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Hundreds of thousands at Honduras’ shelters after hurricanes

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) - Shelters for people whose homes were flooded or damaged by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras are now...

Man dies in shark attack in Western Australia

SYDNEY (AP) - A man has died after being attacked by a shark in Western Australia, the eighth fatality in the county this year....

US vote to shape how world warms as climate pact exit looms

The United States is out of the Paris climate agreement on the day after the presidential election. Experts say the outcome will determine to...

Sword-wielding man arrested after Halloween deaths in Quebec

QUEBEC CITY (AP) - Police in Quebec City have arrested a 24-year-old man dressed in medieval clothing and armed with sword on suspicion of...

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to World Food Program

The World Food Program has won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger amid the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The death toll in the U.S. from the coronavirus has topped 200,000.

Scientists uneasy as Russia approves 1st coronavirus vaccine

Russia has become the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine. The move announced Tuesday was met with international skepticism and unease.

Huge explosions rock Beirut with widespread damage, injuries

Explosions rocked Beirut, inflicting injuries and damaging buildings in a large radius around the city's port.

UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials

Britain, the United States and Canada are accusing Russia of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a COVID-19 vaccine.

AP sources: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported.

Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against US troops

President Donald Trump is denying that he'd been briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan.

North Korea destroys empty liaison office with South

North Korea has blown up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea.


Vols Name UCF’s Danny White New Athletic Director

(utsports.com) Dr. Danny White, recently ranked the fourth-best athletic director in the country by Stadium, will become the new athletic director at the University...

Ten Straight Palindrome Dates

We're in the middle of ten consecutive palindrome dates.

Weather Update: Thursday Morning’s Forecast – January 21st, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Thursday Morning Showers And Fog, Then Drier For Awhile! Cloudy and foggy with areas of rain moving in through the morning.  Some...

Mocs Get 70-64 SoCon Road Win Over Samford

(gomocs.com) BIRMINGHAM---The Chattanooga Mocs had a little déjà vu all over again in their 70-64 win at Samford Wednesday night. The Mocs limited their...