China admits to locking up Uyghurs, but defends Xinjiang crackdown

China has fiercely defended an escalating crackdown in the far western province of Xinjiang as necessary for security, claiming inmates of "re-education camps" are happier following...

Kanye and Kim meet Ugandan President Museveni — and gift him a pair of...

President Yoweri Museveni has met Kanye West and and his wife, reality TV mogul Kim Kardashian West at State House Entebbe. They were accompanied by...

Fracking commences in UK for first time since 2011, draws protests

Fracking has restarted in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2011, as the UK-based energy firm Cuadrilla kicked off a three-month exploration...

Himalaya storm leaves nine dead on Nepal’s Mount Gurja

A renowned South Korean climber was among nine people killed when a vicious snowstorm hit their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja. Police and locals are...

‘We’re going to rebuild somehow,’ Hurricane Michael victim says. ‘I just don’t know how...

It's been five days since Hurricane Michael decimated Mexico Beach, and dozens of residents are still nowhere to be found. Search crews are sifting precariously...

Twelve million face famine in Yemen if bombs don’t stop, WFP warns

The number of people facing starvation in Yemen could rise to nearly 12 million as conflict intensifies around the port of Hodeidah, a vital...

Mega Millions jackpot rises to $654 million after no one wins Friday

The jackpot for Mega Millions has jumped to $654 million, with a cash option of $372.6 million, after no one won in Friday night's...

Bomb strikes political rally for female candidate in Afghanistan

A bomb Saturday that targeted a parliamentary election rally for a woman running for office in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 14 people, according...

The Latest: Mourners hold funerals for 7 killed in Gaza

The Latest on the Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Palestinian mourners across the Gaza Strip have held funerals for seven protesters killed a day earlier. Ismail...

Decomposed bodies of 11 babies found in ceiling of closed funeral home in Detroit

The remains of 11 infants were found Friday at a former funeral home in Detroit, Michigan, police said. Officer Vanessa Burt said the remains were...

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