A court official says gunmen have fired on a car in northern Kabul, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan’s high court and wounding the driver
Russian opposition leader Navalny again tests Kremlin: Supporters await return while officials threaten arrest
Alexei Navalny has pledged to return Sunday from Berlin, where he was treated for a near-fatal poisoning in August in Russia.
New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region show more than 400 structures have been badly damaged in what a research group believes is the latest intentional attack by fighters
A report recently released by the U.S. Department of Energy defines and evaluates cost and performance parameters of six battery energy storage technologies (BESS) and four non-BESS storage technologies.
Actor James Earl Jones turns 90 and rapper Lil Jon turns 50, among the famous birthdays for Jan. 17.
On Jan. 17, 1946, the U.N. Security Council met for the first time.
Tennis Australia says Grand Slam will begin on February 8 despite anger from players forced into hard quarantine.
Rescuers continue searching for survivors in the rubble left behind by a magnitude 6.2 quake.
A photojournalist who was in Cairo's Tahrir Square in January 2011 revisits the day he knew things had changed for good.
Across the Balkans and other nations in southeastern Europe, a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus is being overshadowed by heated political debates or conspiracy theories that threaten to thwart the process
Pakistan’s planning minister says the country’s drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and the government is trying to make it available by the first quarter of the year
A city government in eastern China says the coronavirus was found on ice cream produced there, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch
Last CES was a time of reckoning for lidar companies, many of which were cratering due to a lack of demand from a (still) non-existent autonomous vehicle industry. The few that excelled did so by specializing, and this year the
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