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Schools to out anti-vaxers

May 26, 2017 / 6:10 am

The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations....

Trump scolds NATO leaders

May 26, 2017 / 5:58 am

Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial...

Jupiter's massive storms

May 26, 2017 / 5:50 am

Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now a largely unexplored region that is more turbulent than scientists expected. NASA's Juno...

Troops called off streets

May 25, 2017 / 12:57 pm

Brazil's president on Thursday cancelled an order to deploy the military to the streets of the capital after criticism that the move was excessive and...

Queen visits bomb survivors

May 25, 2017 / 8:51 am

Queen Elizabeth met Thursday with children injured in the Manchester concert bombing, consoling them and pronouncing the attack at an event attended by so many...

US to sell off oil stockpile

May 25, 2017 / 6:59 am

President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. emergency oil stockpile is sparking renewed debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum...

US leaks bomb probe info

May 25, 2017 / 6:54 am

Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police...

NATO to join IS fight

May 25, 2017 / 6:49 am

NATO's chief affirmed Thursday that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but will not wage direct war against...

Prison fight turns massive

May 25, 2017 / 6:35 am

In a brawl that officials say was extreme even by the violent standard of California prisons, correctional officers had to open fire to stop a melee that sent...

NZ rushing to space

May 25, 2017 / 6:28 am

California-based company Rocket Lab said Thursday it had launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad, although the rocket didn't reach...

Taking grandma to prom

May 25, 2017 / 6:22 am

After learning of his grandmother's cancer diagnosis, a 17-year-old Virginia grad wanted to give her a night to remember. Stephen Vigil took his grandmother...

TSA screening tightens

May 25, 2017 / 5:56 am

Travellers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely....

Airline warned about man

May 24, 2017 / 9:07 pm

Before a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu took off carrying a passenger whose inflight behaviour prompted bomb-threat procedures and military fighter jets to...

Reporter body-slammed

May 24, 2017 / 7:21 pm

A reporter said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed him Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the nationally...

Bear nuts for doughnuts

May 24, 2017 / 4:14 pm

A bear with a sweet tooth ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Colorado then tried to claw its way through the trunk to get inside. Moose...

Pot: what you need to know

May 24, 2017 / 3:59 pm

A new marijuana study joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot. The research published Wednesday is the first rigorous...

'Dirty business of politics'

May 24, 2017 / 2:37 pm

Former Vice-President Joe Biden is urging college graduates to take up the "dirty business of politics" to change the trajectory of the world. The...

Father arrested in bombing

May 24, 2017 / 11:31 am

The spokesman for a Libyan anti-terror force says the father of the alleged Manchester bomber has been arrested in Tripoli. Special Deterrent force spokesman...

A 'network' of attackers

May 24, 2017 / 10:36 am

British security forces raided an apartment building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated "a network" of people allegedly behind the...

Everest: 10 dead this season

May 24, 2017 / 10:29 am

Almost every year, the reports filter down from the highest mountain in the world, and talk among the climbing teams at Everest Base Camp turns to the latest...

NATO red carpet for Trump

May 24, 2017 / 10:25 am

NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, the military alliance — which Trump once declared...

Trump and Pope meet

May 24, 2017 / 9:54 am

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their...

Ex-CIA boss warned Russia

May 24, 2017 / 6:48 am

Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so...

Deadly migrant capsizing

May 24, 2017 / 6:45 am

The Italian coast guard says at least 20 migrants have died after their vessel capsized off Libya's coast. The coast guard says the ship was carrying about...

That's one big emerald

May 23, 2017 / 5:43 pm

Miners have found a 1.3-meter tall emerald weighing more than 600 pounds in Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia. Paulo Santana of Brazil's National...

The hunt for accomplices

May 23, 2017 / 1:11 pm

Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking...

Took off despite red flags

May 23, 2017 / 10:17 am

Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants on a Hawaii-bound jet that fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane,...

Concert turned to horror

May 23, 2017 / 10:04 am

For the young crowd of music fans, the Ariana Grande concert was supposed to be a night of high-energy candy pop. But the fun on a school night quickly turned...

Ousted president on trial

May 23, 2017 / 6:58 am

Former President Park Geun-hye denied corruption charges Tuesday at the start of a criminal trial that could potentially send South Korea's first female...

Trump's $4.1T budget

May 23, 2017 / 6:44 am

President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs supporting low-income...

Flight cleared after threat

May 23, 2017 / 6:32 am

A Virgin Atlantic flight from Dubai to London that was evacuated over unspecified concerns in the United Arab Emirates was cleared after a security check and...

Urgent repairs in space

May 23, 2017 / 6:27 am

Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed. The...

