Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

omersukrugoksu/iStock(MOSCOW) -- Russia on Tuesday said its troops were now patrolling an area separating the forces of the Syrian government and Turkey, a development that signals how Moscow is taking the role of key...

American lawyer fatally shot in Pacific nation of Micronesia, officials say

Prathaan/iStock(LONDON) — An American lawyer was shot and killed on the Pacific nation of Micronesia on Monday evening, officials said. Rachelle Bergeron was shot as she returned home from her daily jog on the tiny...

Prince William and Kate meet with prime minister of Pakistan

KeithBinns/iStock(ISLAMABAD) -- Prince William and Duchess Kate followed in the footsteps of William's late mom Princess Diana Tuesday as they continued their tour of Pakistan. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with...

Prince William and Kate arrive in Pakistan for royal trip

KeithBinns/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Pakistan Monday for the start of their five-day official royal tour. Kate stepped off the plane in Islamabad in an aqua...

Family of teen killed in crash with diplomat's wife says apology 'not strong enough'

ABC News(LONDON) -- The family of Harry Dunn, a British teenager who was killed when the wife of an American diplomat crashed into his motorcycle in August , said they learned about the woman's written apology through...

Violent protests erupt in Spain as Catalan leaders given lengthy prison sentences

feradz/iStock(MADRID) -- Catalunya took to the streets of Barcelona on Monday after nine separatist leaders were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison by the Supreme Court of Madrid. The highest court's stiff...

What you need to know about who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- For over four years, the U.S. armed and fought with Syrian Kurdish forces who served as America's foot soldiers against the Islamic State terror group. But with President Donald Trump...

President Xi Jinping vows Chinese separatists will be ‘smashed to pieces’ as US-themed protests begin in Hong Kong

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) -- President Xi Jinping said that those seeking to divide China would be “smashed to pieces” in comments reported by state media Sunday, as protesters gathered for US-themed...

UK says immunity is 'no longer relevant' for American diplomat's wife

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(LONDON) --  An American diplomat's wife who was involved in a crash that killed a teenager in the United Kingdom is no longer covered by diplomatic immunity, according to British Foreign...

Nobel prize in economics given to three economists for work on alleviating global poverty

MicroStockHub/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to three economists "for their experimntal approach to alleviating global poverty." Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were...

Women attend soccer match in Iran after decades of being kept out

Somaye Malekian/ABC News(TEHRAN, Iran) -- They waved flags. They painted their faces with stripes of green, white and red. They celebrated with blowhorns. For the first time in four decades, women were allowed to pack...

How tech has fueled a 'leaderless protest' in Hong Kong

iStock(HONG KONG) -- Residents of Hong Kong have convened on the streets in masses for months, demonstrating against Beijing's dominance in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory they call home -- what sets these uprisings...

Thousands of US troops deploying to Saudi Arabia: Pentagon

MivPiv/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is deploying thousands of additional U.S. forces to Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the Iran's attack on Saudi oil facilities in September, the Pentagon announced on Friday....

Manchester stabbings: police arrest suspect on suspicion of 'terrorism offenses'

BrianAJackson/iStock(LONDON) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of "terrorism offenses" after a man with a knife stabbed three people in a busy shopping center in Manchester, England. The suspect, a man in his...

Duchess Meghan shares throwback clip of herself as a pre-teen to mark International Day of the Girl

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has a message for young girls as the world celebrates International Day of the Girl. "Every girl has potential. She has promise. She has the right to learn,...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

rrodrickbeiler/iStock(LONDON) -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which is responsible for selecting the Nobel Peace Prizes, decided to award this...

Egypt unveils 3,500-year-old industrial district on west bank of the Nile

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Egypt, as part of a larger effort to ramp up tourism, has unveiled a 3,500-year-old industrial area, a first-of-its-kind collection of artifacts, on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor. The...

Pope Francis holds Vatican gathering to study problems in the Amazon

mason01/iStock(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis and over 200 bishops, indigenous leaders and climate change experts convened in the Vatican on Monday to discuss issues related to the Amazon rainforest region. The...

Video of synagogue shooting in Germany viewed more than 2,000 times on Twitch

BrianAJackson/iStock(HALLE, Germany) -- The live-streaming site Twitch is defending its actions after a user shared a video of the Halle synagogue shooting on the platform where it was viewed several thousand times. Two...

Nobel Prizes in Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke

Chinnapong/iStock(LONDON) -- Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian novelist Peter Handke were both awarded the world's most prestigious literature prize on Thursday. Tokarczuk, 57, won the 2018 Nobel Prize in...

eSports On The Rise In Nebraska High Schools

eSports On The Rise In Nebraska High Schools

GI High School Students Gives Cocaine to other student

GI High School Students Gives Cocaine to other student

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

Search warrant alleges child pornography suspect planted hidden cameras in phone chargers

Search warrant alleges child pornography suspect planted hidden cameras in phone chargers

Authorities say man died after vehicle rolled atop him

Authorities say man died after vehicle rolled atop him

Auburn planning to grind it out at state tournament

Auburn planning to grind it out at state tournament

Seedings for the Nebraska high school boys state tennis tournament

Seedings for the Nebraska high school boys state tennis tournament

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 15

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 15

Aurora's Danica Badura Shoots 72 to Lead Class B Golf

Aurora's Danica Badura Shoots 72 to Lead Class B Golf

Lincoln Southwest, Kaitlyn Hanna Lead After Day One Of Class A State Golf

Lincoln Southwest, Kaitlyn Hanna Lead After Day One Of Class A State Golf