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This April 12, 2018, photo shows Britney Spears at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 16:18

In an Instagram post, Britney Spears and fiancé Sam Asghari told fans that she had a miscarriage.

Israel's police chief orders an investigation into officers' conduct during Friday's funeral of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed while covering an Israeli arrest raid in a Palestinian refugee camp.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 14:48

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken as well as the European Union and the United Nations secretary-general condemned Israeli police conduct in Jerusalem over the funeral for Abu Akleh.

Emergency personnel respond to a small plane crash in Miami on Saturday.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 14:47

Drone video on social media shows the plane crumpled on the Haulover Inlet Bridge with a damaged SUV nearby.

A gunman shot 13 people, killing 10, at a Buffalo supermarket in what authorities say was a racially motivated hate crime.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 14:45

The alleged shooter, an 18-year-old white male, has been arraigned on a first-degree murder charge. Authorities say most of the victims killed at a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket were Black.

This image from video shows Sanjeev Ranjan Prasad, a 61-year-old retired government officer, and his wife Sadhana Prasad as they wait at a lawyer's chamber in Haridwar, India, on Thursday. The couple has sued their son and daughter-in-law, demanding a grandchild within a year or compensation of 50 million rupees ($675,675).
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 12:26

The court reportedly has accepted their petition and scheduled it for a hearing in Haridwar, India. The couple wants a grandchild within a year.

Rapper Lil Keed in 2019
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 12:19

The cause of the Atlanta rapper's death has yet to be released. His brother, Lil Gotit, posted about Lil Keed's death over Instagram early Saturday .

Protesters hold up signs during an abortion rights demonstration Saturday in New York City.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 12:19

Thousands of reproductive rights supporters are gathering Saturday at rallies across the country in protest of the Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (left) shakes hands with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Saturday.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 10:05

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the visit a signal of bipartisan support from the U.S. Congress. The meeting took place as Ukraine said it had forced Russian troops away from Kharkiv.

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 09:44

The grandfather and uncle of the child who was killed last fall during an exorcism at a Northern California church were arrested this week in connection with her death, police said.

A gunman entered the Hair World Salon and shot three people on Wednesday, according to Dallas police.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 09:32

A shooting that injured three women in a hair salon this week may have been a hate crime and could be linked to two other recent shootings at businesses run by Asian Americans, Dallas police say.

This photo taken from video provided by WISN 12 News shows police responding to the scene of a shooting at Water Street and Juneau Avenue in Milwaukee Friday night. At least 20 people were injured in two shootings.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 09:26

Officials enacted a curfew for young people and added extra patrols. The shootings took place near an area where thousands had been watching the Bucks play in the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals.

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 08:46

The federal judge issued a preliminary injunction while a court challenge goes forward. The judge left in place other parts of the law that banned gender-affirming surgeries.

Commuters make their way through a water-logged street after a heavy downpour in Dhaka. Bangladesh is one of many countries struggling to protect residents from the effects of climate change.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 07:40

The U.S. promised to slash its emissions and send tens of billions of dollars to low-lying and less well-off nations. The war in Ukraine is delaying that even as the toll from climate change rises.

Rulers in the United Arab Emirates announced Saturday that they unanimously appointed Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the president of this hereditarily ruled nation on the Arabian Peninsula.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 07:35

The ascension of Sheikh Mohammed, 61, had been expected after the death Friday of his half-brother and the UAE's president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the age of 73.

This handout photo provided by the Ukraine Armed Forces on Thursday is said to show a ruined pontoon crossing with dozens of destroyed or damaged Russian armored vehicles on both banks of the Siverskyi Donets River after their pontoon bridges were blown up in eastern Ukraine.
Sat, 05/14/2022 - 06:37

Russian forces are pulling back from Ukraine's second-largest city after weeks of heavy bombardment, the Ukrainian military says, as a battle for the country's eastern industrial heartland continues.

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