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United Nations - At U.N., Cuban Diplomats Shout Down U.S. Event On Political Prisoners Today 10:30 PM United Nations - Protesting Cuban diplomats shouted, chanted and banged their hands on desks at the United Nations on Tuesday to drown out the launch of a U.S. campaign on the plight of Cuban political prisoners. U.S. envoy to the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Kelley Currie...

Washington - Nancy Pelosi: I'm Confident Democrats Will Retake The House Today 10:05 PM Washington - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident Democrats will retake the House in next month's midterm elections. Pelosi, who stands to become speaker if her party captures the chamber, ticked off a legislative to-do list including lowering health care costs, spearheading...


New York, NY - Over 1000 NYC Bus Shelters Closed For Emergency Inspections

Today 09:30 PM

New York - Eleven days after a bus shelter collapse in Staten Island, approximately one third of the city’s bus shelters have been temporarily...Read More »

San Francisco - Apple Adds Cream Cheese To Its Bagel Emoji After Complaints

Today 09:22 PM

San Francisco - When Apple released its bagel emoji earlier this month people weren’t exactly kvelling. On social media, New Yorkers and bagel...Read More »

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Washington - AP Interview: Trump Says He's Not To Blame If Republicans Lose House, Cohen Was 'Lying' In Testimony

Today 09:00 PM

Washington - Facing an electoral defeat that could imperil his presidency, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if...Read More »

Jerusalem - Ugandan Jew Denied Visa To Study At Yeshiva In Israel

Today 08:35 PM

Jerusalem - A Jewish man from Uganda who led a Birthright trip to Israel in September was denied a visa to study at a yeshiva there. Asiimwe...Read More »

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Cape Canaveral, FL - NASA Astronaut Describes Close Call Following Failed Launch

Today 08:00 PM

Cape Canaveral, FL - The NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing knew he needed to stay calm. Air Force Col...Read More »

Washington - Trump Says 'my Biggest Threat Is The Fed'

Today 07:30 PM

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview with Fox Business Network on Tuesday, extending...Read More »

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Dallas - As An Oil Giant, Saudi Threats Against US Loom Large

Today 07:28 PM

Dallas - Saudi Arabia's status as the biggest oil exporter gives it the power to jolt the global economy — if it wants. That was the kingdom's...Read More »

New York - Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping New York Woman

Today 07:17 PM

New York - An Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her in the back seat and then left her on the...Read More »

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United Nations - U.N. Allows Palestinians To Act More Like Full Member In 2019

Today 06:43 PM

United Nations - The 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during...Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - As Hate Charges Dropped, 2nd Victim Of Car Service Driver Comes Forward; Wife Says Driver Is Schizophrenic

Today 05:57 PM

Brooklyn, NY - Just one day after the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office dropped hate crime charges against a car service driver who inexplicably...Read More »

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New York - Can Pinterest Succeed With Slow-growth Strategy?

Today 05:27 PM

New York - If Instagram is the dream vacation you'll never go on and Facebook is Thanksgiving with too many relatives arguing over politics...Read More »

London - Google To Charge For Apps On Android Phones In Europe

Today 05:00 PM

London - Google plans to start charging smartphone makers to pre-install apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps on Android handsets sold in Europe...Read More »

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Tehran - Iran Says It Has Killed Mastermind Of Deadly Attack On Military Parade

Today 04:30 PM

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the "mastermind" behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of...Read More »

New York - Stocks Surge On Earnings And Economic Data; Dow Climbs Over 500 Points

Today 04:02 PM

New York - Stocks are surging on Wall Street, clawing back some of the ground lost last week, after several big U.S. companies reported standout...Read More »

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Shanghai - Check-in With Facial Recognition Now Possible In Shanghai

Today 04:00 PM

Shanghai - It's now possible to check in automatically at Shanghai's Hongqiao airport using facial recognition technology, part of an ambitious...Read More »

