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

Indian teenager beaten to death, hanged for wearing jeans

A teenage girl in India was allegedly beaten to death and publicly hanged by male family members for wearing jeans. The mother of Neha Paswan, 17, said her daughter’s grandfather and uncles attacked her with sticks in her own home following an

Cardinal, 9 others on trial at Vatican in money scandals

VATICAN CITY – A trial opened in Vatican City on Tuesday for 10 defendants, including a once-powerful cardinal, in a case based on a sprawling investigation of the allegedly criminal management of the Holy See’s portfolio of assets, including donations by countless

Explosion at chemical complex in German city of Leverkusen

An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies shook the German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday, sending a large black cloud rising into the air. Germany’s Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance classified the explosion as “an extreme threat”

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