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1921 massacre bodies found

Oct 21, 2020 / 6:13 pm

At least 10 bodies were found Wednesday in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery where investigators are searching for the remains of victims of the 1921...

Virus spreads in war zone

Oct 21, 2020 / 6:08 pm

People who are sick with the coronavirus pack into chilly basements alongside the healthy to hide from artillery fire. The local health minister who tested...

Victim of stupidity, hate

Oct 21, 2020 / 4:44 pm

President Emmanuel Macron promised Wednesday that France will not renounce freedoms taught by a schoolteacher beheaded by a radical Islamist last week after...

43 bank hostages freed

Oct 21, 2020 / 4:43 pm

Police in the ex-Soviet nation of Georgia said 43 people were freed after an armed assailant took them hostage in a bank Wednesday, an announcement that came...

Biden's debate quandary

Oct 21, 2020 / 1:36 pm

Viewers might be watching television through their fingers Thursday night — not the latest gory Halloween thriller, but the two men vying to be the next...

Forces kill 12 protesters

Oct 21, 2020 / 1:25 pm

Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that Nigeria's security forces fired upon two large gatherings of peaceful protesters Tuesday night,...

Giuliani caught by 'Borat'

Oct 21, 2020 / 12:59 pm

Rudy Giuliani is shown with his hand down his pants after flirting with an actress playing a young woman pretending to be a television journalist in a scene in...

Spain hits 1 million cases

Oct 21, 2020 / 11:43 am

Spain became the first country in western Europe to accumulate more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 infections on Wednesday as the nation of 47 million...

Pope backs gay civil unions

Oct 21, 2020 / 11:14 am

Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking cheers from gay...

Debate mission impossible?

Oct 21, 2020 / 10:40 am

This fall's presidential debates have chewed up moderators. President Donald Trump steamrolled Chris Wallace with constant interruptions in the first one, a...

UK borrowing hits record

Oct 21, 2020 / 10:38 am

The COVID-19 pandemic is battering Britain’s public finances, pushing government borrowing to a record last month as tax revenue fell and authorities...

11 killed in visa stampede

Oct 21, 2020 / 7:32 am

At least 11 women were trampled to death when a stampede broke out Wednesday among thousands of Afghans waiting in a soccer stadium to get visas to leave the...

Epsilon nears Bermuda

Oct 21, 2020 / 7:24 am

Hurricane Epsilon, the 10th of this very busy Atlantic season, was moving toward Bermuda on Wednesday. Epsilon is expected to make its closest approach to the...

COVID-19: global update

Oct 21, 2020 / 7:18 am

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military-backed National Command and Operation Center has issued a warning that another lockdown could be imposed to contain...

Obama rallies for Biden

Oct 21, 2020 / 7:11 am

Former President Barack Obama is returning to Philadelphia on Wednesday for his first in-person 2020 campaign event for Joe Biden. In 2016, the man known as one...

Release Kovrig: Think-tank

Oct 20, 2020 / 9:31 pm

The president of the International Crisis Group used a high-level U.N. Security Council meeting attended by China’s foreign minister Tuesday to appeal for...

How Trump spent $1 billion

Oct 20, 2020 / 8:23 pm

President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it...

Volunteering for COVID-19

Oct 20, 2020 / 5:10 pm

Danica Marcos wants to be infected with COVID-19. While other people are wearing masks and staying home to avoid the disease, the 22-year-old Londoner has...

Duterte takes responsibility

Oct 20, 2020 / 5:08 pm

The Philippine president has said he accepts responsibility for the thousands of killings committed during police operations in his crackdown on drugs, adding...

Protesters shot dead

Oct 20, 2020 / 5:07 pm

Amnesty International said late Tuesday there was “credible but disturbing evidence” that security forces in the megacity of Lagos had fatally shot...

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