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Charges in $4B warship fire

Jul 29, 2021 / 6:26 pm

The U.S. Navy charged a sailor Thursday with starting a fire last year that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard docked off San Diego, marking the maritime...

Federal workers pushed

Jul 29, 2021 / 1:32 pm

The nation's millions of federal workers will be required to verify they've been vaccinated against the coronavirus or else face mandatory masking,...

Israel to offer 3rd dose

Jul 29, 2021 / 12:12 pm

Israel’s prime minister on Thursday announced that the country would offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated. The...

Cases hit record highs

Jul 29, 2021 / 6:20 am

Japanese officials sounded the alarm Thursday as Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for the third straight day with the Olympics well underway....

Sex cult member avoids jail

Jul 28, 2021 / 1:01 pm

A former member of NXIVM leader Keith Raniere’s inner circle who was charged in his sex trafficking enterprise avoided prison at sentencing Wednesday...

Lucky lotto find in purse

Jul 28, 2021 / 6:22 am

Lottery officials say a woman in Germany carried a winning ticket in her purse for weeks without realizing it was worth about 33 million euros ($39 million)....

Democratic donor convicted

Jul 27, 2021 / 2:50 pm

A federal jury has convicted a wealthy donor to Democrats on charges he injected gay men with methamphetamine in exchange for sex, leading to two deaths and...

Life sentence for spa killings

Jul 27, 2021 / 11:45 am

A man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday in four of the...

Koreas talk again

Jul 27, 2021 / 11:44 am

North and South Korea exchanged messages Tuesday in communication channels that have been dormant for more than a year and agreed to improve ties —...

Backpedalling on masks?

Jul 27, 2021 / 9:41 am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to backpedal on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors...

Capitol officers take stand

Jul 27, 2021 / 9:28 am

“This is how I'm going to die, defending this entrance.” Capitol Police Officer Aquilino Gonell told House investigators Tuesday he could feel...

Massive chemical explosion

Jul 27, 2021 / 7:31 am

An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in Germany killed at least one person Tuesday, with 16 injured and four still missing. Fire officials...

Ex-senator dies after crash

Jul 27, 2021 / 7:27 am

Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died. He was 77. Enzi died peacefully...

Olympics start, cases climb

Jul 27, 2021 / 7:23 am

Japan's capital, Tokyo, reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, days after the Olympics began. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga...

57 presumed drowned in sea

Jul 26, 2021 / 4:24 pm

A boat carrying African migrants capsized off Libya's coast Monday, leaving at least 57 people presumed dead, a U.N. migration official said. It was the...

Crane operator filmed fall

Jul 26, 2021 / 3:57 pm

Chinese social media influencer and TikTok star Xiao Qiumei has died after falling 160 feet from a crane while recording a livestream video, in Quzhou, China....

Five dead in standoff

Jul 26, 2021 / 10:32 am

A California sheriff’s deputy and four other people were killed in a weekend shooting in a San Joaquin Valley home, authorities said Monday. The dead also...

US to maintain restrictions

Jul 26, 2021 / 9:25 am

The White House is expected to keep international travel restrictions in place as the United States battles a resurgent COVID-19 among unvaccinated Americans....

Get vaxxed or test weekly

Jul 26, 2021 / 9:15 am

New York City will require all of its municipal workers — including teachers and police officers — to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or...

'Going in wrong direction'

Jul 26, 2021 / 8:55 am

The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fuelled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the...

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