(TOKYO) -- Thousands of protesters opposed to the state-funded funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lined the streets near parliament in Tokyo on Tuesday, as helicopters whizzed above and dignitaries from all over the world paid their respects to the slain leader. U.S.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The New York City Council held a special hearing on Tuesday after buses of asylum seekers recently arrived in the city after being sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The hearing focused on the conditions of the city's homeless shelters and how... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- A man with an ankle monitor and who was already on parole for robbery has been arrested after allegedly committing armed robbery at a cell phone store after he allegedly held up two employees at gun point and ran away with money... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Buffalo, New York, has one of the country's largest Juneteenth celebrations outside of Texas, according to event organizers. Each year on June 19, the community comes together to honor the day that enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, learned they were free, about 2... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Daniel Enriquez, 48, was shot and killed in an unprovoked attack on a Q train Sunday in New York City as it headed into Manhattan. The tragedy comes just a few weeks after a gunman opened fire on an N train... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday on abortion access as the nation awaits a final decision from the Supreme Court in a case that result in the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., kicked off the hearing... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 428,000 jobs to their payrolls in April, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show. The increase marks the 12th straight month of job growth above 400,000. The biggest gains in employment last month occurred in leisure and hospitality... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's "special military operation" into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian forces invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Ukrainian troops have offered "stiff resistance," according to U.S. officials. The Russian military has... Read More.
(BEIJING) -- The president of the International Olympic Committee said he held a face-to-face meeting with Peng Shuai, the Chinese tennis star who disappeared from social media after accusing a former top Chinese Communist Party official of sexual assault. In a statement Monday, the IOC... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- On the eve of the one-year anniversary of his inauguration, President Joe Biden held a formal news conference at the White House Wednesday, answering reporter questions on his handling of the pandemic, the economy and legislative agenda and characterizing the country as... Read More.
(NORTH KOREA) -- North Korea hosted its 73rd anniversary parade late Wednesday going into early Thursday morning, with a display of soldiers in bright orange hazmat suits and gas masks marching in Pyongyang, according to the Korea Central News Agency, the nation’s state media. Along... Read More.