Two top Pentagon leaders said Thursday that an extremist group like Al-Qaida could regenerate in Afghanistan within two years following U.S. military withdrawal, which President Joe Biden announced would take place by Sept. 11.
The Bronx man is getting the payout after a coerced confession and wrongful conviction for his mother's murder.
If found guilty of reckless manslaughter, the officer may serve up to 12 years in prison.
Mexico City's deadly subway collapse that killed 26 people in early May was largely caused by defects in the elevated line, part of which was manufactured by the company of Mexico's richest man.
Michigan Republicans unanimously passed three bills Wednesday that would require a photo ID for all in-person voters in the state and tack on extra identification measures for mail-in voters, adding Michigan to a handful of states looking to tighten voting regulations.
The Hubble Space Telescope has been shut down since Sunday as a 1980s computer in the observatory navigates tech issues.
Greenpeace apologized after a protester parachuted onto the Allianz Arena field before a European Championship soccer match, injuring two. The environmental organization said the pilot did not intend to enter the stadium.
President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that C.B. "Sully" Sullenberger was a nominee for a U.S. ambassador post. Sullenberger is known for executing an emergency plane landing on the Hudson River with no fatalities.
A Hungarian official said "pedophiles" can't hide after the government finalized a law Tuesday banning LGBT content for children. Human rights group called the legislation anti-LGBT.
Lake Oroville helps irrigate about 25% of crops in the U.S. annually.
The Ryanair CEO said there was a "premeditated breach" of international aviation rules when Minsk air traffic control diverted a plane into Belarus, and the pilot was put under "considerable pressure" to land there.
U.S. law enforcement requested information from more than 18,000 Apple accounts in the first half of 2020, nearly seven times higher than the same time period in 2015.
The lack of such a law complicates attempts to keep track of domestic terrorism and prosecute offenders.
A new FBI and Department of Homeland Security report warns some QAnon followers could target Democrats and political figures with violence if the movement's conspiracy theories don't pan out.
Paul Whelan, a U.S. citizen jailed in Russia since 2018 on espionage charges, released a statement through his family asking President Joe Biden to push for his release during Wednesday's Geneva meeting.
South Africa will discard about two million Johnson & Johnson vaccines after the U.S. FDA deemed them unsuitable for use. The administration believes the doses may have been manufactured with contaminated ingredients from a Baltimore facility.
Opponents of the Enbridge Energy Pipeline said that there is now a "national fight" after a Minnesota court affirmed key approvals for project's construction. Nearly 250 protestors calling on President Joe Biden to cancel the project were arrested last week.
The Girl Scouts have 15 million boxes of unsold cookies left over after this year's selling season. The organization is saying that the pandemic, which caused many troops to forgo cookie booths and door-to-door sales, is to blame for the untapped supply.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that it would be unacceptable if Ukraine joined NATO. The longtime leader warned that NATO missiles would be able to reach key Russian targets in just seven minutes if Ukraine joined the organization
The British Medical Association is asking the U.K. government for a "sensible delay" before lifting the COVID-19 lockdown. Documented cases in the U.K. are at their highest since February.
Swiss authorities made the decision to restrict airspace and deploy up to 3,000 troops and police officers ahead of next week's Geneva summit to protect against terrorist threats that remain "high in Switzerland and Europe."
Malaysia is extending an two-week lockdown another two weeks as average daily infection rates remain high. Malaysia's total case count sits at 646,411 after 6,849 new cases were reported by the health ministry on Friday.
The WHO and UNICEF say the polio outbreak in the Philippines has ended after 16 months have passed with no detected cases. The nation administered 30 million polio vaccines doses since the disease's resurgence in 2019.
A new amendment to Hong Kong's Film Censorship Ordinance gives the government the ability to censor films seen as a threat to national security. The move further aligns Hong Kong with the practices of Beijing and the Chinese mainland.
The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion, up from $1.88 trillion during the same period the previous year. Spending between October and May is up almost 20% compared to the same time last year.
Israel's departing prime minister says a "deep state" conspiracy unseated him.
The fines signal a larger crackdown from Russian authorities on what they deem unlawful social media content.
The purpose of Sidewalk's bandwidth-sharing services is to create a "mesh network" to broaden the coverage area of home Wi-Fi networks, Amazon said.
A U.K. amputee was attacked by two men attempting to steal his French bulldog Tuesday night, leaving him with a stab wound, concussion and broken nose. French bulldogs are common theft targets for their high value.
The upcoming trial of four ex-officers charged with third-degree murder in George Floyd's death may be impacted if the Minnesota Supreme Court chooses to reverse the same charge for another ex-officer who shot and killed a woman in 2017.