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They danced and died: Tragic teen party mystery in S. Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African authorities were seeking answers Monday, a day after 21 underage teenagers partying after the end of school exams died in a mysterious incident at a nightc...

21 dead in South African nightclub; cause not yet known

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police were investigating the deaths of at least 21 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday and authorities said most of the victims wer...

Norway: Shooting at Oslo LGBTQ nightclub leaves two dead, several injured

Two people were killed and several others seriously wounded in a shooting at a popular LGBTQ nightclub in Oslo on Saturday, Norwegian police said. "Two people are confirmed dead," the Oslo...

Board suspends business permit of bar near mass shooting

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Officials voted Thursday to suspend the business permit of a Tennessee nightclub near the scene of a mass shooting where three people were killed and 14 others injured, accor...

WHO: COVID-19 deaths rise, reversing a 5-week decline

GENEVA (AP) — After five weeks of declining coronavirus deaths, the number of fatalities reported globally increased by 4% last week, according to the World Health Organization. In i...

Today in History: June 16, Trump launches campaign

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 16, the 167th day of 2022. There are 198 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June ...

Police arrest second suspect in Tennessee mass shooting

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A second arrest has been made in a mass shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where three people died and 14 were injured, police said. Alexis Lewis, 36, was ...

Lin-Manuel Miranda helps launch Latinx LGBTQ support program

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, pop star Ricky Martin and award-winning actress/singer Michaela Jae Rodriguez joined the Hispanic Federation Tuesday to launch an advocacy initiative to serve La...

China city mayor apologizes over COVID-19 lockdown response

BEIJING (AP) — The mayor of a northeastern Chinese city on the North Korean border that has been under lockdown for more than 50 days has apologized for failures in his administration’s work amid wide...

Virus cluster at nightclub sets off new Beijing clampdown

BEIJING (AP) — China’s capital has put school back online in one of its major districts amid a new COVID-19 outbreak linked to a nightclub, while life has yet to return to normal in Shanghai despite t...

Today in History: June 13, Johnson nominates Marshall

Today in History Today is Monday, June 13, the 164th day of 2022. There are 201 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 13...

Senate negotiators announce a deal on guns, breaking logjam

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate bargainers on Sunday announced the framework of a bipartisan response to last month’s mass shootings, a noteworthy but limited breakthrough offering modest gun curbs and stepp...

Police: 2 killed, 4 wounded in shooting at Indiana nightclub

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Two people were killed and four others were wounded in a shooting at an Indiana nightclub early Sunday, police said. Officers responding to reports of shots fired ...

Today in History: June 12, Pulse nightclub shooting

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2022. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12...

US judge dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada woman has lost her bid in a U.S. court to force international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to pay millions of dollars more than the $375,000 in hush money she received after...