October 7, 2019

American diplomat’s wife leaves UK amid probe into fatal traffic accident

richard johnson/iStock(LONDON) -- The wife of an American diplomat in the United Kingdom has fled the country after apparently becoming a suspect in a traffic collision that killed a teenager. The fatal accident occurred on a roadway in the village of Croughton, England, on the night of Aug. 27, when a black Volvo XC90 collided head-on with a black Kawasaki motorcyle traveling in the opposite direction. The rider of the motorcycle, 19-year-old Harry Dunn, was taken to a hospital in the nearby ci..
October 7, 2019

Turkey set to invade Syria; US to remove forces from area

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Turkey is set to invade Syria, as the country had been threatening in recent months, with the U.S. saying it will remove all of its forces from the "immediate area," according to the White House. A U.S. official confirmed Monday that American troops in northeast Syria were pulling back. The move is likely to put the Kurdish forces that helped the U.S. defeat ISIS in peril. Turkey considers the Kurdish forces -- the PKK and YPG -- terrorist organizations. Th..
October 7, 2019

Princes William and Harry, Duchesses Kate and Meghan come together for cause

_ultraforma_/iStock(LONDON) -- Princes William and Harry and Duchesses Kate and Meghan have come together again to collaborate on a short film for a cause close to their hearts: mental health. William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, take turns narrating the minute-long film produced for a new mental health initiative called Every Mind Matters. "Everyone knows that feeling when life gets on top of us. We feel stressed, low, anxi..
October 7, 2019

The war in Afghanistan started 18 years ago. Is the US safer?

gorodenkoff/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The world was dramatically different 18 years ago when the war in Afghanistan started. Thousands of families were grappling with the deaths of their loved ones in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania on Sept. 11 and the American public was coming to terms with the reality of an enemy unlike any the nation had faced before -- a shadowy network of terrorists that orchestrated the worst attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor. Less t..