ORAEFI, Iceland — At the summit of one of Iceland’s most dangerous volcanoes, a 72-foot (22-meter) depression in the snow is the only visible sign of an alarming development.
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HOUSTON—J.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts while Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it picked up the pieces from the devastating storm.
Last night, the two were honoured by Sports Illustrated when they were given the magazine's prestigious Sportsperson of the Year award.
MOSCOW — Russia’s Justice Ministry on Tuesday listed Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty as foreign agents, a move that could see them lose their reporting credentials in the Russian parliament.
The announcement comes amid an escalating tit-for-tat between Russia and the U.S. over government-funded media outlets.
WASHINGTON — It’s not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
HONG KONG — The crew of a Cathay Pacific flight saw what it believes was North Korea’s latest missile test last week, the second airline to report sighting it.
Cathay said Monday that the flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong reported witnessing the apparent re-entry of the ICBM that North Korea launched before dawn Wednesday.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched a massive combined air force exercise. The war games come a week after North Korea test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an ICBM that may be able to target the eastern seaboard of the United States.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Two days after North Korea test-launched its most powerful missile to date, a clearer picture is emerging of Pyongyang’s impressive technological achievement ‚Äî and what still remains before it can legitimately threaten the continental United States.
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Pope Francis arrived Thursday in Bangladesh for the second leg of his six-day trip to Asia with the Rohingya crisis looming large.
RENO, Nev.—More than 500 black bears have returned to parts of their historic range in the Great Basin of Nevada, where the species disappeared about 80 years ago, scientists say.
A new study says genetic testing confirms the bears are making their way east from the Sierra ranges north and south of Lake Tahoe along the California line.
NEW YORK—Jay-Z is the leader of the 2018 Grammy Award nominations in a year where the top four categories are heavily-dominated by rap and R&B artists, giving the often overlooked genres a strong chance of winning big.
The Recording Academy announced today that Jay-Z is nominated for eight honours, including album, song, and record of the year.