As anti-government protests continue in Hong Kong, marchers embrace a new slogan made famous by Bruce Lee

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) -- When Hong Kong riot police descended on a rail station where protesters were holding a sit-in on Wednesday, a small group of demonstrators unspooled a fire hose to create a watery moat...

Fires in Amazon rainforest up more than 80% this year, scientists warn

gustavofrazao/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is experiencing a record amount of fires this year, according to the country's space agency. The number of fires in the Brazilian Amazon between Jan. 1 and...

Migrants allowed to disembark Open Arms ship at Lampedusa as Italian government shakes

Naeblys/iStock FILE(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of people were allowed to disembark a rescue ship on the Italian island of Lampedusa, ending a 19-day standoff between the Spain-based rescue organization and the Italian government....

Man charged in Anguilla hotel worker's death describes life as 'a living nightmare'

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The New York City banker who was charged in the death of an Anguillan hotel worker in April described his life as "a living nightmare" since he was charged with manslaughter. Connecticut resident...

Ahead of G-7 Summit, Trump again backs Russia being allowed back into alliance

republica/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Just days before heading to the G-7 Summit in France, President Donald Trump on Tuesday doubled down on his support for allowing Russia to rejoin the group of the world's advanced economies. ...

Russia refuses to share data after nuclear explosion, alarming monitors, US officials

MaxOzerov/iStock(MOSCOW) -- A senior Russian official said the country did not have to share with international monitors any data about a recent nuclear blast that spiked radiation levels in a northern region of the...

Ebola outbreak spreads to remote, militia-controlled territory in Democratic Republic of Congo

Cesare Ferrari/iStock(LONDON) — A new case of Ebola has popped up in a remote, militia-controlled area in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, hundreds of miles away from the epicenter of the yearlong...

Migrants rescued after jumping overboard from ship being denied port in Italy

Naeblys/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Italian coastguards rescued more than 10 migrants wearing life jackets who had jumped from a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy and tried to swim to shore Tuesday, according to a Spanish...

Tourist recalls being chased by a white rhino on South African safari

Binty/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A South African safari turned into a terrifying high speed chase through the brush with one of the area's largest animals. Rian Boshoff, who was with his tour group to photograph leopards last...

Facebook, Twitter remove accounts they say Chinese government was using to undermine in Hong Kong protests

Twitter(NEW YORK) -- Twitter announced on Monday that it had suspended about 200,000 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government-backed attempt to undermine "the legitimacy and political positions of the...

As Trump, negotiators work toward peace, attacks highlight violent realities

Golden_Brown/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has made clear his desire to end the U.S. war in Afghanistan. But as his negotiators finalize agreements with the Taliban and the Afghan government, the violent...

Leaked 'no-deal' Brexit report warns of civil unrest, food supply disruptions

narvikk/iStock(LONDON) -- The U.K. government has looked to play down concerns about leaked documents that outlined preparations for Brexit, which included warnings about fuel, food and medicine shortages, as well as...

Ebola outbreak spreads to third province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Manjurul/iStock(LONDON) -- The yearlong Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a third province, health officials said. Two new patients, a 24-year-old woman and her 7-month-old...

Largest pro-democracy protest yet in Hong Kong fills major park, spills into streets

iStock(HONG KONG) -- Tens of thousands of protesters defied a rainstorm and the threat of more clashes with police on Sunday in one of the biggest pro-democracy demonstrations yet in Hong Kong. Demonstrators, whom police...

Explosion at wedding in Afghanistan kills 63 and injures 182

Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- An explosion at a wedding hall in the city of Kabul has killed 63 people and wounded 182, according Nasrat Rahimi, spokesperson for the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior...

Latest North Korea launch unlikely to break stalemate in US diplomatic talks

MicroStockHub/iStock(NEW YORK) -- North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into the Sea of Japan early Friday morning according to South Korea’s military, marking North Korea's sixth round of short-range missile...

'There is no turning back': Another weekend of protests kick off in Hong Kong

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) -- Thousands of people stood elbow to elbow chanting "Power to the People!" on a humid night in central Hong Kong on Friday, as anti-government protests that began here in early June and...

Greenland responds to reports Trump talked about buying the territory

fpdress/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Greenland Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded to reports that President Donald Trump had talked about the possibility of buying the territory. "Greenland is rich in valuable resources...

Rep. Rashida Tlaib approved to visit Israel as 'humanitarian,' must follow restrictions

MicroStockHub/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- One day after blocking two congresswomen from visiting Israel, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., has been approved to make a visit to her grandmother in the Israeli-occupied West Bank -- but...

Nepal proposes new Mount Everest permit rules, but efficacy is questioned

Koonyongyut/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Nepalese government proposed new requirements for climbers and guides to get permits to climb Mount Everest, following a deadly season on the world's highest mountain. The proposed...

Authorities release name of Lexington assault victim

Authorities release name of Lexington assault victim

Load of potatoes burn in semi trailer fire

Load of potatoes burn in semi trailer fire

Heavy rainfall as storms rumble across Nebraska

Heavy rainfall as storms rumble across Nebraska

Sherman County standoff ends with suicide

Sherman County standoff ends with suicide

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

Despite Tough Competition, Lakeview Ready For 2019 Season

Despite Tough Competition, Lakeview Ready For 2019 Season

Fairbury Native Becomes Full-Time Football Assistant

Fairbury Native Becomes Full-Time Football Assistant

Pawnee City faces challenging season with low participation numbers

Pawnee City faces challenging season with low participation numbers

Applejack weekend will feature extreme bull riding for the fifth-straight year

Applejack weekend will feature extreme bull riding for the fifth-straight year

Pribyl and Sobotka have played together since kindergarten, the seniors look to give Meridian their first volleyball title

Pribyl and Sobotka have played together since kindergarten, the seniors look to give Meridian their first volleyball title