60-Year-Old’s Bid For Miss Universe Ends at Argentina Pageant

60-Year-Old’s Bid For Miss Universe Ends at Argentina Pageant

A 60-year-old woman’s dream to become the oldest Miss Universe in history ended Saturday at Argentina’s beauty pageant.

Hamas Fires Rockets From Gaza, Triggering Air-Raid Sirens in Tel Aviv

Hamas Fires Rockets From Gaza, Triggering Air-Raid Sirens in Tel Aviv

Sirens sounded Sunday across central Israel, including in Tel Aviv, as Hamas claimed to have fired a barrage of rockets from Gaza.

‘Anora’ Wins Palme d’Or, Cannes Top Honor

‘Anora’ Wins Palme d’Or, Cannes Top Honor

(NEWSnet/AP) — Sean Baker’s “Anora” on Saturday received Palme d’Or, the top honor at Cannes Film Festival. Baker accepted the prize Saturday with the movie’s star, Mikey Madison, watching in the audience. It’s th

U.S. Resident Returning From Turks and Caicos, After Receiving Suspended Sentence in Ammunitions Case

U.S. Resident Returning From Turks and Caicos, After Receiving Suspended Sentence in Ammunitions Case

A U.S. resident arrested in Turks and Caicos Islands for illegally carrying ammunition received a suspended sentence Friday.

Nonprofit Partnership to Help 80% of Africa Gain Access to Internet

Nonprofit Partnership to Help 80% of Africa Gain Access to Internet

The Partnership for Digital Access in Africa, a new nonprofit, has a goal to double the reach of existing Internet access in Africa to assist with economic growth and international investment.

Rescue Efforts Underway After Landslide Kills Over 100 in Papua New Guinea

Rescue Efforts Underway After Landslide Kills Over 100 in Papua New Guinea

More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in a landslide Friday that buried a village in a remote, mountainous part of Papua New Guinea.

British Nurse Convicted of Killing 7 Babies Denied Permission to Appeal

British Nurse Convicted of Killing 7 Babies Denied Permission to Appeal

A British nurse convicted of murdering seven babies and the attempted murder of six others has lost her bid to appeal.

US Missionary Couple Among 3 Killed by Gunmen in Haiti, Family Says

US Missionary Couple Among 3 Killed by Gunmen in Haiti, Family Says

A U.S. missionary couple was shot and killed by criminal gang members in Haiti’s capital after they were abducted while leaving a youth group activity held at a local church.

UN Court Orders Israel to Halt Military Operation in Rafah; Israel Unlikely to Comply

UN Court Orders Israel to Halt Military Operation in Rafah; Israel Unlikely to Comply

The top United Nations court ordered Israel on Friday to immediately halt its military operations in the southern Gaza city of Rafah — but stopped short of insisting on a full cease-fire.

Bodies of 3 Additional Israeli Hostages Recovered in Gaza

Bodies of 3 Additional Israeli Hostages Recovered in Gaza

The bodies of three more hostages killed on Oct 7 were recovered overnight from Gaza, Israel's army said Friday.

Space Telescope Captures New Images of Baby Stars

Space Telescope Captures New Images of Baby Stars

A massive cradle of baby stars has been observed in new detail by a European space telescope.

Tesla Begins Construction of Megapack Battery Factory in Shanghai

Tesla Begins Construction of Megapack Battery Factory in Shanghai

Tesla has begun construction of a factory in Shanghai to make its Megapack energy storage batteries, China state media reported Thursday.

‘Heat Dome’ Traps Sweltering Temperatures From Texas to Central America

‘Heat Dome’ Traps Sweltering Temperatures From Texas to Central America

Extreme heat over Mexico, Central America and parts of the U.S. has left millions of people in sweltering temperatures, strained energy grids and resulted in Howler monkeys dropping dead among trees.

Iran Buries Late President Raisi After Fatal Helicopter Crash

Iran Buries Late President Raisi After Fatal Helicopter Crash

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi was laid to rest Thursday in his hometown, days after funeral observances following the president's death in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

UN Says Aid Shipped Via Floating Pier Starting to Reach Palestinians

UN Says Aid Shipped Via Floating Pier Starting to Reach Palestinians

The U.N. World Food Program said it has distributed to some displaced Palestinians a 'limited number' of high-energy biscuits that were shipped via a temporary seaport into Gaza.