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Today in History: July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin walk on the moon

Jul. 20, 2024 00:17 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 20, the 202nd day of 2024. There are 164 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon...

Israel-Hamas war latest: Drone strike hits Tel Aviv, killing 1 and injuring at least 10

Jul. 19, 2024 23:46 PM EDT

A drone attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels killed one person in the center of Tel Aviv, Israel's biggest city, and wounded at least 10 others near the United States Embassy early Friday, authorities said. Meanwhile, the top United Nations court issued a non-binding opinion that...

Palestinian soccer team plans to play World Cup qualifiers in the West Bank

Jul. 05, 2024 03:09 AM EDT

After advancing further than ever in World Cup qualifying, the Palestinian soccer team is determined to host a game for a change. The football association has proposed playing games in the third stage of its Asian qualification campaign in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and already...

'Pure grit.' Jordan Chiles is making a run at a second Olympics, this time on her terms

May. 30, 2024 13:49 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jordan Chiles doesn't have to put herself through this. She knows it. The proof is tattooed on her arm. It's sitting in her trophy room. It's sprinkled on her social media feeds, which happen to be dotted with the kind of partnerships and experiences she once never...

What are the latest obstacles to bringing humanitarian aid into Gaza, where hunger is worsening?

May. 09, 2024 09:02 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — One major land crossing into Gaza was shut down after a Hamas rocket attack, another by an Israeli incursion. And only a trickle of aid is entering through a third crossing that just opened in recent weeks. The latest developments threaten to worsen the...

Biden warns Netanyahu against major Rafah offensive as divide between the 2 leaders grows

May. 06, 2024 22:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday urgently warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against launching an offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah as the divide between the two leaders continues to grow along with the mounting Palestinian death toll. The...