Kremlin remarks on Russian scholar charged with murder, after woman's body parts found

TomasSereda/iStock(MOSCOW) — A prominent Russian Napoleon scholar has confessed to murdering and dismembering his young lover and former student after he was found in a canal in St. Petersburg with a rucksack...

Hong Kong protester shot by police while pro-China man is set on fire

pawel.gaul/iStock(HONG KONG) -- A 21-year old protester was shot by police with a live round and a pro-China man was set on fire as Hong Kong woke up Monday to chaos on its streets. Protesters, answering an online call,...

Myanmar being sued by 57 countries over reported genocide of Rohingya

yorkfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Fifty-seven nations are suing Myanmar at the International Court of Justice, alleging in a historic lawsuit that the government has conducted genocide against its Rohingya minority. The suit...

Teen survivor recalls details of ambush in Mexico that killed nine

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A 13-year-old boy hailed as a hero in the wake of last week's deadly ambush in Mexico is speaking out for the first time about the horrors he witnessed that day. Devin Langford said the last thing...

World War II submarine found off coast of Japan, ending 75-year mystery

Courtesy Lost52 Project(NEW YORK) -- A team of ocean explorers discovered the likely resting place of 80 U.S. sailors presumed dead when one of the most successful American submarines of World War II sank after leaving...

American father speaks out for the 1st time since deadly Mexican ambush

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An American father who lost his wife and two young sons in an ambush in Mexico last week spoke out for the first time in an exclusive interview with ABC News over the weekend, sharing his heartbreak...

William, Harry, Kate and Meghan join the Queen for Remembrance Sunday ceremonies

kylieellway/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince William and Prince Harry along with Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reunited in central London for "Remembrance Sunday" -- a memorial day observed in...

30 Years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, right-wing extremism is on the rise as the East lags behind

ABC News(BERLIN) -- In the evening hours of Nov. 9, 1989 the world watched as East Berliners climbed over the wall for the first time, celebrating a newfound hope and freedom. The wall came down peacefully -- and in...

'For me, it goes too far': France grapples with #MeToo era

iStock/SerrNovik(PARIS) -- Reactions in France over the recent news of McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook being shown the door for being in a consensual relationship with an employee have been those of shock and dismay. ...

How Berlin is celebrating the 30 anniversary of the fall of the wall: From AR apps to club nights

Sarah Hucal(BERLIN) -- Although the Berlin Wall came down 30 years ago, suddenly it was standing again -- on the cellphone of developer Peter Kolski. The AR app recreates all 100 miles of the wall around what was West...

Greta Thunberg leads climate change protests in North Carolina: 'This is our future'

shaunl(CHARLOTTE) -- Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, brought her message to North Carolina Friday -- just a few days after the U.S. announced its plans to formally withdraw from the Paris Climate...

UK police release the identities of the 39 people found dead in a tractor-trailer near London

BrianAJackson/iStock(LONDON) — Authorities have confirmed the identities of the 39 people who were found dead in a tractor-trailer near London last month. During the early morning hours of Oct. 23, emergency...

Hong Kong protesters blame police for death of university student

spawns/iStock(BEIJING) -- A Hong Kong university student who is believed to have fallen off a parking garage near a protest over the weekend died of his injuries Friday morning, inflaming passions for renewed protests this...

What to know about the Mormon community in Mexico following ambush attack

KeithBinns/iStock(NEW YORK) -- When nine Americans were brutally murdered in Northern Mexico, the incident shined a light on the extremely dangerous conditions in the region as well as the presence of the Mormon community...

60 Endangered turtles kidnapped from the Okinawa Zoo, reports say

filo/iStock(OKINAWA, Japan) -- Officials suspect a thief was behind the abrupt disappearance of a bale of turtles from a zoo in Japan. The Okinawa Zoo and Museum told Agence France-Presse that they reported over 60 rare...

UN urges tolerance in Malawi after schoolgirls prevented from wearing hijabs

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The United Nations has called for religious tolerance in Malawi after two girls were reportedly prevented from attending school for wearing hijabs this week, sparking days of violence between the...

Funerals set to begin for 9 members of American family slain in Mexico

Stefan Malloch/iStock(BAVISPE, Mexico) -- Dozens of mourners have arrived in a remote area of northern Mexico ahead of the funerals for nine American family members who were killed in an ambush earlier this week. Convoys...

Italy makes climate change education compulsory

Nastco/iStock(ROME) -- Italy will become the first country in the world to require climate change studies in classrooms alongside reading, writing, and arithmetic. Lorenzo Fioramonti, Italy’s Education Minister,...

Fifteen men found alive in back of truck, suspected of entering UK illegally

Manakin/iStock(LONDON) -- Fifteen people were found alive in the back of a truck on Wednesday after a member of the public reported suspicious activity to the police. Police stopped the truck on a main road in Wiltshire,...

What to know about 'Arab Spring 2.0' and the protests roiling the Middle East

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- It's been nearly a decade since a Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire -- an act of protest and desperation that culminated in the Arab Spring demonstrations across the Middle East and North...

Palmer Veterans Memorial has hopes of expansion

Palmer Veterans Memorial has hopes of expansion

Escapee returned to Kearney YRTC

Escapee returned to Kearney YRTC

Community rallies to harvest late farmer's fields

Community rallies to harvest late farmer's fields

Hall County Sheriff's Dept. Warns Against Jury Duty Scam

Hall County Sheriff's Dept. Warns Against Jury Duty Scam

One person dead in accident on I-80 near Grand Island

One person dead in accident on I-80 near Grand Island

Kelsey Hobbie and Sidney looking forward to trip to Cedar Rapids for state volleyball

Kelsey Hobbie and Sidney looking forward to trip to Cedar Rapids for state volleyball

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

Diller-Odell caps historic season with school's first state volleyball title

Diller-Odell caps historic season with school's first state volleyball title

BDS does it again - a five-set victory and a state title for the second year in a row

BDS does it again - a five-set victory and a state title for the second year in a row

Pierce offense dominates again, moves on to semi-finals

Pierce offense dominates again, moves on to semi-finals