First 2022 Mother’s Day baby born at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

Baby Tommy James Paton was born early morning on Mother's Day, May 8, 2022. He is the first child of mother Hayley Mahon and father Kyle Paton. (Source: Kimberly Schweitzer/Facebook) Baby Tommy James Paton was born early morning on Mother's Day, May 8, 2022. He is the first child of mother Hayley Mahon and father Kyle Paton. (Source: Kimberly Schweitzer/Facebook)

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'Hell on earth': Ukrainian soldiers describe life on eastern front

Torched forests and cities burned to the ground. Colleagues with severed limbs. Bombardments so relentless the only option is to lie in a trench, wait and pray. Ukrainian soldiers returning from the front lines in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region, where Russia is waging a fierce offensive, describe life during what has turned into a gruelling war of attrition as apocalyptic.

Ukrainian platoon commander Mariia rests in a trench in a position in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, July 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)