'Coronation Street' actor Johnny Briggs dies at…

British actor Johnny Briggs, best known for his role as businessman Mike Baldwin in the long-running TV soap opera “Coronation Street,” has died

Trump repeats election lie, hints at 2024 run

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at a possible run for president again in 2024, attacked President Joe Biden, and repeated his fraudulent claims of widespread election fraud in his first major appearance since leaving the White House nearly six weeks ago. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

She Defected, Vanished, Then Re-Surfaced in the…

"What happened to Lim Ji-hyun?" It's a question explored in a story by Abigail Haworth at Marie Claire , and one that continues to haunt her friends. As a 23-year-old, Lim defected from North Korea, swimming across the Yalu River into China before making her way to South Korea. There, she...

Nigerian families await news of 300 kidnapped…

Families in Nigeria waited anxiously for news of their abducted daughters after more than 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped by gunmen from a government school in the country’s north last week, the latest in a series of mass school kidnappings in the West African nation

Cuomo under pressure in harassment probe

New York's top prosecutor rejected a proposal by Governor Andrew Cuomo for her to pick a lawyer to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against him, after Cuomo's office backtracked on Sunday on a plan to choose its own investigator. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

Knife-Wielding Rooster Kills Owner in Cockfight

While banned for being inhumane to animals, an event in India recently wound up costing the life of a human being. BBC reports that a man in the village of Lothunur in Telangana state had outfitted his rooster with a knife to ready it for an illegal cockfight last week...

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Thai marchers link their democracy cause to…

A new faction of Thailand’s pro-democracy movement has staged a protest march, linking their cause with that of demonstrators in Myanmar battling that neighboring country’s coup-installed military government

Trump says he has no plans to form third party

Former U.S. President Donald Trump told a conservative audience on Sunday he has no plans to start a new party to compete with the Republican Party.

Rescued Sheep Sported Nearly 80 Pounds of Wool

How do you lose nearly 80 pounds overnight? For a wild sheep in Australia, all it took was a haircut. The sheep, nicknamed Baarack by its rescuers, was sheared for the first time in a long time earlier this month, yielding a fleece that weighed about 78 pounds, USA Today...

Pope prays for liberation of 317 kidnapped…

Pope Francis is praying for the quick release of 317 schoolgirls in Nigeria so they can return to their families

Mexico's president to ask U.S. to share vaccines

Mexico's president is expected to ask U.S. President Joe Biden to consider having America share its vaccines with its southern neighbor at a virtual summit on Monday, U.S. and Mexican officials said. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

Mystery of Inscription on 'The Scream' Is Solved

Art historians in Norway say they've cracked the mystery about who scrawled a small inscription on Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream." And the culprit was Munch himself, according to their new analysis, reports the BBC . The penciled words in the upper left corner of the painting, so small they are...

US is 'gravely concerned' by reports of abuses in…

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. is “gravely concerned by reported atrocities and the overall deteriorating situation” in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, in the toughest statement yet from Washington on Ethiopia’s ongoing conflict

Fauci urges Americans to get any of 3 vaccines

[NFA] Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, on Sunday urged Americans to take any of the three approved COVID-19 vaccines available to them, including the newly-authorized single-shot vaccine from Johnson & Johnson. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Alexei Navalny Is Missing

The jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been moved from a Moscow prison to an undisclosed location, according to aides, who think he may have been sent to a prison camp. Navalny lawyer Vadim Kobzev arrived at the Moscow prison to meet with his client but was told he...

Germany limits travel from French region over…

Germany has announced that travelers from France’s northeastern Moselle region will face additional restrictions because of the high rate of variant coronavirus cases there

UK says more than 20 million vaccinated

More than 20 million people across the United Kingdom have now received a COVID-19 shot, Britain's health minister, Matt Hancock, said on Sunday. Emer McCarthy reports.

Ahead of Bombshell Report, Biden Speaks to Saudi…

President Biden spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Thursday for the first time since taking office—but the conversation was overshadowed by the looming release of a US intelligence report expected to say the 85-year-old king's son ordered the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Biden read the...

Long-time mayor of Croatian capital of Zagreb…

Milan Bandic, the controversial long-serving mayor of Croatia's capital of Zagreb, has died from a heart attack at age 65, his office says

Israeli police break up Purim celebrations

COVID-19 curbs have curtailed celebrations of the Jewish costume festival of Purim, with Israeli police preventing parties and some rabbis urging people not to drink too much so social distancing is maintained.

Update on Missing Dubai Princesses Has Cops…

Princess Shamsa, a daughter of Dubai's ruler, was 18 when she fled from her father's estate in Surrey, England, in 2000. She was nabbed on a street in Cambridge two months later and hasn't been seen in public since, though Cambridgeshire police are now looking into the case at the...

The Latest: First US J&J vaccine doses shipping…

Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states for injections starting on Tuesday

Hong Kong activists charged with subversion

Forty-seven Hong Kong democrats and activists were charged on Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion, in the largest single crackdown on the democratic opposition under a China-imposed national security law. Emer McCarthy reports.

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US to Share Report Blaming MBS for Khashoggi…

Though Donald Trump played nice with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, it does not appear that President Biden will keep that up . The Biden administration plans to release on Thursday a declassified version of a 2018 intelligence report that concluded the crown prince approved and likely ordered the killing...

Hong Kong detains 47 activists on subversion…

Hong Kong police have detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the sweeping national security law

Artists keeping social distance in corona times

Keeping your social distance in a bubble: that is what several dancers of the Stuttgart Ballet group did, all dressed up in their classical costumes, when they jumped inside a PVC bubble on Friday (February 26) to perform for German artist Florian Mehnert.