(NEW YORK) -- People around the world will come together this weekend to celebrate the planet and to take action to protect it.Here's everything you need to know about Earth Day 2018.When is Earth Day?
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(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared the country will be suspending its nuclear program ahead of much-anticipated talks between the two Koreas next week, and the U.S. and North Korea sometime next month.Kim ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department has released its first human rights report fully compiled under the Trump administration, and it's generating controversy for several changes and omissions - including eliminating references to "reproductive rights" and dropping use of ... Read More
(CAPE TOWN, South Africa) -- Endangered African penguins living in a colony on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, have been further threatened by an outbreak of avian flu.
According to Nature, veterinarians detected the virus in February ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- A 700-year-old Banyan tree whose branches spread across about three acres is believed to be one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the world.
But when one of the branches of the ... Read More
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(NEW YORK) -- Intelligence gathered over the past 18 months suggests that American journalist Austin Tice is still alive almost six years after he went missing in Syria, ABC News has learned.
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(NEW YORK) -- The former deputy prime minister of Australia and his partner, Vikki Campion, have welcomed a baby boy.Joyce quit his government post and position as leader of the National Party of Australia after it ... Read More
(SEOUL) -- A direct hotline has been set up between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
A test call was made Friday between Seoul's presidential office and Pyongyang's State Affairs Commission. ... Read More
(BEIJING) -- Crossing the street in China is often a chaotic business. It seemingly has nothing to do with whether a light is red or green. Instead, people just crowd onto the curb until they reach critical mass, and ... Read More
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(HAVANA) -- Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez is the first person outside of the Castro family to rule over Cuba in almost 60 years.Raul Castro, who succeeded his brother Fidel in 2006, stepped down as president Thursday and ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. said Thursday it has "credible information and intelligence" that shows Russian and Syrian regime officials are denying an investigative team access to the alleged chemical weapons attack sites in Douma, Syria, as they sanitize ... Read More
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(LONDON) -- Just one month before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to marry, the couple stepped out at a reception to promote women’s empowerment and girls' education.
Markle, who once served as an advocate for UN ... Read More
(BERLIN) -- The Konstanz Theater in southern Germany is offering visitors free tickets to an upcoming production of playwright George Tabori’s Hitler satire Mein Kampf
by adding a provocative audience-participation element.
Visitors to the production, which purposely premieres on ... Read More
(HAVANA) -- After nearly 60 years of Castro rule, there is a new president in Cuba. The Cuban General Assembly voted on Wednesday to elect First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel as the next president.
Who is the 57-year-old Communist ... Read More
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(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) -- Saudi Arabia broke a 35-year ban on movie theaters Wednesday night with a special showing of the Disney blockbuster Black Panther
in the Saudi capital that allowed men and women ... Read More