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Trump to host Netanyahu, political rival at White House to discuss peace amid impeachment trial

(WASHINGTON) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his top political challenger Benny Gantz will visit Washington next week to discuss peace in the Middle East, the White House announced Thursday.Vice President Mike Pence said he extended the invitation to Netanyahu and Gantz -- the leader of Israel's Blue and…... Read More

French president loses his cool in argument with Israeli guards in Jerusalem

(PARIS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron got into a testy exchange with Israeli security guards at the Church of Saint Anne in Jerusalem on Wednesday, accusing the guards of violating rules preventing them from entering what is considered French territory. The Ottoman Empire gifted the church, built by French crusaders…... Read More

Psychologist who devised 'enhanced interrogation' technique for CIA testifies at 9/11 trial hearing

(GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba) -- The psychologist credited with devising the C.I.A.'s program of "enhanced interrogation" during the war on terror defended his record at a pretrial hearing for the alleged masterminds of 9/11.James Mitchell, who worked as a contractor for the C.I.A. along with his colleague Bruce Jessen, told the…... Read More

Shark attacks declined throughout the world in 2019, according to new report

(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) -- Looks like it’s safer to get back in the water.There were 64 unprovoked shark attacks reported around the world in 2019, 22% fewer attacks than the five-year average of 82 incidents annually, the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File revealed Tuesday. The U.S. led the world…... Read More

American woman vanishes while on vacation in Belize

(NEW YORK) -- An American woman disappeared over the weekend while vacationing in Belize, authorities said. Alison MacKenzie, 43, was among a group of tourists who on Friday embarked on an overnight excursion to Rendezvous Caye, a tiny island off the coast of Belize. A member of the tour group…... Read More

Duchess Kate asks for opinions on how to best raise 'the next generation'

(NEW YORK) -- Duchess Kate is starting 2020 in a big way, going on a 24-hour tour of the U.K. as she asks residents across the country to share their thoughts on "raising the next generation." The mother of three, who has made early childhood development a focus of her…... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan issue legal warning over paparazzi photos in Canada

(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan may be off to a rocky start with the media as they begin to chart their futures as non-working members of Britain's royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's legal team has issued a legal notice to U.K. media and photo agencies concerning…... Read More

6-year-old has raised over $250K for Australian wildfires by making clay koalas

(HINGHAM, Mass.) -- A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy who started making clay koalas as a way to help the animals hurt in the Australia bushfires has raised more than $250,000 for relief efforts.Owen Colley, of Hingham, Massachusetts, lived in Australia for a few months as a toddler and has been asking…... Read More

Scientists find evidence of oldest impact structure on Earth

(NEW YORK) -- New geologic data reveals that a crater in Western Australia is likely the oldest impact structure on Earth, according to a paper published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications.At roughly 2.2 billion years old, the approximately 40-mile wide Yarrabubba crater was previously considered to be among the…... Read More

Three rockets fired into Baghdad's Green Zone as protests grow; no casualties

(BAGHDAD) -- Three rockets were fired into Baghdad's Green Zone, the heavily fortified area of the capital that houses the U.S. embassy, government buildings and U.S. service members. The Katyusha rockets landed "in the vicinity of the Green Zone," but caused no casualties, according to Iraqi officials.A U.S. military spokesman…... Read More

Prince Harry leaves UK for Canada to reunite with Meghan, Archie

(LONDON) -- Prince Harry has left the U.K. and is flying to Canada to reunite with his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and their 8-month-old son Archie, according to ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie. Harry, 35, boarded a flight late Monday afternoon, according to Scobie. Buckingham Palace has…... Read More