Victims of Wisconsin Christmas parade crash testify at murder trial
Victims and witnesses of the car crash tragedy at a Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade last fall testified in court on Monday about what they experienced during the incident, hours after the defendant in the case apologized for his turbulent behavior while representing himself in his trial.
Russia bombs Ukraine heavily following attack on Crimea bridge
Russia unleashed a withering attack Monday on Ukrainian infrastructure and knocked out power in many parts of the country in retaliation for an alleged Ukrainian sabotage attack on a critical bridge connecting Crimea and Russia.
Dutch right-to-die activists urge court to overturn ban on assisted suicide
Together with 29 plaintiffs, a Dutch right-to-die organization told judges in The Hague on Monday that the country’s law against assisted suicide causes undue suffering.
Women’s rights activists respond to Mexico City mayor’s proposed Law of Memory
Activists gathered Saturday at Mexico City’s feminist anti-monument to assert their “right to memory” as the city plans to retake the space.
Latin America sees a resurgence in political violence
Recent bursts of election-linked violence in Brazil and the assassination attempt of Argentina Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner have ignited fears over deepening polarization and growing political violence across Latin America.
A look at history helps to understand the war in Ukraine
For centuries, Ukraine and the Black Sea region have been a crossroads of empires, voyagers, diseases, wars and revolutions. Ukraine, as it has been in the past, is once again at the center a great struggle between superpowers.
Early Mars was habitable for microbes, at least for a while
Researchers may be able to answer David Bowie’s famous question: Is there life on Mars? A new study indicates that Mars’ surface may have been habitable for microbes over 3.7 billion years ago.
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