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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
A NASA astronaut and two Russians are back on Earth after being stuck in space for just over a year. The trio landed in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, descending in a Soyuz capsule that was rushed up as a … more
More Americans believe they've personally felt the impact of climate change because of recent extreme weather, including a summer that brought dangerous heat for much of the United States. That's … more
More research is showing that we carry genes from other kinds of ancient humans, and their DNA affects our lives today. DNA research has found that our Homo sapiens ancestors mated with Neanderthals … more
The science of human evolution has made big leaps in recent years, and it’s painting a new picture of our origins. We’re closer than ever to our extinct cousins like the Neanderthals, thanks to … more
Palestinian health officials say two Palestinians have been killed during an Israeli military raid in the northern West Bank. The raid occurred in the Nour Shams refugee camp early Sunday. Israel … more
The shocking allegation that India may have been behind the assassination of a Sikh separatist leader in Canada is shining the light on various layers of activism as well as diverse views on a … more
A month after Yevgeny Prigozhin was killed in a suspicious plane crash, the Kremlin seems to be succeeding in keeping the demise of the profane and outspoken Wagner chief as low-key as possible. What … more
JAMTALFERNER GLACIER, Austria (AP) — High up on an Alpine ridge beneath a ceiling of ice, water drips from above into a cave formed by the slowly shrinking Jamtalferner glacier. In just a few … more
A street dog walks in front of the presidential escort regiment during a military parade in Chile. Migrants rush to the U.S.-Mexico border and overwhelm border services. Formula One driver Sergio … more
Talks have opened between representatives from Nagorno-Karabakh and the Azerbaijan government after Azerbaijan claimed full control of the breakaway region. The Azerbaijan State News agency says a … more
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