• Preventing Suicide Feb 13

    ‘There Are Other Options': LGBTQ+ Community Battles Staggering Suicide Rates

    Rebecca Juro remembers keeping her secret as far back as age 5. She felt different compared to other little boys in her suburban New Jersey neighborhood and, without anyone saying it, she understood being different was bad. “I knew my parents would not be excited to hear their son wanted to wear a dress,” she said.

  • Donald Trump Nov 22, 2019

    Iran Internet Slowly Revives; US Sanctions Telecom Minister

    The internet slowly trickled back on in Iran on Friday after a dayslong shutdown by authorities amid protests and unrest that followed government-set gasoline prices sharply rising, as the U.S. sanctioned the country’s prominent telecommunications minister over the outage. A week after the gasoline hike, the loosening of the internet shutdown suggests Iran’s government believes it put down the demonstrations...

  • Facebook Aug 27, 2019

    In the Face of Death, the Party of a Lifetime

    The day he picked to die, Robert Fuller had the party of a lifetime.

  • JUDGE Aug 9, 2019

    Puerto Rico, With 3 Governors in a Week, Considers a 4th

    A day after Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week following angry street protests, top officials from new leader Wanda Vázquez’s own party talked openly Thursday about their desire to see a fourth take over the position. Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz, who played a key role in the successful court challenge to the swearing-in of...

  • Head Jul 18, 2019

    Fed-Up Puerto Ricans March Demanding Governor Resign

    Accompanied by some of Puerto Rico’s most famous performers, thousands of people marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after the leak of online chats that show him making misogynistic slurs and mocking his constituents. The crowd ranged from teenagers to retirees, with some waving the island’s flag printed...

  • Head Jul 18, 2019

    Protests Over Puerto Rico Governor's Scandal Turn Violent

    More than 20 law enforcement officers were injured amid increasingly violent demonstrations in San Juan on Monday night, where protestors called for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.

  • San Francisco Feb 15, 2019

    Jennifer Lopez Got Totally Giddy Over Meeting ‘Fixer Upper's' Joanna Gaines

    Jennifer Lopez revealed on “Ellen” on Wednesday that her boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez, set up a special meeting with “Fixer Upper’s” Joanna Gaines for their 2-year anniversary. See how JLo reacted to the gift!

  • energy Jan 22, 2019

    Disasters Influence Thinking on Climate Change, Poll Finds

    When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new poll. Lately, that means record deadly wildfires in California, rainfall by the foot in Houston when Hurricane Harvey hit and the dome of smog over Salt Lake City that engineer Caleb Gregg steps into when he walks...

  • Twitter Aug 24, 2018

    Another Australian Prime Minister Is Ousted by His Own Party

    Australia’s new Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday promised a stable government at the end of a tumultuous week in which his predecessor was forced out of office, 13 ministers resigned and Parliament was shut down for an afternoon. Disgruntled government lawmakers forced former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull from office on Friday, arguing that most had lost faith in his...

  • ABC Jul 12, 2018

    'This Is Us,' ‘Game of Thrones' and ‘Handmaid's Tale' Among Emmy Nominees

    The 70th Emmy Awards nominees were announced Thursday morning and HBO juggernaut “Game of Thrones” led the way earning a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations, including for best drama series.

  • Facebook Jan 26, 2018

    California Couple's Ordinary Home Held ‘Torture Chamber'

    From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in this Los Angeles suburb with their 12 children.

  • Facebook Jan 26, 2018

    13 Siblings Held Captive Were Likely Coerced to Remain Quiet

    When a 17-year-old girl jumped out a window from the house where her parents allegedly starved and tortured their 13 children, she broke a silence that had likely lasted years.

  • Mexico Jul 18, 2017

    Venezuela Opposition Calls Strike, Trump Threatens ‘Actions'

    Venezuela’s opposition called Monday for a 24-hour nationwide strike to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to drop plans to rewrite the constitution while the United States threatened “strong and swift economic actions” against his socialist administration if it ignores the will of voters in a referendum. President Donald Trump joined other world leaders in urging Maduro to heed Sunday’s symbolic plebiscite...

  • Donald Trump Jul 1, 2017

    For Iranian-Americans, Trump Travel Ban Keeps Families Apart

    Weddings have been moved and family visits delayed. The Trump administration’s travel ban, while a shadow of its original self, has dealt a harsh blow to the Iranian-American community, where family ties run strong and friends and loved ones regularly shuttle between Los Angeles and Tehran. But it isn’t the only immigration hurdle facing the community. Iranians allowed to seek...

  • Donald Trump Apr 12, 2017

    Trump-Backed GOP Candidate Wins Surprisingly Competitive Kansas House Election

    Republicans have held off a surprisingly strong Democratic challenge for a Kansas House seat in the first congressional election since President Donald Trump’s November victory....
    Voters on Tuesday picked state Treasurer Ron Estes to fill the vacancy created when Trump chose former U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo as CIA director....
    Estes held off Democrat James Thompson, a civil rights attorney, to claim the...

  • Miami Nov 28, 2016

    Cubans Pay Homage to Fidel Castro, Prepare for National Mourning Week

    Across a hushed capital, people wept in the streets on Saturday as news of the 90-year-old revolutionary’s death spread. The Cuban government says Castro’s remains will be interred in the eastern city of Santiago which was key to his early life and his revolution. State media say Cubans are invited to pay homage to Castro on Monday and Tuesday by...

  • food Feb 10, 2016

    Elephant Rampages in Indian Town, Smashing Homes

    A wild elephant rampaged through an Indian town on Wednesday, smashing cars and homes and sending panicked people running before the animal was tranquilized to be returned to the forest....
    As the frightened elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and roof tops. Some followed from a distance as the elephant moved...

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