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'He got his goal': British climber is latest to die on Everest

Saturday  19:50,   25 may 2019

A British climber has become the latest to die on Mount Everest - where 10 people are said to have died in the last few weeks. Dozens of climbers have been making the assault on the summit in the narrow window of opportunity when weather conditions... >>>

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to "hiring a hitman"

Saturday  17:00,   25 may 2019

Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term.Speaking to a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion... >>>

'Huge' challenges as South African president is sworn in

Saturday  16:50,   25 may 2019

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in before a 30,000-strong crowd, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption. Mr Ramaphosa, the country's fourth democratically elected president since the end of apartheid, took the >>>

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced

Saturday  16:05,   25 may 2019

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is... >>>

Owners of Noah's Ark replica sue insurers over rain damage

Saturday  15:55,   25 may 2019

Owners of Noah's Ark replica sue insurers over rain damage The owners of a replica of Noah's Ark featured at the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky., sued its insurers who refused to cover rain damage. The ark's owner said heavy rains in 2017 and... >>>

Missing woman found alive in Hawaiian forest after two weeks

Saturday  12:45,   25 may 2019

Amanda Eller was "stuck and slightly injured" in the forest, according to loved ones dedicated to finding... >>>

How Donald Trump Helped a ‘Brown Wave’ of South Asian Comics to Crash Stand-Up

Saturday  12:35,   25 may 2019

Comedian Aparna Nancherla tells a gag about getting trapped behind a pack of finance bros on a Manhattan sidewalk—white, good-looking, and moving at what she coins “the speed of privilege.” “That is just to say, they were not creating any gaps for... >>>

You'd need a heart of granite not to feel for her: HENRY DEEDES on Theresa May's fateful resignation speech which was rigid, reticent, unremarkable - until she turned on the tap

Saturday  12:15,   25 may 2019

HENRY DEEDES: Theresa May tried her best to hold it together. But in the end it was all too much. Officially, the Prime Minister resigned yesterday morning at 10.05am . But those watching her announcement will have realised that it was actually an... >>>

Judge blocks construction of parts of border wall under emergency declaration

Saturday  09:00,   25 may 2019

The order applies to around 51 miles of fence. The ACLU called it "a win for our system of checks and balances, the rule of law, and border... >>>

Jayme Closs' Abductor Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole

Saturday  08:40,   25 may 2019

“Last October, Jake Patterson took a lot of things that I love away from... >>>

News quiz of the week: May 24

Saturday  08:15,   25 may 2019

Take this quiz to see how well you know this week's biggest news... >>>

French police release image of Lyon bombing suspect

Saturday  08:00,   25 may 2019

French police have released an image of a bombing suspect after seven people were injured in a "low force" blast in Lyon. An anti-terrorism investigation was launched after the attack at a Brioche Doree bakery at roughly 5.30pm local time (4.30pm... >>>

No dudes needed: Baby anaconda snakes born in all-female exhibit

Saturday  07:10,   25 may 2019

The New England Aquarium welcomes two slithering danger noodles thanks to the rare phenomenon of... >>>

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon

Friday  23:50,   24 may 2019

French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said. The suspect was captured on security video leaving a bag in front of a bakery shortly before an... >>>

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon

Friday  21:10,   24 may 2019

FRANCE-SECURITY/LYON (UPDATE 1, PIX):UPDATE 1-French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in... >>>