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Mysterious blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in south Lebanon

A powerful explosion shook a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, sending thick grey smoke billowing over the village, but the cause...

China calls allegations of NYPD cop acting as a spy 'pure fabrication'

China pushed back on the allegations from U.S. prosecutors that a New York City police officer has been working as a spy for its government, calling the charges...

Chinese tycoon who called Xi Jinping a 'clown' and ripped his coronavirus response gets 18-year sentence

A Chinese real estate mogul who once called President Xi Jinping a “clown” and criticized his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison on...

90 whales dead in mass stranding off Tasmania coast

Ninety out of the estimated 270-pilot-whale pod that became stranded on a sandbar off the remote West Coast of Tasmania have died in one of Australia’s...

UK's Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus prevention measures: 'This is the moment we must act'

CDC updates guidance on coronavirusThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says COVID-19 can spread through the air; Dr. Janette Nesheiwat weighs in...

UK could hit 50,000 coronavirus cases a day as winter approaches: chief scientific adviser

The United Kingdom could hit 50,000 new coronavirus cases per day by mid-October, leading to 200 or more coronavirus deaths a day by mid-November,...

UK medical experts raise nation's COVID-19 alert level, say cases are rising 'rapidly and probably exponentially'

As coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom are rising “rapidly and probably exponentially,” medical experts are raising the nation’s COVID-19 alert level.On Sunday...

Pakistani Christian, jailed for seven years, sentenced to death for refusing to convert to Islam

In the depths of a squalid Pakistani jail cell – kept far from the rest of the inmate population at Lahore's District Prison – a...

Coronavirus pandemic likely 'could have been prevented' if China, WHO acted differently, report says

The coronavirus pandemic likely “could have been prevented” if the Chinese government acted more transparently and the World Health Organization wasn’t “complicit in the spread and normalization” of their...

Fear grows for jailed Qatari royal amid health decline as wife pleads at UN for release

Pressure is mounting over the case of Qatari Sheikh Talal Al Thani – the grandson of the founder of the gas-rich state – after his...

Explosion kills British, Australian WWII bomb specialists in Solomon Islands

Two men working to locate undetonated World War II bombs died in an explosion in the Solomon Islands on Sunday. Stephen "Luke" Atkinson, a...

Indonesian official orders coronavirus victims' graves be dug by people busted without masks

Eight people who allegedly were caught not wearing masks in Indonesia must dig graves meant for people who died from novel coronavirus as...

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Charles Barkley was 'pissed' at Kenny Smith for walking off set as NBA players protested Jacob Blake shooting

Former NBA guard Kenny Smith walked off the “NBA on TNT” set in August in solidarity with players who refused to play in...

Coronavirus update: Which stage is the UK at with the life-saving COVID-19 vaccine?

Priority vaccines will be given to frontline health workers, those with serious disease, the elderly and ethnic minorities.Time will tell who will be...

Working mom's LinkedIn profile goes viral for showing realistic work-life balance during pandemic

Schools struggle to resume in-person classesAn intergovernmental organization warns the COVID pandemic's interruption of childhood education could cost the U.S. economy more than...

First black hole ever photographed 'appears to be wobbling'

The M87* black hole that was famously photographed by astronomers last year appears to be wobbling, a new study claims.As it rotates, 'turbulence'...