More than 12,000 children were killed and injured in armed conflicts last year a record number with Afghanistan, the Palestinians, Syria and Yemen topping the casualty list, according to a new U.N. report.
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LONDON — A dispute between the ruler of Dubai and his estranged wife will play out over the next two days in a London courtroom amid reports the princess has fled the Gulf emirate.
The case beginning Tuesday in Britain’s High Court pits Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum against Princess Haya, daughter of the late King Hussein of Jordan.
ESPANOLA, N.M.—It'll be one giant leap for chile-kind.
A hybrid version of a New Mexico chile plant has been selected to be grown in space as part of a NASA experiment.
The chile, from Espanola, New Mexico, is tentatively scheduled to be launched to the International Space Station for testing in March 2020, the Albuquerque Journal reports .
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Brooks Koepka knows everyone wanted to see a tight final-round duel with Rory McIlroy.
“That would have been incredible for the fans, for everybody that showed up and I'm sure that's what everybody wanted,” Koepka said.
Too bad Koepka drained all the drama yesterday on the way to his first World Golf Championships title.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Dustin Johnson made it clear. Even though he won the last time the PGA Tour visited TPC Southwind, he's not the defending champion.
That would be Justin Thomas, who is looking to become the first repeat winner at this World Golf Championships event since Tiger Woods took three straight from 2005 and 2007.
Brussels is bracing for Boris and Brexit.
Three decades ago, journalist Boris Johnson wrote stories for London's Daily Telegraph playing up stereotypes about bumbling bureaucrats in the European Union wasting money and tying up U.K. businesses in red tape—articles the European officials deemed to be so false that they coined the word “Euromyth” to describe them.
WASHINGTON—Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported yesterday.
A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for people who have already had a heart attack or stroke and for those diagnosed with heart disease.
America in the summer of 1919 ran red with blood from racial violence, and yet today, 100 years later, not many people know it even happened.
It flowed in small towns like Elaine, Arkansas, in medium-size places such as Annapolis, Maryland, and Syracuse, New York, and in big cities like Washington and Chicago.
WASHINGTON —At first, Tomas Monarrez didn't notice the labels when he went shopping for pots and pans.
'Completely toxin free!" said a big green message on a line of nonstick frying pans in the cookware aisle at a store in the nation's capital.
“No PFOA!" boasted the label on a 12-piece kitchen set. "Will never release any toxic fumes,” another label promised.
CANBERRA, Australia—A fisherman said he is looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written.
Paul Elliot told Australian Broadcasting Corp. that he and his son, Jyah, found the bottle on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia state while fishing.