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Jalen Hill, former UCLA basketball player, dies at age 22

Jalen Hill, former UCLA basketball player, dies at age 22

Former UCLA basketball player Jalen Hill has died at age 22, the school confirmed early Wednesday morning.

UCLA coach Mick Cronin said in a statement that Hill’s death is “heartbreaking” and said the former Bruins forward “was a warm-hearted young man with a great smile who has left us far too soon.”

Hill’s family said in an Instagram post that it learned of his death recently after Hill went missing in Costa Rica,

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Putin announces a partial military mobilization for Russian citizens

Putin announces a partial military mobilization for Russian citizens

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a “partial mobilization” of Russia’s armed forces on Wednesday morning — signing a decree that will send Russians who have gone through military training to join the fight in Ukraine while stopping short of an all-out draft.

“Only those citizens will be drafted to military service who are currently in the reserve and first of all those who have served in the army, who have certain professions and have necessary experience,”

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