The United States issued a global travel alert Friday, citing an al-Qaida threat that also caused the State Department to close 21 embassies and consulates this weekend in the Muslim world.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating a childhood friend to represent the U.S. at the United Nations office and other international organizations… More »
Defying the United States, Russia granted Edward Snowden temporary asylum on Thursday, allowing the National Security Agency leaker to slip out of the Moscow airport where he has been holed up for weeks in hopes of evading espionage charges back home.
The driver of the train that derailed and killed 79 people in Spain was on the phone and traveling at 95 mph (153 kph) – almost twice the speed limit – when the crash happened last week, according to a preliminary investigation released Tuesday
Yuichi Takahashi of Japan lost his wife and their child in the deadly earthquake and tsunami of 2011. He didn’t think he’d sail again but after seeing the support for victims after the disaster
A passenger train derailed Wednesday night on a curvy stretch of track in northwestern Spain, killing at least 40 people caught inside toppled cars and injuring dozens in the country’s worst rail accident in decades, officials said.
The little prince has a name: George Alexander Louis. The announcement Wednesday that Prince William and his wife, Kate, had selected a moniker steeped in British history came as royal officials suggested the new parents are seeking quiet time away from the flashbulbs and frenzy that accompanied the birth of their first child.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who fled to Moscow’s airport a month ago, aims to stay in Russia for the near future and learn the country’s culture and language, his lawyer said Wednesday.
The social media director of the Honolulu Marathon had a front row seat to all the royal baby watch madness. He lives near St. Mary’s Hospital and was part of a crowd that patiently waited to see the newborn prince.
Prince William and his wife Kate presented their newborn son to the world for the first time Tuesday, drawing whoops and wild applause from well-wishers as they revealed the new face of the British monarchy – though not, yet, his name.
Champagne bottles popped and shouts of “Hip! Hip! Hooray!” erupted outside Buckingham Palace on Monday as Britain welcomed the birth of Prince William and his wife Kate’s first child, a boy who is now third in line to the British throne.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The New Zealand capital Wellington was rattled by a strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake on Sunday that broke water mains, smashed… More »
The National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a statement that there was a 6.9 magnitude earthquake off east coast of South Island New Zealand. No tsunami threat to Hawaii.
A local tour group who rode out the typhoon in Taiwan are finally home after the storm delayed their flight. Passengers are happy to be home, and despite the strong winds and torrential rain, they say the storm didn’t dampen their trip.
Delayed due to Typhoon Soulik, Hawaiian Airlines Flight 808 from Taipei to Honolulu departed at 2 p.m. Taipei time and arrived at Honolulu International… More »
A typhoon is barreling towards Taiwan where a group of Hawaii residents are visiting this week. There are about 20 Hawaii residents stuck in Taipei because of Typhoon Soulik.
Asiana Airlines flight crashes while landing SFO; Officials confirm 2 deaths, all accounted for
Asiana Airlines press release for incident involving Asiana… More »
The National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach released a statement that based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami… More »
Press Release for Incident Involving Asiana Flight OZ 214 (July 7, 2013 06:30 KOR.Time)
The following information has been confirmed.
Asiana Airlines flight OZ214… More »
An Asiana Airlines flight crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing at least two people, and injuring dozens of others…. More »
Pope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.
The chief justice of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation’s interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
The armed forces ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new elections. Islamist President Mohammed Morsi denounced it as a “full coup” by the military.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said Monday that former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden will have to stop leaking U.S. secrets if he wants to get asylum in Russia, but he believes that Snowden has no intention of doing so.