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Clewiston Mayor James Pittman read a proclamation during the Sept. 16 ... more
Fishing for krill is banned in U.S. waters due to concerns it could impact whales, seals and other animals that feed on the shrimp-like creatures. But such fishing has been taking place for decades … more
In Muslim communities across the world, worshippers gathered at mosques for their first Friday prayers since Hamas militants attacked Israel, igniting the latest Israel-Palestinian war. In Indonesia, … more
People searched for victims after an earthquake killed and injured thousands in Afghanistan’s Herat province, supporters of Israel embraced near the Israeli Consulate in New York during a … more
A new study finds that four dozen Antarctic ice shelves have shrunk by at least 30% since 1997 and 28 of those have lost more than half of their ice in that time. These are the crucial … more
A Palestinian mother kneels beside the body of her dead son. Israelis crouch beside stone walls to shield themselves from rockets. As Israelis and Palestinians endured a fifth day of bloodshed … more
Buildings turned to rubble. Body bags in the streets. Wailing sirens and shrieking rockets. As generations of Israeli-Palestinian conflict bubbled into a fourth day of war Tuesday, there were … more
A horrific series of attacks that stunned the world and the deadly round-the-clock response that has raised fears of broader violence in the Middle East. This photo gallery highlights some of the … more
In Israel, a frightened woman runs down the street cradling a young girl in her arms as a car behind her is engulfed in a ball of flames from an unprecedented surprise attack by Hamas militants. … more
Former U.S. President Donald Trump attended the start of his civil business fraud trial in New York, Jewish men took part in priestly blessing during the week-long holiday of Sukkot in Jerusalem’s … more
Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2023 U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is ousted, former President Donald Trump is back in court, and a suspect is charged in the fatal drive-by shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur … more
In the pope’s homeland of Argentina, Catholics have been renouncing the faith and joining the growing ranks of the religiously unaffiliated. They describe themselves as atheists, agnostics, … more
A new study finds that far more people are in harm's way as they move into high flood zones around the world. And that's adding to an increase in watery disasters from climate change. The study … more
The world’s frogs, salamanders, newts and other amphibians remain in serious trouble. A new global assessment has found that 41% of amphibians that scientists have studied are threatened with … more
Russia says its air defenses shot down 31 Ukrainian drones in a nighttime attack on border regions. The Russian Defense Ministry reported the attack Wednesday. It appears to be Kyiv’s largest … more
The last bus carrying ethnic Armenians from Nagorno-Karabakh has left the region, completing a weeklong grueling exodus in which more than 80% of its residents have fled after Azerbaijan reclaimed … more
In the middle of a military base outside Mexico City, an army colonel runs what he calls a kindergarten for dogs. Puppies that one day will become rescue dogs, or sniffer dogs for drugs or … more
In pockets of Europe's Alpine mountains, glaciers are abundant enough that ski resorts operate above the snow and ice. Ski lifts, resorts, cabins and huts dot the landscape — and have done so … more
A group walked to the Jamtalferner Glacier in Austria. A deadly fire raced through a wedding hall in Iraq. Fencers competed at the Asian Games in China. And an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu god … more
More than half the population of Nagorno-Karabakh has fled the breakaway region recently reclaimed by Azerbaijan, creating a mass exodus of ethnic Armenians. The migration began Sunday. By … more
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