Spain rescues 56 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea
Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 56 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean from African to European shores
2 minutes ago - ABC News - 2 articles
Christa McAuliffe's Lost Challenger Lessons to be Taught on Space Station
Two educators turned NASA astronauts will film science lessons aboard the International Space Station that were planned for the late Christa McAuliffe, the first "teacher in...
6 minutes ago - Space
Turkish ski bus accident kills 11, injures 44
Turkish officials say a passenger bus, carrying mostly people going on a skiing trip, crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 people on board and injuring 44 others
22 minutes ago - ABC News - 3 articles
Disabled Students Make Up 75% of Preschool Expulsions As Trump Officials Reportedly Weigh Rollback of Obama Guidelines
If you tell a student "that they are a 'bad' kid, young children do internalize that," a Center for American Progress policy analyst said.
24 minutes ago - Newsweek
A Drone's Eye View Of The World: Hippos, Palm Trees, Motor Scooters
Here are a few of the winners from the 4th International Drone Photography Contest.
26 minutes ago - NPR
Germany's Social Democrats consider opening govt talks
Leaders of Germany's Social Democrats are making their final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on...
54 minutes ago - ABC News - 3 articles
Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 9 held
Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 9 arrested in blow to elephant poaching
1 hour ago - ABC News - 2 articles
Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round; Halep in long-haul win
MELBOURNE, Australia - Angelique Kerber is the only major winner remaining in the Australian Open women's draw after ending Maria Sharapova's comeback tour to Melbourne...
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Myanmar soldiers sentenced for killing Kachin civilians
BANGKOK - A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labour for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state, officials said...
2 hours ago - National Post - 3 articles
China says US warship violated sovereignty near Scarborough
The Chinese government accused the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters when a U.S. guided missile destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea
2 hours ago - ABC News - 4 articles
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Senate Dems block short-term spending bill, government shutdown at midnight...
Senate Democrats appear to have derailed a Republican bill aimed at preventing a federal shutdown set to begin as soon as the calendar flips to Saturday. Friday's late-night...
Government shutdown imminent as Senate fails to pass measure
A government shutdown is imminent after the Senate failed to pass a continuing resolution for funding Friday night.
Tom Petty's Cause of Death: Accidental Overdose
Rolling Stone After months of speculation, a medical examiner has ruled that Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County...
Tom Petty autopsy shows singer died from accidental drug overdose
The autopsy lists the cause of death as “coronary artery atherosclerosis.”
US government shuts down as partisan blame game heats up
WASHINGTON - The federal government has shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday. That has halted all but the most essential operations and marred the one-year anniversary of...
Girl Scouts deliver cute, clever cookie sales pitch
If you're looking to buy some Girl Scout cookies, a pair of sisters in New Hampshire would like you to hear their pitch.
China accuses US of trespassing after warship sailed near disputed shoal
BEIJING - The Chinese government on Saturday accused the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters when a U.S. guided missile destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal in the...
Top-ranked Halep fends off Davis in marathon Round 3 match
MELBOURNE, Australia - Top-ranked Simona Halep saved three match points and finally fended off Lauren Davis 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 in a 3-hour, 45-minute marathon Saturday to reach...
Thai police arrest suspected wildlife trafficking boss
BANGKOK - Thai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal trade for over a decade, officials said Saturday...
13 ways to keep your pets warm this winter
These items will help make winter walks way easier to manage, for you *and* your pup!