Pandemic retools diplomacy as world leaders…

With the pandemic still in force, world leaders are skipping the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York

Trump supports deal to allow TikTok to continue…

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will approve a deal that will allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States after threatening to ban the Chinese-owned app in August.

Factory Leaks Disease That Afflicts Thousands

A Chinese pharmaceutical factory has apparently leaked an illness into the air and infected thousands of people, Global News reports. Chinese officials say the factory was producing vaccines for animals with brucellosis—also known as Malta fever or Mediterranean fever—when bacteria vented out and infected at least 3,245...

Carpenters wow public with medieval techniques at…

With precision and prowess, a team of carpenters has used medieval techniques to raise up by hand a three-ton oak truss in front of Notre Dame Cathedral

Protestors express 'dissent' outside McConnell…

Protesters gathered outside the home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Saturday, calling on him to delay efforts to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death on Friday of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ricin-Laced Package Is Addressed to Trump

Looks like a poison-filled package addressed to President Trump never made it as far as the White House mail room. Two law enforcement officials tell CNN it contained ricin, a toxic compound made from castor beans that can be fatal if inhaled or ingested. Little else is known, except it...

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Rights group: More than 300 detained at Minsk…

Police in the capital of Belarus have cracked down sharply on a women's protest march demanding the authoritarian president's resignation

Thai protest targets government and monarchy

Around 20,000 people protested in Thailand's capital on Saturday against the government of former coup leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, with many demonstrators also calling for reforms to the monarchy.

Navalny's Latest Pic Shows His 'Clear Path' to…

What a difference a few weeks make. Alexei Navalny is not only out of his coma and communicating with family and medical staff in the Berlin hospital where he's being treated—he's also out of bed. Per Reuters , the 44-year-old Russian opposition leader, who it's now widely believed was poisoned...

Romanian families protest mandatory use of masks…

Several hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, have protested in the Bucharest against measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at…

[NFA] Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal on the Supreme Court since 1993, died on Friday at age 87 of complications from pancreatic cancer. Lisa Bernhard has more.

Lawyer Says She Witnessed Trump Offer to Pardon…

A London court has been told in detail that President Trump offered Julian Assange a deal for a pardon through a Republican congressman. Jennifer Robinson, Assange's lawyer, provided a witness statement in which she said she was there when Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican House member at the time, presented the...

Police, protesters clash as London eyes tighter…

Police in London have clashed with protesters at a rally against coronavirus restrictions

Crowds at Supreme Court mourn loss of Ginsburg

Soon after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was announced, a large crowd gathered outside of the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. to pay tribute.

Red Bull Heir Faces Charges, If Police Can Find…

Red Bull heir Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya isn't free to return to Thailand after all. Two months after charges were dropped against the 38-year-old accused of killing a Bangkok motorcycle cop in a 2012 hit-and-run —a move critics called an example of impunity offered to the wealthy and connected—the country...

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Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down…

Oktoberfest celebrations got underway in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of “O’zapft is!”

'She just died?': Trump learns of Ginsburg's…

President Donald Trump, informed by reporters after a rally about the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, said, "She was an amazing woman."

The Car Was Going 93mph. The Driver Was Taking a…

Police in Canada say a man has been charged over a July incident in which he was allegedly snoozing away as his apparently self-driving car traveled more than 93mph. Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers were alerted around 4pm on July 9 to a Tesla Model S speeding down the highway...

Russia's Navalny says he's now more than…

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for suspected poisoning but at first despaired at his condition

Big turnout on day one of early voting

[NFA] Voters in Minnesota, Virginia, South Dakota and Wyoming began casting in-person ballots on Friday. In Virginia, elections officials in Fairfax and Arlington counties reported heavy turnout, with lines out the door. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

Aides: Here's How Navalny Was Poisoned

The German government says there is "unequivocal proof" that Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent—and Navalny's aides say they have now found the source. An Instagram post shared Thursday shows aides searching Navalny's hotel room in the Siberian city of Tomsk after he...

Ethiopia charges prominent opposition figure with…

Ethiopia has charged its most prominent opposition figure, Jawar Mohammed, and 23 others with terrorism-related offenses and other crimes that could bring life in prison

Biden: Next president should fill Ginsburg's seat

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said on Friday that "there is no doubt" that the next U.S. Supreme Court justice should be chosen by the winner of the upcoming election.

Say Hello to Slovenia's New Tribute to Melania

Same stump, slightly different first lady. After an arson attack "conceptualized as criticism" of President Trump, a wooden statue of Melania Trump burned down near her hometown in Slovenia on the Fourth of July has been replaced with a sturdier bronze version, according to one of the artists who helped...

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First Native American racer blazes trail at Tour…

Tour de France rookie Neilson Powless has blazed a trail as the first tribally recognized Native North American in the 117-year history of cycling's greatest race

WH announces aid to Puerto Rico for 2017 storm

[NFA] The White House on Friday announced nearly $13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico to help it recover from a hurricane that ravaged the island three years ago, leading President Trump's critics to question his timing as he looks to woo Hispanic voters ahead of the November 3rd election. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

Barbados to Queen: Buh-Bye

Barbados is shedding its colonial tradition and with it its head of state, Queen Elizabeth II. The government for the Caribbean island nation, which gained independence from Britain in 1966, said Wednesday that it would transition from a constitutional monarchy to a republic with a Barbadian head of state. The...