Wisconsin fires head coach Paul Chryst

Wisconsin is reportedly making a change. In a stunning move, Paul Chryst has been fired as the Badgers’ head coach, according to ESPN and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The news comes a day after Wisconsin was blown out 34-10 at home by Illinois. Illinois is coached by Bret Bielema, who won three Big Ten titles … Read more

Pope Francis warns of nuclear war risk as he appeals to Putin to ‘stop’ in Ukraine

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin for a cease-fire, imploring him to “stop this spiral of violence and death” in Ukraine and denouncing the “absurd” risk of the “uncontrollable” consequences of nuclear attack as tensions sharply escalate over the war. Francis uttered his strongest plea yet about the seventh-month-old … Read more

U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss Admits Mistake in Communicating Economic Plan

LONDON—U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss said that her government could have done a better job preparing financial markets for a surprise tax-cut plan funded by increased debt, but otherwise defended the package of economic measures.  “We should have laid the ground better,” Ms. Truss said in an interview with the British Broadcasting Corp. on Sunday. … Read more