Analyst: Missile motor test likely caused blast in Israel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A mysterious blast heard in central Israel appears to have come during a...

Pope ordains 9 priests, saying: Stay humble, compassionate

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday gave the Catholic church nine new priests, encouraging them in an...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives the thumbs up after receiving his COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccination in Ottawa.

WASHINGTON — The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that pregnant people receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Agency...

Russian troops start pulling back from Ukrainian border

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian troops began pulling back to their permanent bases Friday after a massive buildup that caused...

World leaders pledge climate cooperation despite other rifts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of Russia and China put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S. President Joe Biden...

Fate of Polish judge hangs in balance as panel deliberates

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A disputed disciplinary body within Poland’s Supreme Court spent a second day Thursday examining a...

SpaceX aims for 3rd crew launch hour before Friday’s sunrise

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aimed to launch its third crew a little before sunrise Friday, this time...

In Romania, ‘modern slaves’ burn noxious trash for a living

VIDRA, Romania (AP) — In the trash-strewn slums of Sintesti, less than 10 miles from Romania’s capital, Mihai Bratu...

Belarus leader in Moscow for talks on closer ties

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted his Belarusian counterpart on Thursday for talks on closer integration between...