American gunmakers help Ukrainians fight back against Putin

MIAMI — Adrian Kellgren’s family-owned gun company in Florida was left holding a $200,000 shipment of semi-automatic rifles after a longtime customer in Ukraine suddenly went silent during Vladimir Putin’s invasion of the country.

Don’t help Russia’s invasion, Biden tells China’s Xi

WASHINGTON — Face to face by video, President Joe Biden laid out to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday the stiff consequences the Chinese would face from the U.S. if they provide military or economic assistance for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

State says water in Pearl Harbor homes is safe to drink

HONOLULU — The state Department of Health said Friday that the tap water in all residential areas served by the Navy’s Pearl Harbor water system is safe to drink, more than three months after a petroleum leak from a military fuel tank facility sickened thousands.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:

Baylor routs Wahine in NCAA Tournament

WACO, Texas – A first-half barrage by Hawaii forward Amy Atwell kept the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team within striking distance through the first 20 minutes of today’s NCAA Tournament game against second-seeded Baylor.

Dunk delights in 1-seed Stanford’s big 1st-round NCAA win

STANFORD, Calif. — Francesca Belibi blocked a shot at the 3-point line then drove the length of the floor and slammed the ball home with one hand for her third career dunk, thrilling her teammates in the second quarter of top-seeded Stanford’s 78-37 win against 16th-seeded Montana State on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.