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World News

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Updated 18 hours, 2 minutes ago

Vatican overhauls process for evaluating visions of Mary

The Catholic Church has had a long and controversial history of the faithful claiming to have had visions of the V…

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Afro-Cuban drums, Muslim prayers, Buddhist mantras: Religious diversity blooms in once-atheist Cuba

Critics say Cuba still falls short on religious tolerance.

Updated 2 days, 15 hours ago
Slovakia's populist prime minister shot in assassination attempt, shocking Europe before elections

Five shots were fired outside a cultural center in the town of Handlova

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
Cannes kicks off with Greta Gerwig's jury and a Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep

Filmmakers, Favino said, play the important role of reminding the world of where it can find beauty.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Small, well-built Chinese EV called the Seagull poses a big threat to the US auto industry

The Alliance for American Manufacturing says in a paper that government subsidized Chinese EVs “could end up being an extinction-level event for the U.S. auto …

Updated 6 days, 12 hours ago
America's debt tops $34 trillion, but a commission to address it appears dead in Congress

“No one seems to care,” Manchin said. “It’s a shame, $34.6 trillion in debt. No one cares about it.”

Updated 1 week ago
Inside a makeshift shelter saving hundreds of dogs from floods in southern Brazil

Authorities say more than 110 people have died, almost 150 are missing, and more than 300,000 people have been displaced by the floods. There is no official ta…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Netanyahu says Israel 'will stand alone' if it has to after threatened US arms holdup

Israel says that Rafah is Hamas' last stronghold in Gaza, and Netanyahu has repeatedly vowed to invade the city despite widespread international opposition due…

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Olympic swimmer Florent Manaudou becomes first torch carrier in France as relay heads to Paris

“We can be proud,” said President Emmanuel Macron, who attended the ceremony to welcome the torch.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Scientists are learning the basic building blocks of sperm whale language after years of effort

In a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, researchers analyzed more than 8,700 snippets of sperm whale clicks, known as codas. They sa…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Hamas accepts Gaza cease-fire; Israel says it will continue talks but launches strikes in Rafah

Netanyahu’s office said that the proposal Hamas accepted was “far from Israel’s essential demands,” but that it would nonetheless send negotiators to continue …

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
The yearly memorial march at the former death camp at Auschwitz overshadowed by the Israel-Hamas war

Israel's Gaza offensive has been fueling pro-Palestinian protests, including at many U.S. campuses. Israel and its supporters have branded the protests as anti…

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
There's progress reported in Gaza truce talks, but Israel downplays chances of ending war with Hamas

The conflict erupted on Oct. 7, when Hamas attacked southern Israel, abducting about 250 people and killing around 1,200, mostly civilians. Israel says militan…

Updated 2 weeks ago
Arrests of Israel-Hamas war protesters exceed 2,300 as police clear more US campus encampments

NYPD officers on Friday also cleared an encampment at The New School in Greenwich Village, where students were not able to attend classes in at least two build…

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Federal Reserve says interest rates will stay at two-decade high until inflation further cools

The Fed’s more cautious outlook stems from three months of data that pointed to stubborn inflation pressures and robust consumer spending