Highlights of this day in history: Cuban missile crisis fuels Cold War clash at UN; China's UN seat changes hands; 'Charge of the Light Brigade' battle takes place; Author Geoffrey Chaucer dies; Golfer Payne Stewart killed in plane crash. (Oct. 25)
Here's the latest for Sunday, October 24th: Biden, key senators huddle as Dems drive toward budget deal; Colombia's most wanted drug lord captured; Protest in support of sex workers' rights in Venice; First Human Towers in Barcelona since the pandemic.
Scientists assemble and calibrate equipment needed to reverse engineer a coronavirus vaccine that's yet to reach South Africa
Former President Barack Obama offered a sharp rebuke of the Republican candidate for Virginia governor, Glenn Youngkin, as he encouraged voters on Saturday to support Democrat in the closely watched race. (Oct. 23)
Here's the latest for Saturday October 23rd: Baldwin told gun was not loaded on NM movie set; Obama stumps for two governors; Multiple deaths in Afghan roadside bombing; Saudi Arabia aims for net zero emissions.
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gathered in central London on Saturday. Holding signs reading "Don't extradite Assange", they marched from the BBC's New Broadcasting House building down a London street. (Oct. 23)
Jaidyn Triplett, an actress on the Paramount+ show iCarly, might be young but she's wise beyond her years. That's evident in her mantra, the saying that she repeats to herself when she needs a boost. It's a mantra that's especially important for kids, she believes, given all the concerns the…
Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tapes; 'Tonight Show' host Johnny Carson born. (Oct. 23)
Democrat Phil Murphy took to the driver's seat as New Jersey's governor nearly four years ago, slammed on the brakes and floored it in the opposite direction his Republican predecessor, Chris Christie, was steering. He's now facing reelection on November 2nd. (Oct. 23)
Pfizer says kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine are safe and effective at preventing symptomatic infections. If regulators sign off, the shots could begin in early November, with the first children in line fully protected by Christmas. (Oct. 22)
A proposal for new Google data centers is raising concerns in an Oregon town amidst an ongoing drought. The data centers, which power cloud computing, use a lot of water, but the tech giant won’t say how much. (Oct. 22)
Here's the latest for Friday October 22nd: CDC may need to change definition of fully vaccinated as people get boosters; US budget deficit hits second highest; Supreme Court to hear case over Texas abortion law; NJ sculpture appears to be shushing NYC.
A jury has convicted Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, on charges he made illegal campaign contributions to influence U.S. politicians. Prosecutors accused Parnas of posing as a powerful political broker and cozy up to Republican political figures. (Oct. 22)
Trucks full of captured Ethiopian government soldiers and allied militias rolled down the streets in Ethiopia's Tigray region on Friday, in a show of force by local defense forces, as the region's capital was hit by a fourth day of airstrikes. (Oct. 22)
Hours after President Joe Biden said the U.S. is committed to defending the Taiwan if it is attacked, the White House clarified his remarks by saying, "there is no change in our policy." (Oct. 22)
The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place for now, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November. (October 22)
The Justice Department announced Friday a cross-government effort to investigate and prosecute redlining, the practice of banks discriminating against racial minorities or certain neighborhoods. (Oct. 22)
NASA has completed stacking the 322-foot-tall Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft it will use for its next generation of deep space operations, including missions on and around the moon. (Oct. 22)
Jersey City officials and developers dedicated a permanent new 80-foot tall sculpture titled Water's Soul that depicts a young woman with a finger on her lips shushing or asking for silence in the direction of the New York City skyline over the Hudson River. (Oct. 22)
UK monarch back in Windsor after hospital checks
The director of the C.D.C said Friday there may be a need to "update our definition of fully vaccinated in the future" as more people receive a booster shot. (Oct. 22)
In light of an incident on set where Alec Baldwin shot a prop gun killing a DOP and injuring a director, armoury coordinator Sam Dormer and 2nd unit director Steven Hall discuss the safety protocols surrounding weapons on sets. (Oct. 22)
Have you been wondering if you can catch COVID and the Flu at the same time? Flu season is upon us and this is a question that many patients have been asking. Dr. Jen Caudle is here to tell you whether or not you can catch these at the same time, and what to expect.
Iran's clerical rulers may rail against Western culture, but visitors marvel at Andy Warhol's iconic paintings at this Tehran museum
In an interview with The Associated Press, Fawzia Koofi called for humanitarian aid sent to Afghanistan to be contingent on the participation of women in its distribution, as well as free and safe travel for Afghans into and out of the country. (Oct. 22)
Star Ellen Burstyn and director William Friedkin attended the 45th anniversary screening for their cult horror "The Exorcist" in Beverly Hills. (Oct. 22)
Prop firearm discharged by Alec Baldwin kills his DOP Halyna Hutchins; Swedish rapper Einar shot dead in Stockholm; Queen Elizabeth II discharged from hospital, advised to rest. (Oct. 22)
Afghanistan on brink of poverty under Taliban
Here's the latest for Friday October 22nd: Prop gun discharged, killing woman on New Mexico movie set; House votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress; CDC endorses COVID-19 booster shots; Storm damage in Pittsburgh.
Ready to party again, DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia are back with a new collab with The Weeknd and a world tour on the horizon. (Oct. 22)
A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, authorities said. (Oct. 22)
Desalination sends ocean water through filters that extract fresh water and leave behind salty water that’s often returned to the ocean. The technology is expensive but increasingly viewed as a critical way to add to supplement water supplies. (Oct. 22)
Efforts to make school buses greener are gaining momentum thanks to billions of dollars in spending in the federal infrastructure plan. (Oct. 22)
A Northern California sheriff says a family and their dog died of extreme heat exhaustion and dehydration while hiking in a remote area in August. Sheriff Jeremy Briese said they were walking in extreme heat conditions before they died. (Oct. 21)
Highlights of this day in history: A Cold War crisis over Cuba leads to brink of nuclear war; Shah of Iran allowed into U.S. for treatment; 'Pretty Boy' Floyd killed; Last victim slain in D.C. sniper shootings; Cellist Pablo Casals dies. (Oct. 22)
Federal health officials say millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different vaccine for that shot. The FDA authorized such an expansion of the nation’s booster campaign, also endorsed Thursday by a CDC advisory panel. (Oct. 21)