A temperature reading of almost 106 degrees in downtown Portland.

2021 Ranks As Earth's 6th Hottest Year On Record

Scientists say the exceptionally hot year is part of a long-term warming trend that shows hints of accelerating.

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2:32Prince Andrew
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Prince Andrew Stripped Of Military Affiliations

2:15British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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PM Boris Johnson Apologizes For Attending Party During COVID Lockdown

5:05A health care worker performs a COVID-19 test
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Omicron May Be Headed For A Rapid Drop In U.S. And Britain

Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry gives an interview at his private residence in Port-au-Prince.
AP

NYT: Haiti PM Had Relationship With President's Murder Suspect

6:44A file image of North Korea's missile launch during a news program
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North Korea Fires Possible Missile Into Sea Amid Stalled Talks

2:15British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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British PM Boris Johnson Accused Of Breaking COVID-19 Lockdown

1:33A Kazakhstan soldier stands next to a military vehicle at a check point
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Kazakh President: Forces Can Shoot To Kill To Quell Unrest

3:14A photo shows supporters of former President Trump at the U.S. capitol riot on Jan. 6.
AP

The U.K. Perspective On The Jan. 6 Insurrection

2:10Serbia's Novak Djokovic
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Novak Djokovic In Limbo As He Fights Deportation From Australia

6:48Charles Lieber leaves federal court with his lawyer amid his trial in the DOJ crackdown on economic espionage.
AP

China Initiative: Effect Of Espionage Mission's Drift From Focus

1:58A textile piece is shown at the Smithsonian Museum.
Newsy

How Textiles From Islamic Dynasty Show Range Of Political Influence

0:21Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic
Michael Probst / AP

Novak Djokovic Denied Entry To Australia, Has Visa Canceled

1:33Riot police in Kazakhstan
Vladimir Tretyakov / AP

Protests And Unrest Escalate In Kazakhstan

Military guard posts of North Korea and South Korea
Ahn Young-joon / AP

North Korea Test-Fires Ballistic Missile

2:34Britain's Prince Andrew speaks during a television interview at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge.
AP

Settlement Between Epstein, Prince Andrew Accuser Now Public

2:25The Noecker family grabs food.
Newsy

Michigan Community Welcomes Home Family Kidnapped In Haiti

2:48Cruise ships float at Port Miami
Lynne Sladky / AP

CDC Warns Against Cruises, Regardless Of Vaccination Status

Former president Ashraf Ghani
Alex Brandon / AP

Ex-Afghan President Says Had No Choice But To Flee Kabul

Simorgh, or "Phoenix," launches from an undisclosed location in Iran.
AP

Iran Launches Rocket Into Space Amid Vienna Nuclear Talks

3:25The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Serenade of the Seas
Becky Bohrer / AP

Cruises Still Sailing Despite COVID Outbreaks

Hong Kong activist and music star Denise Ho is released after more than twenty-four hours in custody.
Vincent Yu / AP

Hong Kong Editors Charged, U.S. Criticizes Raid

0:59President Joe Biden shakes hand of Russian President Vladimir Putin
Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP

President Biden To Hold Call With Russian President Putin

3:08Crowds of people at Kabul's international airport
Maxar

In Review: A Satellite View Of The Year's Biggest Moments

A burnt passenger ferry
AP

Massive Ferry Fire Kills At Least 39 In Southern Bangladesh

0:30Empty street in China
Shao Rui / Xinhua via AP

China Puts City Of 13 Million Under Strict Lockdown Ahead Of Olympics

0:50People enjoy holiday at the beach
Nardus Engelbrecht / AP

COVID-19 Omicron Cases Fall In South Africa

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In Real Life: After The Fall

2:42Babies sleep next to their mothers as they undergo treatment for malnutrition in Kabul
Petros Giannakouris / AP

The Humanitarian Crisis In Afghanistan Is Getting Worse

0:28People gather at the Christian Aid Ministries headquarters in Titanyen, Haiti
Odelyn Joseph / AP

Police: All From U.S. Missionary Group Freed In Haiti

2:50A health worker collects a swab sample for a PCR COVID test at drive-through testing center
Amr Nabil / AP

Scientists Research 'Stealth Omicron' COVID Strain