July 1, 2019

A total solar eclipse is passing over South America: What to know

Velvetfish/iStock(BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — Nearly two years after the "Great American Eclipse" of 2017, another total solar eclipse is crossing the Americas. This time, it will be passing over Chile and Argentina on Tuesday, and crowds are preparing to be wowed as the moon passes directly in front of the sun. While the area of greatest visibility, or longest duration, occurs over the South Pacific, there are a number of cities where the total eclipse will be visible, including La Serena, Chile..
July 1, 2019

Protesters in Hong Kong bash government building on anniversary of return to China

ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images(HONG KONG) -- A demonstration in Hong Kong turned combative on Monday when a group of pro-autonomy protesters, surrounded by thousands of others, began ramming and bashing the Legislative Council building, marring an otherwise peaceful pro-democracy march. The incident coincided with the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China from the British. The protesters who attacked the building and the remaining thousands who kept marching both oppose an atte..
July 1, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan’s baby to be christened in private ceremony

Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's newborn baby, Archie, is getting christened at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England, next Saturday. The christening will be a private ceremony for 2-month-old Archie, who was born on May 6. The chapel is the same place where Harry and Meghan were wed in May 2018, and the same place where Harry was christened as an infant. "It's a much smaller venue, so we're expecting a more intimate gat..
June 30, 2019

President Trump becomes 1st president to step inside North Korea ahead of brief meeting with Kim Jong Un

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to step into North Korea Sunday, reaching across the demarcation line to shake hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and then, at Kim's invitation, stepping across the border and into North Korea -- in a historic moment Trump called "a great honor." Kim, through a translator, called Trump's decision to meet with him a "courageous and determined act." "I just want to thank you, it was v..