News Trending Now - Wednesday, March 16

Top news stories trending in San Diego on Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

THE BIG ASK

·Zelenskyy pleads to US Congress: ‘We need you right now’

·Ukrainian president asks Congress to ‘close the sky’ after Putin and Russia’s invasion

·'I Have A Need': Zelenskyy Uses Martin Luther King Speech To Ask Congress For More Weapons

·Biden, recognizing power of Zelensky’s plea to Congress, readies swift response

·Biden reportedly mulling sending tank-destroying kamikaze drones to Ukraine

·UN’s top court orders Russia to halt invasion

·Oligarchs Got Richer Despite Sanctions. Will This Time Be Different?

PUTIN ON THE RITZ

·Putin loses general and SWAT team as 'Hero of Russia' warns of 'horrifying' death toll

·Putin says West's 'attempt to have global dominance' coming to end

·Third Ukrainian mayor abducted by Russian troops

·Borderline Sexual 'Torture': Protester Says He Experienced Firsthand What Happens Inside Russian Police Stations

·Ukraine resident says 'crazy high' gas prices, fuel rationing hampering evacuations

BUMBLIN’

·Deleted Harris tweet on Ukraine may have played right into Russia's hands

·Joe Biden Ignores Fox Reporter's Question On American Killed In Ukraine

·NKorea may be gearing up for full ICBM test, just when attention focused elsewhere

SCHOOLED

·Teachers union leaders ripped for elementary mistake on Ukraine flag

·Middle School Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Attempting To Solicit Sex From 14-Year-Old

·Many Schools Aren’t Made for Kids With Learning Differences. The Pandemic Amplified That.

COVID CRAZY

·Biden Threatens To Veto Senate's Decision To Get Rid Of Mask Mandates On Public Transportation

·TSA has investigated 3,800 mask-related incidents since mandate went into effect

·Second gentleman Doug Emhoff tests positive for Covid-19

·'The Public Was Misled': Audit Finds New York Undercounted Nursing Home Deaths, Cuomo Tried To Cover Up

·Myths, disinformation are preventing people from getting booster shots

FOR THE CHILDREN

·‘We’re screwed’: L.A. County empties juvenile hall ahead of state board’s inspection

·California Bill Would Make Social Media Liable for Children's Addiction

OVER-INFLATED

·Fed's rate decision has big consequences for your wallet

·Former Obama economic adviser predicts stagflation, 'major' recession if Fed continues current policies

·Americans' Spending Slows Dramatically Amid Surging Inflation And Gas Prices

SHAKY STORY

·7.3 mag quake hits north Japan, tsunami alert issued

·200mph bullet train 'DERAILED'

ENVIRONMENTALITY

·High Speed Rail Construction Through Central Valley At ‘Turning Point’, Executive Says

·Plastic pollution isn’t just bad for the environment — it’s bad for our health

·With composting, Californians can take climate change into their own hands

TOXIC

·Britney Spears says she wants to be 'feared': 'Nice got me taken advantage of'


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