World War Z

Key dates since the start of the 2001 war in Afghanistan and efforts to broker peace

1 minute ago   |   National Post   |   5 articles

KABUL - An Afghan grand assembly, known as the Loya Jirga, on Sunday approved the release of 400 "hard-core" Taliban prisoners, a decision endorsed by President Ashraf Ghani...
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Surviving Nagasaki showed me why nukes shouldn't exist. Why hasn't the world learned?

15 minutes ago   |   NBC News

People like me learned first hand the results of using nuclear weapons. A full-scale nuclear war would destroy both the world and humanity as we know it.
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The going gets tough with Bear Grylls & ‘Eco Challenge Fiji'

35 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Make no mistake: Bear Grylls is the real deal. This ex-Special Air Services serviceman turned survival instructor is an apt host for Friday's Amazon series “World's Toughest...
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Reyna Roberts kicks up heels, blazes trails in country music

47 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Reyna Roberts writes pop and rock and hip-hop songs. But Roberts also writes country tunes. And this last genre has generated a lot of attention over the past month. Roberts...
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Creativity rises amid pandemic, and the Huntington dares to ‘Dream'

Creativity rises amid pandemic, and the Huntington dares to ‘Dream'

47 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

A pair of strangers talk books and prognostication in a library. Before the pandemic, the scene might not evoke magic or yearning. Now, it illuminates something many miss...
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A family's $35 billion fortune evaporates in a blink

59 minutes ago   |   Fortune

A lot can happen in two-and-a-half years. In early 2018, Georg Schaeffler became Germany's richest person as shares of Continental AG, the car-part maker in which he and his...
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How to raise kids who love the great outdoors

How to raise kids who love the great outdoors

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

In an era when fresh air is favored, it may be an ideal time to nurture your family's interest in the natural world. Here are five ways to encourage the next generation of...
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Saudi Aramco half-year profits plunge 50% from virus impact

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

Saudi Aramco says its net income plunged by 50% in the first half of the year, offering a revealing glimpse into the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on one of the world's...
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The World's Best Vodka-According To The Ultimate Spirits Challenge

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka is distilled from locally grown Pennsylvania potatoes in a copper pot still using champagne yeast.
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Afghan Meeting Recommends Freeing Taliban Inmates to Push Talks

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   5 articles

Afghanistan's grand national assembly, a gathering of 3,400 influential members of society, recommended releasing Taliban prisoners to clear the final hurdle for direct peace...
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Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Police said Saturday that they arrested 24 people overnight. Read more ...

The Latest: DJ takes third-round lead at PGA Championship

The Latest: DJ takes third-round lead at PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - The latest from the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park: Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

Derrick Lewis eyes No. 1 contender fight after UFC on ESPN+ 32 win, wants to...

Derrick Lewis eyes No. 1 contender fight after UFC on ESPN+ 32 win, wants to cut 15-20 pounds

LAS VEGAS - Derrick Lewis was pleased with his UFC on ESPN+ 32 performance - but he knows there's still work to do. Fan favorite Lewis defeated Aleskei Oleinik via second-round... Read more ...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course)," the NPS added. Read more ...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

He's already served nine years in prison. Read more ...

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons is headed back to the operating room. The 76ers star will undergo surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee, according to multiple reports Saturday. He will... Read more ...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

"If you don't know where your onions are from, don't eat, serve, or sell them or any food prepared with them," the CDC said Friday. Read more ...

PGA Championship 2020 tee times, pairings for Sunday's Round 4

PGA Championship 2020 tee times, pairings for Sunday's Round 4

Sporting News lists the tee times and pairings for Round 4 of the 2020 PGA Championship. Read more ...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Florida

The FBI is now involved in the case of a missing Georgia woman whose toddler was found barefoot, wandering alone in a Florida city two weeks ago. Read more ...