Memory of the day: Former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser lays the foundation stone for the construction of the High Dam in 1960

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 09:54 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 9.

Kamala Harris breaks barriers as America's vice president

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 07:09 GMT

Kamala Harris made history on Wednesday when she was sworn in as Joe Biden’s vice president, becoming the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American to hold the second highest U.S. office.

Masks, cameras, action! Film production restarts in California

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 10:21 GMT

Masks, cameras, action! Film production restarts in California.

Sewing machines become latest weapon against COVID-19

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 06:09 GMT

“N95-masks are just nonexistent right now,” he said.

NY Gov. orders all nonessential workers to stay home

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 09:29 GMT

The two states have a combined population of nearly 59 million people, meaning the two orders affect nearly 1 in 5 Americans.

Disney streaming service to launch in Canada, Netherlands in November

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 01:25 GMT

Disney+ will also launch in Australia and New Zealand a week later, the company said in a statement.

Motive a mystery as California police hunt for accomplice in festival shooting

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 - 12:18 GMT

Police were searching on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people.

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 - 08:58 GMT

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades.

TV's outgoing 'Americans,' newcomer 'Kominsky' take top Golden Globes

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 11:30 GMT

The final season of FX’s Cold War-era spy thriller “The Americans” and newcomer “The Kominsky Method” from Netflix Inc captured the top television honors at Hollywood’s Golden Globes

Tutankhamun exhibition to be held in 10 European cities

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 12:13 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities agreed to hold the exhibition of Tutankhamun in 10 cities of seven European countries.

'Aquaman' makes a big splash to top N American box office

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 - 01:58 GMT

Warner Bros. release 'Aquaman' beat Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns' and Paramount's 'Bumblebee' with $67.4 million in ticket sales over the weekend.

U.S. rights groups seek secret documents in Facebook encryption case

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Two civil rights groups asked a judge to release documents describing a secret U.S. government effort to force Facebook Inc to decrypt voice conversations.

U.S. House Democrats nominate Nancy Pelosi to be speaker

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Nancy Pelosi, a mainstay of American politics for nearly two decades, was nominated by her fellow Democrats to be the speaker of the House of Representatives.

Interior's Zinke says California fires partly due to environmentalists

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Ryan Zinke said that the deadly California wildfires were partly due to lawsuits from environmentalists who have sought to stop forest management practices.

'Sad' Trump visits fire-wracked California, blames mismanagement

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 - 08:45 GMT

Trump devastation caused by fires in a California town, but persisted in his controversial claim that forest mismanagement was responsible for the tragedy.

Relentless California wildfires leave 79 dead, nearly 1,300 others still missing

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 - 09:45 GMT

The number of people who remain missing in the wake of a pair of ferocious wildfires that have been blazing across both ends of California spiked to nearly 1,300.

California fire death toll hits 71

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 - 09:36 GMT

Up to 71 persons were killed from a Northern California wildfire with more than 1,000 reported missing in the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century.

Tally of missing in California's deadliest blaze surpasses 600

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 11:05 GMT

A search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday, as authorities expanded to 630 the number of those reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history.

Democrats pick up U.S. governorships but lose Florida, Ohio

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 10:17 GMT

Democrats won governorships on Tuesday in several U.S. states that supported Republican President Donald Trump in 2016.

Pope Tawadros visits Coptic Church in California

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 11:49 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese visited the Virgin Mary and Mar Mina Coptic Orthodox Church in Concord California.