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Epstein ex's jail complaints

Nov 24, 2020 / 4:01 pm

A lawyer for Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite charged with finding girls in the 1990s for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, said Tuesday that...

Mysterious monolith found

Nov 24, 2020 / 11:11 am

Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah's red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state. The...

Oxy maker pleads guilty

Nov 24, 2020 / 10:35 am

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday to three criminal charges, formally admitting its role in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands...

US confidence drops

Nov 24, 2020 / 7:44 am

U.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed American optimism down to the lowest level since August. The...

China blasts off for moon

Nov 24, 2020 / 7:37 am

China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back rocks and debris from the moon’s surface for the first time in more than 40 years — an...

Prison staff to get vaccine

Nov 24, 2020 / 7:31 am

The federal prison system will be among the first government agencies to receive the coronavirus vaccine, though initial allotments of the vaccine will be given...

Bernstein names 21 senators

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:52 pm

Former Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein took to Twitter to list the names of 21 Republican senators who he says have “repeatedly expressed contempt”...

Biden making cabinet picks

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:08 pm

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped Obama-era officials for top national security and economic roles, signalling a stark shift from the Trump...

Epstein ex Maxwell isolated

Nov 23, 2020 / 5:12 pm

Ghislaine Maxwell, the one-time girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, is in quarantine at a New York City federal lockup after a staff member there tested positive for...

Transition to finally begin

Nov 23, 2020 / 4:03 pm

The General Services Administration ascertained Monday that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, clearing the...

Google faces UK scrutiny

Nov 23, 2020 / 12:29 pm

Google faces fresh regulatory scrutiny in Britain over plans to revamp its ad data system, after an industry lobbying group complained to the competition...

Jaws gets place of honour

Nov 23, 2020 / 9:45 am

Bruce, the fiberglass shark made from the “Jaws” mould, is ready for his close-up. The 1,208 pound, 25-foot-long, 45-year-old shark, famous for...

Virus flares in China again

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:56 am

Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after multiple locally transmitted coronavirus cases were...

Sarkozy corruption trial

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:46 am

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy went on trial Monday on charges of corruption and influence peddling in a phone-tapping scandal, a first for the...

$3,000 tip for beer

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:43 am

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a Cleveland restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The man walked in Sunday, ordered...

China's lunar mission

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:38 am

Chinese technicians were making final preparations Monday for a mission to bring back material from the moon's surface in what would be a major advance for...

Coronavirus confrontation

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:35 am

A video went viral Sunday in Germany of a confrontation at a coronavirus protest, where a young woman compared herself to a famous Nazi resistance fighter and...

UK to end lockdown Dec. 2

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:31 am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans for strict regional measures to combat COVID-19 after England’s lockdown ends Dec. 2, sparking a...

Protesters torch Congress

Nov 23, 2020 / 6:25 am

Hundreds of protesters broke into Guatemala's Congress and burned part of the building Saturday amid growing demonstrations against President Alejandro...

Courts found no vote fraud

Nov 22, 2020 / 7:00 pm

As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump's failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch...