Mexico City school owner convicted in 2017…

The owner of an elementary school that collapsed in Mexico City during the 2017 earthquake has been found guilty of charges equivalent to manslaughter

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at…

[NFA] Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal on the Supreme Court since 1993, died on Friday at age 87 of complications from pancreatic cancer. Lisa Bernhard has more.

Lawyer Says She Witnessed Trump Offer to Pardon…

A London court has been told in detail that President Trump offered Julian Assange a deal for a pardon through a Republican congressman. Jennifer Robinson, Assange's lawyer, provided a witness statement in which she said she was there when Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican House member at the time, presented the...

One family's desperate, deadly attempt to flee…

Hundreds of Lebanese are fleeing miserable conditions in their country on migrant ships hoping to start a new life in Europe

Crowds at Supreme Court mourn loss of Ginsburg

Soon after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was announced, a large crowd gathered outside of the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. to pay tribute.

Red Bull Heir Faces Charges, If Police Can Find…

Red Bull heir Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya isn't free to return to Thailand after all. Two months after charges were dropped against the 38-year-old accused of killing a Bangkok motorcycle cop in a 2012 hit-and-run —a move critics called an example of impunity offered to the wealthy and connected—the country...

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Pompeo visits Guyana hoping to shore up support…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has visited the small nation of Guyana looking to shore up support for Trump administration efforts to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and build ties with the booming oil producer

'She just died?': Trump learns of Ginsburg's…

President Donald Trump, informed by reporters after a rally about the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, said, "She was an amazing woman."

The Car Was Going 93mph. The Driver Was Taking a…

Police in Canada say a man has been charged over a July incident in which he was allegedly snoozing away as his apparently self-driving car traveled more than 93mph. Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers were alerted around 4pm on July 9 to a Tesla Model S speeding down the highway...

Coronavirus pandemic shrinks Europe's monitoring…

The coronavirus pandemic has led Europe’s largest security organization to drastically scale back plans to send as many as 500 observers to the U.S. to monitor the Nov. 3 presidential election

Big turnout on day one of early voting

[NFA] Voters in Minnesota, Virginia, South Dakota and Wyoming began casting in-person ballots on Friday. In Virginia, elections officials in Fairfax and Arlington counties reported heavy turnout, with lines out the door. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

Aides: Here's How Navalny Was Poisoned

The German government says there is "unequivocal proof" that Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent—and Navalny's aides say they have now found the source. An Instagram post shared Thursday shows aides searching Navalny's hotel room in the Siberian city of Tomsk after he...

Mexico official: Woman's death at water protest…

The commander of Mexico's National Guard says the death of a woman shot by guard members at a water protest in northern Mexico earlier this month was “a regrettable accident.”

Biden: Next president should fill Ginsburg's seat

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said on Friday that "there is no doubt" that the next U.S. Supreme Court justice should be chosen by the winner of the upcoming election.

Say Hello to Slovenia's New Tribute to Melania

Same stump, slightly different first lady. After an arson attack "conceptualized as criticism" of President Trump, a wooden statue of Melania Trump burned down near her hometown in Slovenia on the Fourth of July has been replaced with a sturdier bronze version, according to one of the artists who helped...

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Amal Clooney quits UK role over 'lamentable…

Amal Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit an official job over her opposition to the British government’s suggestion that it could break international law in the event it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union

WH announces aid to Puerto Rico for 2017 storm

[NFA] The White House on Friday announced nearly $13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico to help it recover from a hurricane that ravaged the island three years ago, leading President Trump's critics to question his timing as he looks to woo Hispanic voters ahead of the November 3rd election. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

Barbados to Queen: Buh-Bye

Barbados is shedding its colonial tradition and with it its head of state, Queen Elizabeth II. The government for the Caribbean island nation, which gained independence from Britain in 1966, said Wednesday that it would transition from a constitutional monarchy to a republic with a Barbadian head of state. The...

Guatemalan president tests positive for new…

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus

CDC reverses guidance on COVID-19 testing, again

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people should get tested if they've been exposed to COVID-19, even if they have no symptoms. Which reverses guidance posted last month, at odds with the agency's scientists, according to the New York Times. Caroline Malone reports.

Trump Changes Story on Assassinating Assad

President Trump slammed former Defense Secretary James Mattis Tuesday—but also backed up a report he had criticized Bob Woodward for writing in 2018. Trump told Fox & Friends that he wanted to assassinate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2017, but Mattis objected. "I would have rather taken him out....

Mexico sees fentanyl seizures up 465%, denies…

Mexican authorities say seizures of the synthetic opioid fentanyl so far this year are 465% higher than in 2019, but progress against the other big Mexican export to the U.S. market _ methamphetamines _ is slower

'In many cases I do' - Trump claims to know…

When asked by a reporter on Friday whether he thinks he knows better than his experts, President Trump responded, "In many cases I do."

Anti-Maskers Face a Spooky Punishment

Indonesia is dealing out spooky punishments to anti-maskers, some of whom have been forced to dig graves, sit in coffins, and stay in "haunted" houses. "There are only three available gravediggers at the moment, so I thought I might as well put these people to work with them," says Suyono,...

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Flooding affects more than 1 million across East…

Flooding has affected well over a million people across East Africa, another calamity threatening food security on top of a historic locust outbreak and the coronavirus pandemic

Drone footage shows extent of Arctic ice loss

Stunning drone footage shows the extent of ice loss in the Arctic Circle where climate change has driven up temperatures. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Navalny Posts First Photo After Poisoning

The news about Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been getting better from the hospital, and Tuesday brings the most optimistic update yet—from Navalny himself. The 44-year-old posted a photo of himself on Instagram from his hospital room in Germany with his wife and two medical workers, reports NBC...