STATE MEDIA SAY CHINA HAS LANDED A SPACECRAFT ON MARS FOR FIRST TIME IN LATEST ADVANCE FOR ITS SPACE PROGRAM

SALVADORAN EX-COP NABBED FOR 2 MURDERS; 10 MORE BODIES FOUND

A search at the home of a former policeman in El Salvador arrested last week for the murder of two women has turned up 10 other bodies

 
 
 

TORNADOES KILL SEVEN PEOPLE, INJURE MORE THAN 200 OTHERS IN CHINA; SIX DEAD IN CITY OF WUHAN

TWO TORNADOES KILL AT LEAST SEVEN IN CHINA; OVER 200 INJURED

Two tornadoes have killed at least seven people in China and left more than 200 others injured

 
 
 

DIARY: IN GAZA, BOMBS DROP AND THE CONFLICT AGAIN HITS HOME

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has hit home once again for Associated Press correspondent Fares Akram

ISRAELI MILITARY ACCUSED OF USING MEDIA TO TRICK HAMAS

The Israeli military says a misunderstanding caused it to tell some international reporters that it had invaded the Gaza Strip with...

 
 
 

BELARUS OFFICER SENTENCED FOR LEAKING DOCUMENT ON CRACKDOWN

A Belarusian military officer has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for leaking a document related to the government's crackdown...

PUTIN BEMOANS UKRAINE'S CRACKDOWN ON PRO-RUSSIA OPPOSITION

Russian President Vladimir Putin has harshly criticized Ukrainian authorities for what he described as their crackdown on the Moscow-friendly...

 
 
 

AP PHOTOS: 'AMAZON VENICE' SCRAMBLES TO STAY ABOVE FLOODS

The rivers have been swelling for weeks in Brazil's Amazon region, and residents in a town that bills itself as ‘The Venice of Amazonas'...

RUSSIAN BAILIFFS SHOW UP AT US BROADCASTER'S OFFICE

Russian court bailiffs have shown up at U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Moscow Bureau to notify it about the launch of...

 
 
 

EXPLAINER: WHY IS GAZA ALMOST ALWAYS MIRED IN CONFLICT?

The Gaza Strip has been pounded by hundreds of Israeli strikes from sea, land and air this week, while the enclave's militant Hamas...

PENPA TSERING ELECTED PRESIDENT OF TIBETAN EXILE GOVERNMENT

The former speaker of Tibet's parliament-in-exile, Penpa Tsering, has been elected the new president of the exile government

 
 
 

COURT DECLARES MISSING GERMAN BILLIONAIRE DEAD AFTER 3 YEARS

A German court has officially declared billionaire Karl-Erivan Haub dead, more than three years after the head of retail group Tengelmann...

UK PUSHING AHEAD WITH PLANS FOR IN PERSON COP26

The U.K. official leading preparations for the COP26 climate conference reiterated Thursday the intention to host the delayed summit...

 
 
 

AFGHAN POLICE DAY DEATH TOLL IN KABUL MOSQUE BOMBING RISES TO 12, INCLUDING THE IMAM

GERMAN INFECTION RATE AT 2-MONTH LOW, VACCINATIONS SPEED UP

Germany's coronavirus infection rate has dropped to its lowest level in nearly two months

 
 
 

AFGHAN POLICE SAY BOMBING HITS MOSQUE IN NORTHERN KABUL, AT LEAST 4 WORSHIPERS KILLED

AFGHAN POLICE SAY BOMBING AT KABUL MOSQUE KILLS 4 WORSHIPERS

Afghan police say a bombing inside a mosque in a northern Kabul neighborhood has killed four worshippers and wounded over 20 others

 
 
 

S. AFRICA: TOP OFFICIAL IN RULING ANC TAKES PARTY TO COURT

A top official in South Africa's ruling African National Congress has taken the party to court to challenge his suspension pending...

UK'S FRAUD AGENCY PROBES GUPTA BUSINESS LINKS WITH GREENSILL

Britain's Serious Fraud Office says it is investigating suspected fraud, fraudulent trading and money laundering within the business...

 
 
 



China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

In an historic event for its space program, China has put a spacecraft on Mars for the very first time, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency. Read more ...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first mission to Red Planet

China's Zhurong rover has stuck a successful landing on the surface of Mars, according to state media, in the culmination of the country's first independent mission to the Red... Read more ...

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

CHICAGO - A 2-year-old girl has been hospitalized Friday night after suffering a gunshot wound in Little Village. Just before 7 p.m., Chicago police responded to the 2800 block... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Joel Greenberg, who is expected to plead guilty next week on multiple federal charges, will now be helping federal investigators who are looking into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz. Read more ...

Broncos release Ja'Wuan James, reportedly won't pay him $10M salary after...

Broncos release Ja'Wuan James, reportedly won't pay him $10M salary after off-site injury

James suffered a season-ending injury while working away from the Broncos' site. The team has released him as a result, and it no longer has to pay him his eight-figure salary... Read more ...

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

After Aaron Boone announced Aaron Hicks would miss time with a torn sheath in his left wrist that could lead to surgery, Giancarlo Stanton was scratched from Friday's lineup... Read more ...

Walmart Drops Mask Mandate Following New CDC Guidelines

Walmart Drops Mask Mandate Following New CDC Guidelines

Customers don't have to wear masks, effective immediately. Starting Tuesday, fully vaccinated employees don't either. Everyone's on an honor system and won't have to provide proof. Read more ...

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

The former Yankee has scored a home run and sold off his Tampa mansion, which he once rented out to Tom Brady, for $22.5 million after eight months on the market. Read more ...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction?...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction? Biden revokes more Trump executive orders

US President Joe Biden has revoked a number of executive orders by his predecessor Donald Trump, including those seeking to protect monuments and combat online censorship, and... Read more ...

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Amid a growing southern border crisis, President Biden on Friday met privately with six people brought to the US illegally as children and repealed a long-stalled Trump... Read more ...