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Thousands of climate change activists block entrance to Frankfurt auto show

(FRANKFURT, Germany) -- Thousands of climate-change activists formed a human roadblock on Sunday to the Frankfurt auto show, one of the largest car industry showcases in the world. Protesters, many wearing surgical masks and white hazmat suits, blocked the entrance to Germany's 68th annual International Auto Show, demanding German lawmakers…... Read More

Pompeo blames Iran for major attack on Saudi oil facility amid high regional tensions

(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday blamed Iran for a massive attack on a critical Saudi oil facility that has put the region on high alert. Houthi rebels in neighboring Yemen claimed responsibility for the assault, which was conducted using drones and hit the world's largest oil…... Read More

Asteroid size of Empire State Building to pass Earth Saturday night

(NEW YORK) -- After an asteroid safely flew past Earth on Friday, another that's possibly larger than the Empire State building is expected to pass by Saturday night. 2000 QW7, the skyscraper-sized asteroid, should whiz past Early at 7:54 p.m. EST. NASA estimates the object to be 950 feet to…... Read More

Venice's 1,000-year-old tradition of glass-making sees an artistic revival

(VENICE, Italy) -- Nicola Causin was 17 years old when he started working with glass."It was like falling in love," he said. That love hasn't faded after 34 years of honing his craft on Murano, a short boat ride from Venice – and the epicenter of the Venetian glass-making industry."It's…... Read More

UK climate-change activists arrested over plan to fly drones around Heathrow Airport

(LONDON) -- Police in the UK have arrested twelve environmental activists over plans to fly drones around the UK’s busiest airport to bring attention to climate change.The plans had no impact on flight schedules on Friday.“Heathrow’s runways and taxiways remain open and fully operational despite attempts to disrupt the airport…... Read More

Newly discovered comet likely an 'interstellar visitor,' NASA says

(PASADENA, Calif.) -- The discovery of a new comet scientists believe to be an "interstellar object" has set the astronomy community abuzz.If officially confirmed, the object would be only the second of its kind detected, according to a statement from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.The…... Read More

Italian police officer stabbed with 'much violence,' autopsy report says

(ROME) -- An Italian police officer who was allegedly killed during a confrontation with two American teenagers was stabbed with "much violence," some wounds so deep that the base of the 7-inch blade left marks on his skin, according to the autopsy report obtained by ABC News.Mario Cerciello Rega, a…... Read More

Water vapor and temperatures that could support life found on exoplanet, NASA says

(LONDON) -- Astronomers have located the first planet outside our solar system containing water vapor and temperatures that could support life, according to NASA.Data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope allowed astronomers from the Center for Space Exochemistry Data at the University College London to determine that the molecular signature of…... Read More

Duchess Meghan returns from maternity leave, launches capsule collection for Smart Works charity

(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has debuted her latest project, a capsule fashion collection for charity.The Smart Set capsule collection of "workwear essentials" is on sale in stores and online for at least two weeks starting Thursday. It benefits Smart Works, a U.K. charity for women of which…... Read More

Russia launches wave of raids against opposition activists

(MOSCOW) -- Russia’s security services on Thursday launched a sweeping wave of raids targeting the anti-Kremlin opposition leader Alexey Navalny and his supporters, searching dozens of homes and offices in cities across Russia and detaining several people. The scale of the raids was unprecedented. By midday local time, police had…... Read More

Tourists in Cyprus run from explosions at nearby Turkish military base

(NEW YORK) -- Terrified tourists were evacuated from a northern Cyprus hotel early Thursday morning following explosions at a nearby Turkish military base. Blasts at an ammunition depot showered the surrounding area with debris and unexploded ordnance after a fire broke out on the base in Catalkoy, west of the…... Read More