Protests in Hong Kong intensify with explosions, Molotov cocktails at Polytechnic University

iStock(HONG KONG) -- Protests in Hong Kong have intensified with live bullets and explosions as police seek to end the standoff at Polytechnic University. The police have surrounded the university in what is the one of...

Prince Andrew says in BBC interview 'nothing' happened between him and Virginia Giuffre

iStock(LONDON) -- Prince Andrew, the third child of Queen Elizabeth, in a high-stakes interview with the British Broadcasting Corp. categorically denied allegations he had sex on multiple occasions with an American...

Paris yellow vest protests turn violent with police as movement turns 1

omersukrugoksu/iStock(PARIS) -- French police fired water cannons and tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of the anti-government yellow vest demonstrations. Demonstrators,...

After North Korean defector and her son die, a spotlight on their hardships in freedom

Juanmonino/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Kim Eunju escaped North Korea in 2005, disillusioned with the communist regime. She still vividly remembers that night when uniformed officers raided her home in Chongjin, Hamgyeongbuk-do,...

Hillary Clinton meets Duchess Meghan, Archie in Windsor

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, had a chance to thank Hillary Clinton for the supportive comments she's made about her recently. The duchess and the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate...

$20M set aside for Venice flooding, state of emergency declared

mammuth/iStock(ROME) -- Italy's government declared a state of emergency on Thursday after floodwaters ravaged Venice, causing inestimable damage to the centuries-old city. Twenty million euros (approximately $22 million,...

North Korea calls Biden a 'rabid dog' after campaign ad implies Kim's a 'tyrant'

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After a campaign ad for Former Vice President Joe Biden implied Kim Jong Un was a "tyrant," North Korean state media responded on Thursday by blasting the 2020 Democratic candidate. The commentary...

Australia’s Melbourne Zoo welcomes first baby koala in eight years

nattanan726/iStock(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- The first koala to be born at Australia’s Melbourne Zoo in more than eight years has just started to peek out from its mother's pouch -- and the footage captured by...

Plans for Notre Dame spire reconstruction cause a fight among officials

Erika Parfenova/iStock(PARIS) -- The debate over the reconstruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris continues. Since the April fire that burnt down the roof of Paris' most beloved cathedral, causing the collapse of...

Cirque du Soleil founder detained for growing cannabis on private island

Yarygin/iStock(LONDON) — Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte, co-founder of global circus company Cirque du Soleil, is being investigated for growing cannabis on his private island in French Polynesia. Laliberte, 60,...

Could court case unlock the mystery of Dubai’s missing princesses Latifa and Shamsa?

MBPROJEKT_Maciej_Bledowski/iStock(LONDON) — To the outside world, Princess Latifa of Dubai appeared to live a life of unbridled luxury. Whether it was skydiving over one of the world’s most scenic deserts or...

American teacher found dead in apartment after apparent robbery in Dominican Republic: Police

naruedom/iStock(CABARETE, Dominican Republic) -- An American teacher was found dead inside her apartment in the Dominican Republic following what appeared to be a robbery, local police said. Patricia Ann Anton, 63, had...

Prince Harry, Meghan to skip Christmas with Prince William, Kate and royal family

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will spend this Christmas, their first as parents to son Archie, apart from the rest of the royal family. The duke and duchess...

Rare tornado leaves 2 dead, trail of destruction in South African Midlands

clintspencer/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A rare tornado struck the KwaZulu Natal Midlands in South Africa on Tuesday, killing two people, injuring 20 more and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The KwaZulu Natal...

Anguilla files for international arrest warrant for American charged in hotel employee's death

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(LONDON) -- Authorities in Anguilla have declared an American man a "fugitive" after he failed to return to the British Caribbean territory for a court hearing in a manslaughter case. U.S. citizen...

Hong Kong protesters wielding bows and arrows hunker down at universities

spawns/iStock(HONG KONG) -- Scores of masked protesters wielding makeshift weapons and armor have barricaded themselves inside the Chinese University of Hong Kong after violent clashes with riot police overnight. The...

Venice is being flooded by the highest tide in more than 50 years

mammuth/iStock(ROME) -- High tides and lashing rain struck Venice Tuesday night bringing the water level in some areas close to a 50-year record high and causing inestimable damage to the centuries-old city. Close to...

Silver-backed chevrotain, last seen in wild more than 25 years ago, rediscovered in Vietnam

BirdHunter591/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have rediscovered a deer-like species in southern Vietnam more than 25 years after it was last recorded. A camera trap captured images of the silver-backed chevrotain, also...

US Army soldier killed in overturned armored vehicle accident in South Korea

Mississippi National Guard(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. soldier was killed in South Korea last week after his armored vehicle overturned. Spc. Nicholas C. Panipinto, 20, of Bradenton, Florida, died from injuries sustained when the...

Taliban to release US, Australian hostages in potential swap with Afghan government

KeithBinns/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Taliban will release an American and an Australian hostage, held for over three years, in a prisoner swap with the Afghan government, according to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Their...

Mailboxes damaged in Hastings vandalism spree

Mailboxes damaged in Hastings vandalism spree

Emergency responders practice active shooter drill

Emergency responders practice active shooter drill

Grand Island stand-off suspect headed to trial court

Grand Island stand-off suspect headed to trial court

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Sacred Heart, St. Francis meet in football postseason for the 11th time

Sacred Heart, St. Francis meet in football postseason for the 11th time

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

Sidney's senior class finishes volleyball careers with 141 wins and a state championship

Sidney's senior class finishes volleyball careers with 141 wins and a state championship

Pierce rolls to C1 state championship

Pierce rolls to C1 state championship

Defending champions eliminate Red Oak from state volleyball

Defending champions eliminate Red Oak from state volleyball