November 27, 2018

NASA’s InSight sends back stunning images as it settles into life on Mars

NASA/JPL-Caltech via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NASA's latest spacecraft is settling into life on Mars by catching some rays, recharging its batteries and taking stunning photos. InSight, the robotic mining device that will eventually dig into the surface of the red planet, opened its solar panels on schedule Monday night, about five hours after a "flawless" landing, NASA officials said in a press release. "The InSight team can rest a little easier tonight now that we know the spacecraft s..
November 27, 2018

French official suspected of spying for North Korea arrested

AFP/Getty Images(PARIS) -- A French official has been arrested by police for allegedly “collecting and delivering information to a foreign power likely to undermine the fundamental interests of the nation,” a spokesperson for the Paris prosecutor’s office said. The spokesperson refused to confirm the identity of the suspect and the foreign country involved in the investigation. A government source close to the investigation told ABC News that the man in question is senior French civil servant Be..
November 27, 2018

Three US service members killed in Afghanistan by roadside blast

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Three U.S. service members were killed and three others were wounded by an improvised explosive device in southern Afghanistan, according to the NATO-led training mission in that country. The incident took place on Nov. 27, Resolute Support, the official name of the NATO mission, said in a statement. One American contractor was also wounded. "The wounded service members and contractor were evacuated and are receiving medical care," Resolute Support said. No other d..
November 27, 2018

Turkish investigators search for Khashoggi remains

MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images(ISTANBUL) -- Investigators in Istanbul have searched two adjacent villas in a remote village in northwestern Turkey as part of the hunt for the remains of Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post columnist's body has not been recovered since he was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Investigators are also studying a telephone conversation that took place between one member of the assassination team that allegedly killed Khashoggi and a res..