1 hour agoElon Musk restores X account of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones -- Elon Musk has restored the X account of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, pointing to a poll on the social media platform formerly known as Twitter that came out in favor of the Infowars host who repeatedly called the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax.
1 hour agoPhilippines says Chinese coast guard used water cannons against its vessels for a second day -- The Chinese coast guard targeted Philippine vessels with water cannon blasts Sunday and rammed one of them, causing damage and endangering Filipino crew members off a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, just a day after similar hostilities at another contested shoal, Philippine officials said.
2 hours agoAt UN climate talks, cameras are everywhere. Many belong to Emirati company with a murky history -- At the United Nations' COP28 climate summit in Dubai, surveillance cameras seem to be everywhere you turn. And that has some worried.
2 hours agoHeavy fighting across Gaza as Israel presses ahead with renewed US military and diplomatic support -- Heavy fighting raged Sunday across Gaza, including in the devastated north, as Israel pressed ahead with its offensive after the U.S. blocked the latest international push for a cease-fire and rushed more munitions to its close ally.
2 hours agoThe NRA has a surprising defender in its free speech case before the Supreme Court: the ACLU -- The National Rifle Association will be represented by frequent nemesis the American Civil Liberties Union in an appeal before the U.S. Supreme Court.
2 hours agoUPenn president resigns after answers to Congress about antisemitism on campus draw sharp criticism -- The University of Pennsylvania's President Liz Magill has resigned
18 hours agoPolish truck drivers are blocking the border with Ukraine. It's hurting on the battlefield -- Pickup trucks and tourniquets bound for Ukraine's battlefield are among items stuck in a mileslong line at the border with Poland. Components to build drones to fight off Russian forces are facing weeks of delays.
19 hours agoIsrael presses on with bombarding Gaza, including areas it has called safe zones for Palestinians -- Israeli warplanes on Saturday struck parts of southern Gaza it had described as safe zones when telling Palestinians to evacuate, while displaced residents said the constant bombardment left many families without food and sleeping outside in the cold.
21 hours agoProtests at UN climate talks, from cease-fire calls to detainees, see 'shocking level of censorship' -- Activists designated Saturday a day of protest at the COP28 summit in Dubai. But the rules of the game in the tightly controlled United Arab Emirates at the site supervised by the United Nations meant sharp restrictions on what demonstrators could say, where they could walk and what their signs could portray.
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4 months agoNew US aid for Ukraine by year-end seems increasingly out of reach as GOP ties it to border security -- A deal to provide further U.S. assistance to Ukraine by year-end appears to be increasingly out of reach for President Joe Biden.
23 hours agoPeek inside Joe Biden's campaign fundraisers, where big money mingles with old jokes in swanky homes -- If you're a Democrat with money to burn and friends in high places, you can spend thousands on tickets to a fundraiser with President Joe Biden. If not, keep reading to see what you're missing.
1 day agoDeSantis, Haley and Ramaswamy try to make their case in Iowa days after a combative GOP debate -- Republican presidential candidates are crossing paths again in Iowa just days after a fractious debate and with the leadoff caucuses about a month away.
1 day agoIt's taking longer to schedule abortions in the US. Doctors fear riskier, more complex procedures -- Such obstacles have grown more common since Roe v. Wade was overturned in June 2022, doctors and researchers say, causing delays that can lead to abortions that are more complex, costly and in some cases riskier — especially as pregnancies get further along.
1 day ago'Shadows of children:' For the youngest hostages, life moves forward in whispers -- After seven weeks held hostage in the tunnels of Gaza, they are finally free to laugh and chat and play. But some of the children who have come back from captivity are still reluctant to raise their voices above a whisper.
1 day agoIsraeli troops round up and strip Palestinian men in northern Gaza as UN warns aid operation is 'in tatters' -- Desperate Palestinians fleeing Israel's expanding ground offensive crowded into an ever-shrinking area of the Gaza Strip as the Israel-Hamas war entered its third month.
1 day agoHarvard president apologizes for remarks on antisemitism as pressure mounts on Penn's president -- Harvard University's president apologized as pressure mounted for the University of Pennsylvania's president to resign over their testimony at a congressional hearing on antisemitism.
1 day agoUS vetoes UN resolution demanding immediate humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza with 13-1 vote -- The vote in the 15-member council on Friday was 13-1 with the United Kingdom abstaining.
1 day agoRyan O'Neal, star of 'Love Story' and 'Paper Moon,' dies at 82 -- Ryan O'Neal died Friday, his son Patrick said in an Instagram post. He was 82.
1 day agoFederal judge prohibits separating migrant families at US border for 8 years -- A federal judge is prohibiting the separation of families at the border for purposes of deterring immigration for eight years.
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10 months agoMichigan teen gets life in prison for Oxford High School shooting -- A teenager has been sentenced to life in prison for killing four students, wounding more and terrorizing Michigan's Oxford High School in 2021.
1 day agoUNLV students won't return for in-person classes this semester after shooting that killed 3 -- University of Nevada, Las Vegas officials said Friday that students and faculty don't have to return to campus this semester after a shooting that left three faculty members dead.
1 day agoChronic fatigue syndrome is more common than some past studies suggest, CDC says -- Health officials are releasing the first nationally representative estimate of how many U.S. adults have chronic fatigue syndrome: 3.3 million.
2 days agoA rocket attack targets the US Embassy in Baghdad, causing minor damage but no casualties -- U.S. and Iraqi officials say a rocket attack at the sprawling U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has caused minor damage but no casualties.
2 days agoPutin will seek another presidential term in Russia, aiming to extend his rule of over two decades -- Vladimir Putin has moved to prolong his repressive and unyielding grip on Russia for at least another six years, announcing his candidacy in the presidential election next March that he is all but certain to win.
2 days agoThe UN secretary-general invoked 'Article 99′ to push for a Gaza cease-fire. What exactly is it? -- It's called "Article 99." And it hasn't been used for decades. Until this week.
2 days agoHunter Biden indicted on nine tax charges, adding to gun charges in special counsel probe -- The new charges Thursday come in addition to federal firearms charges in Delaware alleging Hunter Biden broke a law against drug users having guns in 2018.
2 days agoDonald Trump returns to court, lauds his defense expert who sees no evidence of accounting fraud -- Former President Donald Trump returned to his civil fraud trial Thursday to spotlight his defense, renewing his complaints that the case is baseless and heaping praise on an accounting professor's testimony that backed him up.
2 days agoUNLV gunman had list of targets at the university and 150 rounds of ammunition, police say -- The 67-year-old gunman who killed three faculty members and wounded a fourth in a roughly 10-minute rampage at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, had a list of targets at the school and 150 additional rounds of ammunition, police said Thursday.
2 days agoDesperation grows among Palestinians trapped with little aid as Israel battles Hamas in Gaza -- Israeli forces struck the southern Gaza town of Rafah twice overnight, sowing fear in one of the last places where civilians can seek refuge.
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