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YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images (TOKYO) — Thousands of people are expected to gather at Tokyo’s famed Budokan arena on Tuesday to pay their respects to slain former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Japan’s government says 3,600 people from Japan and about 700 from overseas will come to the state funeral, including U.S. Vice President […]

NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben (NEW YORK) — An asteroid hurtles toward Earth, threatening to end all human life. It’s a plot Hollywood has obsessed over for years. NASA wants to make sure it never actually happens. On Monday, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft, or DART, will collide with an asteroid at high speed in […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — In July, three months after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, first lady Olena Zelenska told ABC News that she hoped an end to the war was near. Four months later, just last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he is mobilizing 300,000 more troops against Ukraine. In […]

Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — More than six months after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion into neighboring Ukraine, the two countries are engaged in a struggle for control of areas throughout eastern and southern Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, whose forces began an offensive in August, has vowed to […]

ThinkStock/Getty Images (IZHEVSK, Russia) — Local authorities said at least 21 more people were injured, some severely, in the attack in the school in the city of Izhevsk about 600 miles from Moscow, making it one of the deadliest school shootings Russia has suffered. Two teachers and two security guards were among the dead, according […]

After two years of an ultra-low interest rate environment, Bank of America (BAC -2.37%) had high hopes for its lending business coming into the year. Not only did America’s second-largest bank by assets believe business activity might finally pick up, but it also expected the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates to combat some of the highest […]

ABC News (ROME) — Giorgia Meloni, leader of Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy), could become the first female prime minister in the history of Italy in an anticipated right-wing surge to the polls on Sunday. Europe’s attention is trained on Rome, where this potential first is joined by fears that Meloni would restore an ideology […]

NOAA via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Nearly 80% of Nova Scotia and the entirety of Prince Edward Island are currently without power as Fiona, now a post-tropical cyclone, continues to lash the east coast of Canada with strong, gusty winds. It is the most intense landfalling system Canada has ever seen. While it has […]

WATERVLIET — The city of Watervliet has received two federal loans totaling $7.2 million for major sewer, water and sanitary improvements. The secured loans, announced by U.S. Rep. Fred Upton’s office on Thursday, are part of a years-long effort by the city to upgrade its infrastructure, said City Manager Tyler Dotson. × This page requires […]

Anton Petrus/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “special military operation” into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian forces invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Ukrainian troops have offered “stiff resistance,” according to U.S. officials. The Russian military has since launched a full-scale ground offensive in […]


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