$66 Million Klimt painting stolen 20 years ago may have been found

DeAgostini/Getty Images(ROME) -- The "Portrait of a Lady," a painting by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt now valued at $66 million, was stolen from a gallery in northern Italy more than 20 years ago. But it may have just...

Lawyers' attack on hospital in Pakistan leaves 3 dead

iStock(LAHORE, Pakistan) -- Dozens of lawyers attacked the Punjab Institute of Cardiology in Pakistan in an escalation of a feud that started last month in a dispute over the care of a lawyer's relative. Three patients...

Iraqi protesters lynch teenager, string up his corpse

CT757fan/iStock(LONDON) -- An angry crowd of protesters killed a teenager and strung up his corpse in the streets of Iraq's capital on Thursday amid the ongoing anti-government demonstrations, Iraqi officials said. The...

Archaeologists discover oldest cave painting to tell a story

DanielBendjy/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Archaeologists have discovered what they say is the earliest figurative painting known to man, in a cave in Indonesia. It depicts an intricate hunting scene, scholars believe, in which...

'Starry night' toad rediscovered in Colombia after nearly three decades

Global Wildlife Conservation(NEW YORK) -- Biologists have rediscovered the "starry night" harlequin toad in Colombia for the first time in nearly three decades after the species was largely wiped out by a deadly fungal...

Debris from missing Chilean Air Force plane may have been found, officials say

StanRohrer/iStock(LONDON) -- Chile's air force said it has located debris at sea believed to be from its cargo plane that vanished this week with 38 people aboard. The Chilean-flagged vessel Antarctic Endeavour found the...

Conservatives win landslide majority in UK election

Ramberg/iStock(LONDON) -- Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a huge victory in U.K.'s closely watched general election. Britain went to the polls for the third time in five years Thursday to determine who the...

China, Turkey top annual list of world’s worst jailers of journalists: Watchdog

iStock(LONDON) -- China and Turkey were the world’s most prolific jailers of journalists in 2019, according to a special report released by the press freedom watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists this week. The...

Senate recognizes Armenian genocide over Trump White House opposition

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- In a historic vote, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to recognize as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turkey a century ago, overcoming weeks of active opposition from...

Early exit polls indicate huge victory for Conservatives in UK election

iStock(LONDON) -- If early exit polls are any indication, Conservatives have won a huge victory in U.K.'s closely watched general election. Britain went to the polls for the third time in five years Thursday to determine...

Parents of boy who dropped out of university before making history blame school

DNY59/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A Belgian boy who was on track to become the youngest person to graduate from college has dropped out, leaving his parents and school administrators quarreling over who is to blame. Laurent...

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says genocide claims 'misleading'

RonTech2000/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader of Myanmar defended her government from accusations of genocide against the Rohingya community at the United Nation's top court on Wednesday, calling the...

Brexit hangs in the balance as polls open in Britain's general election

oversnap/iStock(LONDON) -- Britain goes to the polls for the third time in four years Thursday to determine whom the public wants to resolve the stalemate over Brexit. Polling booths in the historic election opened at 7...

New Zealand volcano death toll climbs to 15, as divers search for more bodies

dan_prat/iStock(LONDON) -- At first light on Friday, New Zealand authorities plan to begin the dangerous task of retrieving the bodies of tourists left stranded on White Island where a volcano erupted earlier this week. ...

Greenland ice sheet melting could expose 400 million people to flooding by end of century, study says

iStock(NEW YORK) -- About 400 million people could be at risk for flooding by the end of the century should the Greenland ice shelf continue to melt at its current pace, according to a new study. The ice shelf, one of...

Pompeo pushes back on Lavrov claim Trump didn't raise Russia's election interference

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday pushed back on claims by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that President Donald Trump did not warn Russia against interfering...

Greta Thunberg named "Time" magazine's 2019 Person of the Year

DisobeyArt/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, was named Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year on Wednesday morning. Known as "Man of the Year" or "Woman of the Year" until 1999,...

Suicide car bombing hits medical facility at Bagram military base in Afghanistan

KeithBinns/iStock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- A suicide bomber struck an under construction medical facility in Bagram, the largest U.S. military base in northern Afghanistan, Wednesday morning, Afghan and U.S. officials said. ...

Death toll from New Zealand volcano climbs to eight

Echinophoria/iStock(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) -- New Zealand doctors need an estimated 1.2 million square centimeters of skin grafts to continue treating burn victims from Monday's volcano eruption, officials said. Dr....

'Dossier' author Chris Steele refutes key points in DOJ watchdog report on Russia probe

iStock(LONDON) -- Christopher Steele, the author of the controversial "Steele dossier" and a central figure in the Justice Department inspector general's report on the Russia investigation, says the report included...

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Sunday and Monday

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Sunday and Monday

Slumberland Furniture donates mattresses to children in need

Slumberland Furniture donates mattresses to children in need

NCN Exclusive: State Fair Board Facing Lawsuit

NCN Exclusive: State Fair Board Facing Lawsuit

Ag Secretary: Trump Not Distracted by Impeachment

Ag Secretary: Trump Not Distracted by Impeachment

CHI Health St Francis gives tours of new cancer center

CHI Health St Francis gives tours of new cancer center

Bloomfield looks into the paint to stay unbeaten

Bloomfield looks into the paint to stay unbeaten

Bench steps up big for Niobrara/Verdigre girls

Bench steps up big for Niobrara/Verdigre girls

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

Leyton and Peetz split double-header

Leyton and Peetz split double-header

Lourdes sweeps HTRS

Lourdes sweeps HTRS