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US to pause use of J&J shot

Apr 13, 2021 / 7:00 am

The U.S. is recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially...

Fukushima water into sea

Apr 12, 2021 / 7:12 pm

Japan's government decided Tuesday to start releasing massive amounts of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific...

Officer wounded, 1 dead

Apr 12, 2021 / 3:09 pm

A confrontation in a Tennessee high school that involved police officers responding to a report of a possible armed man, left one person dead and an officer...

Floyd's brother takes stand

Apr 12, 2021 / 2:10 pm

George Floyd's younger brother took the witness stand Monday and lovingly recalled how George used to make the best banana mayonnaise sandwiches, how George...

Meant to pull Taser

Apr 12, 2021 / 10:30 am

UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. Police in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop say the officer who fired intended to use a Taser,...

Police hunt for gunman

Apr 12, 2021 / 10:21 am

Paris police are hunting for a gunman who opened fire Monday near a hospital in the wealthy 16th district of the French capital, killing one person and injuring...

Syria likely behind attack

Apr 12, 2021 / 10:16 am

An investigation by the global chemical weapons watchdog found “reasonable grounds to believe” that a Syrian air force military helicopter dropped a...

Sabotage at nuclear site

Apr 12, 2021 / 7:18 am

Iran blamed Israel on Monday for a sabotage attack on its underground Natanz nuclear facility that damaged its centrifuges, an assault that imperils ongoing...

Deal for Meng documents

Apr 12, 2021 / 7:07 am

Chinese telecommunications equipment firm Huawei said Monday that it has reached an agreement with HSBC in Hong Kong to obtain documents that its chief...

The day man went to space

Apr 12, 2021 / 7:02 am

Crushed into the pilot's seat by heavy G-forces, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin saw flames outside his spacecraft and prepared to die. His voice broke the...

Cyclone hammers Australia

Apr 12, 2021 / 6:55 am

A destructive cyclone has damaged several towns on Australia's western coast, shattering windows, snapping trees and knocking out power. There have been no...

Mandatory home testing

Apr 12, 2021 / 6:53 am

High schools have reopened in Greece to students in the final three grades with the mandatory use of test kits for COVID-19 being rolled out across the country...

Man kills self after standoff

Apr 12, 2021 / 6:45 am

A standoff between Honolulu police and an armed man who fired shots through the door of his room at a luxury resort ended when the man was found dead from a...

Philip leaves 'huge void'

Apr 12, 2021 / 6:44 am

The death of Prince Philip has left a “huge void” in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday, as Princess Anne paid...

British film winners

Apr 11, 2021 / 5:51 pm

LONDON - Winners of the 2021 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film — “Nomadland” British Film — “Promising Young...

Barricaded in hotel room

Apr 11, 2021 / 9:47 am

An armed man who barricaded himself inside a hotel room at a resort in Honolulu and fired shots through the door was still in a standoff with police Sunday...

82 killed in single day

Apr 11, 2021 / 8:02 am

At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according to reports Saturday from independent...

Miners trapped by flood

Apr 11, 2021 / 8:00 am

Rescuers on Sunday were trying to reach 21 coal miners who were trapped by an underground flood in China's northwest, a state news agency reported. The mine...

Vaccines' effectiveness low

Apr 11, 2021 / 7:32 am

In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country's top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the...

41-gun salute for Phillip

Apr 10, 2021 / 7:13 am

Military teams across the U.K. and on ships at sea fired 41-gun salutes Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip, honouring the former naval officer and...