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At least 14 confirmed dead after an illegal open-pit gold mine collapses in Venezuela

At least 14 confirmed dead after an illegal open-pit gold mine collapses in Venezuela

LA PARAGUA, Venezuela (AP) — The collapse of an illegally operated open-pit gold mine in central Venezuela killed at least 14 people and injured several more, state authorities said Wednesday, as some other officials reported an undetermined number o
Alabama seeks to carry out second execution using controversial nitrogen gas method

Alabama seeks to carry out second execution using controversial nitrogen gas method

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is seeking to put a second inmate to death using nitrogen gas, a move that comes a month after the state carried out the first execution using the controversial new method.
Alabama hospital puts pause on IVF in wake of ruling saying frozen embryos are children

Alabama hospital puts pause on IVF in wake of ruling saying frozen embryos are children

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A large Alabama hospital has paused in vitro fertilization treatments as health care providers weigh the impact of a state court ruling that frozen embryos are the legal equivalent of children.
Syria says an Israeli strike that hit a Damascus residential area killed 2 people

Syria says an Israeli strike that hit a Damascus residential area killed 2 people

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israeli strikes hit a neighborhood of the Syrian capital on Wednesday morning, killing two people and causing material damage, Syria's state TV said. There was no confirmation of the strikes from Israel.
2 men are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City's Super Bowl celebration

2 men are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City's Super Bowl celebration

KANSAS CITY, Mo.
Divers find body in Texas river of Audrii Cunningham, 11, who had been missing since last week

Divers find body in Texas river of Audrii Cunningham, 11, who had been missing since last week

LIVINGSTON, Texas (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of an 11-year-old girl from a Texas river days after she went missing last week and authorities are preparing to file a murder charge against a friend of the father who lived on her family’s pro
The US vetoes an Arab-backed UN resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

The US vetoes an Arab-backed UN resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States vetoed an Arab-backed U.N. resolution Tuesday demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war in the embattled Gaza Strip.
She's not quitting. Takeaways from Nikki Haley's push to stay in the GOP contest against Trump

She's not quitting. Takeaways from Nikki Haley's push to stay in the GOP contest against Trump

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley's team is bracing for a home state embarrassment in South Carolina's Republican presidential primary on Saturday. Conventional wisdom suggests she'll be forced to drop out. But that may not apply in 2024.
Nikki Haley hasn't yet won a GOP contest. But she's vowing to keep fighting Donald Trump

Nikki Haley hasn't yet won a GOP contest. But she's vowing to keep fighting Donald Trump

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — There are no wins on the horizon for Nikki Haley .
Hundreds are set to descend on Tahiti for Olympic surfing. Can locals protect their way of life?

Hundreds are set to descend on Tahiti for Olympic surfing. Can locals protect their way of life?

TEAHUPO'O, French Polynesia (AP) — Peva Levy said he felt a powerful, natural energy known as “mana” when he surfed Teahupo'o’s waves on a piece of plywood for the first time, rushing down a crumbling white surf in front of an untouched volcanic beac