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Greece has secretly sent away more than 1,000 migrants, taking them to the edge of the country's territorial waters and then abandoning them at sea
"I left Syria for fear of bombing — but when this happened, I wished I'd died under a bomb," Najma al-Khatib told The Times.
Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist will help oversee the task force, which is expected to be officially unveiled within days, CNN reported.
The Trump administration is reportedly considering a floating wall to block river crossings along the US-Mexico border
The federal government put a call out for designs that would "impede incursions via swimming, or via unassisted climb-over in water."
Three major wildfires scorched Colorado this week. One of them, Pine Gulch, is the fourth largest wildfire in the state's recorded history.
The DOJ's Yale investigation is 'leveraging the model minority myth' to pit racial groups against each other, Asian-American scholars say
The Trump administration DOJ's claim against Yale is just "political messaging for November," according to a senior counsel at the Brennan Center.
A bald eagle flying over Lake Michigan attacked a government-owned drone and dropped it into the water
Michigan officials said in a statement on Thursday that the eagle "launched an airborne attack" on the drone late last month.
Mei Xiang, the National Zoo's female giant panda, is very pregnant and her cub could come as soon as this weekend
The panda cub could be the first cub at The National Zoo since Bei Bei was born in 2015. He left to China last year.
'Kombucha Girl' Brittany Broski said her former power-manager to the stars withheld over $20,000 from her in a state labor complaint
The New York Times reported that Broski had filed a complaint that claimed that former manager Ariadna Jacob owed her thousands.
A 3rd body cam video from George Floyd's fatal arrest shows a crowd of shocked bystanders demanding officers to check his pulse
The new body cam footage was taken from ex-officer Tou Thao, who held back a crowd of horrified bystanders while his colleagues restrained Floyd.
The fire, located near Lake Hughes, was 12% contained as of Friday morning. Between 100 and 200 people have been evacuated so far.
The prosecutors were responding to a filing in from Ghislaine Maxwell's attorneys, who asked that she be moved to the jail's general population.
Netflix's docuseries "(Un)Well" explores the roots of tantric sex, its sexual benefits, and the ways it's been used to sexually manipulate followers.
As restaurants and bars reopen, some are reducing capacity and spacing out tables. But eating out during the pandemic still comes with some risk.
The Blazers and Grizzlies will battle it out in a play-in tournament, and then on August 17, the NBA playoffs will begin.
A 'Michael Jordan' soundbite of the Nets' strategy revealed how far they were willing to go to stop Damian Lillard, and it still wasn't enough
"If Damian Lillard is dribbling up, you guard him," Nets swingman Garrett Temple told teammate Jeremiah Martin.
Damian Lillard willed the Blazers into the NBA play-in tournament by shooting from half-court and avoiding the 'right' play
When the Nets double-teamed Damian Lillard, he knew he had to shoot even further from the hoop to help the Blazers make the playoffs.
LeBron James thanked Dodgers pitcher David Price for his help in the More Than A Vote group's latest initiative.
Stephen Strasburg was ejected for heckling while sitting in the stands of an empty stadium as the weirdest MLB season continues
Stephen Strasburg chirped a little too loud at the homeplate umpire before being thrown out of the stands.
Jake Paul addressed the FBI raid on his Calabasas mansion, claiming he's removed people who do 'malicious things' from his life
Former Team 10 manager Adam Quinn and a woman who says she has filed a police report pertaining to Arman Izadi appeared on "Drama Alert."
The Seahawks cut Kemah Siverand for breaking COVID-19 protocols by bringing an outsider into the team's hotel during training camp.
David Harris Jr., a conservative author and podcaster, had documented his refusal to wear a mask on two prior flights.
Iowa officials have estimated that at least 10 million acres of corn and soybean crops were damaged or destroyed by the violent windstorm.
Video shows the tense moment a California police officer saved a man in a wheelchair from being hit by an oncoming train
Lodi Police Officer Erika Urrea jumped into action when she saw a man's wheelchair stuck on train tracks in Lodi, California, on Wednesday.
A grapefruit-scented perfume ingredient that's toxic to ticks and mosquitoes is the first new insect repellent to be approved in a decade
Nootkatone is naturally found in grapefruit rinds and certain cedar trees. The chemical shows promise as a defense against ticks and mosquitoes.
FC Dallas fans booed players who knelt for the national anthem in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, and the team's defender called them 'absolutely disgusting'
FC Dallas defender Reggie Cannon said it was "absolutely disgusting" that fans booed as the players demonstrated on the field.
