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Chaos as car rams crowd

Jul 19, 2021 / 9:35 am

Police in southern Spain’s city of Marbella say a car rammed into a pedestrian area filled with outdoor cafés and restaurants, and several people...

Gitmo inmate sent home

Jul 19, 2021 / 9:26 am

The Biden administration on Monday transferred a Guantánamo Bay detainee to his home country for the first time, a policy shift from the Trump presidency...

Utility may be linked to fire

Jul 19, 2021 / 8:13 am

Pacific Gas & Electric has reported to California utility regulators that its equipment may have been involved in the start of the big Dixie Fire burning in...

President leaves hospital

Jul 18, 2021 / 7:31 am

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro left a hospital on Sunday after being treated there since last week for an intestinal obstruction. Bolsonaro, who was...

Wife returns to Haiti

Jul 17, 2021 / 2:25 pm

The wife Haiti’s assassinated President Jovenel Moïse, who was injured in the attack that killed her husband, returned to the Caribbean nation on...

Flood toll keeps climbing

Jul 17, 2021 / 7:18 am

The death toll from disastrous flooding in western Europe rose above 150 on Saturday as rescue workers toiled to clear up the devastation and prevent further...

Dad killed 13-year-old son

Jul 17, 2021 / 6:46 am

A Colorado father was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death in the 2012 disappearance of his 13-year-old son. Mark...

All OK in crash landing

Jul 16, 2021 / 7:22 am

A small Russian passenger plane on Friday made a crash landing in Siberia after an engine failure, emergency officials said. All of its 19 passengers and crew...

South Africa in chaos

Jul 16, 2021 / 7:08 am

South Africa’s army has begun deploying 25,000 troops to assist police in quelling weeklong riots and violence sparked by the imprisonment of former...

120-plus dead in flooding

Jul 16, 2021 / 6:36 am

More than 120 people have died in devastating floods across parts of western Germany and Belgium, officials said Friday, as search and rescue operations...

US to protect Haiti embassy

Jul 16, 2021 / 6:32 am

President Joe Biden said Thursday that the U.S. will bolster security at its embassy in Haiti following last week's assassination of that country's...

Guaranteed income OK'd

Jul 16, 2021 / 6:31 am

California lawmakers on Thursday approved the first state-funded guaranteed income plan in the U.S., $35 million for monthly cash payments to qualifying...

4 officers shot, 2 critically

Jul 15, 2021 / 4:50 pm

Four officers were shot and wounded, two critically, after a man barricaded himself in a house in a small West Texas town, authorities said. The episode began...

Mask mandate brought back

Jul 15, 2021 / 2:58 pm

Los Angeles County's public health officer says a rapid and sustained increase in COVID-19 cases in the nation's largest county requires a return to...

Shooter held responsible

Jul 15, 2021 / 12:49 pm

A jury on Thursday found the gunman who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper criminally responsible, rejecting defense attorneys’ mental illness...

Deadly flooding in Europe

Jul 15, 2021 / 7:23 am

More than 30 people have died and dozens of people were missing Thursday in Germany and neighboring Belgium after heavy flooding turned streams and streets into...

US to begin evacuations

Jul 14, 2021 / 8:56 pm

The Biden administration is set to begin evacuations of Afghans who aided the U.S. military effort in the nearly 20-year war during the last week of July,...

10 straight days of hiccups

Jul 14, 2021 / 6:15 pm

After 10 straight days of hiccups, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was admitted to a hospital Wednesday with what doctors said was an intestinal obstruction...

Reunited 24 years later

Jul 14, 2021 / 6:50 am

After 24 years of heartache and searching, a Chinese couple was reunited with their son who was abducted as a toddler outside their front gate. Guo Gangtang and...

Pope returns to Vatican

Jul 14, 2021 / 6:46 am

Pope Francis was discharged from a Rome hospital and returned home to the Vatican on Wednesday, 10 days after undergoing surgery to remove half his colon....

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