Afghanistan one year later

Afghanistan one year later

(KABUL) -- It's exactly one year since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul, barring most women from having jobs, and all girls from seeking more than a sixth grade education. While the militants are celebrating what they call “Independence Day” on the streets of Kabul, a small group…
Norway euthanizes Freya the walrus, who drew crowds to Oslo Fjord

Norway euthanizes Freya the walrus, who drew crowds to Oslo Fjord

(OSLO, Norway) -- A 1,300-pound walrus that became a popular attraction in Norway in recent weeks was euthanized on Sunday, after officials concluded the marine mammal posed a risk to humans. Increasingly large crowds of people came to the Oslo Fjord to see the female walrus, named Freya, who climbed…
Iranian official says Salman Rushdie and his fans are to blame for attack

Iranian official says Salman Rushdie and his fans are to blame for attack

(LONDON) -- The Iranian government on Monday denied that its officials were responsible for the attack on Salman Rushdie, saying the government hadn’t previously heard of the man who allegedly stabbed the author on Friday. "No one has the right to accuse Iran," Nasser Kanaani, spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign…
Americans among 8 injured in bus shooting in Jerusalem

Americans among 8 injured in bus shooting in Jerusalem

(NEW YORK) -- Eight people, including at least five Americans, were wounded when a gunman opened fire on a bus in Jerusalem early Sunday, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said. Among those injured in the attack was a pregnant woman, who was forced to deliver her baby in an emergency room,…
Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian strikes kill over a dozen civilians in southeast

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian strikes kill over a dozen civilians in southeast

(NEW YORK) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's "special military operation" into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian forces invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Ukrainian troops have offered "stiff resistance," according to U.S. officials. The Russian military has since launched a full-scale ground offensive…