World News

Portland could face charges

Sep 17, 2020 / 8:58 am

The Justice Department explored whether it could pursue either criminal or civil rights charges against city officials in Portland, Oregon after clashes erupted...

Trump accused of assault

Sep 17, 2020 / 7:40 am

A former model has alleged U.S. President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her at the 1997 US Open tennis tournament. Amy Dorris, 48, who dated a pal of Trump,...

Poisoning proof found?

Sep 17, 2020 / 7:05 am

Colleagues of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Thursday that a bottle of water with a trace of the Novichok nerve agent was found in his hotel room...

New PM vows reforms

Sep 17, 2020 / 7:00 am

Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga started his first full day in office Thursday with a resolve to push forward popular reforms. "I'm...

Buy your own dinosaur

Sep 17, 2020 / 6:47 am

He weighed at least 7 tons and had eyes the size of baseballs. His bite could have crushed a car. He bore scars from fierce prehistoric battles. All this could...

Monkey snaps selfies

Sep 17, 2020 / 6:45 am

A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device...

No training in deadly fire

Sep 17, 2020 / 6:39 am

Crew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a fire swept through the vessel as it was anchored off the Southern...

5 charged in global hacking

Sep 16, 2020 / 9:40 pm

The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and abroad,...

Gunman ambushes officer

Sep 16, 2020 / 2:50 pm

A gunman in a car opened fire on a federal security officer who was inspecting another vehicle outside the U.S. courthouse in Phoenix, according to court...

Cranes collide, 20+ injured

Sep 16, 2020 / 9:44 am

Two cranes collided and at least partially collapsed at a construction site in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, injuring at least 22 people, authorities said....

America's free vaccine plan

Sep 16, 2020 / 7:19 am

The U.S. government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls show a strong...

India surpasses 5M cases

Sep 15, 2020 / 9:14 pm

India’ coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of...

$12M to Breonna's family

Sep 15, 2020 / 7:15 pm

UPDATE 7:15 p.m. Months after the police killing of Breonna Taylor thrust her name to the forefront of a national reckoning on race, the city of Louisville...

Japan's PM Abe resigns

Sep 15, 2020 / 6:12 pm

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet resigned, clearing the way for his successor to take over after parliamentary confirmation later Wednesday....

Shooting outside US court

Sep 15, 2020 / 2:52 pm

A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person has been taken into custody,...

Famed jewel thief dies

Sep 15, 2020 / 2:07 pm

Jack “Murf the Surf” Murphy, who was behind one of the biggest jewel heists in U.S. history, gained membership in a surfing hall of fame and served...

Climate, campaign collide

Sep 15, 2020 / 10:28 am

Donald Trump is a "climate arsonist" bent on watching the country burn, his Democratic challenger said Monday as climate change and presidential...

Fled cops, lost lotto winner

Sep 15, 2020 / 10:20 am

A suspect in Georgia left his good luck behind when he abandoned a winning lottery ticket while fleeing sheriff's deputies. The Cherokee County...

US China tariffs ruled illegal

Sep 15, 2020 / 7:38 am

The World Trade Organization said Tuesday that Trump administration tariffs on Chinese goods totalling more than $200 billion are illegal under the rules of the...

Cosby conviction review

Sep 15, 2020 / 7:07 am

Legal advocates are lining up on both sides of actor Bill Cosby’s appeal as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court prepares to review his 2018 sex assault...