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Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

Oct 19, 2021 / 5:56 pm

A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress...

Alex Murdaugh denied bond on $3.4 million theft charges

Oct 19, 2021 / 9:22 am

A judge in South Carolina denied bond Tuesday for attorney Alex Murdaugh on the second set of charges he has faced since finding his wife and son dead last...

Haiti gang seeks $17 million for kidnapped US missionaries

Oct 19, 2021 / 7:33 am

A gang that kidnapped 17 members of a U,S.-based missionary group has demanded a $17 million ransom for them, according to Haiti's justice minister, as...

Hezbollah leader declares his group has 100,000 fighters

Oct 19, 2021 / 6:24 am

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah declared for the first time Monday that his powerful militant group has 100,000 trained fighters. Hassan Nasrallah...

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest test

Oct 18, 2021 / 9:00 pm

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday in a continuation of its recent weapons tests, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said,...

Trump files lawsuit to block release of Jan. 6 documents

Oct 18, 2021 / 2:31 pm

Former President Donald Trump on Monday sought to block the release of documents related to the Jan. 6 insurrection to the congressional committee investigating...

Official: Czech president can't perform duties due to health

Oct 18, 2021 / 9:26 am

Health problems were preventing Czech President Milos Zeman from carrying out his duties, an official said Monday. The speaker of the Czech Senate, Milos...

Ethiopian military airstrikes hit Tigray capital

Oct 18, 2021 / 6:49 am

Ethiopian military airstrikes have hit the capital of the country’s Tigray region and killed at least three people, witnesses said Monday, returning the...

Russia suspends mission to NATO, foreign minister says

Oct 18, 2021 / 6:44 am

Russia’s foreign minister said Monday that the country is suspending its mission to NATO. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the move is in response...

Russian filmmakers back on Earth after shoot aboard space station

Oct 18, 2021 / 6:33 am

A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station. The capsule,...

Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says

Oct 18, 2021 / 6:27 am

Colin Powell, the boundary-breaking military leader and diplomat whose sterling reputation of service to Republican and Democratic presidents was stained by his...

Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping missionaries

Oct 17, 2021 / 11:40 am

UPDATE 3:42 p.m. A Canadian was among 17 missionaries allegedly kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday, Christian Aid Ministries said in a statement on its website. The...

Bill Clinton released from Southern California hospital

Oct 17, 2021 / 8:41 am

Bill Clinton was released Sunday from the Southern California hospital where he had been treated for an infection and will head to New York to continue his...

US religious group says 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Oct 16, 2021 / 9:54 pm

A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children were kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday, according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an...

NASA's asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds

Oct 16, 2021 / 5:09 pm

A NASA spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the sky with diamonds Saturday morning on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids. Seven of the mysterious space...

Clinton "doing fine" and will be out of hospital soon

Oct 16, 2021 / 7:37 am

Bill Clinton is doing fine and will be released soon from a Southern California hospital where he's being treated for an infection, President Joe Biden...

More than 90 snakes found under Northern California home

Oct 16, 2021 / 7:24 am

Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern...

'He was Southend': Tributes paid to slain British lawmaker

Oct 16, 2021 / 6:40 am

Leaders from across the political spectrum came together Saturday to pay their respects to a long-serving British lawmaker who was stabbed to death in what...

Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect

Oct 15, 2021 / 5:21 pm

Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear...

El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes

Oct 15, 2021 / 4:50 pm

At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and...