The Sunday Subject – March 20, 2022

Welcome to Subject’s weekly news roundup. We present you the essential headlines, local and beyond.

A Russian missile strike on Friday was among the deadliest on Ukrainian forces thus far.

The rocket attack in Mykolaiv killed more than forty marines, according to a Ukrainian official. The attack occurred as Russian troops continue to advance into the besieged city of Mariupol, worsening Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis. 

A wildfire in central Texas has killed one person and burned more than 45,000 acres.

More than 50 homes west of the Dallas-Fort Worth area have been destroyed and nearly 500 others have been evacuated. On Friday Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a disaster declaration that will allow the state to better assist eleven counties harmed by the fire.

The Bills have agreed to acquire quarterback Case Keenum in a trade with the Cleveland Browns.

On Saturday a league source confirmed the trade, with the Bills agreeing to acquire Case Keenum in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round draft pick. The Bills will be Keenum’s seventh team, the others being Houston (2013-14), St. Louis/Los Angeles (2015-16), Minnesota (2017), Denver (2018), Washington (2019) and Cleveland (2020-21).