1. Israel’s military bombarded central and southern Gaza, killing dozens, as tank forces advanced toward Rafah.

2. The number of internally displaced people in Sudan soon could exceed 10 million.

3. US President Joe Biden pledged $225 million to help Ukraine reconnect its electricity grid.

4. Putin said there was no need to use nuclear weapons to win the Ukraine war.

5. The most downloaded news app in the United States is NewsBreak. It has origins in China, publishes AI-generated articles, and seems to have a lock on fiction masquerading as fact.