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A car is seen under the wreckage of a collapsed building, in Azmarin town, in Idlib province, north...
Mehmet Guzel, Ghaith Alsayed and Suzan Fraser

Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 2,800

More than 1,500 people have died and rescuers are racing to pull survivors from beneath the rubble after a devastating earthquake ripped through Turkey and Syria.
8 hours ago
A view of a destroyed building is pictured here after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake jolts Turkey's Kah...
Rhea Mogul, Gul Tuysuz and Isil Sariyuce

At least 118 dead as 7.8-magnitude earthquake hits southern Turkey

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Turkey early Monday and was followed by a strong aftershock.
18 hours ago
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - JUNE 29:  Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennet gives a statement to the press ...
Tia Goldenberg

Former Israeli PM: Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy

Former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says he drew a promise from the Russian president not to kill his Ukrainian counterpart.
23 hours ago
This photo purports to show the suspected Chinese balloon flying over Mills River, North Carolina, ...
Heather Chen and Wayne Chang

China says it ‘reserves the right’ to deal with ‘similar situations’ after US jets shoot down suspected spy balloon

China says it "reserves the right" to deal with "similar situations" following the United States' decision to shoot down its high-altitude balloon.
24 hours ago
Edgardo Greco, a convicted murderer linked to Italy's most powerful organized crime group, the 'Ndr...
Barbie Nadeau

Mafia boss found working as pizza boss after 16 years on the run

The Italian anti-Mafia police have arrested another mobster on the run where he was working under the alias Paolo Dimitrio as a pizzaiolo -- or pizza chef.
2 days ago
An Egyptian archeologist speaks at a recently discovered tomb dated to the Old Kingdom, 2700–2200...
MOHAMED WAGDY

Egypt unveils tombs and sarcophagus in new excavation

Egypt on Thursday unveiled dozens of new archaeological discoveries, including two ancient tombs, at a Pharaonic necropolis just outside of the capital Cairo.
10 days ago
A Yanomami youth carries a toddler on his shoulders at the Saude Indigenous House, a center respons...
Eleoneore Hughes and Edmar Barros, Associated Press

Why Brazil’s Yanomami are being decimated by disease, mining

Severe malnutrition and disease, particularly malaria, are decimating the Yanomami population in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and on Jan. 20 the federal government declared a public health emergency.
10 days ago
Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, tours a neighborhood in Kharkiv ...
Hanna Arhirova, Associated Press

Russian attacks on Ukraine reported; tank training to start

Ukrainian officials say Russia has launched a new wave of missile and self-exploding drone attacks on the country.
11 days ago
woman leans off skyscraper for video content...
Larry D. Curtis

Sundance: ‘Fantastic Machine’ entertains while examining relationship between humans and camera

While the Utah's political leaders grapple with laws to combat the dangers of social media, Utah's Sundance Film Festival premiered "Fantastic Machine," turning the camera lens not only the camera but what it has meant to humans — spoiler: it has drastically changed us.
12 days ago
U.S. M1/A1 Abrams tanks...
TARA COPP and LOLITA BALDOR Associated Press

Why the US flipped on sending tanks to Ukraine

For months, U.S. officials balked at sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, insisting they were too complicated and too hard to maintain and repair.
12 days ago
This diagram made available by NASA shows the estimated trajectory of asteroid 2023 BU, in red, aff...
Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer

Asteroid coming exceedingly close to Earth, but will miss

An asteroid the size of a delivery truck will whip past Earth on Thursday night, one of the closest encounters ever recorded.
12 days ago
Associated Press video journalist Mstyslav Chernov, the director/producer/cinematographer of "20 Da...
Lindsey Bahr, Film Writer

Sundance: Horrors of war illuminated in ’20 Days in Mariupol’ doc

Associated Press video journalist Mstyslav Chernov had just broken out of Mariupol after covering the first 20 days of the Russian invasion of the Ukrainian city and was feeling guilty about leaving. He and his colleagues were the last journalists there.
14 days ago
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JANUARY 09: Damage is seen to the Supreme Federal Tribunal (STF) of Brazil foll...
Carla Bridi

