1. A MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft flies at Marine Corps Air Facility at Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va., on Aug. 3, 2012. Officials say a Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey carrying five Marines crashed in the Southern California desert, Wednesday afternoon, June 8, 2022, during training in a remote area.
  2. ZooTampa is offering one-time free admission for active-duty military and up to three family members June 1-Sept. 1. The offer is only valid by going online and getting a unique promo code.
  3. Tom Cruise portrays Capt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in a scene from "Top Gun: Maverick."
  4. In this handout photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, left, shakes hands with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in Kyiv, Ukraine on Saturday.
  5. The Firearm Life Plan, a tool created by researchers in Colorado, can help gun owners and family members plan ahead for safe firearm use and transfers if the owner dies or becomes physically or cognitively disabled.
  6. In this photo provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, Russian navy missile cruiser Moskva is on patrol in the Mediterranean Sea near the Syrian coast on Dec. 17, 2015. The U.S. says it shared intelligence with Ukraine about the location of the Moskva prior to the strike that sank the warship, an incident that was a high-profile failure for Russia’s military.
  7. Eddy Etue, left, an American who left home for Ukraine to help in the fight against Russia, is shown in a self portrait taken on Sunday. The U.S. Marine veteran said he quit his job in the gig economy, found a friend in Colorado to watch his cat and gave up his home four blocks from the beach in San Diego, Calif., to help out in Ukraine, where he's been about two weeks. Anja Osmon, right, an American who left home for Ukraine to help in the fight against Russia, is shown in an undated self portrait provided in May. Osmon is a medic who did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan while serving in the U.S. Army from 2009 through 2015 and said she went to Ukraine on her own.
  8. In this image released by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office on Sunday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, centre right, and U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi shake hands during their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine on Saturday. Pelosi, second in line to the presidency after the vice president, is the highest-ranking American leader to visit Ukraine since the start of the war, and her visit marks a major show of continuing support for the country's struggle against Russia.
  9. Matthew Butler, of Utah, who spent 27 years in the Army, holds a 2014 photograph of himself during his last deployment in Kabul, Afghanistan, on  Butler is now one of the military veterans in several U.S. states who are helping convince conservative lawmakers to take cautious steps toward allowing the therapeutic use of hallucinogenic mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs. [RICK BOWMER | Associated Press]
  10. A man looks at his burned car after a Russian attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Friday. [FELIPE DANA | Associated Press]
  11. Staffers at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., have expressed frustration with the computer records system developed by Cerner Corp., based in North Kansas City, Missouri. The system has had problems since it was installed 18 months ago.
  12. A man walks past a shelter covering the exploded reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, in Chernobyl, Ukraine, on April 15, 2021. Russian troops began leaving the Chernobyl nuclear plant after soldiers got “significant doses” of radiation from digging trenches at the highly contaminated site, according to Ukraine’s state power company.
  13. Mariya, a local resident, looks for personal items in the rubble of her house, destroyed during fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces in the village of Yasnohorodka, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday. Russian forces bombarded areas around Kyiv and another city, just hours after pledging to scale back military operations in those places to help negotiations along, Ukrainian authorities said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
  14. Ukrainian soldiers ride a tank through the town of Trostsyanets, some 400 kilometers east of the capital Kyiv on Monday. The more than month-old war has killed thousands and driven more than 10 million Ukrainians from their homes — including almost 4 million from their country.
  15. Maj. Nathaly Patterson works to save trafficking victims from a life of misery .
  16. A group of evacuees being transported out of Ukraine by Project Dynamo. The organization has rescued around 300 people since Russia invaded Ukraine last month.
  17. This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies on Saturday shows the aftermath of an airstrike on the Mariupol Drama theater, Ukraine, and the area around it.
  18. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, front right, and President Joe Biden join a group of European leaders Thursday during a summit at NATO headquarters in Brussels.
  19. A woman measures a window before covering it with plastic sheets on Monday in a building damaged by a bombing the previous day in Kyiv, Ukraine. As Russia intensified its effort to pound Mariupol into submission, its ground offensive in other parts of Ukraine has become bogged down. Western officials and analysts say the conflict is turning into a grinding war of attrition, with Russia bombarding cities.
  20. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, shown here in Tampa in 2018, will return to the Tampa Bay AirFest March 26-27 at MacDill Air Force Base.
  21. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., introduces Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday before he speaks by video at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  22. Anastasia Erashova cries as she hugs her child Friday in a corridor of a hospital in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine. Erashova's other child was killed during the Russian shelling of Mariupol.
  23. Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, chairs a Security Council meeting Feb. 21 at the Kremlin in Moscow. The Kremlin has cracked down on information disseminated by Russian media that runs counter to the false narrative Russia is spreading about the attack on Ukraine.
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