Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home

A second target, in Damasus, Syria, was not harmed in an attack.

  • Nov 12, 2019

Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have now died amid drought

Animals including giraffe, buffalo and impala are also dying, parks officials said.

  • Nov 12, 2019

Meet the witnesses who will start off impeachment hearings

The diplomats will tell investigators what they know about President Trump’s actions toward Ukraine.

  • Nov 12, 2019

Government of Ukraine’s neighbor, Moldova, collapses

The country has been strategic for the West and Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

  • Nov 12, 2019

Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

He will undergo a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding due to recent falls.

  • Nov 12, 2019

Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital

No other details of the transplant were released Monday.

  • Nov 11, 2019

Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

Hong Kong’s leader pledged Monday to “spare no effort” to halt anti-government protests.

  • Nov 11, 2019

Myanmar accused at UN court of genocide against Rohingya

Gambia filed the case on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

  • Nov 11, 2019

Undersea drones solve the mystery of a WWII submarine

“Everyone was excited. Then you realize there are 80 men buried there, and it’s a sobering experience.”

  • Nov 11, 2019

What’s coming in impeachment: Inquiry goes public this week

For only the fourth time, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry.

  • Nov 11, 2019

After push from Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

Ukraine awarded a contract to his supporters after the energy secretary attended Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s inauguration.

  • Nov 11, 2019

Indian court rules in favor of Hindu temple on disputed land

Court also orders that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque.

  • Nov 9, 2019

Pot or not? Busts highlight growing confusion over hemp

Police officers and the field tests they use on suspected drugs sometimes can’t tell the difference.

  • Nov 9, 2019

All eyes on Texas governor as calls grow to halt execution

Rodney Reed is set to die for a 1996 killing despite evidence that raises questions about his guilt.

  • Nov 9, 2019

Tribe members: Ancient bison kill site desecrated by mining

Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal has not made the required repairs and is still mining in the area.

  • Nov 9, 2019

Germany, allies mark 30 years since Berlin Wall fell

It was a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.

  • Nov 9, 2019

Can Bloomberg’s unconventional strategy win the nomination?

Democrats are puzzled by the former New York mayor’s apparent plans to seek the presidency.

  • Nov 9, 2019

After Lion Air crash, Boeing upheld its flight control system

The Max was considered safe until 12 weeks later, when 157 people died in a similar crash in Ethiopia.

Trump launches black outreach effort for 2020

He predicted he would win with “a groundswell of support from hardworking African American patriots.”

  • Nov 9, 2019

‘Strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses identified

The same chemical compound was found in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country.

  • Nov 9, 2019