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In a study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, a team of scientists has identified a crater that they say was created by an asteroid that triggered one such event.
Iran said Sunday it will impose sanctions on 15 US companies for supporting Israel's "terrorist actions" as part of reprisals for the increasing pressure being announced by Washington lawmakers. The decision, which is largely symbolic...Show More Summary
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China's premier has arrived in New Zealand for high-level talks at a time that both countries are pushing to expand free trade.
When Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, passed away in 2015, 16-year-old Amos Yee made an obscenity-filled YouTube video denouncing the late leader as a “tyrant.” That and other postings earned him a four-week jail sentence...Show More Summary
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of turbulent weather across the Midwest and South, forecasters said.
A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry was hoisted to the surface last week nearly three years after it capsized and sank in violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the nation as it searches for closure to one of its deadliest disasters. Show More Summary
Britain's anti-immigration, anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) lost its only MP on Saturday when Douglas Carswell quit the party, just days before Prime Minister Theresa May is to launch the formal Brexit process. Carswell defected...Show More Summary
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help.
After four days of hearings, the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch is set to move through the Senate in the next few weeks. There are two big questions that will be addressed in very short order.
After the GOP replacement for Obamacare was dramatically pulled at the last minute, Democrats took a victory lap, mocking President Trump and claiming a win for their party and the American public.
On Friday, March 24, 2017, after the White House decided to pull the American Health Care Act from consideration, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke with the press about what the Democrats view as a political victory.
On Thursday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer scolded Republicans who voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act during the Obama administration but are not supporting President Trump's new health care plan.
Khalid Masood, the Briton behind this week's terror attack on parliament, was a Muslim convert with a history of violence who was known to security services but only as a "peripheral" figure. Police said the 52-year-old father, who also...Show More Summary
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.
Battered by an economic crisis, Venezuelans are used to waiting in long lines for scarce goods, but many found themselves queuing Thursday for something the ailing oil giant was supposed to have in spades: gasoline. Drivers had to wait...Show More Summary
Gambia said on Thursday it would set up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission and offer reparations to victims of former President Yahya Jammeh's government, which is accused of the torture and killing of perceived opponents. Justice...Show More Summary
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - A senior Hamas militant was shot dead near his home in the Gaza Strip on Friday, the group said, blaming Israel for the killing. Mazen Fuqaha, a militant from the occupied West Bank whom Israel released in a prisoner swap in 2011 and exiled to the Gaza Strip, was shot several times, said Hamas police. Show More Summary
President Trump says his plan to replace Obamacare failed because of a lack of support from Democrats.
The name itself is deceiving.
The family hailed from the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and had reportedly been living in the U.S. for nine years.