TRUMP'S ENVOY CLOSE TO BRAZIL'S LEADER - SOME SAY TOO CLOSE

At a time of tightening U.S.-Brazil relations, a diplomatic dilemma of sorts has emerged for the American ambassador: how much to embrace...

AP PHOTOS: BEIRUT IMAGES SHOW SHATTERED, DUST-COVERED CITY

The aftermath of a massive explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut shows a shattered city covered in dust and debris. The blast...

 
 
 

FRENCH INTELLIGENCE AGENTS CHARGED IN ALLEGED MURDER PLOT

The Paris prosecutor's office says it has filed preliminary attempted murder charges against two agents from France's foreign intelligence...

COLOMBIA'S LONG VIRUS LOCKDOWN FUELS ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Like most of the world, Colombia shut down in March as coronavirus cases began trickling into the South American country

 
 
 

TURKEY SENDS RESCUE AND MEDICAL TEAMS AFTER BEIRUT EXPLOSION

Turkey is sending search and rescue teams along with emergency medical personnel to aid Lebanon in the aftermath of a devastating explosion...

UKRAINE'S LEADER ASKS BELARUS TO TRANSFER DETAINED RUSSIANS

Ukraine's president has asked the leader of Belarus to hand over some Russian security contractors detained on terrorism charges who...

 
 
 

TURKEY ANNOUNCES INSPECTIONS, MEASURES TO CURB COVID-19 RISE

Turkey's interior ministry has announced new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 as daily confirmed cases have peaked back above...

A SHATTERED BEIRUT EMERGES FROM THE RUBBLE STUNNED, WOUNDED

Residents of Beirut -stunned, sleepless and stoic - emerged from the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion searching for missing relatives,...

 
 
 

AMSTERDAM, ROTTERDAM ORDER USE OF MASKS IN BUSY STREETS

The Netherlands' two most populous cities have begun ordering people to wear face masks in busy streets

SUSPECT TELLS GERMAN COURT HE FIRED FATAL SHOT AT POLITICIAN

A far-right extremist on trial for the murder of a regional politician whose death shocked Germany last year has acknowledged in court...

 
 
 

EGYPT, SUDAN SUSPEND TALKS WITH ETHIOPIA OVER DISPUTED DAM

Egypt and Sudan have suspended talks with Ethiopia after it proposed linking a deal on its newly constructed reservoir and hydroelectric...

HEAVY RAINS POUND N. KOREA, TRIGGERING WORRIES ABOUT DAMAGES

North Korea says torrential rains are lashing the country, prompting outside concern about possible heavy damage in the impoverished...

 
 
 

ANOTHER CRUISE SHIP IN NORWAY STALLED AMID INFECTION FEARS

A cruise ship with 123 passengers on board and a crew of 85 has docked in the Norwegian harbor of Bodoe but no one can disembark after...

FIREWORKS, AMMONIUM NITRATE LIKELY FUELED BEIRUT EXPLOSION

Experts and video footage suggest that fireworks and ammonium nitrate were the fuel that ignited a massive explosion that rocked the...

 
 
 

CITY STREETS DRAIN OF LIFE IN AUSTRALIA'S TOUGHEST LOCKDOWN

Melbourne's usually vibrant downtown streets are draining of signs of life on the eve of Australia's toughest-ever pandemic restrictions...

SOUTH AFRICA SEES DIP IN NEW VIRUS CASES BUT WARNS OF RETURN

South Africa's health minister is reporting decreasing rates of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 but warns that vigilance must continue...

 
 
 

JAPAN'S HONDA SINKS FOR QUARTER AS PANDEMIC CRASHES SALES

Japanese automaker Honda says it sank into the red for the April-June quarter

7 DEAD, 5 INJURED IN MIGRANT CAR CRASH IN NORTHERN GREECE

Greek police say a car believed to be transporting migrants who recently entered the country has crashed into roadworks on a highway,...

 
 
 

VIRUS LOCKDOWN SHUTS KASHMIR YEAR AFTER AUTONOMY IS STRIPPED

Authorities are enforcing security restrictions in many parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on the first anniversary of New Delhi's...

LEBANESE RED CROSS: TOLL FROM BEIRUT BLAST RISES TO 100 DEAD

An official with the Lebanese Red Cross says at least 100 people were killed and more than 4,000 wounded in the massive explosion in...

 
 
 



Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Speakers-including Joe Biden-will no longer be traveling to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, officials say. Organizers, who were already planning a mostly... Read more ...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de Blasio says

New York City is setting up checkpoints at bridges, tunnels and train stations to crack down on visitors from 34 states attempting to elude a statewide mandatory two-week... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

The Cruise Lines International Association announced they are extending the suspension of cruise operations until at least November. Read more ...

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk." Read more ...

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

The Iowa Hawkeyes released their revised 10-game Big Ten Conference football schedule for 2020. Read more ...

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

STORRS, Conn. - UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic, as other schools... Read more ...