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A five-hour police delay in alerting the public that the California dance hall killer was on the run is throwing a spotlight on the nation's flawed, patchwork system for warnings of mass shooters at … more
Jacinda Ardern has made her final public appearance as New Zealand’s prime minister, saying the thing she would miss most was the people, because they had been the “joy of the job.” She has … more
In the wake of intense pressure from its allies, Germany appears to be inching toward approving deliveries of high-tech Leopard 2 main battle tanks that Ukraine and its biggest Western backers hope … more
The pioneering Black performer Josephine Baker -- who left the United States to find global fame in Paris in the 1920s --  was Dior’s muse for an old school spring couture collection of archetypal … more
Music streaming service Spotify says it’s cutting 6% of its workforce, becoming yet another tech company resorting to layoffs as the economic outlook worsens. CEO Daniel Ek announced the … more
The speaker of the lower house of Russia's parliament has warned that countries supplying Ukraine with more powerful weapons risk their own destruction. The message follows Ukraine's supporters … more
One of Haiti’s nearly 200 gangs ambushed a police unit, sending gunfire echoing through the streets in an unexpected area — a mansion-lined stretch of the country’s capital, Port-Au-Prince. The … more
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired a key Cabinet ally, heeding a Supreme Court ruling commanding him to do so and deepening a rift over the power of the courts. Netanyahu announced … more
This past week has been an especially tragic one for Ukraine. A barrage of Russian missiles struck an apartment complex in the southeastern city of Dnipro on Jan. 14, and the death toll from that … more
People across China are ringing in the Lunar New Year with large family gatherings and crowds visiting temples after the government lifted its strict “zero-COVID” policy, marking the biggest … more
Peru has indefinitely shut its iconic tourist site Machu Picchu in the latest sign that anti-government protests are increasingly engulfing the South American country. The Culture Ministry said … more
Buckingham Palace plans a weekend of community events and voluntarism to mark the coronation of King Charles III. It is looking to highlight the monarchy’s links to the nation when Britain crowns a … more
Brazil's president has fired the army chief amid concerns over threats to the country’s democracy following the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters. The official website of the … more
The Serbian mother of a Massachusetts woman who has been missing since New Year’s Day and whose husband is charged with murder will ask the United States for official information about her … more
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has held an emotional meeting with the families of people who died in a helicopter crash earlier this week. Zelenskyy spoke with family members of seven of … more
Tons of waste dumped in poorly regulated riverside landfills or directly into the waterways that flow across three countries end up accumulating in the Drina River in eastern Bosnia during wet … more
Germany has become one of Ukraine’s leading weapons suppliers in the 11 months since Russia’s invasion, but Chancellor Olaf Scholz also has gained a reputation for hesitating to take each new … more
Burkina Faso's state broadcaster says dozens of women and children abducted by Islamic extremists earlier this month are now free. In a report late Friday, national television channel RTB said that a … more
ROME (AP) — Juventus was hit with a massive 15-point penalty for false accounting Friday following an appeal hearing at the Italian soccer federation. The punishment could eliminate the … more
The Church of England has formally has apologized for its treatment of the LGBTQ people even as it said that same-sex couples still will not be allowed to marry in its churches. The apology from the … more
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