(NEW YORK) -- Amnesty International on Thursday officially branded China’s actions against its Turkic Muslim population as “crimes against humanity.” “Muslims living in Xinjiang may be the most closely surveyed population in the world,” Jonathan Loeb, senior crisis adviser with Amnesty International, told reporters. In conjunction... Read More.
(VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla.) -- After a 14-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy apparently ran away from a Florida group home and allegedly opened fire on deputies, that home -- and the juvenile justice system -- are now under the spotlight. The children ran away Tuesday... Read More.
The Grateful Dead spinoff group Dead & Company has announced dates for a major 2021 U.S. tour running from late summer until well into the fall. The trek kicks off August 16 in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is mapped out through an October 29-31 stand... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- A group including former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and tech entrepreneur Marc Lore has not yet closed a deal to purchase the Minnesota Timberwolves, as their 30-day exclusive negotiating window came to an end. Sources tell ESPN that the two sides continue to... Read More.
(JERUSALEM) -- At least seven of the more than 150 rockets launched by militant group Hamas on Monday targeted Jerusalem, according to Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a line was crossed when rockets were launched from Gaza at... Read More.
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- In defiance of new laws that ban sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets, an anti-North Korean activist group claimed it has launched balloons carrying leaflets and U.S. dollar bills from an unknown location near the border this week. Ten 8-foot-tall balloons were filled with... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When House Republicans gather in Florida this week for their annual policy retreat, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., will be a thousand miles away in Texas, campaigning for Michael Wood in the upcoming special election in Texas' 6th Congressional District. Wood, a Marine Reserve... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Conservation group American Rivers has named Snake River, which passes through four Western states, the most endangered river in the country due to a series of dams that it says are threatening the existence of the river’s native salmon population. “They’ve never... Read More.
Jeopardy! has announced the final group of guest hosts to finish the game show's 37th season. On Wednesday, Jeopardy! executive producer Mike Richards shared the list of names, including Good Morning America co-anchors Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos, CNBC's Squawk on the Street co-anchor and former Celebrity Jeopardy! champion David Farber, Emmy-winning sportscaster Joe Buck and actor and director LeVar Burton. As part of... Read More.
(PARIS) -- Newly reelected president of Chad, Marshal Idriss Déby Itno, died Tuesday on the battlefield in clashes with rebels, according to the Chadian army. "Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces, Idriss Déby Itno has just given his last breath while defending the territorial integrity... Read More.
(WALDORF, Md.) -- Two off-duty corrections officers from Maryland have been charged with attempted murder and a litany of other crimes after running over a group of people and crashing through the front of a Taco Bell in an apparent case of fast-food order... Read More.
By Kiara Brantley-Jones, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Already, 2021 has been a record year for anti-transgender legislation -- especially when it comes to school athletics -- and one group is taking a stand.To date, 28 states across the... Read More.