Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Official: Nearly 1K homes destroyed in Colorado wildfire

A Colorado official says nearly 1,000 homes were destroyed, hundreds more were damaged, and that three people ar...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
All 3 men charged in Arbery's death convicted of murder

Jurors on Wednesday convicted the three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was chased and fatally shot while running through ...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Facebook Inc. rebrands as Meta to stress 'metaverse' plan

An embattled Facebook Inc. is changing its name to Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short, to reflect what CEO Mark Zuckerberg says is its commitment to deve...

Updated 3 months ago
Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Updated 4 months ago
Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error

The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that an internal review...

Updated 4 months ago
Crowds gather to protest Biden's Idaho visit

More than 1,000 protesters gathered in Boise, Idaho, on Monday morning ahead of a visit by President Joe Biden to express their displeasure about his coronav...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Scores of Westerners, including Americans, fly out of Kabul

Some 200 foreigners, including Americans, left Afghanistan on a commercial flight out of Kabul on Thursday, the first such large-scale departure since U.S. a...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Surviving 9/11 was 'just the first piece of the journey'

Trapped deep in the wreckage of the World Trade Center, Will Jimeno lived through the unthinkable. Twenty years later, he's still living with it.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
High court divides 5-4 to leave Texas abortion law in place

A deeply divided Supreme Court is allowing a Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in force, for now stripping most women of the right to an abortion ...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
US says drone kills IS bombers targeting Kabul airport

A U.S. drone strike blew up a vehicle carrying "multiple suicide bombers" from Afghanistan's Islamic State affiliate on Sunday before they could attack the o...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Biden promises more strikes on Afghanistan extremist group

President Joe Biden vowed Saturday to keep up airstrikes against the Islamic extremist group whose suicide bombing at the Kabul airport killed scores of Afgh...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Hurricane Ida strengthens, Louisiana braces for severe blow

Forecasters warned residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast to rush preparations Saturday ahead of an intensifying Hurricane Ida, which is expected ...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Taliban largely seal off Kabul airport as airlift winds down

American forces working under heightened security and the threat of another terror attack pressed ahead with the evacuation from Kabul's airport Friday, the ...

Updated 5 months ago
7 reported dead amid chaos at Kabul airport as desperate Afghans try to flee

Wrenching scenes unfolded Monday at Kabul's airport as thousands of Afghans tried to flee the Taliban takeover of the country, clambering over barriers, thro...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns over sexual harassment

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation Tuesday over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed na...