Wave of massacres signals new chapter in Colombia…

A spike in massacres in rural areas of Colombia is signaling a new chapter in the country’s long history of bloodshed

Wisconsin sounds alarm over COVID-19 cases

[NFA] There's a new state of public health emergency in Wisconsin as cases spike among 18-24 year-old's - in a week where the number of cases reaches 7 million across the U.S. Caroline Malone reports.

Belarus Leader Sworn In During Secret Ceremony

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko's inauguration ceremony Wednesday was more like a surprise party than the usual grand occasion—and his countrymen were the ones getting the surprise. After more than a month of massive protests over August's disputed election, Lukashenko was sworn in for a sixth term Wednesday in a...

Lebanon asks world's help 'trying to rise from…

Lebanon’s president is calling for the international community’s support to rebuild the country’s main port and destroyed neighborhoods after last month’s catastrophic explosion that decimated the facility

Powell: Congress, Fed need to 'stay with' aid

In his second trip to Capitol Hill this week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers that assistance from the Fed and Congress are needed to bolster the economic recovery.

380 Whales Dead in One of World's Worst Strandings

There's more bad news from Tasmania, Australia, where 380 whales have now died in one of the largest strandings ever recorded, reports the BBC . Hundreds of long-finned pilot whales have been found stranded on sand bars in a few areas off the island's west coast since Monday. An initial count...

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Madrid wants military help, more doctors to fight…

Authorities in Madrid want to enlist more doctors and get urgent help from Spain’s military and police to fight a second wave of coronavirus infections

'My heart breaks' for Breonna Taylor -Kentucky AG

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's voice broke with emotion during a press conference on Wednesday while discussing the grand jury decision to indict one of three white police officers involved in the March killing of Breonna Taylor, saying, "I understand that as a Black man how painful this is."

After 32 Days, Navalny Walks Free

Alexei Navalny has finally left the Berlin hospital where he was treated for suspected Novichok poisoning. The Russian opposition leader was discharged on Tuesday, a few days after he posted a photo of himself walking in Charité Hospital . The hospital said his condition "has improved sufficiently for him to be...

First stone laid at Dutch Holocaust Memorial in…

A friend of World War II Jewish diarist Anne Frank has laid the first stone at a new memorial under construction in Amsterdam to honor all Dutch victims of the Holocaust

Mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at U.S. Supreme…

[NFA] Mourners quietly filed past the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's flag-draped coffin outside the white marble court building on Wednesday as the United States began three days of tributes to the liberal icon. Freddie Joyner has more

Report: CIA Believes Putin Is Directing Election…

The CIA believes Russia is once again trying to interfere in the presidential election—with Vladimir Putin personally directing the effort, according to a top-secret assessment distributed to lawmakers. Sources tell the Washington Post that the agency has concluded that Putin is likely directing operations to damage Joe Biden and...

Germany: 8 more charged in Volkswagen diesel…

German prosecutors say they have filed charges against eight more Volkswagen employees accused of involvement in the company’s diesel scandal, which saw it sell cars fitted with software that let them cheat on emissions tests

The "no matter what" stocks: advisor

Pence Wealth Management's Dryden Pence picks four stocks of companies he says will do well "no matter what" happens in the presidential elections.

Trump to UN: Blame China for the 'Plague'

This year's United Nations General Assembly meeting is being held virtually, with leaders delivering pre-recorded messages—and President Trump used his to slam the nation where the pandemic began. "We must hold accountable the nation which unleashed this plague on to the world—China," he said Tuesday, per the BBC...

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France wants to require fathers to take parental…

France’s president wants to expand paternity leave to one month — and require fathers to take time off with their newborns

How a Trump pick could shift SCOTUS on abortion

[NFA] With President Donald Trump poised to nominate a U.S. Supreme Court justice to fill the vacancy created by the death of liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new 6-3 conservative majority could be emboldened to roll back abortion rights. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

At 'Perilous Turning Point,' UK Gets Stricter

New coronavirus restrictions are in place across the UK, which is facing "a perilous turning point," Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday. In England, people are asked to again work from home, indoor team sports have been banned, and all bars and restaurants must close by 10pm, reports the BBC...

Finland deploys coronavirus-sniffing dogs at main…

Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that could become a cost-friendly way to identify infected travelers

Dr. Fauci to Sen. Paul: 'You are not listening...'

At a Senate hearing on the U.S. response to the coronavirus Wednesday (Sept. 23), infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci pushed back at Republican Senator Rand Paul's claim that social distancing measures did little to prevent deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S.

Rescuers Rush to Save Hundreds of Stranded Whales

At least 90 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding off of Australia, and crews are racing to save another 180 from the same fate. The whales were found Monday at three sites off the west coast of the island state of Tasmania, which also saw the stranding of...

French defense chief misled nation on troops…

France’s defense minister has admitted to misleading the nation about virus protections for air force personnel who evacuated French citizens from the hard-hit Chinese city of Wuhan in January

Young, undocumented, and getting out the vote

Twenty-four year-old Maria Jose Rodriguez's immigration status means she can't vote in November's election, but that hasn't stopped her from mobilizing and advocating in her community. Libby Hogan reports.

Scenes From China's New Propaganda Clip May Look…

A new Hollywood-style video from China's armed forces showing a simulation of an attack on a US military base maybe got a little too Hollywood. Entitled "The god of war H-6K goes on the attack!," the two-minute-plus footage released on Chinese social media by the People's Liberation Army's air force...

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Paris police briefly evacuate Eiffel Tower after…

Paris police briefly evacuated the Eiffel Tower and blockaded the surrounding area after a phone-in bomb threat

Biomimetic prosthesis Hannes acts like human hand

Researchers in Italy have developed a new biomimetic prosthetic hand that is able to restore over 90% of functionality to people with upper-limb amputations.

Recuperating Navalny Makes New Demand

Now that he's out of a coma and recovering , Alexei Navalny is back to making demands of Russia: This time, the opposition leader wants his clothes back. "Before they allowed for me to be taken to Germany, they took off all my clothes and sent me completely naked," Navalny wrote...