US-China military relations sour days after Trump administration imposes sanctions

(WASHINGTON) -- The status of U.S. and Chinese military relations appears to be deteriorating less than one week after the Trump administration imposed sanctions on Beijing for its purchase of Russian... Read More

Controversial performance artist Marina Abramovic hit over the head at book signing

(FLORENCE, Italy) --  A controversial performance artist was attacked Sept. 23 at a book signing in Florence, Italy.

Marina Abramovic was meeting fans at the opening of a retrospective exhibition of her work when another artist smashe... Read More

Global landmarks are turning off half their lights for gender equality

(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of iconic landmarks in cities around the world will turn off half their lights throughout this week to raise awareness for the importance of global gender equality and illustrate the power that is lost when the world excludes hal... Read More

Trump administration declines to label Rohingya slaughter 'genocide' in new report

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. is not declaring Myanmar's violent campaign against the Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority long persecuted in the country's northwest, to be "genocide" in a new fact-finding report.

The decision comes one month after... Read More

Teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea on a floating fish trap

(OSAKA, Japan) -- An Indonesian teenager has been rescued after 49 days lost at sea on a floating fish trap.

Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, was living on and operating the fish trap, known locally as a rompong, when the rope anchoring the vessel ... Read More

Trump preparing for 2nd summit with Kim despite little nuclear progress

(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump is preparing for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, he said on Monday while meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

While critics have warned against holding another meetin... Read More

American diplomat found dead in Madagascar

(WASHINGTON) -- Authorities arrested a suspect after finding a U.S. diplomat in Madagascar dead in his home late Friday night, the State Department confirmed Tuesday.

U.S. and Madagascar officials are both conducting investigations into th... Read More

Dozens of distressed migrants in limbo after Panama withdraws rescue ship's registration at sea

(ROME) -- Dozens of distressed survivors aboard a migrant rescue ship in the deadly Mediterranean Sea were in limbo after Panama withdrew the vessel’s registration amid Italian complaints about such ships that one official has called a “t... Read More

Teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea on a floating fish trap

(OSAKA, Japan) -- An Indonesian teenager has been rescued after 49 days lost at sea on a floating fish trap.

Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, was living on and operating the fish trap, known locally as a rompong, when the rope anchoring the vessel ... Read More

Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic, Alexey Navalny, is let out of a Russian jail, then arrested again

(MOSCOW) -- Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, was released from jail and then immediately arrested again on charges of calling for unsanctioned protests.

Navalny was met by police officers at the door of a M... Read More

American tourist severely injured in shark attack while spearfishing in the Bahamas

(ABACO ISLAND, Bahamas) -- An American tourist suffered a severe injury when she was attacked by a shark while spearfishing in the Bahamas Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.

The unnamed Massachusetts native had “severe trau... Read More