Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has died at age 93
Retired 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.
Israeli airstrikes on Gaza resume after weeklong truce with Hamas endsIsrael's war with Hamas resumed in full force Friday, with airstrikes hitting targets in the Gaza Strip minutes after a weeklong truce expired. Black smoke billowed from the besieged territory, and Israel dropped leaflets over Gaza City and southern parts of the enclave, urging civilians to leave their homes to avoid the fighting.
Top world leaders talk of climate crisis at UN summit. They say they must act on fossil fuels, warDozens of world leaders said they know the planet's dangerously overheating and they are trying to keep it from getting worse. The next step is to turn their soaring rhetoric voiced at the beginning of the United Nations climate conference into action.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fed's Powell notes inflation is easing but downplays discussion of interest rate cutsInflation is slowing steadily, but it's too early to declare victory or to discuss when the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates, Chair Jerome Powell said Friday.
Nearly 2 months into the war, many Israelis have no idea if their relatives are dead or aliveThere was no trace of Hanan Yablonka -- not on the 42-year-old Israeli's social media accounts nor on his phone, found in the bullet-riddled car he and four friends tried to flee in after Hamas militants attacked the music festival they were attending in southern Israel.
House expels New York Rep. George Santos. It's just the sixth expulsion in the chamber's historyThe House voted on Friday to expel Republican Rep. George Santos of New York after a critical ethics report on his conduct that accused him of converting campaign donations for his own use. He was just the sixth member in the chamber's history to be ousted by colleagues.
5 reasons why COP 28, the UN climate talks, are worth your attentionAsk most people what the annual U.N. climate talks are and the likely answer will be: "Huh?" Ask those who do know and the answer may be: "Why should I care?"
For a male sexual assault survivor, justice won in court does not equal healingAs many as 95% of male sexual violations go unreported, according to research cited in a review of scientific literature about male victims of sexual assault, published in April in the journal Behavioral Sciences.
Report: Belief death penalty is applied unfairly shows capital punishment's growing isolation in USMore Americans now believe the death penalty, which is undergoing a yearslong decline of use and support, is being administered unfairly, a finding that is adding to its growing isolation in the U.S., according to an annual report on capital punishment.
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