Dick Gregory, Groundbreaking Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dies Aged 84

According to Variety, Gregory’s death was confirmed by his family in an Instagram post. “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time,” read the post from son

First US Company To Microchip Employees

Three Square Market,  located in Wisconsin,  is going to be the first US company to implant microchips to its employees. The company announced a project, according to which the microchips will be implanted to volunteers from among employees.

Syria conflict: Russia issues warning after US coalition downs jet

The coalition said the Syrian Su-22 had bombed US-backed fighters battling so-called Islamic State in Raqqa province, according to the BBC. Russia, the Syrian government's main ally, also said it was halting communications with the US aimed at preventing such incidents. The White

CNN Exclusive: US suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

The FBI recently sent a team of investigators to Doha to help the Qatari government investigate the alleged hacking incident, Qatari and US government officials say, according to CNN. Intelligence gathered by the US security agencies indicates that Russian hackers were behind

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to "catastrophic consequences", according to Reuters. U.S. and South Korean officials said the

US ‘armada’ was nowhere near North Korea

A senior administration official blamed a miscommunication between the Pentagon and the White House over reports that the aircraft carrier has not made its way to the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, as an expected show of force

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

Family spokesman Jim McGrath said the 92-year-old former president was hospitalized on Friday "for observation due to a persistent cough that prevented him from getting proper rest," according to Reuters. "It was subsequently determined he had a mild case of pneumonia, which

U.S. drops “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan, marking weapon’s first use

The bomb is officially called a GBU-43 or Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), the origin of its nickname as the “mother of all bombs.” Weighing more than 21,000 lbs., the weapon is the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat, according to

New York Becomes Only State to Offer Free Four-Year College

The state's Excelsior Scholarship program will be rolled out in tiers over the next three years, starting with full coverage of four-year college tuition this fall for students whose families make less than $100,000, according to NBC News. The income cap will

Russia’s cruise missile-armed frigate heading for Syria’s Tartus — TASS agency

The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s frigate The Admiral Grigorovich, currently on a routine voyage, is to enter the Mediterranean later on Friday, a military-diplomatic source in Moscow told TASS, adding that the ship would make a stop at the logistics base