European telescope launched to search for clues to universe’s darkest secrets

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A European space telescope lifted off Saturday on a quest to explore the mysterious, unseen realm known as the Dark Universe. SpaceX has launched the European Space Agency’s Euclid observatory to its ultimate destination 1.5 million miles away, the vicinity of the Webb Space Telescope. It will take him a … Read more

UN chief Guterres visits gang-ravaged Haiti

By Harold Isaac and Michelle Nichols PORT-AU-PRINCE/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited Haiti on Saturday to highlight the crises facing the impoverished Caribbean country as it struggles to fight against the violent gangs that have largely invaded the capital Port-au-Prince. Guterres’ visit comes nearly nine months after he backed a request … Read more

Inmate found dead in Columbia SC prison cell

The death of an inmate at Broad River Correctional Facility is being investigated as a homicide. Getty Images/iStockphoto Authorities are investigating a suspected homicide after an inmate at the Broad River Correctional Institution died on June 30. [–> James Harrison Pennington, 44, died in his cell at the Columbia prison. [–> Pennington pleaded guilty to … Read more

Ron DeSantis has no respect for the rule of law

Ron DeSantis; Migrants; Martha’s Vinyard Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images Ron DeSantis has real issues. No, we’re not talking about him trailing Donald Trump in the polls or his clumsiness as a retail politician. Far more concerning are the removals and criminal investigations surrounding the DeSantis administration’s relocation of migrants from Texas to Massachusetts and … Read more

3 killed, 17 injured in Ukraine following Russian attacks, as Spain stresses European support for Kyiv

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials on Saturday morning reported higher civilian casualties in Russian bombardments in the east and south of the country, as Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez’s visit started in Kyiv as a sign of continued support from Madrid and the European Union. for Ukraine’s struggle to dislodge the invading Russian forces … Read more