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Kentucky man who shot classmates in '97 imprisoned for life

Kentucky man who shot classmates in '97 imprisoned for life

Kentucky Sep 26, 2022 / 6:37 am

A Kentucky man who killed three fellow students and wounded five others when he was 14 years old will have to spend the rest of his life in prison without...

15 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

15 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

Russia Sep 26, 2022 / 6:31 am

A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 15 people and wounding 24 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said. The...

Italian voters shift sharply, reward Meloni's far-right party

Italian voters shift sharply, reward Meloni's far-right party

Italy Sep 26, 2022 / 6:17 am

Italian voters shifted sharply, rewarding a party with neo-fascist roots and bolstering prospects the country could have its first far-right-led government...

After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

Oregon Sep 25, 2022 / 12:25 pm

Two years after Oregon residents voted to decriminalize hard drugs and dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars to treatment, few people have requested the...

Palace reveals ledger stone at queen's final resting place

Palace reveals ledger stone at queen's final resting place

UK Sep 24, 2022 / 4:28 pm

Buckingham Palace released a photo Saturday giving the first public glimpse of the new ledger stone installed at the final resting place of Queen Elizabeth II....

South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

South/North Korea Sep 24, 2022 / 4:27 pm

South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired at least one unidentified ballistic missile toward its eastern sea. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of...

NASA delays moon rocket launch due to potential hurricane

NASA delays moon rocket launch due to potential hurricane

Florida Sep 24, 2022 / 9:30 am

NASA is skipping next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket because of a tropical storm that’s expected to become a major hurricane....

Approaching storm may delay launch try for NASA moon rocket

Approaching storm may delay launch try for NASA moon rocket

United States Sep 23, 2022 / 3:13 pm

An approaching storm threatens to delay NASA's next launch attempt for its new moon rocket, already grounded for weeks by fuel leaks. A tropical depression...

Wily seal that cruised to inland pond surrenders at police station

Wily seal that cruised to inland pond surrenders at police station

Massachusetts Sep 23, 2022 / 9:23 am

After evading the authorities, a wayward seal that made its home in a Massachusetts pond surrendered at a police station on Friday morning. The gray seal first...

Protesters fear climate change impact, demand aid for poor

Protesters fear climate change impact, demand aid for poor

Sep 23, 2022 / 6:53 am

Youth activists staged a coordinated “global climate strike” Friday to highlight their fears about the effects of global warming and demand more aid...

Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

World Anti-Doping Agency Sep 23, 2022 / 6:38 am

Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited...

Spanish police seize 15 tons of Moroccan hashish, arrest 49

Spanish police seize 15 tons of Moroccan hashish, arrest 49

Spain Sep 23, 2022 / 6:33 am

Spain’s Civil Guard said Friday it seized 14 metric tons (15.4 tons) of hashish from Morocco and arrested 49 people as it smashed a major drug-smuggling...

Moscow-held regions of Ukraine in 'sham' vote to join Russia

Moscow-held regions of Ukraine in 'sham' vote to join Russia

Ukraine Sep 23, 2022 / 6:24 am

Voting began in Russian-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Moscow-backed officials there said Friday as Ukrainian and United...

Alabama halts execution because of time, IV access concerns

Alabama halts execution because of time, IV access concerns

Alabama Sep 23, 2022 / 6:16 am

Alabama officials called off the Thursday lethal injection of a man convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting because of time concerns and trouble accessing the...

UN rights experts cite signs of war crimes in Ukraine

UN rights experts cite signs of war crimes in Ukraine

Ukraine Sep 23, 2022 / 6:10 am

A team of experts commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body to look into rights violations in Ukraine said Friday its initial investigation turned...

2 more whales die in Australia as stranding deaths reach 200

2 more whales die in Australia as stranding deaths reach 200

Australia Sep 23, 2022 / 6:07 am

Two more whales died Friday in Australia after a handful that had been refloated a day earlier stranded themselves again. About 200 pilot whales have now died...

Recreational marijuana measure OK’d for Arkansas ballot

Recreational marijuana measure OK’d for Arkansas ballot

Arkansas Sep 22, 2022 / 9:39 pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said voters can decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, overturning a state panel's decision to block the...

Repair work begins in some Alaska towns slammed by storm

Repair work begins in some Alaska towns slammed by storm

Alaska Sep 22, 2022 / 9:16 pm

There’s been significant damage to some roads and homes in parts of western Alaska following last weekend’s devastating coastal storm, Gov. Mike...

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

United States Sep 22, 2022 / 8:46 pm

Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his Connecticut defamation trial, acknowledging he had promoted the conspiracy theory that the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre...

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for joint drills

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for joint drills

South Korea Sep 22, 2022 / 8:32 pm

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in the South Korean port of Busan on Friday ahead of the two countries' joint military...

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