pulled DNA from Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair to look for clues about the German composer’s many health problems and hearing loss.

US warship illegally entered waters, China says

China’s military says the United States’ guided-missile destroyer Milius has illegally intruded into China’s territorial waters.

Zelenskiy visits troops near Ukraine frontline city

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has travelled to the vicinity of the contested city of Bakhmut and paid tribute to Ukrainian soldiers fighting there.