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Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program a
China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in virus cases

China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in virus cases

BEIJING — China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad.
In Mexico, women take the front lines as vigilantes

In Mexico, women take the front lines as vigilantes

EL TERRERO, Mexico — In the birthplace of Mexico’s vigilante “self- defence ” movement, a new group has emerged entirely made up of women, who carry assault rifles and post roadblocks to fend off what they say is a bloody incursion into the state of
Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'

Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is likely to start after Joe Biden's inauguration, and the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, is telling senators their decision on whether to convict the outgoing president over the Capitol ri

Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here's what's in Biden plan

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.
Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy

Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to scrap President Donald Trump’s vision of “America First” in favour of “diplomacy first” will depend on whether he's able to regain the trust of allies and convince them that Trumpism is just a blip in
US calls Bahrain, UAE 'major security partners'

US calls Bahrain, UAE 'major security partners'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United States called Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates “major security partners" early Saturday, a previously unheard of designation for the two countries home to major American military operations.
No winner of Mega Millions $750M; Powerball drawing Saturday

No winner of Mega Millions $750M; Powerball drawing Saturday

DES MOINES, Iowa — One of the largest jackpots in U.S. history will grow even larger since there was no winner for Friday's drawing of the Mega Millions' $750 million top prize.
UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020

UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020

CAMEROON, Cameroon — A new U.N.
Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.