PORTLAND, Maine—An aquarium and an engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect whales by monitoring them from space.
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PERTH, Australia—Thousands of tourists fled Australia's wildfire-ravaged eastern coast today ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people trapped on the shore further south.
NASHVILLE—A man who may have been dreaming of a “green” Christmas found himself inside the gray walls of a Tennessee jail.
According to court documents, state police caught Somphone Temmeraj, 57, with more than 80 pounds (36 kilograms) of marijuana disguised as Christmas gifts at Nashville International Airport earlier this week, news outlets reported.
By Mary Clare Jalonick,
Laurie Kellman and Zeke Miller
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON—The top Senate Republican today denounced the “most unfair" House impeachment of President Donald Trump and reassured Trump and his supporters that "moments like this are why the United States Senate exists.”
Berlin police say someone has dug up the grave of a top Nazi leader buried anonymously in the heart of the German capital but appears to have left his bones undisturbed.
Police spokeswoman Heidi Vogt told the B.Z. newspaper that a worker at the Invalidenfriedhof cemetery discovered last Thursday morning that the grave of Reinhard Heydrich had been dug up.
BASTOGNE, Belgium—Side by side, the Allies and former enemy Germany together marked the 75th anniversary of one of the most important battles in World War II-the Battle of the Bulge, which stopped Adolf Hitler's last-ditch offensive to turn the tide of the war.
JERUSALEM—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's challenger for the post of ruling Likud party leader is picking up more endorsements ahead of the official launch of his primary campaign today.
NEW YORK—Stocks moved higher in midday trading on Wall Street today as investors jumped on a statement from President Donald Trump that the U.S. is getting close to a “big deal” with China.
WASHINGTON — The Defence Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job.
WASHINGTON—The Defence Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job.