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Boeing's newest 737 jetliner takes maiden flight

BOEING'S NEWEST 737 JETLINER TAKES MAIDEN FLIGHT

Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max jetliner made its first test flight Friday, taking off near Seattle for an expected two-hour...

Body camera shows violence against cops on Jan. 6

BODY CAMERA SHOWS VIOLENCE AGAINST COPS ON JAN. 6

A body-worn camera video released by a court shows a Marine Corps veteran and former New York City cop charging at a police officer...

 
 
 
Nevada bets on cash prizes to boost vaccinations

NEVADA BETS ON CASH PRIZES TO BOOST VACCINATIONS

A new kind of jackpot is coming to Nevada, the governor said Thursday, but only for state residents who have gotten at least one dose...

Rita Moreno Apologizes for Dismissing Criticism of ‘In the Heights' Colorism

RITA MORENO APOLOGIZES FOR DISMISSING CRITICISM OF ‘IN THE HEIGHTS' COLORISM

 
 
 
UN re-elects Antonio Guterres as secretary-general

UN RE-ELECTS ANTONIO GUTERRES AS SECRETARY-GENERAL

The U.N. General Assembly unanimously elected Antonio Guterres to a second term as secretary-general on Friday, giving him another...

Miss. dad gives daughter lifesaving organ donation

MISS. DAD GIVES DAUGHTER LIFESAVING ORGAN DONATION

Sitting poolside in the shade of a patio with his wife and two daughters, Rhett Shaffette says he's already received the best gift...

 
 
 
Senators unify to alter US military justice system

SENATORS UNIFY TO ALTER US MILITARY JUSTICE SYSTEM

Momentum is building on Capitol Hill behind a proposal to change the military justice system by shifting prosecution decisions on sexual...

50 Million Americans Hit by ‘Record-Breaking' Heat Wave

50 MILLION AMERICANS HIT BY ‘RECORD-BREAKING' HEAT WAVE

A “dangerous” heat wave is hitting the western United States

 
 
 
Watch Now: Shortage of hospitality workers

WATCH NOW: SHORTAGE OF HOSPITALITY WORKERS

The pandemic has brought the hospitality industry to its knees and now a new blow, no workers. There is a serious labor shortage across...

1967: Ronald Reagan becomes the governor of California

1967: RONALD REAGAN BECOMES THE GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA

The former actor and entertainer ran on promises to “send the welfare bums back to work” and clean up anti-war student protests. He...

 
 
 
Juneteenth holiday bill sent to Biden's desk

JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY BILL SENT TO BIDEN'S DESK

The United States has a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. President Joe Biden signed into law on Thursday a bill...

Juneteenth activist to young people: Keep fighting

JUNETEENTH ACTIVIST TO YOUNG PEOPLE: KEEP FIGHTING

As the U.S. readies for the addition of Juneteenth, or June 19, as a new federal holiday, activist Opal Lee has much to celebrate.

 
 
 
Yellen testifies on Biden's budget and inflation

YELLEN TESTIFIES ON BIDEN'S BUDGET AND INFLATION

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies to House Ways and Means Committee on the Biden administration's Proposed Fiscal Year 2022...

California sea lion born at New York Aquarium

CALIFORNIA SEA LION BORN AT NEW YORK AQUARIUM

Visitors to the New York Aquarium experienced an unusual surprise on Memorial Day when a new member of the sea lion family arrived...

 
 
 
Georgia spaceport nears FAA approval after 9 years

GEORGIA SPACEPORT NEARS FAA APPROVAL AFTER 9 YEARS

After nine years of planning and $10 million invested by local taxpayers, county officials in Georgia's coastal southeast corner came...

Mich. gov. wants 'hero pay' for essential workers

MICH. GOV. WANTS 'HERO PAY' FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she wants to see Michigan's frontline and essential workers earn "hero pay."

 
 
 
High court throws out third 'Obamacare' challenge

HIGH COURT THROWS OUT THIRD 'OBAMACARE' CHALLENGE

The Supreme Court dismissed a major challenge to the Obama-era health care law on Thursday, turning aside an effort by Republican-led...

Pelosi: SCOTUS ACA decision is a landmark victory

PELOSI: SCOTUS ACA DECISION IS A LANDMARK VICTORY

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she is "happy" after the Supreme Court dismissed a major challenge to the Obama era health care law...

 
 
 
Juneteenth Holiday bill on way to Biden's desk

JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY BILL ON WAY TO BIDEN'S DESK

The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign into...

1991: Clarence Thomas is confirmed to the Supreme Court

1991: CLARENCE THOMAS IS CONFIRMED TO THE SUPREME COURT

The Republican judge is currently the longest-serving Supreme Court judge currently working, and is generally regarded as one of the...

 
 
 



Milkha Singh, India's 'Flying Sikh' ace runner, dies at 91

Milkha Singh, India's 'Flying Sikh' ace runner, dies at 91

NEW DELHI - Milkha Singh, one of India's first sport superstars and ace sprinter who overcame a childhood tragedy to become the country's most celebrated athlete, has died. He... Read more ...

Will Ethiopia's elections be free and fair?

The Stream also looks at COVID's Delta variant and the mysterious 'Havana syndrome'. Read more ...

Mets' Albert Almora Jr. set to return after grisly fence crash

Mets' Albert Almora Jr. set to return after grisly fence crash

At various points after crashing into the center-field fence at Citi Field last month, Albert Almora Jr. both feared for the worst and expected a quick return. Five weeks after... Read more ...

Polarized by war, Armenia votes Sunday in an early election

Armenians head to polls Sunday for an early parliamentary election stemming from a political crisis that has engulfed the country in the aftermath of the last year's fighting... Read more ...

Iran Elections: Looks Like a Win for Hard-Line Judiciary Chief

Iran Elections: Looks Like a Win for Hard-Line Judiciary Chief

The moderate candidate in Iran's presidential election has conceded he lost to the country's hard-line judiciary chief, the AP reports. Former Central Bank chief Abdolnasser... Read more ...

Chinese digital yuan now available at over 3,000 ATMs in Beijing

Chinese digital yuan now available at over 3,000 ATMs in Beijing

The Industrial and Commerce Bank of China has enabled a feature allowing users to convert their digital yuan to cash at over 3,000 automated teller machine locations in... Read more ...

People prepare to evacuate as more orders are issued for the Willow Fire

People prepare to evacuate as more orders are issued for the Willow Fire

The US Forest Service said shifting winds Friday evening changed the fire's direction. As of 10:00 pm Friday night, the fire was burning in the direction of the Tassajara Zen... Read more ...

Iran Election: Ebrahim Raisi Is Headed to Presidency as Rivals Concede

Rival candidates conceded the election to Mr. Raisi, Iran's judiciary chief, a close ally of the supreme leader who has a record of grave human rights violations. Read more ...

Iran election 2021: Raisi's rivals concede as results awaited

Conservative judiciary head Raisi, who is believed to have won by big margin, is yet to be officially announced winner. Read more ...

Iran's Rouhani & rival candidates offer their congratulations as Khamenei...

Iran's Rouhani & rival candidates offer their congratulations as Khamenei ally Raisi poised to win presidential contest

Candidates in Iran's presidential election have conceded the race to hardliner Ebrahim Raisi. Outgoing President Hassan Rouhani has also issued his congratulations, although... Read more ...