(WASHINGTON) -- New reporting about intelligence related to Russia wanting to put a nuclear weapon into space, possibly to use against satellites, raises key questions about the country's intentions and the potential ramifications of an orbital detonation.The Outer Space Treaty of 1967 -- signed... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Very different circumstances surround the assassination of a top Hamas strategist in Lebanon and the mysterious blasts in Iran that occurred this week, but the events have reignited the same lingering fear: that the conflict between Israel and Hamas could still spiral... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With 2023 ticking down, the nation is poised to finish the year with its biggest annual drop in homicides on record, according to preliminary data from law enforcement agencies both large and small.The homicide rate in the United States is expected... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- There is "growing concern" for the safety of Niger's democratically elected president who remains under house arrest amid an apparent coup there, according to the U.S. Department of State spokesperson Matthew Miller."We are greatly worried about his health and his personal safety... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After several months of steady declines, COVID-19 hospitalizations appear to be ticking up again.For the week ending July 22, hospitalizations rose 12% from the previous week from 7,165 to 8,035, according to data released Monday from the Centers for Disease Control and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A red meat allergy caused by tick bites is an "emerging public health concern," according to two new studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Alpha-gal syndrome (AGS) is a serious, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that arises after people eat... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The scientist and military intelligence officer leading the Pentagon's task force for unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAPs) -- which the public calls UFOs -- says being caught off guard by "intelligent or extraterrestrial technical supremacy" remains a top concern as investigators analyze more... Read More.
(LONDON) -- An increasing number of family and friends of Belarusian political prisoners say they are unable to contact their loved ones.There are hundreds of political prisoners in Belarus, many of whom were arrested in the aftermath of the disputed 2020 presidential election, when... Read More.
(ERIE, Pa.) -- It's been over a decade since researchers began looking into microplastics in the Great Lakes.Now, the issue is getting renewed attention amid broader concerns about the potential effects of microplastics on the human body and a possible future link to the hydro-fracking... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Laundress is recalling hundreds of thousands of laundry products four months after issuing a separate recall of millions of laundry detergent and cleaning products.On Friday, the company announced it was issuing a voluntary recall of about 800,000 of its fabric... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Social media app TikTok faces mounting bipartisan hostility in Washington D.C., where Biden administration officials and lawmakers are weighing a possible ban of the platform.The app, which counts more than 150 million U.S. users each month but is owned by a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Federal regulators are looking into a previously unreported incident involving Norfolk Southern potentially mishandling a conductor's concern on a train carrying hazardous material just weeks after a similar defect precipitated the derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.According to a complaint obtained by... Read More.