197948
193885

World News

Another part of Beirut’s giant silos collapses, 2 years after blast

Another part of Beirut’s giant silos collapses, 2 years after blast

Aug 4, 2022 / 9:16 am

A large block of Beirut’s giant port grain silos, shredded by a massive explosion two years ago, collapsed on Thursday as hundreds marched in the Lebanese...

How much is 30-year-old Zuckerberg baseball card worth?

How much is 30-year-old Zuckerberg baseball card worth?

Aug 4, 2022 / 9:14 am

When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of...

Russian judge convicts WNBA's Griner, gives 9-year sentence

Russian judge convicts WNBA's Griner, gives 9-year sentence

Aug 4, 2022 / 8:45 am

A judge in Russia convicted American basketball star Brittney Griner of drug possession and smuggling Thursday and sentenced her to nine years in prison for...

Taliban claim they were unaware of al-Qaida leader in Afghanistan

Taliban claim they were unaware of al-Qaida leader in Afghanistan

Aug 4, 2022 / 7:17 am

The Taliban said Thursday they are investigating what they described as “claims” that al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri was killed in a U.S. drone...

US says Russia aims to fabricate evidence in Ukraine prison attack

US says Russia aims to fabricate evidence in Ukraine prison attack

Aug 4, 2022 / 7:08 am

U.S. officials believe Russia is working to fabricate evidence concerning last week's deadly strike on prison housing prisoners of war in a separatist...

Iran, US, EU to send envoys to Vienna for nuclear talks

Iran, US, EU to send envoys to Vienna for nuclear talks

Aug 3, 2022 / 6:30 pm

Iran, the United States and the European Union said Wednesday they would send representatives to Vienna amid what appears to be a last-ditch effort at reviving...

Parkland jurors hear 3rd day of heartbreaking testimony

Parkland jurors hear 3rd day of heartbreaking testimony

Aug 3, 2022 / 6:11 pm

A Girl Scout and avid reader. A trombone player who loved movies and basketball. A straight-A student who loved Irish dance and was looking forward to a trip to...

Senate backs NATO bid of Finland, Sweden in rebuke to Russia

Senate backs NATO bid of Finland, Sweden in rebuke to Russia

Aug 3, 2022 / 5:17 pm

U.S. Senators delivered near-unanimous bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc...

Indiana Rep. Walorski, 2 staffers killed in head-on crash

Indiana Rep. Walorski, 2 staffers killed in head-on crash

Aug 3, 2022 / 4:26 pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski was killed Wednesday in a car crash in her northern Indiana district along with two members of her congressional staff and...

Inspectors OK first Ukraine grain shipment, but no sign yet of more

Inspectors OK first Ukraine grain shipment, but no sign yet of more

Aug 3, 2022 / 7:07 am

The first grain ship to leave Ukraine and cross the Black Sea under a wartime deal passed inspection Wednesday in Istanbul and headed on to Lebanon. Ukraine...

Pelosi departs Taiwan after visit fuels US-China rift

Pelosi departs Taiwan after visit fuels US-China rift

Aug 3, 2022 / 7:03 am

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi departed Taiwan on Wednesday after meeting with the president and other officials in a visit that heightened tensions with...

UN says Yemen’s warring sides agree to renew existing truce

UN says Yemen’s warring sides agree to renew existing truce

Aug 3, 2022 / 6:42 am

The United Nations said Yemen’s warring parties agreed Tuesday to renew an existing truce for two more months after concerted international efforts. The...

Senate approves bill to aid vets exposed to toxic burn pits

Senate approves bill to aid vets exposed to toxic burn pits

Aug 2, 2022 / 6:35 pm

A bill enhancing health care and disability benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits won final approval in the Senate on Tuesday, ending a...

'Guard cat' credited with preventing would-be robbery

'Guard cat' credited with preventing would-be robbery

Aug 2, 2022 / 3:29 pm

A Mississippi man said his pet cat helped prevent a robbery at his home, and he credits the calico with possibly saving his life. Bandit, a 20-pound...

2 more bodies found within California wildfire zone

2 more bodies found within California wildfire zone

Aug 2, 2022 / 10:32 am

Two more bodies have been found within the burn zone of a huge Northern California wildfire, raising the death toll to four in the state's largest blaze of...

UK authorities charge man arrested at Windsor Castle with crossbow

UK authorities charge man arrested at Windsor Castle with crossbow

Aug 2, 2022 / 9:25 am

British prosecutors have charged a man with intending to “injure or alarm” Queen Elizabeth II after he was arrested at Windsor Castle on Christmas...

US House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, defying Beijing

US House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, defying Beijing

Aug 2, 2022 / 9:13 am

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday night despite threats from Beijing of serious consequences, becoming the highest-ranking American...

Brittney Griner back in Russian court on cannabis charge

Brittney Griner back in Russian court on cannabis charge

Aug 2, 2022 / 7:10 am

American basketball star Brittney Griner was back in court on Tuesday for her trial for cannabis possession amid U.S. diplomatic efforts to secure her release....

Al-Zawahri's path went from Cairo clinic to top of al-Qaida

Al-Zawahri's path went from Cairo clinic to top of al-Qaida

Aug 2, 2022 / 7:09 am

The doors of jihad opened for Ayman al-Zawahri as a young doctor in a Cairo clinic, when a visitor arrived with a tempting offer: a chance to treat Islamic...

Taliban under scrutiny as US kills al-Qaida leader in Kabul

Taliban under scrutiny as US kills al-Qaida leader in Kabul

Aug 2, 2022 / 6:59 am

The U.S. drone strike that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri on the balcony of a Kabul safe house intensified global scrutiny Tuesday of Afghanistan's...

194642
183693
198337