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October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child

October 11th marks the United Nations initiative: International Day of the Girl Child which strives to address the challenges that girls face by breaking down stereotypes, pushing gender boundaries for changes in inequality, technology, education, and leadership...

Mumbai court rejects bail plea of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son in drugs probe

A Mumbai court rejected the bail plea of 23-year-old son of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, Aryan Khan, on Friday (October 8), along with those of two others accused in a drugs investigation. Aryan...

Blast hits mosque in northeastern Afghanistan, killing worshippers

A blast tore through a mosque in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunduz province on Friday (October 8) killing and wounding many people, Taliban officials said. Eyewitness video from the blast site showed several injured people being...

Residents crowd at hospital after quake in southern Pakistan kills 20

Crowds of victims and their relatives gathered at a local hospital in Harnai after an earthquake struck southern Pakistan on Thursday (October 7), killing at least 20 and leaving over 200 injured, according to authorities. 

Today Begins National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

First Remarks since the Taliban Takeover: Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani Denies Fleeing Country with Millions of Dollars

Former Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani released an official apology Wednesday to Afghans for leaving the country last month and rejected allegations he left with millions of dollars. As the Taliban took over the Afghan...

Taliban accused of slaughtering pregnant Afghan policewoman in front of her kids

FIROZKOH, AFGHANISTAN – The Taliban murdered an 8-month pregnant police officer in front of her family on Saturday night, according to her son. Her sister identified the victim as Negar ‘Banu’ Masoomi, said that...

Suicide bomber attacks checkpoint in Quetta, Pakistan kills three

At least three paramilitary soldiers were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide attack in southwest Pakistan on Sunday, officials said, as the South Asian nation sees a spike in attacks on security forces over the last...

Are you next on Netflix?

New show in Texas is casting auditions As quick as a 1-minute video and a form to complete, you can be in the next Netflix binge worthy show. Texas is known to be filming-friendly...

‘I’m afraid for myself, my life, my freedom to work’, says Afghan MP

In the chaos and uncertainty of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, legislator Farzana Kochai says she fears for her life first and her freedom next, but that Afghans will not tolerate a return to the harshest forms...

Latest News

Man killed in road rage shooting in NE Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in northeast Harris County...

Man shot dead by ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend in SW houston

HOUSTON - A suspect is on the run after a man was shot and killed in southwest Houston Friday morning. 

Wall Street opens lower as Netflix disappoints

Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Friday (January 21) and were on course for their at least third straight week of...

Betting Omicron has peaked, Johnson drops COVID rules in England

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday (January 19) announced the end of COVID-19 measures introduced to curb the rapid spread of...

Two shot and injured in east Houston

HOUSTON - Police are investigating a shooting at a home in East Houston early Friday. The incident was reported...