The sister of Fahim Saleh — the CEO found dismembered in his NYC apartment — says her baby brother's killing is a devastating loss for their tight-knit immigrant family
Saleh proudly shared his life on his social media, including the address of his $2 million apartment where he was found dead.
For a father-daughter pair who've built a tradition around riding, going to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is sacred and worth the risk, even during the pandemic
Mercedes Raya was 19 when she and her father first made the 2-week trip to Sturgis. Now 35, the trek is a can't-miss event during a pandemic.
According to a new CDC report, rates were far higher among young adults, minorities, unpaid caregivers, and essential workers.
Michelle Obama says women deserve an ESPN-style network about childbirth to showcase the physical and mental endurance they muster
The former First Lady said an ESPN-like television channel that showcased what women's bodies go through could boost appreciation and self-love.
New Hampshire's governor issued a mask order ahead of the upcoming Laconia Motorcycle Week after seeing photos of huge Sturgis crowds
Laconia Motorcycle Week will bring around 250,000 bikers to New Hampshire at the end of August. Gov. Chris Sununu doesn't want Sturgis-like behavior.
A Salt Lake City police officer was suspended after video showed him ordering his K-9 to attack a Black man
Salt Lake City police body camera footage shows an officer ordering a K-9 to attack a Jeffery Ryans while responding to a 911 call in April.
Russell Crowe donated $5,000 to save a Beirut restaurant beloved by Anthony Bourdain that was wrecked in the blast, saying 'he would have probably done so if he was still around'
Le Chef, where Bourdain dined in 2006, was among hundreds of Beiruti businesses destroyed in the August 4 blast.
Children in Beirut lost access to their cancer treatment after their hospital was destroyed in the explosion
"My home is now destroyed," a 7-year-old cancer patient said. "This was my hospital. It's gone. I don't want to see my hospital die like this."
'A lab coat is white, my wedding dress is white:' The woman from a viral video of a bridal shoot interrupted by the Beirut explosion was a doctor who rushed to tend to wounded victims still in her wedding dress
"I started to help some people who got injured, telling them to relax, we are all good, we are still alive and we will be fine," Isra Seblani said.
Protesters in Minneapolis say they won't clear barricades around the George Floyd Memorial until the city leaders meet their 24 demands
Some of the demands include recalling Hennepin County Attorney, Mike Freeman, and ending qualified immunity.
Authorities said a friend of Kelly tried to silence a victim with $500,000, and one of his managers blackmailed another woman who sued Kelly.
French media reported that man's corpse found in the basement had since been identified and that fractures and stab wounds were found on the body.
Here's the full list of people charged in the college admissions cheating scandal, and who has pleaded guilty so far
The parents include the actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, as well as executives at prominent public and private companies.
A Florida sheriff banned his deputies from wearing face masks the same day the county saw its highest number of COVID-19 deaths
Deputies in Marion County, Florida, are prohibited from wearing masks, according to an email obtained by the Ocala Star-Banner. So are visitors.
This is what it looks like in Sturgis, South Dakota, where hundreds of thousands of unmasked bikers are partying like the coronavirus isn't real
Bikers at the Sturgis Rally say they're enjoying the freedom and crowds they haven't been able to experience elsewhere during the pandemic.
Boston University announced students can still receive their degrees after they die, but the school says it has nothing to do with the pandemic
Boston University spokesman Colin Riley said plans for a posthumous degree policy were in place long before the novel coronavirus outbreak began.
An admitted KKK leader has been sentenced to 6 years in prison after driving a truck through a crowd of protesters in June
A Virginia man who boasted to police of his Ku Klux Klan rank was sentenced to six years in prison after driving his truck into a crowd of protesters.
6 of Bon Appétit's stars departed the popular YouTube channel after allegations of a 'toxic' work culture. Here's how the magazine devolved into chaos.
In a lengthy Twitter post, Carla Lalli Music became the most recent YouTube star to announce her departure from the video team.
Critics say Portland protests have been co-opted by 'white spectacle,' but Black activists say they're staying focused on Black lives
The president of the Portland NAACP called the demonstrations "white spectacle." Portland activists say the reality of the movement is more nuanced.
Bon Appétit personalities Carla Lalli Music and Gaby Melian announced that they're leaving the brand's videos
On Aug. 12, Carla Lalli Music announced that she was leaving Bon Appétit video. Test Kitchen Manager Gaby Melian said on Aug. 8 that she was leaving.