Pakistan coal mine collapse kills 16 near Quetta

Pakistan coal mine collapse kills 16 near Quetta

Image copyright EPA Image caption The injured have been taken to hospitals in Quetta At least 16 miners have been killed in a cave-in triggered by a gas explosion at a coal mine in western Pakistan, officials said. Nine others...
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Tina Fey says she ‘chunked’ Charlottesville response on SNL

Tina Fey says she ‘chunked’ Charlottesville response on SNL

Comedian Tina Fey admitted she “chunked” a monologue she gave in response to the Charlottesville, Va., rally during an appearance on Saturday Night Live last summer. Fey visited her old stomping grounds in August for an appearance on SNL’s Weekend...
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NASA launches Mars-bound InSight to study quakes

NASA launches Mars-bound InSight to study quakes

NASA has launched its latest Mars lander, InSight, designed to perch on the surface and listen for “Marsquakes” in advance of eventual human missions to explore the Red Planet. The spacecraft, launched atop an Atlas V rocket at 4:05am Pacific...
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Why women are ‘barely scratching surface’ of Lebanese politics

Why women are ‘barely scratching surface’ of Lebanese politics

Beirut, Lebanon – Nadine Itani, a 38-year-old aviation executive, said she knew early on that she wanted to help bring change in her country. In 2013, she founded the first women’s aviation forum in Lebanon to encourage female participation in...
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Putin Navalny: Opposition leader held at Moscow protest

Putin Navalny: Opposition leader held at Moscow protest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolice seize the opposition leader at a rally in Moscow Riot police have seized Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, at a Moscow rally two days before Vladimir Putin’s ...
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Bruins’ Brad Marchand licks another opponent, this time he gets Lightning’s Ryan Callahan

Bruins’ Brad Marchand licks another opponent, this time he gets Lightning’s Ryan Callahan

The Tampa Bay Lightning have a chance to get the last licks on the Boston Bruins at home. Dan Girardi scored 3:18 into overtime to give Tampa Bay a 4-3 victory over Boston on Friday night in a game that...
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Hawaii island hit by lava, earthquakes, toxic gas as erupting volcano forces evacuations

Hawaii island hit by lava, earthquakes, toxic gas as erupting volcano forces evacuations

Sputtering lava, strong earthquakes and toxic gas jolted the southern part of the Big Island of Hawaii as magma shifted underneath a restless Kilauea volcano. The trifecta of natural threats forced stressed out residents to evacuate and prompted the closure...
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Africa:Midwives ‘Lead the Way with Quality Care’, as World Marks International Day

Africa:Midwives ‘Lead the Way with Quality Care’, as World Marks International Day

Photo: UNICEF/Keïta Midwife Fadimata Maïga holds a newborn infant before placing it beneath an infant radiant warmer in order to proceed to a newborn health assessment at the Baraouéli Health Center in Baraouéli, Ségou region, Mali. Midwives are vital to....
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India girl, 16, burnt alive after Jharkhand rape

India girl, 16, burnt alive after Jharkhand rape

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The latest incident comes as India reels under a string of violent sexual crimes. A 16-year-old girl in India was burnt alive after her parents complained to village elders that she had been raped, according...
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US Navy resurrects Second Fleet in Atlantic to counter Russia

US Navy resurrects Second Fleet in Atlantic to counter Russia

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Second Fleet will be based at its former home – Norfolk, Virginia The US Navy has said it will re-establish its Second Fleet, as Russia becomes more assertive. Chief of Naval Operations Adm...
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