News: World

A drone company is working to airlift dogs stranded by the volcano in La Palma
Bill Chappell | October 19, 2021
A dog lies on the ash-covered earth surrounded by volcanic lava following an eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in the area of Todoque on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain in this undated screen grab taken from a handout video.Handout via Reuters Several dogs that are stranded by ...
Abductions have increased in Haiti, but religious aid groups are still going there
Laurel Wamsley | October 19, 2021
A girl waits with other earthquake victims for the start of a food distribution in Les Cayes, Haiti, in August, a week after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the area.Matias Delacroix | AP The seventeen people from an Christian aid mission abducted in Haiti while returning from an orphanage remain ...
Seville becomes the first major city in the world to categorize and name heat waves
Deepa Shivaram | October 19, 2021
A man shelters a baby from the sun with an umbrella during a heatwave in Burgos, northern Spain, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. Cities in Europe saw recording-setting heat this summer, with some regions reaching 117.3°F.Alvaro Barrientos | AP The city of Seville, Spain has announced plans to become the first ...
Canada’s Trudeau apologizes for skipping remembrance for Indigenous school victims
Scott Neuman | October 19, 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes a speech during his visit to Tk'emlups the Secwepemc First Nation in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada on Monday.Mert Alper Dervis | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in person to Indigenous leaders after skipping a remembrance for victims and ...
An Israeli scuba diver discovered a sword that likely belonged to a Crusader knight
Rachel Treisman | October 19, 2021
Jacob Sharvit, director of the Marine Archaeology Unit of the Israel Antiquities Authority, holds a sword that experts say dates back to the Crusaders in Cesarea, Israel, on Tuesday.Ariel Schalit | AP Talk about a deep dive through history. An amateur Israeli scuba diver stumbled upon a bunch of ancient ...
Jane Goodall encourages all to act to save Earth in ‘The Book of Hope’
Barbara J. King | October 19, 2021
Damian Dovarganes | AP In Mombasa on the coast of Kenya is a place called Haller Park. People flock there to see 180 indigenous species of plants and trees, and a variety of animals including hippos and giraffes. The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times, by Jane ...
Why are so many Americans quitting their jobs?
Greg Rosalsky | October 19, 2021
Mohamed Hassan | Pixabay Goodbye. Farewell. Adios. Sayonara. Workers have been giving their bosses an earful of such words as of late. Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that 4.3 million Americans, or 2.9% of the entire workforce, quit their jobs in August. That was a record-breaking ...
Carmen Mola was a popular Spanish novelist. Three male writers made her up
Joe Hernandez | October 18, 2021
The writer Carmen Mola, pseudonym of the writers Jorge Diaz, Agustin Martinez and Antonio Mercero, winner of the 70th edition of the Planeta Novel Prize, gives a press conference after the award ceremony, at the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, on 15 October 2021, in Barcelona, Catalonia.Europa Press News | ...