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Hurricane Michael: 'Monstrous' storm strengthens to category two

Hurricane Michael: 'Monstrous' storm strengthens to category two

Oct 09, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a category two storm, with winds topping 100mph (155km/h) as it churns towards the Florida coast.

Indonesian official: 5,000 bodies could still be buried in mud after earthquake, tsunami

5,000 bodies could still be buried in mud after earthquake, tsunami in Indonesia

Oct 08, 2018 04:52 PM EDT

The death toll from the devastating earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island neared 2,000 on Monday, but thousands more are believed unaccounted for.

Senior official tells Pompeo he needs stable relations, citing efforts to pressure North Korea

U.S.-China Tensions Break Out in Beijing

Oct 08, 2018 04:47 PM EDT

Senior official tells Pompeo he needs stable relations, citing efforts to pressure North Korea

How John Roberts will manage the Supreme Court's conservative majority

How John Roberts will manage the Supreme Court's conservative majority

Oct 08, 2018 04:42 PM EDT

The confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh puts the US Supreme Court firmly on conservative terrain and Chief Justice John Roberts at a personal crossroads.

Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change

Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change

Oct 08, 2018 04:35 PM EDT

A UN panel of scientists says every bit of warming matters, and we’re almost out of time to keep it in check.

Hurricane Michael Forecast To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Major Storm Wednesday

Hurricane Michael Forecast To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Major Storm Wednesday

Oct 08, 2018 04:15 PM EDT

Hurricane Michael is expected to head north across the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall in the area of the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday.

Victim texted limo was in 'terrible condition' minutes before crash killed 20 in New York

Limo victim texted was in 'terrible condition' minutes before crash killed 20 in New York

Oct 08, 2018 04:08 PM EDT

One of the victims of the upstate New York limousine crash that killed all 18 aboard had texted concerns about the "terrible condition" of the limo less than 20 minutes before tragedy struck.

Young Girl found 1,500-year-old Sword In Swedish Lake

Young Girl found 1,500-year-old Sword In Swedish Lake

Oct 06, 2018 08:14 PM EDT

the discovery of an Iron Age sword in a Swedish lake by a young girl named Saga sounds like enough to at least get you through the first couple pages.

Brazil’s Presidential Race: Who’s Ahead and What to Expect

Brazil’s Presidential Race: Who’s Ahead and What to Expect

Oct 06, 2018 08:09 PM EDT

There has been no lack of drama in the lead-up to Brazil's presidential election on Sunday.

Melania Trump

Melania Trump wraps first solo international trip in Egypt with comments on Kavanaugh and Ford

Oct 06, 2018 08:05 PM EDT

Melania Trump stood in front of Egypt's Great Sphinx, doing something she rarely does: Speaking about the news of the day.

Trump

Trump '100 percent' sure Kavanaugh accuser named wrong person

Oct 06, 2018 07:59 PM EDT

U.S. President Donald Trump said he is "100 percent" certain that Christine Blasey Ford named the wrong person when she accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault in testimony during his Supreme Court nomination hearings.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Tabernacle Choir name change marks church's shift: no longer Mormon

Oct 06, 2018 07:51 PM EDT

The singers will now be called the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement.

MAGA Hat

Reporter fired for wearing MAGA hat while covering Trump rally

Oct 06, 2018 07:46 PM EDT

'We don't allow our people to wear campaign clothing while on assignment'

Supreme Court

Kavanaugh Is Sworn In After Close Confirmation Vote in Senate

Oct 06, 2018 07:41 PM EDT

Over repeated interruptions by protesters in the gallery, the Senate on Saturday voted 50 to 48 to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice.

Pompeo backs away from North Korea denuclearisation timeline

Pompeo backs away from North Korea denuclearisation timeline

Oct 04, 2018 04:11 PM EDT

The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has backed away from a previously stated goal of North Korea giving up its nuclear weapons by the end of Donald Trump’s first term in January 2021.

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