SpaceX launches its first astronauts in joint NASA mission

SpaceX launches its first astronauts in joint NASA mission

Riding a crackling flame out of Earth’s atmosphere, two NASA astronauts on Saturday became the first to reach orbit in...

Black, Latino business owners face destruction in Minneapolis

Black, Latino business owners face destruction in Minneapolis

Abdishakur Elmi looked on in horror as flames raged and smoke billowed from the roof of the brick building next...

A veteran and his bomb-sniffing dog may be separated forever

A veteran and his bomb-sniffing dog may be separated forever

A Marine Corps veteran is fighting to keep a bomb-sniffing dog he said he has spent “almost every second” with...

Larry Kramer, ‘Normal Heart’ playwright and AIDS activist, dies

Larry Kramer, ‘Normal Heart’ playwright and AIDS activist, dies

A frail man stood outside the Golden Theatre in New York in 2011 when Larry Kramer’s scorchingly angry 1985 play...

Coronavirus forces changes to Memorial Day tributes, celebrations

Coronavirus forces changes to Memorial Day tributes, celebrations

Memorial Day events took on a new form Monday as America honored its fallen forces and commemorated the holiday under...

Cuban doctors seeking asylum run border clinic amid pandemic

Cuban doctors seeking asylum run border clinic amid pandemic

The Cuban nurse picked her way through the sprawling border camp on the banks of the Rio Grande, past tents...

Netanyahu corruption trial begins amid raucous atmosphere

Netanyahu corruption trial begins amid raucous atmosphere

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial finally began Sunday, two images from the courtroom steps stood out.One was...

Coronavirus lockdown sparks a surprising backlash against otters in Singapore, the ‘Otter City’

Coronavirus lockdown sparks a surprising backlash against otters in Singapore, the ‘Otter City’

Life was already hardscrabble for the seven river otters known as the Zouk family. Prime land next to Singapore’s sparkling...

China flexes power over Hong Kong with national security law

China flexes power over Hong Kong with national security law

With its COVID-19 outbreak waning, nationalism rising at home and its antagonists in the Trump administration preoccupied by the pandemic...