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politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 12:31 PM

German minister decries ecological catastrophe in Oder River

Germany’s environment minister says the mass die-off of fish in the Oder River is an ecological catastrophe and it's not clear yet how long it will...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 10:53 AM

Activist offers to pay for Kansas' recount of abortion vote

An anti-abortion activist who heads a small hard-right Republican group said he’s offered to pay the expected $229,000 cost of a hand recount of...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 10:40 AM

A year on, ex-Afghan leader defends role in Taliban takeover

On the eve of the anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan’s former president has defended what he says was a split-second...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 6:17 AM

New York restricts families from sending packages to inmates

As part of an effort to keep illegal drugs and other contraband out of state prisons, New York is taking away one of the few pleasures...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 6:15 AM

EXPLAINER: Tension between Nicaragua and the Catholic Church

Nicaragua’s government recently shuttered seven radio stations belonging to the Catholic Church

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 6:13 AM

Veteran Indian investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dies at 62

Veteran stock market investor and Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, nicknamed India’s own Warren Buffett, died Sunday in Mumbai city, Press...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 5:48 AM

UK drops prosecution of protesters over slain woman's vigil

British authorities have quashed plans to prosecute protesters who attended a vigil for a murdered woman during the country's pandemic lockdown

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 7:20 PM

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

The Los Angeles Police Department has ended its investigation into Anne Heche’s car accident, when the actor crashed into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 7:13 PM

Officials: Loud 'boom' heard in north Utah likely a meteor

Officials say a loud “boom” was heard across areas of northern Utah and was likely a meteor

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 10:03 AM

What killed tons of fish in European river? Mystery deepens

Poland’s environment minister says laboratory tests following a mass fish die-off have detected high salinity levels but no mercury in the Oder River

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 9:51 AM

What takes years and costs $20K? A San Francisco trash can

What takes years to make and costs more than $20,000

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 8:24 AM

Montenegro mourns after 10 are killed in street attack

Montenegro has declared three days of national mourning after 10 people, including two children, were killed in an attack by a 34-year-old gunman...

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 6:11 AM

Monkeypox? Climate? Deciding what's a national emergency

Climate activists are pressuring President Joe Biden to declare a national climate emergency, something the White House hasn't done yet

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 5:54 AM

Italy's Letta: Italian right-wing threatens Europe democracy

The leader of Italy's Democratic Party is warning of the threats to European democracy posed by Italy's right-wing nationalistic parties

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 3:27 AM

Driver walkout halts trains as UK summer strike wave spreads

Thousands of U.K. train drivers have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike over jobs, pay and conditions, scuppering services across much of the...

politics / Sat, Aug 13, 2022 2:43 AM

Italy's Lake Garda shrinks to near-historic low amid drought

Italy’s worst drought in decades has reduced the country’s largest lake to near its lowest level ever recorded

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