Washington - Head Of Firm Behind Trump Dossier Won't Talk To House Panel

Today 03:25 PM

Washington - The co-founder of a political research firm that was behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to...Read More »

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New York - Cases Of Mysterious Paralyzing Illness in Children Reported In 22 States

Today 03:00 PM

New York - U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an...Read More »

New York - BAML Poll: Investors Gloomiest On World Growth Since 2008, Cut U.S. Equity Holdings

Today 02:30 PM

New York - Global investors have the most pessimistic outlook on the world economy since the 2008 financial crisis, according to Bank of America...Read More »

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Llano, Texas - Video: Floods Destroy Bridge, Force Evacuations In Central Texas

Today 02:08 PM

Llano, Texas - Fast-moving floodwaters destroyed a bridge, forced the evacuation of riverside homes and led to numerous water rescues in Central...Read More »

New York - Tonight’s Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $667,000,000: Richest In Game History

Today 01:35 PM

New York - The Mega Millions prize was already giant, but now it's even bigger. Lottery officials have increased the estimated jackpot for Tuesday...Read More »

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Manhattan, NY - Called Out On Twitter For Swastika In New Lane Markings, DOT Acts Swiftly To Eradicate Hate

Today 01:35 PM

Manhattan, NY - A graffitied swastika that appeared on a freshly paved Harlem street has been rendered unrecognizable just three hours after it was...Read More »

Washington - Justice Watchdog: FBI Official Accepted Reporter's Tickets

Today 01:01 PM

Washington - A senior FBI official accepted two tickets to a sports event from a television reporter who regularly covered the bureau, the Justice Department's inspector general said Tuesday. The official did not pay for the tickets despite having initially claimed...Read More »

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Beijing - China Says Camps For Muslims Lead Them To 'modern' Life

Today 12:38 PM

Beijing - China on Tuesday characterized its mass internment of Muslims as a push to bring into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who...Read More »

London - Washington Has Stood By Riyadh Through Multiple Crises

Today 11:59 AM

London - The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed the ultimate protected status from the United States throughout its short history. Riyadh has had...Read More »

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Bronx, NY - Man Dies After Shirt Gets Caught In Subway Escalator

Today 11:24 AM

Bronx, NY - New York police say a man who died after he was found unconscious in a subway station probably choked to death when he fell on an escalator and his shirt got caught. Police say 48-year-old Carlos Alvarez fell at a station in the Bronx early Sunday, where...Read More »

Washington - Trump Lashes Out At Warren Over DNA Test, Calls Her 'phony!

Today 11:00 AM

Washington - President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday over DNA test results she released that indicate she has some...Read More »

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Panama City, FL - Florida Families Still Seek People Missing In The Hurricane

Today 10:47 AM

Panama City, FL - Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter...Read More »

Washington - Mattis: Trump Says Defense Chief's Job Is '100 Percent' Safe

Today 10:31 AM

Washington - Amid speculation that he may soon be replaced, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump told him he supports the retired...Read More »

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Lakeland, FL - Video Shows Florida City Commissioner Shooting Alleged Thief

Today 10:04 AM

Lakeland, FL - Prosecutors are trying to determine whether a Florida city commissioner should be charged in the fatal shooting of a man he accused of...Read More »

Istanbul - Turkish Official: Evidence Found In Consulate That Writer Was Killed

Today 09:59 AM

Istanbul - A high-level Turkish official says police have found "certain evidence" during their search of the Saudi Consulate showing that Saudi...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli Defense Minister: Now's The Time To Strike Hamas

Today 09:32 AM

Jerusalem - Israel's defense minister says the time has come to deliver a "heavy blow" to Gaza's militant Hamas leaders, after weeks of border...Read More »

San Francisco - WSJ: Uber Proposals Value Company At $120 Billion In A Possible IPO

Today 09:02 AM

San Francisco - Uber Technologies Inc could be valued at $120 billion when it finally goes public next year according to recent proposals made by...Read More »

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