Hundreds of armed police storm Rio de Janeiro favela
Hundreds of heavily armed police have stormed one of Rio's largest favelas at the start of what authorities claimed was a "transformational" bid to wrest back control from the drug gangs and paramilitary mafias which dominate huge swaths of the Brazilian city.
Bruised Boris Johnson comes out boosting after TV humiliation
Boris Johnson's habitual boosterism was back on display on Wednesday after a humiliating TV interview a day earlier raised questions about his state of mind.
BetMGM New York bonus offers 3 promos with wild upside right now | amNewYork
The first BetMGM New York bonus code out of the gate comes is an aggressive one with a trio of awesome promos to use on a wide range of sporting events this week.
More snow, deep freeze in GTA this week will make it feel like you're shovelling 'concrete' | CBC News
If you haven't removed the snow from your front porch, driveway or walkways yet after Monday's storm, it's time to get out a shovel.
First aid shipments leave for Tonga, amid fears aid workers could bring 'tsunami of Covid'
Australia and New Zealand have started to dispatch aid to Tonga, amid fears that relief workers could bring a "tsunami of Covid" cases to the Pacific Island nation that has so far recorded just one case of the virus.
Lakers are reportedly optimistic Anthony Davis can return during upcoming road trip
Anthony Davis' long-awaited return is in the offing for the Lakers following head coach Frank Vogel revealing that he has been cleared for on-court activity after Monday's win over the Jazz.
Bears rumors: Chicago to interview top offensive assistant for head coaching gig
Who will end up becoming the next head coach of the Chicago Bears?
De Blasio says he won't run for governor of New York, but will fight inequality in the state | amNewYork
Former Mayor Bill de Blasio will not run for governor, after months of speculation that the politician was looking to ascend from Gracie Mansion to the Governor's Mansion.
Bill de Blasio Says He Won't Run for Governor After All
Bill de Blasio, the former mayor of New York City, said on Tuesday that he would not run for governor of New York, as he had been widely expected to do.
A new use for AI: summarizing scientific research for seven-year-olds
Academic writing often has a reputation for being hard to follow, but what if you could use machine learning to summarize arguments in scientific papers so that even a seven-year-old could understand them?