[Newsmaker] New evidence of water plumes on Jupiter‘s moon Europa

More evidence of possible water plumes erupting from the surface of Jupiter‘s icy moon Europa has been spotted using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, the US space agency said Monday. Europa, one of more than 50 moons circling the...

Clinton, Trump clash in 1st debate

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a “racist lie” about President Barack Oba...

[Newsmaker] Santos, Timochenko: Colombia foes turned peacemakers

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC guerrilla leader Timoleon “Timochenko” Jimenez come from different worlds: one a rich businessman and politician; the other a country boy turned communist guerrilla.But the two for...

[Newsmaker] Palmer's skill and charisma redefined golf

Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and propelled the game into the mainstream, died Sunday at the age of 87.Palmer's longtime assistant Doc Griffin confirmed...

[Newsmaker] Obama: Black history museum tells US story

Black history officially has a new, prominent place in America’s story. With hugs, tears and the ringing of church bells, the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opened its doors Saturday to h...

[Newsmaker] Jolie files for divorce from Pitt 'for health of the family’

Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the world's most tabloid headline-generating romance before morphing into a glamorous engine of family and philanthropy. Jolie Pitt, 41, ci...

[Newsmaker] New York bomb suspect charged with attempted murder

Shock reigned supreme in the working-class neighborhood where Afghan-American Ahmad Khan Rahami apparently kept a low profile while allegedly plotting to bomb New York and New Jersey.Behind yellow police tape, FBI agents and polic...

1 of 5 devices near train station explodes; no injuries

NEW YORK (AFP) -- A suspicious device found in a trash can near a train station exploded early Monday as a bomb squad was attempting to disarm it with a robot, officials said.Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage said the FBI was wor...

New York police seek 28-year-old man in connection with bombing

NEW YORK (AFP) -- New York authorities said Monday (Sep 19) they are seeking a 28-year-old man in connection with a bombing in the city that injured 29 people.Police and the FBI released a photo of Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalised...

[Newsmaker] Belgian teen becomes 1st minor to be euthanized

A terminally ill 17-year-old has become the first minor to be euthanized in Belgium since age restrictions on such mercy killings in the country were lifted in 2014, it was reported Saturday.“The euthanasia has taken place,” Jac...

29 injured in explosion in NYC's Chelsea neighborhood

NEW YORK (AP) -- An explosion in a crowded Manhattan neighborhood on Saturday night left 29 people injured, and authorities said a second nearby site was also being investigated. Mayor Bill de Blasio called the blast an “intentio...

UN Security Council cancels meeting on Syria

UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council on Friday canceled an urgent meeting on Syria over disagreements between Russia and the United States over disclosing details of a ceasefire deal.During the scheduled meeting, US and Russi...

EU vows post-Brexit 'vision' in six months

BRATISLAVA -- European Union leaders agreed at a post-Brexit summit Friday to forge a new "vision" within six months to restore faith and unity in the bloc as it plans a future without Britain.The 27 leaders meeting, without their...

In leaked emails, Powell calls Trump a 'national disgrace'

In a trove of newly leaked emails, former Secretary of State Colin Powell calls Donald Trump ``a national disgrace'' and suggests his own Republican Party is ``crashing and burning.''    Powell also laments Hillary Clinton's at...

[Newsmaker] US sends B-1B bombers to S. Korea amid N. Korean threats

The flight by two U.S. B-1B bombers over South Korea demonstrates the “steadfast and unshakable” U.S. commitment to its key Asian ally in the wake of North Korea‘s nuclear test, the U.S. Forces Korea commander (USFK) said Tuesd...