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Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2021. There are 151 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August...

South Korea seeks to improve ties despite North’s threat

South Korea says it’ll keep pushing to improve ties and resume talks with rival North Korea, despite the North’s threat to rekindle animosities if...

4 killed in helicopter crash in remote California region

The Colusa County Sheriff’s Department says four people aboard a helicopter were killed when it crashed Sunday in a remote area of Northern California ByThe...

To Fight Vaccine Lies, Authorities Recruit an ‘Influencer Army’

In March, the White House also orchestrated an Instagram Live chat between Dr. Fauci and Eugenio Derbez, a Mexican actor with over 16.6 million...

Tunisian leader: Young are paid to migrate, harm Europe ties

Tunisia's leader is claiming that some desperate youths are being paid to try to leave Tunisia illegally for Europe, saying the goal is to...

UK Windrush victims demand compensation on Emancipation Day

Black people whose right to live in the U.K. was illegally challenged by the government marked the anniversary Sunday of the act that freed...

Kosovo awards rule of law medal to Biden’s late son Beau

Kosovo has awarded a presidential medal on the rule of law to U.S. President Joe Biden’s late son Beau By SYLEJMAN KLLOKOQI Associated Pres August 1,...

MTV marks 40th anniversary with a “Moon Person” image

Forty years after its founding, MTV is relaunching ByThe Associated Press August 1, 2021, 6:04 PM • 3 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article MTV is...

Pharmaceutical plant idled despite effort to save jobs

A West Virginia pharmaceutical plant that employed nearly 1,500 people has been idled despite a last-ditch attempt by labor and advocacy groups to keep...

Evacuations lifted as progress made against western fires

Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation’s largest wildfire, while authorities canceled evacuation orders near a major blaze in...

Gunmen kill 2 at Hezbollah funeral south of Lebanese capital

An official from Lebanon’s Hezbollah group says two people were killed when gunmen opened fire at the funeral of one of its fighters killed...

Smoke triggers pollution alerts in US West, Midwest

Air quality alerts were posted on Sunday for numerous areas of the U.S. West and Midwest as wildfire smoke continues to linger over much...