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Today in History Today is Thursday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2021. There are 302 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March...

New photos: North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium

Recent satellite imagery indicate North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium to make more nuclear weapons By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press March 4, 2021, 5:03...

New photos: North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium

Recent satellite imagery indicate North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium to make more nuclear weapons By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press March 4, 2021, 5:03...

Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they struck a Saudi oil facility in the port city of Jiddah on Thursday, the latest in a series of...

Boy shot at Arkansas junior high dies

A 15-year-old boy who was shot at an Arkansas junior high school earlier this week has died ByThe Associated Press March 4, 2021, 4:01 AM • 1...

Others test, check, trace; Mexico lets tourists in speedily

Even as other countries institute airport testing, tracing and mandatory isolation, Mexican authorities are bragging about the speed with which they let tourists exit...

Canada vaccine panel recommends 4 months between COVID doses

A national panel of vaccine experts in Canada has recommended that provinces extend the interval between the two doses of a COVID-19 shot to...

South Korea’s first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea’s first known transgender soldier, who protested the military’s decision last year to discharge her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery, has been found...

EXPLAINER: What to look for at China’s annual Congress

China’s legislature begins its annual meeting this week with economic growth, climate and a crackdown on political opponents in Hong Kong expected to be...

South Korea economy shrank in 2020 for 1st time in 22 years

South Korea’s economy shrank for the first time in 22 years in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic destroyed service industry jobs and depressed consumer...

Australia’s leader backs attorney-general accused of rape

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has expressed support for his attorney-general, who this week denied accusations he raped a schoolgirl when he was a...

In Alabama, a vote to keep Confederate monument protections

Alabama lawmakers have rejected legislation that would give cities and counties in the Dep South state a possible avenue to take down Confederate monuments...