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New York City, August 16, 2017
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:31

★★★★ A woman in a bikini didn’t wait for the morning sun to reach the couches or lounges on her building’s roofdeck, but sat up in...

Atlantic tropical depression could grow into Hurricane Harvey
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:20

A low pressure system east of the Caribbean has the potential to grow into Hurricane Harvey, though it is unlikely to threaten the United States. Wor...

Van runs into pedestrians in Barcelona street; dead and injured reported
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:18

A van struck a crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas tourist area on Thursday -- killing one and injuring several people, police said. Top News -

Man falls from 17-story crane at LA port after police chase
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:18

L.A. police said Thursday a fleeing fugitive fell from a crane and died after stealing a car, leading them on a high-speed chase and starting a long s...

"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Is About Vampire Love
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:17

“But with ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ I was trying to come up with a love song and I remembered I actually wrote that to be a vamp...

Report: North Korea cracks down on Pyongyang population growth
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:22

North Korean authorities want to decrease the number of residents living in Pyongyang, the country's showcase capital city, according to sources in th...

Richard Branson says universal basic income 'important' as tech reduces jobs
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:27

Richard Branson said universal basic income might be a valid method of dealing with the advent of technology reducing the overall number of jobs for w...

New York City, August 15, 2017
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:38

★★ What the morning lacked in brightness it made up for by the intensity of the smells on the damp air. A light but increasing rain fell on the sh...

Expert: Guam image in Kim Jong Un photo from 6 years ago
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:38

A satellite image of Guam seen in a recent photograph of Kim Jong Un may have been taken six years ago, Voice of America reported. World News - UPI.c...

Duterte calls police killing of 32 in Philippines drug raids 'good'
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:17

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte described the killing of 32 people in drug raids as "good. World News -

Ecuador navy arrests Chinese crew for fishing 'thousands' of sharks in Galapagos
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:23

The Ecuadorian navy arrested a Chinese fishing crew for allegedly fishing thousands of sharks in the Galapagos Marine Reserve, an area where fishing i...

Melbourne named world's most livable city again in report
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:29

Melbourne, Australia, was named the world's most livable city for the seventh year in a row. Top News -

What Is A Normal Thing To Say During The Solar Eclipse?
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:23

Did you know there’s going to be a solar eclipse on Monday? Very cool. I am lucky enough to live in a state in which it’s possible to drive a coup...

Ninety-Eight Years of Fallen Women
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:22

“For what am I to myself without You, but a guide to my own downfall?” —St. Augustine, Confessions If you’ve been to the Union Square Barnes a...

Facebook, Instagram unveil redesigns to improve readability
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:20

Social media platforms Facebook and Instagram have unveiled redesigns aimed to improve readability, ease navigation and unburden users trying to post ...

Iraqi jets bomb Islamic State stronghold ahead of ground assault
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:19

Iraqi warplanes bombed Tal Afar -- the Islamic State's last stronghold in northern Iraq -- in preparation for a ground assault, defense officials said...

South Korean President Moon: We will prevent war 'at all cost'
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:20

President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday reaffirmed his commitment to leading diplomatic efforts to solve the latest security crisis facing the Korean Peninsu...

Thai activist sent to prison for sharing news article about king on Facebook
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:27

A Thai student activist has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for sharing an unflattering news article about the Thai king on Facebook....

New York City, August 14, 2017
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:17

★★★ Dark clouds hung under lighter clouds and the black shapes of birds crossed below them all. The air was still and the ambient temperature se...

Marine Corps requests 50,000 more M27 Infantry Automatic Rifles
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:27

The Marine Corps is requesting 50,000 M27 Infantry Automatic Rifles to replace the M4 carbine that infantry and other units currently use. Top News ...

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