The scientific milestone, which confirms the physicist's century-old theories, opens a new window for studying the cosmos.
- ISIS militants head south in Libya, threatening Africa's Sahel region (Reuters)
- Scientists detect gravitational waves as hypothesized by Einstein (Reuters)
- Yemeni forces, backed by Saudi airstrikes, take military camp outside of Sanaa (Reuters)
- Russia proposes Syria ceasefire starting March 1; U.S. calls for immediate stop in fighting (AP)
- Turkey ends 'successful' military operations against Kurdish militants in Cizre (AP)
- Reports: Six dead after teacher opens fire at education dept. building in south of Saudi Arabia (AP)
- Death toll in Taiwan earthquake rises to 59; 76 are still missing (AP)
- Turkey's Erdogan: UN must prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in Syria, stop Iranian 'massacre' (Reuters)
- MK Yakov Margi meets with Crimean leader, despite Ukrainian legal ban (Haaretz)
- Death toll in Syrian war is 470,000, The Guardian reports (Reuters)
- NGO: Syrian Kurds capture most of rebel-held former military airport in north Aleppo (Reuters)
- Seoul: North Korean leader Kim had his military chief executed (AP)
- U.S. Senate votes overwhelmingly for tougher North Korea sanctions (Reuters)
- Two female bombers kill 58 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp (AP)
- Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria, Western official says (Reuters)
For both moral and political reasons, we cannot be indifferent to the fate of our Palestinian neighbors in the Strip.
Washington looks at Moscow's backing of Damascus with worry, while the American public is preoccupied with the presidential primaries and the Oscars.
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The shooter, who opened fire at an education department building, has been taken into custody.
Where Sennacharib once plundered: Niall McDevitt sees junk, beer cans and orangey cats.