Washington Potato Plant Possible Explosion Cleared Out, Level 3 Evacuation Order Lifted
After residents of a town in the state of Washington were initially advised to flee Thursday night because of the threat of a potential explosion, officials lifted the previous order early Friday.
National Guardsmen Forced to Sleep in Parking Garage After Protecting Capitol for Biden Inauguration
After being booted from the Capitol on Thursday, National Guard troops who were brought in as additional security personnels during the Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr as president found themselves sleeping in an unheated garage for hours, which prompted an uproar among lawmakers who scrambled to move them back.
Japan PM Firm in Lighting Tokyo Olympics' Flames, Denies Cancellation Report
After an unconfirmed report that cancellation of the Games might be imminent, organizers shared on Friday that the Japanese government is determined that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead.
Five Killed as Fire Erupts at COVID-19 Vaccine Maker's Complex in India
Five individuals were killed due to the fire that erupted at one of the biggest vaccine-making facilities in the world, a complex of Serum Institute of India, which is producing millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine of the Oxford/AstraZeneca.
NBA's MidCourt Security Enforces Rules, Forbids on Court Handshakes and Hugs
As an additional way of enforcing more on-court rules which forbid players, recent reports coming from sources prohibit players from shaking hands and his thing each other during games.
Biden's Fellow Stutterer Teenage Friend to Release Book About Speech Struggle
The teenager whom President Joe Biden befriended as a fellow stutterer, Brayden Harrington, will be part of a primetime inaugural special, which has a book coming out in the upcoming summer.
Boat Carrying African Migrants Capsized off Libyan Coast, 43 Killed
After a boat carrying West African migrants capsized off Libya's coast on Tuesday, 43 individuals drowned. In contrast, 10 others were rescued based on the IOM's statement or the International Organization for Migrant and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Stepmother Accused of Killing 11-Year-Old Stepson Again Found Competent to Stand Trial
For the second time, a 37-year-old woman from Colorado, Letecia Leann Stauch, stepmother, has been found competent to stand trial for allegedly murdering her 11-year-old stepson, Gannon Stauch.
Trump Leaves Note for President-Elect Joe Biden as He Departs from White House, Follows Tradition
While skipping the traditional Inauguration Day transfer of power ceremonies and following another tradition, on Wednesday, President Donald Trump ended office with a note for his successor President-elect Joe Biden in the Oval Office.
Homeless Indiana Man Chooses to Spend Night in Jail Over Another Night Out in the Cold
A 72-year-old man from the state reportedly chose to be arrested and imprisoned to avoid another night outside, spent in the cold.
Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao Eyes Fight with Connor McGregor, Then Possibly Philippine Presidency
World-boxing champion turned Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao has had many fights in his entire career, yet his biggest fight in 2022 may be for the Philippine Presidency.
New Documentary Emerges, Reveals Medics Instructed to Deny Coronavirus Outbreak
After a year of major changes and a shift to new normal due to the ongoing pandemic, a new ITV documentary emerged, revealing that medics in Wuhan, China, were told to remain silent regarding the coronavirus outbreak.
Biden Delivers Emotional Message to Delaware, Cries over Late Son on Eve of Inauguration
Before leaving and departing Delaware for the Inauguration Day in Washington, an emotional President-elect Joe Biden delivered an emotional paean on Tuesday in front of the crowd in his longtime home at Major Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III National Guard /Reserve Center in New Castle Airport, a place which was named after his late son.
Washington State Brokers' Partnership with Starbucks, Microsoft to Boost COVID-19 Vaccination
As part of a series of new efforts to help boost the state's coronavirus vaccination, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced on Monday that their partners, Starbucks and Microsoft, will assist them on their move against COVID-19.
Thai Woman Faces 43 Years Jailtime for Insulting King, Charged with Defamation of Monarchy
After breaching the strict law on insulting or defaming the monarchy of Thailand, a court in the country sentenced a former civil servant on Tuesday to a record prison term of 43 years and six months, according to lawyers.