Sharks shut down beach

May 23, 2017 / 6:24 am

A section of Southern California coast closed during the weekend due to great white sharks was reopened Monday, only to be closed again. The Orange County...

IS claims concert bombing

May 23, 2017 / 5:57 am

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left 22 people dead as young concertgoers fled, some...

Month old mouse sperm OK

May 22, 2017 / 8:31 pm

After nine months in space, mouse sperm has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists reported Monday. The freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to...

Concert bombing kills 19

May 22, 2017 / 6:31 pm

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in...

Flynn pleads the Fifth

May 22, 2017 / 3:56 pm

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a...

Trump rallying against Iran

May 22, 2017 / 8:29 am

President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common...

Comey prepared to testify

May 22, 2017 / 8:07 am

Washington is bracing for a high-impact political spectacle. The question on everyone's mind: Whether this incoming political asteroid lands wide of the...

No big plans for Antarctica

May 22, 2017 / 7:55 am

China plans to expand its scientific research in Antarctica in coming years amid worries over the area's susceptibility to climate change, but has no...

Cosby trial nears

May 22, 2017 / 7:50 am

Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby...

N. Korea calls test success

May 21, 2017 / 7:50 pm

North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect...

Trump talks in Mideast

May 21, 2017 / 7:24 pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish "Islamic extremism" emanating from the region,...

Driver tried to get help

May 21, 2017 / 6:04 pm

A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, said he had been trying to get psychiatric...

Call for Brazil prez to go

May 21, 2017 / 2:46 pm

Brazilians around the country staged demonstrations Sunday calling for their president to step down after the supreme court opened an investigation into...

Calls for president to resign

May 21, 2017 / 2:29 pm

Brazilians around the country staged demonstrations Sunday calling for their president to step down after the supreme court opened an investigation into...

Rebels depart Syrian city

May 21, 2017 / 12:12 pm

Syria's government announced Sunday the country's third largest city Homs— once named the capital of the revolt against President Bashar...

Turkey's prez leads party

May 21, 2017 / 10:41 am

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned as leader of Turkey's ruling party Sunday, pushing back criticism that his tenure has curtailed freedoms and...

Famed circus bows out

May 21, 2017 / 10:29 am

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow on...

Trump: Good vs evil

May 21, 2017 / 8:11 am

UPDATE: 8:10 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish "Islamic extremism"...

Airliner slams into truck

May 21, 2017 / 7:56 am

An airliner struck a service truck at LAX airport in Los Angeles, Saturday, injuring several workers and leaving passengers stuck on board for hours. The...

N Korea fires missile

May 21, 2017 / 7:40 am

North Korea fired a medium-range missile on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, the latest ballistics test by a country speeding up its development of...

Everest climber dies

May 21, 2017 / 7:25 am

An American climber has died near the summit of Mount Everest and an Indian climber is missing after heading down from the mountain following a successful...

Mom beats kids over card

May 21, 2017 / 6:58 am

A Jacksonville mother is facing two charges of child abuse after allegedly beating her daughters because they only bought her a card on Mother's Day. The...

Melania keeps head bare

May 21, 2017 / 4:56 am

Ignoring President Donald Trump's past admonition, U.S. first lady Melania Trump did not cover her head Saturday when they arrived in Saudi Arabia on the...

President of Iran re-elected

May 21, 2017 / 4:55 am

Iran's moderate President Hassan Rouhani trounced a hard-line challenger to secure re-election Saturday, saying his country seeks peace and friendship as it...

Pippa's wedding day

May 20, 2017 / 3:39 pm

Two likely future British kings were there, along with one of the world's most photographed women, the often-adorable Prince Harry, a multilingual tennis...

Tot rescued from hot car

May 20, 2017 / 6:34 am

A North Carolina police officer rescued a two-year-old boy left inside a hot car, and the child's mother is facing charges. News outlets quote Greenville...

Man tries to get into cockpit

May 19, 2017 / 7:43 pm

Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants,...

Radioactive slip at Hanford

May 19, 2017 / 5:35 pm

A worker at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation got radioactive contamination on his clothing during an incident at an underground waste storage tank. Contractor...

Chunky monkey put on diet

May 19, 2017 / 6:30 am

A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein,...

Emperor OK to abdicate

May 19, 2017 / 6:22 am

Japan's cabinet approved Friday a bill to let 83-year-old Emperor Akihito abdicate and allow his elder son Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the Chrysanthemum...

Tornadoes sweep Plains

May 19, 2017 / 6:15 am

Tornadoes touched down in three Plains states on Thursday during nasty spring storms featuring ominous cloud formations but there were no reports of major...

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