General News

Counting whales from space pitched as key to saving them

Jan 5, 2020

An aquarium and engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect whales by monitoring them from space

Trump returns to Washington to face a pair of challenges

Jan 5, 2020

As his two-plus week stay at his Florida resort draws to a close, President Donald Trump returns to Washington on Sunday facing twin challenges: the fallout from the strike he ordered to kill an Iranian general and his looming impeachment trial in the Senate

Solidarity march against anti-Semitism, acts of hate

Jan 5, 2020

Throngs of demonstrators including city and state elected officials have streamed across the Brooklyn Bridge in a solidarity march against anti-Semitism and all acts of hate

Autopsy: Man fatally shot by Texas troopers struck 16 times

Jan 4, 2020

The autopsy of a man fatally shot by two state troopers following a Dallas traffic stop shows he had 16 gunshot wounds, including shots to the head, front and back torso and both legs

Iraq: At least 3 Katyusha rockets fired at Baghdad airport

Jan 2, 2020

Iraqi officials say at least three Katyusha rockets were fired at Baghdad International Airport, causing multiple casualties

Kentucky AG asks FBI to probe former Gov. Bevin's pardons

Jan 2, 2020

Kentucky's new Republican Attorney General is asking the FBI to investigate a flurry of pardons by former governor Matt Bevin

US strikes hit Iraq militia blamed in contractor's death

Dec 29, 2019

The U.S. says it has carried out military strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting a militia blamed for an attack that killed an American contractor

Judge: No slander in Alec Baldwin's comments on parking spat

Dec 27, 2019

A judge says Alec Baldwin didn't slander a man in talk show interviews about a New York City parking dispute that turned physical

China, Japan stocks lower on Christmas

Dec 25, 2019

Chinese and Japanese stocks have declined on Christmas Day while most other Asian markets are closed

Clashes erupt at Hong Kong rally to support China's Uighurs

Dec 22, 2019

Clashes have broken out between Hong Kong police and protesters at a rally in support of China's Uighur minority

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