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Australia official vows to protect Indigenous heritage

November 24, 2022, 4:50pm Nation & World

An Australian minister likened a mining company blasting ancient rock shelters to the Taliban’s destruction of giant Buddha carvings and vowed Thursday to improve protections of Indigenous cultural heritage. Read story

Net migration to U.K. rises to record of 500K

November 24, 2022, 3:10pm Nation & World

Net migration to the U.K. hit a record high of half a million people, driven by the arrival of international students following the end of COVID-19 restrictions, as well as resettlement programs for Ukrainians, Afghans and Hong Kongers. Read story

Grand jury indicts deputies in shooting death of young man in Colorado

November 24, 2022, 3:04pm Nation & World

A grand jury has indicted two Colorado sheriff's deputies in the death of a 22-year-old man who was shot after calling 911 for roadside assistance while experiencing what his mother described as a mental health crisis, according to online court records. Read story

Iraqi buffalo herders in the marshes of Chibayish collect reeds as water buffalos drink water following a summer of severe water shortages in Dhi Qar province, Iraq, Sunday, Nov.20, 2022.

Salt, drought decimate buffaloes in Iraq’s southern marshes

Iraqi buffalo herders in the marshes of Chibayish collect reeds as water buffalos drink water following a summer of severe water shortages in Dhi Qar province, Iraq, Sunday, Nov.20, 2022.

November 24, 2022, 2:30pm Nation & World

Abbas Hashem fixed his worried gaze on the horizon — the day was almost gone and still, there was no sign of the last of his water buffaloes. He knows that when his animals don’t come back from roaming the marshes of this part of Iraq, they must be dead. Read story

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, left, speaks with Volker Tuerk, right, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, during a special Human Rights Council session at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022.

UN rights body deplores Iran crackdown, establishes probe

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, left, speaks with Volker Tuerk, right, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, during a special Human Rights Council session at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022.

November 24, 2022, 2:20pm Nation & World

The U.N. Human Rights Council voted Thursday to condemn the bloody crackdown on peaceful protests in Iran and create an independent fact-finding mission to investigate alleged abuses, particularly those committed against women and children. Read story

FILE - Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, attends a wreath-laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam, March 2, 2019.

Kim’s sister makes insulting threats to Seoul over sanctions

FILE - Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, attends a wreath-laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam, March 2, 2019.

November 24, 2022, 2:03pm Nation & World

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attacked South Korea with a string of insults on Thursday for considering new unilateral sanctions against the North, calling its president and his government “idiots” and “a running wild dog gnawing on a bone given by the U.S.” Read story

King of rockets, NASA’s SLS could soon be usurped by SpaceX’s Starship

November 24, 2022, 1:53pm Nation & World

NASA’s Space Launch System roared off the launchpad at Kennedy Space Center and into the record books, for now. Read story

Viktor Anastasiev's wife cries near her wounded husband after a Russian strike in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022.

Bombed, not beaten: Ukraine’s capital flips to survival mode

Viktor Anastasiev's wife cries near her wounded husband after a Russian strike in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022.

November 24, 2022, 1:03pm Latest News

Residents of Ukraine’s bombed capital clutched empty bottles in search of water and crowded into cafés for power and warmth Thursday, switching defiantly into survival mode after new Russian missile strikes a day earlier plunged the city and much of the country into the dark. Read story

Co-owners of Club Q, Matthew Haynes, front, and Nic Grzecka, address the crowd after a 25-foot historic pride flag was displayed on the exterior of City Hall to mark the weekend mass shooting at the gay nightclub Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The flag, known as Section 93 of the Sea to Sea Flag, is on loan for two weeks to Colorado Springs from the Sacred Cloth Project.

Gay club owner: Shooting comes amid a new ‘type of hate’

Co-owners of Club Q, Matthew Haynes, front, and Nic Grzecka, address the crowd after a 25-foot historic pride flag was displayed on the exterior of City Hall to mark the weekend mass shooting at the gay nightclub Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The flag, known as Section 93 of the Sea to Sea Flag, is on loan for two weeks to Colorado Springs from the Sacred Cloth Project.

November 24, 2022, 12:52pm Nation & World

The co-owner of the Colorado Springs gay nightclub where a shooter turned a drag queen’s birthday celebration into a massacre said he thinks the shooting that killed five people and injured 17 others is a reflection of anti-LGBTQ sentiment that has evolved from prejudice to incitement. Read story

Flowers and balloons have been placed near the scene of a mass shooting at a Walmart, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Chesapeake, Va. A Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees in the break room of the Virginia store, killing several people in the country's second high-profile mass shooting in four days, police and witnesses said Wednesday.

‘Missing my baby’: Six killed in Virginia Walmart shooting

Flowers and balloons have been placed near the scene of a mass shooting at a Walmart, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Chesapeake, Va. A Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees in the break room of the Virginia store, killing several people in the country's second high-profile mass shooting in four days, police and witnesses said Wednesday.

November 24, 2022, 12:51pm Nation & World

A custodian and father of two. A mother with wedding plans. A happy-go-lucky guy. Read story