Farkas summits tallest peak in continental U.S. as part of Pacific Crest Trail journey

Jeromy Farkas on the summit of Mount Whitney, the tallest peak in the continental United States, as part of his self-supported trek of the Pacific Crest Trail. (Courtesy Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area) Jeromy Farkas on the summit of Mount Whitney, the tallest peak in the continental United States, as part of his self-supported trek of the Pacific Crest Trail. (Courtesy Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area)

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Retreating Russians leave their comrades' bodies behind

Russian troops abandoned a key Ukrainian city so rapidly that they left the bodies of their comrades in the streets, offering more evidence Tuesday of Moscow's latest military defeat as it struggles to hang on to four regions of Ukraine that it illegally annexed last week.