11Th American to die in Dominican Republic died of 'natural causes,' government says

Family Photo(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) -- One of the 11 Americans who have died while visiting the Dominican Republic since June of 2018 died of "natural causes," according to the country's minister of tourism. ...

Study: Parts of Marshall Islands have more radioactivity than Chernobyl, Fukushima

Marshall_Islands/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Parts of the Marshall Islands where the U.S. government carried out nuclear testing are more contaminated with radioactive material than Chernobyl and Fukushima, a new study found. ...

Earthquake hits Athens, Greece

KeithBinns/iStock(ATHENS, Greece) -- An earthquake hit Athens, Greece, on Friday, causing strong shaking in the capital city.

Trump says US Navy ship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Lance Cpl. Dalton Swanbeck/11th Marine Expeditionary Unit(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said that the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer destroys an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz that was...

US Navy searching for missing USS Abraham Lincoln sailor in Arabian Sea

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Navy is conducting search and rescue operations in the Arabian Sea following reports of a missing U.S. Navy sailor from the aircraft...

50 Years Later: Soviet probe raced Apollo 11 to the moon

makasana/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The space race between the U.S. and the Soviet Union continued even as Apollo 11 astronauts were already walking on the moon. Before the U.S. successfully reached the lunar surface, Americans...

Iranian Republican Guard seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf: State media

KeithBinns/iStock(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran claims it has seized a "foreign vessel" carrying oil with 12 crew members aboard in the Persian Gulf, according to a statement from the country's Republican Guard carried by the...

Massive fire at Kyoto animation studio kills at least 33, Japanese authorities say

JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images(KYOTO, Japan) -- In what could be the deadliest mass killing in Japan in three years, at least 13 people died and 10 others are presumed to have died in an arson attack at an animation studio in...

King Tut's golden coffin to be restored for the first time

Egyptian Ministry Of Antiquities Handout(CAIRO) -- Egypt has started a project to restore the wooden coffin of Tutankhamun for the first time since the boy king's tomb was discovered in 1922, the country's antiquities...

WHO declares Congo Ebola outbreak a public health emergency of international concern

Motortion/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo an international emergency. An emergency committee of experts convened by the...

South Korea and Japan trade dispute could lead to 'dire consequences,' official warns

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) — A thorny trade dispute between South Korea and Japan could end up with "dire consequences" and "adversely affect companies like Apple, Amazon, Dell, Sony, and billions of...

'They don't make it easy': Duchess Meghan speaks about life in public eye

Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has remained publicly silent amid criticisms and name-calling in the press since her wedding to Prince Harry last year. But the duchess gave a sign that...

"Mona Lisa" relocated within Louvre for first time since 2005

Pawel Libera/LightRocket via Getty Images(PARIS) -- Many paintings are moved around at the Louvre in Paris, but rarely is it one of the world's most iconic works. For the first time in 14 years, Leonardo da Vinci's The...

Twins conjoined at the head successfully separated after 55 hours of surgery

iStock(LONDON) -- A pair of extremely rare conjoined twins were successfully separated after a total of 55 hours of surgery during a months-long endeavor to help them each live independent lives. The odds were stacked...

Puerto Rico governor says he will not resign despite protests over scandal involving controversial texts

iStock(NEW YORK) -- A day after protesters clashed with police outside the governor's mansion, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello insisted that he would not resign his post. Rossello said he understood that Monday...

South Korean sisters adopted separately learn they grew up 30 minutes apart

Courtesy Ashley Enright(LANSING, Mich.) -- Two women who were born in South Korea have developed a close bond after learning they're actually sisters and share the same biological mother. Ashley Enright, 31, and Trisha...

10,000 Evacuated after massive fire disrupts Croatian music festival

STR/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- An estimated 10,000 people have been evacuated from a hip-hop festival on the Croatian island of Pag after a fire broke out in a nearby pine forest on Monday night. Video posted on social...

UN Refugee Agency voices concerns about US asylum policy

BalkansCat/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The United Nations Refugee Agency says it is concerned about changes made to the asylum rules by the United States, which it says will endanger those in need of protection. "We understand...

Ffordd Pen Llech road in Wales named 'world's steepest street'

Guinness World Records(LONDON) -- Locals from the sleepy town of Harlech, Wales, celebrated as they were awarded the rather niche accolade of having the "world's steepest street" Tuesday, with the honor going to Ffordd Pen...

Huge barrel jellyfish spotted off UK coast: 'I've never seen anything like it'

Dan Abbott(LONDON) -- A pair of lucky divers filmed their experience swimming with a "huge" barrel jellyfish off the coast of Cornwall in the U.K., describing the moment they came face-to-face with the marine giant as...

No injuries at a reported structure fire at a Kearney apartment complex

No injuries at a reported structure fire at a Kearney apartment complex

Gibbon resident guts house for second time after repeat flooding

Gibbon resident guts house for second time after repeat flooding

WATCH: hotel owner Linda Younes gives an update on flood recovery

WATCH: hotel owner Linda Younes gives an update on flood recovery

CCC Continuing To Prioritize Workforce Development In Central Nebraska

CCC Continuing To Prioritize Workforce Development In Central Nebraska

Gibbon Begins to Recover From Flooding

Gibbon Begins to Recover From Flooding

Complete schedules for American Legion Area baseball tournaments

Complete schedules for American Legion Area baseball tournaments

Storm Chasers walk off New Orleans for third straight one-run victory

Storm Chasers walk off New Orleans for third straight one-run victory

Friday's local scoreboard, July 19

Friday's local scoreboard, July 19

Byron Meth takes first-round lead at PBC, but Nebraska natives are in the hunt

Byron Meth takes first-round lead at PBC, but Nebraska natives are in the hunt

Syracuse and Imperial open Class C Junior Legion State Baseball Tournament at Tri County

Syracuse and Imperial open Class C Junior Legion State Baseball Tournament at Tri County