Israel widens evacuation orders as it shifts its offensive to southern Gaza amid heavy bombardments
Israel's military on Sunday ordered more areas in and around Gaza's second-largest city of Khan Younis to evacuate, as it shifted its offensive to the southern half of the territory where it says many Hamas leaders are hiding.
Kyiv says Russian forces shot surrendering Ukrainian soldiers. If confirmed, it would be a war crimeUkrainian officials on Sunday accused Russian forces of killing surrendering Ukrainian soldiers, a war crime if confirmed, after grainy footage on social media appeared to show two uniformed men being shot at close range after emerging from a dugout.
Israeli offensive shifts to crowded southern Gaza, driving up death toll despite evacuation ordersIsrael pounded targets in the crowded southern half of the Gaza Strip on Saturday and ordered more neighborhoods designated for attack to evacuate, driving up the death toll even as the United States and others urged it to do more to protect Gaza civilians.
Developing nations press rich world to better fight climate change at U.N. climate summitCountries once colonized by empires are striking back on global warming -- and they have the pope's blessing.
U.S. targets oil and natural gas industry's role in global warming with new rule on methane emissionsThe Biden administration on Saturday issued a final rule aimed at reducing methane emissions, targeting the U.S. oil and natural gas industry for its role in global warming as President Joe Biden seeks to advance his climate legacy.
With 'shuttle diplomacy,' step by step, Kissinger chased the possible in the MideastLONDON (AP) -- When it came to the Middle East, Henry Kissinger wasn't pushing for peace -- only for what was possible. By the time Kissinger died Wednesday at 100, the agreements he negotiated as United States secretary of state between Israel, Egypt and Syria stabilized borders for nearly half a century after the 1973 Arab-Israeli war. His work and the pacts it produced sidelined the Soviet Union and set the U.S. as the region's chief negotiator.
Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has died at age 93Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, an unwavering voice of moderate conservatism and the first woman to serve on the nation's highest court, died Friday. She was 93.
Japan expresses concern about Ospreys continuing to fly as some crash details emergeJapan's top government spokesperson expressed concern Friday that the U.S. military is continuing to fly Osprey aircraft in the country without providing adequate information about Wednesday's fatal crash, as the U.S. Air Force said a search was continuing for seven missing crew members.
A secret trip by Henry Kissinger grew into a half-century-long relationship with ChinaOfficial China called Henry Kissinger "an old friend." A commentator likened him to a giant panda, a goodwill ambassador between two countries that have been at odds more often than not over the decades.
Lawsuits against Trump over Jan. 6 riot can move forward, appeals court saysLawsuits against Donald Trump over the U.S. Capitol riot can move forward, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday, rejecting the former president's bid to dismiss the cases accusing him of inciting the violent mob on Jan. 6, 2021.
DeSantis and Newsom lob insults and talk some policy in a faceoff between two White House aspirantsIn an alternate reality, the prime-time showdown between California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday could have been a preview of a 2024 general election debate.
Man fatally shot at Oakbrook Terrace hotel; Person of interest in custodyA person of interest is in custody after a fatal shooting Saturday night at an Oakbrook Terrace hotel, police said.
Driver charged after pickup truck slams into building, bursts into flamesA Lake County man faces a driving under the influence charge after authorities said he drove a pickup truck into a building early Sunday morning, causing the vehicle to burst into flames and seriously injuring himself and his passenger.
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