Brazil’s army chief fired in aftermath of capital uprising

Brazil's president has fired the army chief after the leftist leader openly said some military members allowed the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters.
16 days ago
Emergency service personnel attend to the site of a blast on October 10, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Thi...
Lolita C. Baldor

Ex-SEAL dies in Ukraine; 6th known American killed in war

A former U.S. Navy SEAL who went AWOL in 2019 was killed this week in Ukraine, American officials said Friday.
16 days ago
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...
Nick Perry, Associated Press

New Zealand’s Ardern to leave office, sets October election

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is leaving office after nearly six years in which she was praised globally for her empathetic handling of the nation's worst mass-shooting and health-driven response to the coronavirus pandemic.
19 days ago
From right to left: Elder Kevin R. Duncan and wife, Nancy; Elder Jorge M. Alvarado and wife, Carilu...
Madison Swenson

Elder Christofferson dedicates San Juan Puerto Rico Temple

The San Juan Puerto Rico Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was dedicated over the weekend.
19 days ago
Firemen roll up hoses in front of debris as emergency service workers respond at the site of a heli...
Malak Harb

Ukraine interior minister, others killed in helicopter crash

Authorities say Ukraine’s interior minister has died in a helicopter crash near the capital that killed more than a dozen other people, including children.
19 days ago
Police officers detain climate activist Greta Thunberg in Germany on Tuesday. (Wolfgang Rattay/Reut...
Rachel Ramirez and Laura Paddison

Climate activist Greta Thunberg detained by police in Germany at coal mine protest

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been detained by German police at a protest over the expansion of a coal mine in the west German village of Lützerath.
20 days ago
Serving Metropolitan Police officer David Carrick admitted multiple counts of sexual offenses spann...
David Carrick

London police officer admits to 49 offenses against women, including 24 cases of rape

Serving London's Metropolitan Police officer, David Carrick admitted multiple counts of sexual offenses spanning nearly two decades.
21 days ago
Photo shows the airplane that crashed Sunday in Pakharo, Nepal. (Parshuram Sharma/NTV)...
Rhea Mogul, Manveena Suri and Jessie Yeung

Search resumes as deadly Yeti Airlines crash highlights dangers of flying in Nepal

Hundreds of emergency personnel on Monday resumed a search and recovery mission in Nepal following a deadly plane crash that has once again highlighted the dangers of air travel in a country often referred to as one of the riskiest places to fly.
21 days ago
In this Italian Carabinieri handout photo made available on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, top Mafia boss M...
Frances D'Emilio

Italy arrests No. 1 fugitive Mafia boss, 30 years on the run

Italian paramilitary police say they have arrested convicted Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro in a private clinic in Palermo.
21 days ago
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 01: President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro arrives for a press conference t...
David Biller and Carla Bridi

Brazil’s Supreme Court agrees to probe Bolsonaro for riot

Brazil’s Supreme Court has agreed to investigate whether former president Jair Bolsonaro incited the far-right mob that ransacked the country’s Congress.
22 days ago
DNIPRO, UKRAINE - JANUARY 15: Emergency workers search the remains of a residential building that w...
Vasilisa Stepanenko and Andrew Meldrum

Ukraine building suffers deadliest civilian attack in months

The death toll from a Russian missile strike on an apartment building in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro has risen to 30, according to the national emergencies service.
22 days ago
Yolanda Adams and Miss USA R'bonney Gabriel walk onstage during The 71st Miss Universe Competition ...
Associated Press

Miss USA R’Bonney Gabriel wins Miss Universe Competition

R'Bonney Gabriel, a fashion designer, model and sewing instructor from Texas, has been crowned Miss Universe.
22 days ago
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