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Shock over FedEx shooting

Apr 17, 2021 / 5:33 pm

Amarjit Sekhon, a 48-year-old mother of two sons, was the breadwinner of her family and one of many members of Indianapolis’ tight-knit Sikh community...

Prince Philip laid to rest

Apr 17, 2021 / 8:35 am

As military bands played and a procession of royals escorted his coffin to the church, Prince Philip was laid to rest Saturday in a funeral ceremony that...

Safe return to Earth

Apr 17, 2021 / 8:24 am

An American astronaut and two Russians have returned to Earth after six months aboard the International Space Station. A Soyuz space capsule carrying...

Beijing says US too negative

Apr 16, 2021 / 8:40 pm

A top Chinese diplomat said Friday that U.S. policy toward China is “too negative" and that co-operation could be critically important as the Biden...

Raul Castro resigning

Apr 16, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that...

Guilty plea in Capitol riot

Apr 16, 2021 / 9:56 am

A heavy metal guitarist on Friday became the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Jon...

UK military's funeral role

Apr 16, 2021 / 9:12 am

British soldiers, sailors and air force personnel were practicing, polishing and making final preparations Friday for Prince Philip's funeral, a martial but...

8 dead in shooting

Apr 16, 2021 / 8:29 am

UPDATE 8:29 a.m. Authorities said Friday they had not yet identified a gunman who stormed a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, killing eight people...

Pandemic upends Oscars

Apr 16, 2021 / 7:07 am

Ninety seconds. That’s how quickly Steven Soderbergh believes the Academy Awards will convince viewers that this year’s telecast is different. The...

List of Royal mourners

Apr 16, 2021 / 6:57 am

Here is the full list of mourners who will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle: 1. Queen Elizabeth II...

Weapons-grade uranium

Apr 16, 2021 / 6:27 am

Iran began enriching uranium Friday to its highest level ever, edging closer to weapons-grade levels to pressure talks in Vienna aimed at restoring its nuclear...

China's growth surges

Apr 15, 2021 / 9:19 pm

China’s economic growth surged to 18.3% over a year earlier in the first quarter of 2021 but an explosive rebound in factory and consumer activity...

Royals go casual for funeral

Apr 15, 2021 / 7:44 am

Senior royals will wear civilian clothes to Prince Philip’s funeral, defusing potential tensions over who would be allowed to don military uniforms. Queen...

12 missing in capsizing

Apr 15, 2021 / 7:11 am

Coast Guard boats and aircraft have covered an area larger than the state of Rhode Island to search for 12 people still missing Wednesday off the Louisiana...

Humanitarian crisis feared

Apr 15, 2021 / 7:06 am

Ongoing volcanic eruptions have displaced about 20% of people in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent as a U.N. official on Wednesday warned of a growing...

Europe passes 1M deaths

Apr 15, 2021 / 6:54 am

A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains “serious,” with...

Jetman didn't deploy chute

Apr 15, 2021 / 6:53 am

One of Dubai's famed “jetman” pilots killed in a crash in November failed to deploy the emergency parachute attached to the winged engines...

US to sanction Russia

Apr 14, 2021 / 9:20 pm

The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as...

Iran dismisses offer to talk

Apr 14, 2021 / 9:09 pm

Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday dismissed initial offers at talks in Vienna to save Tehran's tattered nuclear deal as “not worth looking...

U.S. pullout sets deadline

Apr 14, 2021 / 6:14 pm

President Joe Biden started the clock Wednesday on the long-awaited, long-promised withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, setting the 20th anniversary of...