Protesters loot office of Mali president's…

Protesters have ransacked an office belonging to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s political party

WHO reports record 230K global coronavirus cases

The World Health Organization reported an increase of 230,370 global coronavirus cases on Sunday, a new record. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

France Goes Old-School on Notre Dame Design

Since a fire destroyed much of the roof of Paris' Notre Dame cathedral last April, architects have proposed new designs including a rooftop pool and a giant park. But if you're one for tradition, you'll be happy to know those options have been ruled out. French President Emmanuel Macron announced...

Turkey Plans To Reopen The Hagia Sophia As A…

The Hagia Sophia has been a museum since 1935, but before that it was a mosque for nearly 500 years.

As virus rages in US, New York guards against…

As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation’s deadliest outbreak this spring — while also trying to prepare in case another surge comes

Anti-mask activists rally in virus hotbed Florida

Anti-mask activists on Saturday (July 11) took their campaign to a grilled cheese bar and restaurant in Windermere, Florida - a state fast becoming the epicenter of COVID-19. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Cops Might've Missed the Illicit Party—if Not f…

Australian police say they broke up a birthday party that attendants will remember "for a long time" since it resulted in some $18,000 in fines. Victoria Police found 16 partygoers hiding out at a home in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong early Friday in defiance of coronavirus restrictions. Police...

Brazil To Temporarily Ban Fires In The Amazon…

The announcement comes after 29 firms sent a letter threatening to pull investments if Brazil doesn't do something to protect the rainforest.

Virus spread, not politics should guide schools…

As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force U.S. schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher

Fire crews battle San Diego navy ship fire

[NFA] The U.S. Navy said 18 sailors were taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Another World Leader Has the Virus

Bolivia’s interim president, Jeanine Áñez, has tested positive for COVID-19. "I feel good, I feel strong, I will continue to work virtually from my isolation," she says in a video posted to her Twitter account, per NPR . Three cabinet ministers in her administration have also tested positive, including one who...

Seoul's Mayor Found Dead After Reported Missing

Park Won-soon's daughter reported her father missing after she said she received a voice message from him that sounded like a will.

South Africa returns to ban on alcohol sales as…

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country will immediately return to a ban on the sale of alcohol to reduce the volume of trauma patients so that hospitals have more beds to treat COVID-19 patients

Tesla slashes Model Y price amid pandemic

The discount comes months after Tesla cut the prices for its Models 3, X, and S. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

'Extremely Exciting' Photos Emerge of Rare Great…

You're not likely to see a Cross River gorilla in person, but you can see a whole troop in a series of rare photos. Cross River gorillas are the most endangered subspecies of ape, with only 300 known to live in the wild, reports the BBC . The gorillas—which have...

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FBI Director Calls China The 'Greatest Threat' To…

Christopher Wray accused Chinese officials of targeting U.S. citizens who criticize China's political and human rights issues.

Pope 'deeply pained' over Turkey's move on Hagia…

Pope Francis says he is “deeply pained” over the decision by Turkey to change the status of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia — built as a Christian cathedral — from a museum to a mosque

Trump bets re-opening schools may win votes

[NFA] The Republican president's re-election effort sees re-opening schools shuttered by the coronavirus as part of a plan to restore his standing among suburban voters. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Reporters Suing Brazil Leader Over His COVID…

A group of journalists in Brazil plans to sue President Jair Bolsonaro after he removed his mask during a Tuesday press conference in which he announced he had tested positive for COVID-19 . Several masked reporters held microphones close to Bolsonaro's chest as he spoke from behind a mask. Bolsonaro then...

Japan Storms Kill 50 People, Soldiers Pull…

Nearly three million people are evacuated and troops are mobilized for flood rescues after five days of torrential rains in Japan.

Iran blames bad communication, alignment for jet…

Iranian investigators are blaming a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between soldiers and their commanders for the Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing 176 people

Pope 'pained' by Turkey's Hagia Sophia decision

Pope Francis said on Sunday he was hurt by Turkey's decision to make Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum a mosque, the latest religious leader to condemn the move. Megan Revell reports.

Seoul's Mayor Found Dead After Message to Daughter

The mayor of the South Korean capital of Seoul has been found dead following a massive police search, reports CNN . Park Won-soon, who had been seen as a possible presidential candidate, was reported missing Thursday after being named in a sexual harassment complaint. The 64-year-old's phone had been turned off,...

TikTok To Leave Hong Kong In Response To National…

Under the law, Hong Kong police can seize equipment from internet companies and service providers and force them to take down online content.

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Serbia, Kosovo leaders agree agenda for Brussels…

The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo have agreed on an agenda for face-to-face talks in Brussels on Thursday aimed at ending the deadlock in negotiations on normalizing their relations

Democrats blast Trump for Stone commutation

[NFA] Democrats condemned Trump's decision to commute Roger Stone's prison sentence as an assault on the rule of law. Fred Katayama reports.

Melania Trump Statue Was Torched on July 4

A chainsaw-carved statue of Melania Trump in her hometown in Slovenia went up in flames on Independence Day. American artist Brad Downey, who commissioned local folk artist Alex Zupevc to carve the statue from a tree trunk, says he had the blackened remains removed after the fire and has filed...