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A local race in Nevada’s primary could have implications for national elections in a key swing state

June 9, 2024, 4:30pm Nation & World

The commission that oversees Nevada’s second most populous county approved its new elections director earlier this year by a familiar split vote. Read story

In this photo taken on Friday, April 26, 2024 and released by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, a Russian soldier poses for a photo next to a 2A65 &quot;Msta-B&quot; howitzer at a position in an undisclosed location in Ukraine.

Ukraine says it struck a top fighter plane deep inside Russia

In this photo taken on Friday, April 26, 2024 and released by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, a Russian soldier poses for a photo next to a 2A65 &quot;Msta-B&quot; howitzer at a position in an undisclosed location in Ukraine.

June 9, 2024, 4:30pm Nation & World

Ukraine on Sunday said its forces hit an ultra-modern Russian warplane stationed on an air base nearly 600 kilometers (370 miles) from the front lines. Read story

Ambulance workers fill their ballots during the European Parliament election in Tallinn, Estonia, Sunday, June 9, 2024. Polling stations opened across Europe on Sunday as voters from 20 countries cast ballots in elections that are expected to shift the European Union&#039;s parliament to the right and could reshape the future direction of the world&#039;s biggest trading bloc.

Early estimates suggest a shift to the far right as European Union election nears an end

Ambulance workers fill their ballots during the European Parliament election in Tallinn, Estonia, Sunday, June 9, 2024. Polling stations opened across Europe on Sunday as voters from 20 countries cast ballots in elections that are expected to shift the European Union&#039;s parliament to the right and could reshape the future direction of the world&#039;s biggest trading bloc.

June 9, 2024, 4:25pm Nation & World

The first major estimates coming out of the European Union parliamentary elections Sunday suggest that the far right will make gains in the legislature, buoyed by results in France and Germany, leaving the Greens to take the hardest hit. Read story

This combination of photos shows Iranian June 28, presidential candidates Mostafa Pourmohammadi, a former Minister of Justice, top right, Amirhossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi, the late President Raisi&#039;s Vice-President, top center, Saeed Jalili, former senior nuclear negotiator, top left, Masoud Pezeshkian, lawmaker and a former Health Minister, bottom right, Alireza Zakani, Tehran Mayor, bottom center, and Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, Parliament Speaker, while registering their names at the Interior Ministry as a candidate, in Tehran, Iran. Iran&#039;s Guardian Council on Sunday, June 9, 2024, approved six candidates to run in the country&#039;s presidential election following a helicopter crash that killed President Ebrahim Raisi.

Iran OKs 6 candidates for presidential race, but again blocks Ahmadinejad

This combination of photos shows Iranian June 28, presidential candidates Mostafa Pourmohammadi, a former Minister of Justice, top right, Amirhossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi, the late President Raisi&#039;s Vice-President, top center, Saeed Jalili, former senior nuclear negotiator, top left, Masoud Pezeshkian, lawmaker and a former Health Minister, bottom right, Alireza Zakani, Tehran Mayor, bottom center, and Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, Parliament Speaker, while registering their names at the Interior Ministry as a candidate, in Tehran, Iran. Iran&#039;s Guardian Council on Sunday, June 9, 2024, approved six candidates to run in the country&#039;s presidential election following a helicopter crash that killed President Ebrahim Raisi.

June 9, 2024, 4:18pm Nation & World

Iran’s Guardian Council on Sunday approved the country’s hard-line parliament speaker and five others to run in the country’s June 28 presidential election following a helicopter crash that killed President Ebrahim Raisi and seven others. Read story

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is garlanded by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Rajnath Singh, left, party President JP Nadda, right, and Amit Shah, at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, June 4, 2024.

Narendra Modi’s third term as India’s prime minister may prove the most challenging

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is garlanded by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Rajnath Singh, left, party President JP Nadda, right, and Amit Shah, at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, June 4, 2024.

June 9, 2024, 4:13pm Nation & World

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office for a third consecutive term on Sunday, but it may hold more challenges for the popular-but-polarizing leader than his past decade in power. Read story

Trump to undergo probation interview Monday, a required step before his New York sentencing

June 9, 2024, 3:58pm Nation & World

Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to be interviewed by New York probation officials Monday, a required step before his July sentencing in his criminal hush money case, according to three people familiar with the plan. Read story

Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, June 9, 2024, in Las Vegas.

Trump complains about his teleprompters at a scorching Las Vegas rally

Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, June 9, 2024, in Las Vegas.

June 9, 2024, 3:38pm Latest News

Former President Donald Trump rallied voters in the scorching heat of Las Vegas, at points telling his supporters to ask for help if needed and appearing irritable with the teleprompters that he said were not working. Read story

This photo provided by South Korea&#039;s Joint Chiefs of Staff and released by South Korea Defense Ministry, shows a balloon presumably sent by North Korea, on the Han River in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, June 9, 2024. North Korea flew hundreds of trash-carrying balloons to South Korea again in its third such campaign since late May, the South&rsquo;s military said, just days after South Korean activists floated their own balloons to scatter propaganda leaflets in the North.

South Korea restarts anti-North Korea loudspeaker broadcasts in retaliation for trash balloons

This photo provided by South Korea&#039;s Joint Chiefs of Staff and released by South Korea Defense Ministry, shows a balloon presumably sent by North Korea, on the Han River in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, June 9, 2024. North Korea flew hundreds of trash-carrying balloons to South Korea again in its third such campaign since late May, the South&rsquo;s military said, just days after South Korean activists floated their own balloons to scatter propaganda leaflets in the North.

June 9, 2024, 2:40pm Nation & World

South Korea on Sunday resumed anti-North Korean propaganda loudspeaker broadcasts in border areas in retaliation for the North sending over 1,000 balloons filled with trash and manure over the last couple of weeks. Read story

Florida authorities warn of shark dangers along Gulf Coast beaches after 3 people are attacked

June 9, 2024, 2:39pm Nation & World

Authorities are using boats to patrol the ocean and warning swimmers about sharks this weekend along Florida's Gulf Coast, where a woman and two teenage girls were hurt in two separate shark attacks on Friday. Read story

People protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu&#039;s government and call for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas militant group, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, June 8, 2024. Israel said Saturday it rescued four hostages who were kidnapped in the Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7, the largest such recovery operation since the war began in Gaza.

Gaza’s Health Ministry says 274 Palestinians were killed in Israeli raid that rescued 4 hostages

People protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu&#039;s government and call for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas militant group, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, June 8, 2024. Israel said Saturday it rescued four hostages who were kidnapped in the Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7, the largest such recovery operation since the war began in Gaza.

June 9, 2024, 12:38pm Latest News

At least 274 Palestinians, including dozens of children, were killed, and hundreds more were wounded, in the Israeli raid that rescued four hostages held by Hamas, Gaza's Health Ministry said Sunday. The Israeli military said its forces came under heavy fire and responded during the complex daytime operation in central… Read story