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Wisconsin GOP senator downplays attack on U.S. Capitol

Wisconsin GOP senator downplays attack on U.S. Capitol

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson downplayed the storming of the U.S. Capitol last month, saying on conservative talk radio Monday that it “didn't seem like an armed insurrection to me.
Former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson found dead in hotel room

Former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson found dead in hotel room

BRANDON, Fla. — Former NFL wide receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead Monday at a Florida hotel room, days after authorities spoke with him as part of a welfare check, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
Hundreds pay respects to actor Cicely Tyson at her viewing

Hundreds pay respects to actor Cicely Tyson at her viewing

NEW YORK — People travelled across the country and stood in a block-long line to pay respects to Cicely Tyson at a public viewing Monday.
Pelosi says independent commission will examine Capitol riot

Pelosi says independent commission will examine Capitol riot

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that Congress will establish an independent, Sept. 11-style commission to look into the deadly insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol.
Myanmar security forces intensify crackdown on protesters

Myanmar security forces intensify crackdown on protesters

YANGON, Myanmar — Security forces in Myanmar pointed guns toward anti-coup protesters and attacked them with sticks Monday, seeking to quell the large-scale demonstrations calling for the military junta that seized power this month to reinstate the e
Kosovo's leftist opposition party gains landslide win

Kosovo's leftist opposition party gains landslide win

PRISTINA, Kosovo — The left-wing opposition leader who's poised to become Kosovo's next prime minister said Monday that he would push hard for his country to join the European Union, but also urged the bloc to provide an economic aid package to help
UK opens quarantine hotels, pushes on with vaccine drive

UK opens quarantine hotels, pushes on with vaccine drive

LONDON — Britain’s newly established quarantine hotels received their first guests on Monday as the government tries to prevent new coronavirus variants from derailing a fast-moving vaccination drive that has delivered more than 15 million shots in t

Egypt officials: Cairo building partially collapses, 4 dead

CAIRO — An apartment building in Cairo partially collapsed overnight, killing at least four people, Egyptian officials said Monday.
Fauci wins $1 million Israeli prize for 'defending science'

Fauci wins $1 million Israeli prize for 'defending science'

TEL AVIV, Israel — Dr. Anthony Fauci has won the $1 million Dan David Prize for “defending science” and advocating for vaccines now being administered worldwide to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Reports: Israeli strike near Syrian capital kills 9 fighters

BEIRUT — Israel fired several missiles early on Monday targeting areas near the Syrian capital, Damascus, Syria's state news agency reported. An opposition war-monitoring group said the strikes killed nine Iran-backed fighters.