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Sideways moon landing cuts mission short, private U.S. lunar lander will cease operations Tuesday

February 26, 2024, 9:49am Life

A private lunar lander is expected to cease operations Tuesday, its mission cut short after landing sideways near the south pole of the moon. Read story

Navalny was set for release in swap before he died, aide says

February 26, 2024, 8:26am Nation & World

Alexey Navalny had been close to release in a prisoner exchange with the U.S. and Germany shortly before his death in an Arctic prison, a top aide to the Russian… Read story

Hungary’s parliament ratifies Sweden’s NATO bid, clearing the final obstacle to membership

February 26, 2024, 9:49am Nation & World

Hungary’s parliament voted Monday to ratify Sweden's bid to join NATO, bringing an end to more than 18 months of delays that have frustrated the alliance as it seeks to expand in response to Russia's war in Ukraine. Read story

Wild weather’s coming: West readies for snow as Midwest gets a taste of summer

February 26, 2024, 8:35am Latest News

A powerful winter storm is expected to dump several feet of snow in parts of West starting Monday while much of the central U.S. will be basking in unseasonably warm conditions. Windy conditions are also raising the potential for fires in several states. Read story

Palestinians wait for humanitarian aid on a beachfront in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of blocking aid to Palestinians in violation of a UN court order

Palestinians wait for humanitarian aid on a beachfront in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.

February 26, 2024, 8:26am Nation & World

Israel has failed to comply with an order by the United Nations’ top court to provide urgently needed aid to desperate people in the Gaza Strip, Human Rights Watch said Monday, a month after a landmark ruling in The Hague ordered Israel to moderate its war. Read story

FILE - Victims of a fire at the World Trade Center in New York are treated at the scene, Feb. 26, 1993. New York City is marking the anniversary of the 1993 bombing that blew apart a van parked in an underground garage, killing six people and injured more than 1,000. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is holding a memorial Mass on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024 at St. Peter&rsquo;s Church in Manhattan.

New York City honors victims of 1993 World Trade Center bombing

FILE - Victims of a fire at the World Trade Center in New York are treated at the scene, Feb. 26, 1993. New York City is marking the anniversary of the 1993 bombing that blew apart a van parked in an underground garage, killing six people and injured more than 1,000. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is holding a memorial Mass on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024 at St. Peter&rsquo;s Church in Manhattan.

February 26, 2024, 8:21am Nation & World

New York City is marking the anniversary of the 1993 bombing at the old World Trade Center that blew apart a van parked in an underground garage, killing six people and injured more than 1,000. Read story

Donald Trump appeals $454 million judgment in New York civil fraud case

February 26, 2024, 8:21am Latest News

Donald Trump has appealed his $454 million New York civil fraud judgment, challenging a judge’s finding that Trump lied about his wealth as he grew the real estate empire that launched him to stardom and the presidency. Read story

Robert Downey Jr., winner of the awards for outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role and outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture for &ldquo;Oppenheimer&rdquo; poses in the press room during the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

‘Oppenheimer’ keeps devouring awards with top prize at Producers Guild, with Oscars up next

Robert Downey Jr., winner of the awards for outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role and outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture for &ldquo;Oppenheimer&rdquo; poses in the press room during the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

February 26, 2024, 8:20am Entertainment

With two weeks to go before the Oscars, “Oppenheimer” looks unstoppable. Read story

FILE - Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel arrives on stage before House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks at an event Nov. 9, 2022, in Washington.  McDaniel says she will leave her post on March 8. She&rsquo;s leaving the GOP&rsquo;s national leadership as Donald Trump moves toward another presidential nomination and asserts new control over the party.

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave post on March 8 as Trump moves to install new loyalists

FILE - Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel arrives on stage before House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks at an event Nov. 9, 2022, in Washington.  McDaniel says she will leave her post on March 8. She&rsquo;s leaving the GOP&rsquo;s national leadership as Donald Trump moves toward another presidential nomination and asserts new control over the party.

February 26, 2024, 8:19am Nation & World

Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave her post on March 8, having been forced out of the GOP’s national leadership as Donald Trump moves toward another presidential nomination and asserts control over the party. Read story

Israeli soldiers run as they carry a stretcher towards a military helicopter during an exercise simulating evacuation of wounded people in northern Israel, near the border with Lebanon, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.

Israel’s air force strikes deep inside Lebanon, killing 2 people, after Hezbollah downs a drone

Israeli soldiers run as they carry a stretcher towards a military helicopter during an exercise simulating evacuation of wounded people in northern Israel, near the border with Lebanon, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.

February 26, 2024, 8:19am Nation & World

The Israeli military said its air force on Monday struck targets of the militant Hezbollah group “deep inside Lebanon,” where residents reported explosions near the northeastern city of Baalbek. At least two people were killed in the strikes, a Hezbollah official said. Read story