South Korea tests system for controlling air taxis
Hackers compromise FBI email system
Flooding paralyzes India’s Chennai
India’s manufacturing capital Chennai came to a standstill with many areas flooded after the southern Indian coast was battered by heavy rainfall
The beauty pageant where women judge men
‘Gerewol’ is a traditional beauty contest in Niger held every year where Wodaabe men are judged by an all-female panel.
Iraqi PM decries ‘cowardly’ attack on his home
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi escaped unharmed from an armed drone assassination attempt in Baghdad on Sunday in an incident that raised tension in Iraq weeks after a general election disputed by Iran-backed militia groups.
Houston concert-goers rushed gates before deadly stampede
Fans rushed the entrance gates at rap star Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival in Houston earlier in the day before a stampede of fans killed at least eight people and injured scores of others.
U.S. court freezes Biden’s vaccine rule for companies
A U.S. federal appeals court issued a stay Saturday freezing the Biden administration’s efforts to require workers at U.S. companies with at least 100 employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested weekly, citing “grave statutory and constitutional” issues with the rule.
LIVE: Spain’s La Palma volcanic eruption spews lava and ash
Spain’s La Palma island continues to spew lava and ash since it first erupted in September.
Iraq’s prime minister escapes ‘assassination attempt’
A drone laden with explosives targeted the residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Baghdad in what the military said was an assassination attempt.
La Palma volcano lights up the night sky
The Cumbre Vieja volcano in the Canary Islands continues to erupt, sending glowing lava into the air and lighting up the night sky.
‘No room’ for U.S.-Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem, says Israel
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spoke out against a plan by President Joe Biden’s administration to reopen a consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem, saying ‘there is no room for another American consulate’ in the disputed city.
‘No more negotiation’: Ethiopians denounce U.S. at rally
Ethiopians rallied in Addis Ababa in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the military campaign against the Tigrayan forces in the north of the country. Demonstrators also denounced the U.S., which called for a ceasefire in the year-long conflict.
An anti-government alliance is formed in Ethiopia
Nine groups, including the Tigray People’s Liberation Front and others with armed fighters, have formed an anti-government alliance in Ethiopia, two of the groups involved have said as rebellious forces claim further advances toward the capital.
Drone view of New England fall foliage
Fall foliage is at its peak in New England with trees changing colors as part of an annual rite in the northern United States.
Young activists demand more action at COP26
Thousands of young campaigners marched through the streets of Glasgow on Friday, demanding urgent action from world leaders at the U.N. climate conference to stave off catastrophic climate change.
President Biden, Obama and Bush among those at Colin Powell’s funeral
Colin Powell’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral drew D.C. heavyweights, with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright calling him ‘one of the gentlest and most decent people any of us will ever meet.’
Thousands of baby river turtles released in Peruvian jungle
Some 3,000 baby river turtles native to the Amazon rainforest were released into a Peruvian river after hatching from eggs.
‘He acted in self-defense,’ Kyle Rittenhouse lawyer says
The defense lawyer in the case of Kyle Rittenhouse, charged with killing two protesters and wounding a third man in Kenosha, Wisconsin, said the 18-year-old acted in self-defense and that his actions were ‘reasonable.’
Republican Youngkin wins Virginia governor’s race
Republican Glenn Youngkin is Virginia’s next governor, beating Democrat incumbent Terry McAuliffe in a closely watched election
Missing Australian child found alive
Four-year-old Cleo Smith, who went missing from an Australian outback campsite more than two weeks ago, has been returned safely to her parents after she was rescued by police from a locked house, authorities said.