UK says immunity is 'no longer relevant' for American diplomat's wife

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(LONDON) --  An American diplomat's wife who was involved in a crash that killed a teenager in the United Kingdom is no longer covered by diplomatic immunity, according to British Foreign...

Nobel prize in economics given to three economists for work on alleviating global poverty

MicroStockHub/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to three economists "for their experimntal approach to alleviating global poverty." Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were...

Women attend soccer match in Iran after decades of being kept out

Somaye Malekian/ABC News(TEHRAN, Iran) -- They waved flags. They painted their faces with stripes of green, white and red. They celebrated with blowhorns. For the first time in four decades, women were allowed to pack...

How tech has fueled a 'leaderless protest' in Hong Kong

iStock(HONG KONG) -- Residents of Hong Kong have convened on the streets in masses for months, demonstrating against Beijing's dominance in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory they call home -- what sets these uprisings...

Thousands of US troops deploying to Saudi Arabia: Pentagon

MivPiv/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is deploying thousands of additional U.S. forces to Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the Iran's attack on Saudi oil facilities in September, the Pentagon announced on Friday....

Manchester stabbings: police arrest suspect on suspicion of 'terrorism offenses'

BrianAJackson/iStock(LONDON) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of "terrorism offenses" after a man with a knife stabbed three people in a busy shopping center in Manchester, England. The suspect, a man in his...

Duchess Meghan shares throwback clip of herself as a pre-teen to mark International Day of the Girl

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has a message for young girls as the world celebrates International Day of the Girl. "Every girl has potential. She has promise. She has the right to learn,...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

rrodrickbeiler/iStock(LONDON) -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which is responsible for selecting the Nobel Peace Prizes, decided to award this...

Egypt unveils 3,500-year-old industrial district on west bank of the Nile

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Egypt, as part of a larger effort to ramp up tourism, has unveiled a 3,500-year-old industrial area, a first-of-its-kind collection of artifacts, on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor. The...

Pope Francis holds Vatican gathering to study problems in the Amazon

mason01/iStock(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis and over 200 bishops, indigenous leaders and climate change experts convened in the Vatican on Monday to discuss issues related to the Amazon rainforest region. The...

Video of synagogue shooting in Germany viewed more than 2,000 times on Twitch

BrianAJackson/iStock(HALLE, Germany) -- The live-streaming site Twitch is defending its actions after a user shared a video of the Halle synagogue shooting on the platform where it was viewed several thousand times. Two...

Nobel Prizes in Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke

Chinnapong/iStock(LONDON) -- Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian novelist Peter Handke were both awarded the world's most prestigious literature prize on Thursday. Tokarczuk, 57, won the 2018 Nobel Prize in...

What you need to know about Turkey's push into Syria

omersukrugoksu/iStock(ANKARA, Turkey) -- Turkey's military airstrikes inside Syria are the first step in its offensive into northern Syria, targeting the Syrian Kurds that helped the U.S. defeat the Islamic State.

Ukrainian president says 'no blackmail' in infamous July phone call with Trump

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(LONDON) -- Ukrianian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Thursday there was "no blackmail" in a July telephone call with President Donald Trump that provoked an impeachment inquiry. The...

Meet the first black woman to visit every country in the world

yenwen/iStock(NEW YORK) -- After 195 countries in two years, one traveler has become the first black woman to visit every country in the world. Jessica Nabongo ended her journey in the Seychelles, off the coast of East...

Two ISIS 'Beatles' transferred from Syrian prison to US military custody

welcomia/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. military has taken custody of two notorious British Islamic State fighters nicknamed "The Beatles," who were responsible for the executions of western hostages. They were moved on...

Furious Norwegian Spirit passengers demand refund after bad weather forces itinerary change

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Norwegian Cruise Line is blaming "severe weather conditions" for forcing it to revise the itinerary of its Spirit ship, which has left guests irate and calling this cruise of a lifetime more like a...

Erik Prince's company plans business in China province under human rights scrutiny according to financial disclosure

iStock(HONG KONG) -- An American citizen stands to profit as his security company expands operations into a Chinese province described as a modern-day police state by human rights activists, and where the Chinese...

'I started painting the wall with my blood': Inside Chechnya's reported torture of gay people

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Amin Dzhabrailov remembers the day vividly. He was working in his hair salon in Grozny, the capital city of Chechnya, Russia, in 2017 when he says three large men came in, grabbed him and threw him in...

Fisher hunters trying to round up 300,000 runaway salmon that escaped Norwegian breeding farms into rivers

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Fish hunters in Norway are trying to round up as many of the hundreds of thousands of salmon that have escaped breeding facilities this year as they can, and an organization is spending a pretty penny...

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

Search warrant alleges child pornography suspect planted hidden cameras in phone chargers

Search warrant alleges child pornography suspect planted hidden cameras in phone chargers

Authorities say man died after vehicle rolled atop him

Authorities say man died after vehicle rolled atop him

Man arrested after marijuana found in gift-wrapped boxes

Man arrested after marijuana found in gift-wrapped boxes

State Fair Shake Up

State Fair Shake Up

Lineman carry Johnson County Central to victory

Lineman carry Johnson County Central to victory

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 14

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 14

Columbus Senior Joey Braasch Commits To University Of Wyoming

Columbus Senior Joey Braasch Commits To University Of Wyoming

Frost and cold delays start of state golf Monday

Frost and cold delays start of state golf Monday

Photos: Auburn softball wins Class C-2 District Championship

Photos: Auburn softball wins Class C-2 District Championship