The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has committed to extending the International Space Station (ISS) operations through 2030, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said on Friday.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II said on Friday she was appointing her daughter-in-law Camilla, a member of the ancient Order of the Garter, in an apparent boost to her royal standing.
Queen Elizabeth II on Friday announced a knighthood for former prime minister Tony Blair, while the traditional New Year’s Honours also decorated officials who spearheaded Britain’s fight against…
China has opened an embassy in Nicaragua for the first time since 1990, acting just over three weeks after President Daniel Ortega’s government broke off relations with Taiwan
The LAPD shooting death of 14-year-old Valentina Orellana-Peralta reverberated in diplomatic circles from Washington, D.C., to South America this week.
The Omicron variant, which is now driving record case numbers, forced many cities to tone down New Year’s Eve events or cancel them altogether.
The chief of the EPS says the force has not only been stretched thin due to COVID-19, but many officers are also getting worn down from growing attacks on social media.
Police established a safety perimeter, assessing the situation and any potential risk to the public, and the man allegedly threatening self-harm.
Police said just before 1 a.m., Friday they received a call about shots fired at a home near 6th Street and Goodlad Street in Burnaby.
From the climate crisis, to unmarked graves at residential schools, to the U.S. Capitol riots, Global News looks back on some of the biggest news headlines of 2021.
The Saskatoon Police Service’s traffic unit implemented their December sobriety checkpoint campaign, which will continue on New Years Eve.
A man who was wanted on a felony warrant was fatally shot early Friday by Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deputies and other officers after allegedly ramming into patrol vehicles in Beaumont, officials said. The incident unfolded about 10 p.m. Thursday, when deputies from the Perris station responded to a report of a domestic dispute in… Continue reading Police fatally shoot man who rammed patrol cars in Beaumont
Glenbard West’s Caden Pierce (3) controls the ball during the game against Lyons. | Kirsten Stickney/For the Sun-Times Cade Pierce was a crucial part of Glenbard West’s 60-28 win against Lyons in the championship game of the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic on Friday at York. Cade Pierce was a crucial part of Glenbard West’s 60-28… Continue reading Glenbard West completes dominant run to York championship
Irish players celebrate a sack against Stanford. | Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Marcus Freeman has the goods — and the pass rushers — to beat veteran Mike Gundy in the Fiesta Bowl. Also: Rose, Sugar, Outback and Citrus picks. Other than his 148 career victories, 17 years of head-coaching experience, 16 straight winning seasons… Continue reading Big Game Hunting: Brand-new Notre Dame coach will turn ‘D’ loose vs. Oklahoma State
A 1.5-mile-long New Year’s Eve fireworks show in Chicago will explode along Lake Michigan and the Chicago River at midnight, marking the city’s entry into 2022 with its largest fireworks display ever. “This will be the largest fireworks display in the City’s history and one of the largest anywhere in the world,” Arena Partners CEO,… Continue reading New Year’s Eve Fireworks: Chicago to Host 1.5-Mile Display, City’s Largest Ever
Much of the Chicago area is under a winter storm warning beginning Saturday morning, kicking off 2022 with steady, heavy snowfall at times and hazardous road conditions that prompted Illinois officials to urge drivers to stay off roads. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect and when, from NBC 5’s Storm Team. 9 a.m. Saturday:… Continue reading Chicago Winter Storm Timeline: What to Expect and When
The people of Myanmar are facing an unprecedented political, socioeconomic, human rights and humanitarian crisis with needs escalating dramatically since the military takeover and a severe COVID-19 third wave. Read the full story, “People of Myanmar face ‘unprecedented’ crisis in 2022”, on globalissues.org →
Reported killings and injuries during peaceful demonstrations in Sudan is a cause for deep concern, said the UN human rights office on Friday (OHCHR). Read the full story, “Sudan: Refrain from ‘disproportionate use of force’ against protesters”, on globalissues.org →
Three Tanzanian peacekeepers serving on the United Nations’ mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) were injured on Thursday, when their vehicle struck an unidentified explosive device. Read the full story, “Three Tanzanian peacekeepers injured in Central African Republic”, on globalissues.org →
The U.K. Health Security Agency found the risk of hospitalization for people infected with omicron is about a third the risk posed by the delta variant.
El Salvador’s navy has seized two semi-submersible boats carrying 4.1 metric tons of cocaine off the country’s Pacific coast
Investigators said a tip led officers to the vehicle, which had “damage consistent with a recent collision” around 10 p.m. Thursday night.
A 57-year-old man was struck while using a crosswalk at the intersection of 5th Avenue Southwest and 3rd Street Southwest, just after 6 p.m.
Comedians old and young who worked alongside White or were inspired by her pioneering comedy tweeted fond memories of the Golden Girls star.
Police are investigating a report of shots fired in the Herring Cove Road area near Shoreham Lane at 3:25 p.m. on Thursday.
Environment Canada has issued a winter weather travel advisory for London and the surrounding area heading into the weekend.
