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    Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bobby Moynihan, Charlie Musselwhite, Glynn Turman, Jonathan Banks, Justin Timberlake, Kerry Washington, Marcus Mumford, Portia de Rossi and more. 

      In 1988, Washington scores 35 points in the second quarter to overcome a 10-0 deficit and beat the Denver Broncos 42-10 in the Super Bowl. See more from this date in history.

        Ukrainian authorities say 3 people have been killed in a Russian missile strike in the city of Kherson. Kyiv alleges the strike targeted a hospital and school. Ukraine meanwhile has admitted its forces are facing a difficult situation in the region of Donetsk. FRANCE 24's Héloïse Melan and C…

          Scotland's government has said it will stop transferring transgender women with a history of violence against women to all-female prison. The issue is just the latest in a longrunning debate (in the UK) about how to both protect trans people and women-only spaces. FRANCE 24's Olivia Bizot te…

          With Russia launching fresh military attacks in southern Ukraine, the UN’s top nuclear safety official is desperate to negotiate a safety zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. But Ukraine and Russia both seem reluctant.

          U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is urging Israel and the Palestinians to exercise restraint amid a spike in violence that has the region on edge. The bloodshed has alarmed the Biden administration as it attempts to find common ground with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new right-wing government. Blinken didn't publicly offer any ideas for calming the situation and it was not immediately clear from his meeting with Netanyahu that the administration would be proposing any. The latest violence erupted last week with an Israeli raid on a militant stronghold in the West Bank city of Jenin that killed 10 people, followed by an attack by a Palestinian gunman that killed seven people outside a synagogue in east Jerusalem.


          In 1968, the Tet Offensive began during the Vietnam War as Communist forces launched surprise attacks against South Vietnamese towns and cities, and more events that happened on this day in history.

          Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ann Dowd, Christian Bale, Kylie Bunbury, Olivia Colman, Phil Collins, Vanessa Redgrave, Wilmer Valderrama and more. 

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