Earthquake recorded off Alaska; tsunami watch issued for Hawaii

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded late Wednesday off of Alaska’s Aleutian Island chain, prompting the Tsunami Warning Center to announce that it is “assessing the situation.” A tsunami watch has already been issued for Hawaii. The alert said if tsunami waves

Russian police raid home of investigative journalist

Police in Russia raided the home of the chief editor of an investigative news site that was recently designated as a “foreign agent,” the latest move by authorities to raise the pressure on independent media before the country’s September parliamentary election. The

China's Shi breaks own record to win weightlifting gold

Just an Olympic gold medal? Not enough for Shi Zhiyong. He set the first weightlifting world record of the Tokyo Olympics as he easily won the gold in the men’s 73-kilogram category Wednesday, and said victory alone wouldn’t have satisfied him. “What

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