A Chinese restaurant employee says video of him doesn’t tell the whole story. He had just taken six buckets of sauce from a supply truck when he slipped, and one bucket spilled.
A four-day search for a missing family dog brings the community together — with a welcome end for a Saskatoon family.
Guards Alex Caruso and Lonzo Ball could each return next week, finally giving the Bulls a backcout at full strength. With White playing well lately, what becomes of the minutes handed out to both him and Ayo Dosunmu? Chris Fleming doesn’t know when or where, but the Bulls acting head coach knows the team will… Continue reading As Bulls move closer to being back to full strength, decisions coming
The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Michael Pfleger march with the families of gun violence victims on Friday along Michigan Avenue. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times “The violence is a Chicago problem — not just a West Side or South Side problem, but a city problem,” the Rev. Michael Pfleger said. Hundreds of grieving Chicago families closed… Continue reading Families march for Chicago’s homicide victims: ‘To us, it’s our world’
A woman uses an umbrella to shield herself from snow Dec. 28 while she walks past the Edgewater Branch of the Chicago Public Library. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file A winter storm warning goes into effect from noon Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service said. While snow… Continue reading Is Mother Nature playing catch-up? Storm could drop 9 inches of snow on Chicago: NWS
Desai (right) did as well as could be expected trying to hold together the defense as it declined. | AP If you think this is bad, imagine what it’d be without Bill Lazor nudging the Bears toward a power running game and Sean Desai coming up with endless ideas to keep the defense strong. It… Continue reading Bears coach Matt Nagy’s coordinators have kept season from being even worse
Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, whether as a man-crazy TV hostess on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or the loopy housemate on “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 99. White’s death was confirmed by her longtime agent Jeff Witjas in a phone call… Continue reading Betty White, Beloved Star of ‘The Golden Girls,’ Dies at 99
A winter storm expected to drop several inches of snow on the Chicago area this weekend, creating hazardous, slippery road conditions, has Illinois officials encouraging drivers to stay off the roads. But if you must travel, there are a few ways to prep your vehicle. The Illinois Department of Transportation said more than 1,800 trucks… Continue reading How to Prep Your Vehicle For Weekend Storm Taking Aim at Chicago Area
The Illinois Department of Transportation on Friday urged drivers to consider postponing unnecessary road travel this weekend as heavy snow, bitter cold and gusty winds threaten the Chicago area during a winter storm taking aim at the region. IDOT expects the winter storm will “create hazardous conditions across the state,” including extremely slick conditions and… Continue reading Illinois Drivers Urged to Postpone Unnecessary Travel During Weekend Winter Storm
More canceled flights frustrated air travelers on the final day of 2021 and appeared all but certain to inconvenience hundreds of thousands more over the New Year’s holiday weekend. Airlines blamed many of the cancellations on crew shortages related to the spike in COVID-19 infections, along with wintry weather in parts of the United States.… Continue reading Wave of Canceled Flights From Omicron Closes Out 2021
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Starting Jan. 1, all salons and massage parlors across the state will have to update signage in their businesses aiming to crack down on human trafficking. “It’s important to recognize the red flags, and also to know who to call,” Susanne Crane, a SAFE Cares advocacy manager, said. She’s glad the state… Continue reading Updated signs required in all Texas salons & massage parlors to crack down on human trafficking
Biden this week urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin to lower the tensions with Ukraine, warning that the U.S. was prepared to “respond decisively” if Russia invades.
After abruptly closing in March 2020, France’s alpine ski resorts have reopened. But this year you’ll need more than just goggles and a lift pass.
Medavie that serves residents of Saskatoon and surrounding communities states 2021 has been a record year for services.
The London Knights will not be starting 2022 against the Erie Otters as scheduled.
A London man is facing multiple charges after two LCBOs in south London were vandalized this past week.
OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said emergency crews were called to the scene in the Highway 401 westbound collector lanes just past Renforth Drive around noon.
Health officials reported 735 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths on Thursday, Dec. 31.
A London police officer has been charged with being unlawfully in a house and operating a motor vehicle while impaired when they were off duty.
Police said they found a male suspect armed with a knife, who refused to comply with officers.
Jack Hughes scored the overtime winner giving the New Jersey Devils a 6-5 decision over the Edmonton Oilers Friday afternoon.
New Brunswick RCMP has requested an independent agency conduct an investigation after a man was shot dead by a member of the RCMP in Kingston, N.B.
Lower Mainland residents woke to a thick blanket of fluffy snow on Thursday, with some areas receiving 15 to 20 centimetres of powder.
(NewsNation Now) In the wake of Betty White’s death, fans and fellow comedians are sharing their goodbyes alongside some of their favorite memories of the TV and film icon, who died just weeks before her 100th birthday. Our national treasure, Betty White, has passed just before her 100th birthday. Our Sue Ann Nivens, our beloved… Continue reading Celebrities react to death of TV legend Betty White