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Death toll soars to 50 in school bombing in Afghan capital

Death toll soars to 50 in school bombing in Afghan capital

KABUL — The death toll in a horrific bombing at a girls’ school in the Afghan capital has soared to 50, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old, the Interior Ministry said Sunday.
Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters outside Jerusalem's Old City during the holiest night of Ramadan in a show of force that threatened to deepen the holy city's worst religious unrest in several years.

China says most rocket debris burned up during reentry

BEIJING — China's space agency says a core segment of its biggest rocket reentered Earth’s atmosphere above the Maldives and most of it has burned up early Sunday. The Associated Press
Scottish government sets stage for another independence vote

Scottish government sets stage for another independence vote

LONDON — The Scottish National Party won its fourth straight parliamentary election on Saturday and insisted it will push on with another referendum on Scotland's independence from the U.K. even though it failed by one seat to secure a majority.
Police: 3 hurt in Florida mall shooting as shoppers scatter

Police: 3 hurt in Florida mall shooting as shoppers scatter

MIAMI — A shooting at a South Florida shopping mall that was sparked by a fight between two groups of people sent panicked shoppers fleeing and left three persons injured Saturday afternoon, police and witnesses said.

Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters outside Jerusalem's Old City during the holiest night of Ramadan, in a show of force that threatened to deepen the holy city's worst religious unrest in several years.
Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer

Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama’s dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media.
South Africa's royal scandal: New Zulu king's claim disputed

South Africa's royal scandal: New Zulu king's claim disputed

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — A new Zulu king was named in South Africa amid scenes of chaos after members of the royal family questioned Prince Misuzulu Zulu's claim to the title following his father's death, and bodyguards suddenly whisked him away fro

Law enforcement help capture loose zebra in middle Tennessee

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Law enforcement officials helped capture a loose zebra in middle Tennessee after it escaped from an exotic livestock auction.
EU agrees potential 1.8 billion-dose purchase of Pfizer jab

EU agrees potential 1.8 billion-dose purchase of Pfizer jab

PORTO, Portugal — The European Union cemented its support for Pfizer-BioNTech and its novel COVID-19 vaccine technology Saturday by agreeing to a massive contract extension for a potential 1.8 billion doses through 2023.
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