PHOENIX—The lanky, bespectacled man walked into a bank in a strip mall on Tucson's northern edge with a gun, demanded that a teller hand over an undisclosed amount of cash, and made his escape on foot.
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s prime minister announced on Friday that she is expecting her first child in June.
Jacinda Ardern, 37, took office in October. Speculation swirled around whether she would start a family soon when she took over the leadership of her then-opposition Labour Party last year.
CANBERRA, Australia — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue.
Monty Greenslade and Gabe Vidler got into trouble on Thursday at Lennox Head, 750 kilometres (470 miles) north of Sydney.
WASHINGTON—The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky on Tuesday night put on quite a show.
But as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan.
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — A 16th century book that belonged to Prague’s Jewish community before World War II and surfaced at a New York City auction last year was brought back to the Czech Republic on Tuesday.
HONOLULU—When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn't know what to do.
They went to their guest bedroom, then decided it would be safer on the ground floor of their Honolulu home.
“What do we do?" he wondered. "Where do we go?”
HONOLULU — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn’t know what to do. They went to their guest bedroom, then decided it would be safer on the ground floor of their Honolulu home.
“What do we do?” he wondered. “Where do we go?”
CANBERRA, Australia — Papua New Guinea says it is helping evacuate thousands of people at risk from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific Island nation’s north.
LONDON—Queen Elizabeth II reveals the secrets of giving a speech while wearing a weighty crown, in unusually candid comments that are part of a new documentary on her coronation and the symbolism of the crown jewels.
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump today denied using certain “language” as fury spread over his comments about immigration during a private meeting with lawmakers.
But neither he nor the White House denied the most controversial of his comments: using the word “shithole” to describe countries in Africa and saying he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead.