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A sailor stands look out on the USS Hopper as it steams through the Philippine Sea on Oct. 30, 2023. The Hawaii-based USS Hopper sailed near the Paracel Islands to assert “navigational rights and freedoms,” the U.S. 7th Fleet announced Sunday in a news release. (Victoria Mejicanos/U.S. Navy) Beijing claims the United States is pursuing […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that U.S. job market remains resilient despite higher interest rates. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that jobless claims dropped by 24,000 to 209,000. The previous week’s total — 233,000 — had been the highest since August. The four-week […]

A second group of 17 hostages who had been held captive in Gaza since being kidnapped by Hamas militants in the Oct. 7 terror attack on Israel were released late Saturday night after an hours-long delay as part of the short-term cease-fire agreement brokered by the U.S., Qatar and Egypt. In exchange, another 39 Palestinian […]

The U.S. Academy for Women Entrepreneurs helped Hazel Naranjo, of Costa Rica, grow her business by focusing on ceramic tiles. (Photo courtesy of Hazel Naranjo) By ShareAmerica For Hazel Naranjo, running her own construction and home accessories business has meant learning to navigate in a man’s world. Yet through the U.S. State Department’s Academy for […]

[1/2]China’s and U.S.’ flags are seen printed on paper in this illustration taken January 27, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

It’s no secret that small particles in the air from coal-fired power plants are harmful, but a new paper published in Science shows these particles are more than twice as harmful as previously thought. In fact, since 1999 coal-fired power plants in two states alone—Ohio and Pennsylvania—caused more than 103,000 deaths nationwide. A team of […]

Relatives of male Israeli hostages still being held by Hamas insisted Saturday that the “fight still isn’t over,” making another push for their loved ones to be released.  As part of the truce brokered between Israel and Hamas, only Israeli women and child hostages have been given the go-ahead to be released. During a virtual […]

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For the annual fall renewal of her shaman spirit, Mee Vang Yang will soon ritually redecorate the tall altar in her living room where she keeps her father’s ring-shaped shaman bells. She carried them across the Mekong River as the family fled the Communist takeover of her native Laos four decades ago. […]

DALLAS COUNTY ( – Ian Aguilar, the 10-year-old reported missing from Wilmer 11 days ago, is safe with his family. The AMBER Alert issued on Nov. 14 for the child was canceled by the Wilmer Police Department on Saturday afternoon. “Ian has been safely returned to the United States and is safe with . . […]

MARION, Ky. (KFVS) – The Crittenden County Emergency Management reports U.S. 60 is blocked near the 5 mile marker west of Marion in Crittenden County. The two-vehicle crash is along U.S. 60 between Marion and Salem, east of the KY 297 intersection at the bottom of Moore Hill. The duration is estimated to last until […]

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