Category: World News

New Mars lander will help answer deep questions

Last Monday, after an almost seven-month-long, 300-million-mile journey from Earth, the InSight spacecraft survived an intense plunge through the atmosphere…

2 months ago

Migrant caravan from Central America pressing forward despite all odds

As I watch and read about the caravan from Central America making its way northward, I’m reminded of a poem…

3 months ago

Migrant caravan from Central America, its numbers thinning, slowly moves north in Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico — A migrant caravan from Central America that has drawn the ire of the Trump administration moved slowly…

3 months ago

Vatican calls for abolition of death penalty in new hard-line stance

ROME — Pope Francis on Thursday hardened the Catholic Church’s stance against the death penalty, with the church saying it…

6 months ago

Hurricane Maria claimed 1,139 lives in Puerto Rico over 3 months, new report estimates

It’s been almost a year since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, battering the U.S. territory with heavy rain, flash…

6 months ago

Almost 1 million people moved from Venezuela to Colombia in just 2 years, study shows

BOGOTA, Colombia — Almost 1 million people from Venezuela are thought to have poured into neighboring Colombia in the last…

7 months ago

Violence flares in Kashmir after protester is run over and killed by Indian paramilitary vehicle

MUMBAI, India — Indian forces fired tear gas Saturday at a funeral march for a man who was killed after…

8 months ago

Italy mired in political turmoil as populist parties rage

ROME — Italy sank deeper into political uncertainty as populist leaders pulled the plug on their attempt to form a…

8 months ago