Shark attacks declined throughout the world in 2019, according to new report

ramihalim/iStock(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) -- Looks like it’s safer to get back in the water. There were 64 unprovoked shark attacks reported around the world in 2019, 22% fewer attacks than the five-year average of 82...

Psychologist who devised 'enhanced interrogation' technique for CIA testifies at 9/11 trial hearing

BCFC/iStock(GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba) -- The psychologist credited with devising the C.I.A.'s program of "enhanced interrogation" during the war on terror defended his record at a pretrial hearing for the alleged masterminds...

Duchess Kate asks for opinions on how to best raise 'the next generation'

Eddie Keogh-WPA Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Duchess Kate is starting 2020 in a big way, going on a 24-hour tour of the U.K. as she asks residents across the country to share their thoughts on "raising the next...

Prince Harry, Meghan issue legal warning over paparazzi photos in Canada

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan may be off to a rocky start with the media as they begin to chart their futures as non-working members of Britain's royal family. The Duke and Duchess of...

American woman vanishes while on vacation in Belize

Pawel Gaul/iStock(NEW YORK) -- An American woman disappeared over the weekend while vacationing in Belize, authorities said.

6-Year-old has raised over $250K for Australian wildfires by making clay koalas

iStock(HINGHAM, Mass.) -- A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy who started making clay koalas as a way to help the animals hurt in the Australia bushfires has raised more than $250,000 for relief efforts. Owen Colley, of...

Scientists find evidence of oldest impact structure on Earth

beyhanyazar/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New geologic data reveals that a crater in Western Australia is likely the oldest impact structure on Earth, according to a paper published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. At...

Prince Harry leaves UK for Canada to reunite with Meghan, Archie

BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry has left the U.K. and is flying to Canada to reunite with his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and their 8-month-old son Archie, according to ABC News royal...

Three rockets fired into Baghdad's Green Zone as protests grow; no casualties

CT757fan/iStock(BAGHDAD) -- Three rockets were fired into Baghdad's Green Zone, the heavily fortified area of the capital that houses the U.S. embassy, government buildings and U.S. service members. The Katyusha rockets...

Prince William, Kate step out at reception after Harry, Meghan royal family exit

iStock(LONDON) -- Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, made their first public appearance Monday since the announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan's exit from the royal family. William and Kate...

Prince Harry makes first comments on split from royal family

Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Sentebale(LONDON) -- Prince Harry has made his first public comments about the decision he and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, made to no longer be "working members" of Britain's...

17 New cases of SARS-like virus reported in China, officials say

nopparit/iStock(BEIJING) -- Chinese officials have announced 17 new cases of the new coronavirus, a SARS-like illness that began to spread in Wuhan, China, in December. The total number of coronavirus infections in Wuhan,...

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are no longer 'working members' of royal family: Buckingham Palace

Paul Grover- WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) --  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are no longer "working members" of the royal family, according to Buckingham Palace. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are grateful to Her...

London man reports fake bomb threat to delay flight he was running late for: Police

Sussex Police Department(LONDON) --  A London man running late for his flight reported a fake bomb threat to try and delay it, police said. Rashidul Islam, 32, was going to meet his fiancee in Marrakech, but had...

Australian wildfires prompt $11,000 fine for tossing lit cigarette out of car

Brett Hemmings/Getty Images(SYDNEY) --  Drivers in Australia can now face a penalty of up to $11,000 if they are caught tossing a lit cigarette out of their car. The new punishment, which went into effect on Friday...

Fact checkers expose alleged news site run by far-right media company

spyarm/iStock(NEW YORK) -- EU DisinfoLab, in cooperation with newsroom fact-checkers, has uncovered a far-right Polish media operation running a website that was making slight changes to real, existing stories and...

Iran's supreme leader: Military base strike took shot at US stance as a 'superpower'

Iranian Supreme Leader Press Office / Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Friday that Iran's attack against a U.S. military base was "a blow to the U.S. image as a...

Astonishing video shows daring smash-and-grab raid in London jewelry store

Metropolitan Police(LONDON) -- A man in London has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for his part in a daring a smash-and-grab raid at a jewelry store, with the police sharing dramatic footage of the robbery. The video...

Military: 11 US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran missile attack

scyther5/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. officials confirmed late Thursday that some American troops were injured in Iran's missile attacks on American service members in Iraq despite prior claims no one was hurt. Eleven...

Pentagon to decide soon on possible troop cut in West Africa

MivPiv/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A Pentagon decision that could lead to a reduction in the number of U.S. troops in West Africa could come within four to eight weeks, according to Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint...

Congressman's Tale of Two Contributions

Congressman's Tale of Two Contributions

Man acquitted of murder gets 40-44 years on robbery charge

Man acquitted of murder gets 40-44 years on robbery charge

Overnight precipitation ices over eastern Nebraska

Overnight precipitation ices over eastern Nebraska

YWCA accepting dresses for upcoming "Gowns for Good" event

YWCA accepting dresses for upcoming "Gowns for Good" event

Volunteers pack over 32,000 meals for starving kids around the world

Volunteers pack over 32,000 meals for starving kids around the world

No. 4 SDSU beats Wyoming 72-55 to match Leonard's 20-0 start

No. 4 SDSU beats Wyoming 72-55 to match Leonard's 20-0 start

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 21

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 21

WNCC men pick up win over Lamar

WNCC men pick up win over Lamar

Larry Walker becomes first Rockie in baseball hall of fame

Larry Walker becomes first Rockie in baseball hall of fame

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors