Egypt arrests award-winning blogger Wael Abbas

(CAIRO) -- A prominent Egyptian blogger and human rights defender was arrested today, making him the latest in a campaign that has taken several secular activists into custody this month.

Egyptian security forces raided Wael Abbas’ C... Read More

Scientists search for proof of Loch Ness monster

(NEW YORK) -- A group of scientists from New Zealand have decided to embark on a journey to solve one of the world’s most elusive mysteries: the Loch Ness monster.

The Loch Ness monster, or "Nessie," has been a part of popular folklo... Read More

No one dies as jet skids off runway in Honduras

(TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras) -- All six people aboard a jet that crashed off a Honduras runway and nearly broke in half have survived.

Five Americans -- four passengers and a crew member -- and a Venezuelan crew member all were rescued after th... Read More

Foreign journalists set to witness North Korea nuclear test site closing

(SEOUL) -- North Korea is set to dismantle its nuclear testing facility at Punggye-ri this week in front of a delegation of two dozen handpicked foreign journalists.

The journalists flew on a chartered plane Tuesday from Beijing to the cit... Read More

Lawmakers concerned Trump giving up too much in negotiations with China over ZTE

(WASHINGTON) -- As the Trump administration tries to sell its rapidly-evolving trade deal with China to Congress, members of both parties are not convinced it’s in the best interest of the United States.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuc... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle make 1st appearance since wedding

(LONDON) -- The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended their first official engagement today as husband and wife, just three days after their wedding.

Prince Harry, 33, and Duchess Meghan, 36, still had their newlywed glow while visiting Buck... Read More

Ariana Grande sends love and light on the anniversary of the Manchester bombing

(NEW YORK) -- Ariana Grande marked the one-year anniversary of the bombing at her Manchester, England concert with a touching message on Twitter.

"Thinking of you all today and every day," the singer wrote early Read More

Trump raises doubts North Korea summit will happen in June

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump appeared to raise doubts Tuesday that his upcoming historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place as previously planned on June 12.

"If it doesn't happen, maybe it will happen la... Read More

Trump enters talks with Moon amid uncertainty over North Korea summit

(NEW YORK) -- Just three weeks before a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump is hosting South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday for talks as they work to assess whether North Korea’s commitmen... Read More

Israeli-American novelist laments Gaza deaths, sees hope in resistance

(NEW YORK) --"Shattered in an unsurprised way.”

That’s the reaction of Arabic-speaking Israeli-American author Moriel Rothman-Zecher to the paroxysm of violence along the Gaza border this past week, in which Israeli forces kill... Read More

Lawmakers urge Trump administration to clarify strategy on China after trade war pause

(WASHINGTON) -- With Trump administration members sending mixed messages on the status of trade negotiations with China, lawmakers are urging the White House to clarify its position and to keep the pressure on the Chinese to stop them from stealing i... Read More

Hunter charged with federal crimes for allegedly leading illegal elephant hunts

(DENVER) -- A South African man is facing federal charges for his role in allegedly helping a Colorado hunter illegally kill endangered elephants in Zimbabwe and offering similar services to an undercover federal agent, according to an indictment uns... Read More

Ebola vaccination campaigns begin in Congo as many remain unfazed

(KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo) -- As a vaccination campaign to prevent the spread of Ebola has started today in the Democratic Republic of Congo, most of the country is continuing with its daily lives, unafraid.

The latest outbre... Read More

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle smile next to beaming Prince George, Princess Charlotte in official wedding photos

(WINDSOR, England) -- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s joy on their wedding day is captured in the official wedding photographs released today by Kensington Palace.

Harry and Meghan, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, posed in one p... Read More