Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, July 10, the 192nd day of 2020. There are 174 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 10...

Turkey: Up to 60 migrants feared dead after boat sinks

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Up to 60 migrants may have been trapped in a boat that sank in an eastern lake last week, Turkey’s interior minister said Wednesday. Turkey launched a search-an...

Migrant boat sinks in Turkish lake; 5 bodies recovered

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Rescue teams searching for a migrant boat, reported to have capsized in a lake in eastern Turkey, have recovered five bodies on Tuesday, officials said. A searc...

Police: Man angry about virus closure attacks 2 with machete

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville couple were in critical care after a man attacked them with a machete because he was angry about shutdowns that were taking place during the coronavirus pandemic, p...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 28, the 119th day of 2020. There are 247 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 28...

Malta rescues 70 migrants, suspends rescues due to virus

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta has brought to its shores 70 migrants who drifted into Maltese waters after being stranded at sea for five days, but said Thursday that it must suspend further rescues due...

Florida homeless group helps top chefs prep food festival

MIAMI BEACH (AP) — From Rachael Ray to Bobby Flay, celebrity chefs are in town this weekend for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, where fine-palated foodies might not know that some of their d...

Emergency rescue mission visits surviving lions in Sudan zoo

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Four lions in a rundown zoo in the capital of Sudan, wasting away from hunger, are undergoing lifesaving medical treatment from an international animal rescue organization. ...

Air Force Black Hawk rescues mountain hiker in S. Taiwan

An Air Force UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter conducted a rescue mission by airlifting a mountain hiker with acute mountain sickness (AMS) Saturday, two days after the crash of an Air Force Black Hawk cho...

Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, 8 killed

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Aegean coast, killing eight people, Turkey's Interior Ministry said Friday. A search-and-rescue mission continued for about seven migra...

Dozens feared dead in eruption of New Zealand volcano

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — A volcano on a New Zealand island erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five peop...

1 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand volcanic island spewed a massive eruption of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring it on Monday afternoon, and the site was still too...

‘Unicorn puppy’ will stay with Missouri rescue mission

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A dog that drew international attention because of a tail-like growth on his face will remain with the founder of a group that rescued him. The dog, named ...

Rescuers among 5 dead in storms on French Riviera

PARIS (AP) — The crew of a rescue helicopter were among five people killed in heavy weekend rains that pounded France’s Mediterranean coast in a second week of deadly flooding in the region. ...

Hiker who went missing in S Taiwan says ‘ghost couple’ saved him

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese hiker who went missing for 10 days and was found by indigenous villagers on Wednesday morning (Nov. 20) claimed that he had been guided by a ghost couple he me...