(NEW YORK) — The United Arab Emirates named mechanical engineering graduate Nora AlMatrooshi as the first Arab female astronaut, a selection that she described as an "unforgettable moment." AlMatrooshi was picked from more than 4,000 candidates to be part of the UAE's ambitious space program,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Much of St. Vincent remains covered in ash following eruptions Friday at the island's La Soufriere volcano. The volcano has been inactive for nearly 42 years. "There have been three explosive events that occurred during the day," University of the West Indies Seismic... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The funeral for Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will be held April 17 and limited to 30 guests, Buckingham Palace announced. The Duke of Edinburgh, who died Friday at the age of 99, will be given a ceremonial royal... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The La Soufriere Volcano, located on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted Friday morning, forcing the evacuation of over 16,000 people from nearby homes. Scientists had been monitoring the volcano’s activity for years and were able to alert the islands... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Britain's Prince Philip, a stalwart supporter of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, for over seven decades, died Friday. He was 99. "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Prince Philip's death Friday at the age of 99 marked the end of an era in Britain's royal family. Philip was a steadfast supporter of his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth, and a consistent presence in public life. When he officially retired from... Read More.
(LUXOR, Egypt) -- Egypt announced on Thursday the discovery of what it termed the "Lost Golden City" in the southern province of Luxor, with one U.S.-based egyptologist describing the find as the biggest archaeological discovery since Tutankhamun's tomb nearly a century ago. A mission led... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is working "to surge humanitarian assistance to" Central American countries and to offer new "legal paths" for migration, according to U.S. officials, as it tries to manage a historic jump in the number of migrants reaching the southern U.S.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Transforming crop and timber production to a sustainable model could reduce the extinction of species by mitigating one of the great drivers of terrestrial wildlife decline, according to a new study. Loss of habitat is often to blame when the status of... Read More.
(MOSCOW) -- The jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has tested negative for the coronavirus after he was moved to his prison's medical bay to be treated for a respiratory illness, Navalny's lawyers said Wednesday, but the activist remains unwell and appears to be... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The United States Marshals Service has secured a "red notice" through Interpol in the search for Qinxuan Pan, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student who is wanted for the murder of Yale University graduate student Kevin Jiang. Matthew Duffy, supervisory deputy and... Read More.
By Morgan Winsor, ABC News(LONDON) -- Nearly 2,000 inmates have escaped from a prison in southeastern Nigeria after heavily armed gunmen attacked the facility, authorities said.The massive jailbreak occurred before dawn on Monday in Owerri, the capital of... Read More.