Daily Archives: November 16, 2016

Carrie Fisher Reveals 'Star Wars' Affair with Harrison Ford

Carrie Fisher Reveals 'Star Wars' Affair with Harrison Ford

Carrie Fisher has revealed that Princess Leia’s romance with Han Solo in “Star Wars” extended off-screen, as well. Fisher tells People magazine that she enjoyed…

Scientists Find Evidence of Water on Pluto

Scientists Find Evidence of Water on Pluto

Pluto, demoted from full planetary status a decade ago, continues to surprise and astonish researchers who are sifting through data from the New Horizons’ recent fly-by. New Horizons…

Cameroon Bus Strike Expected to Disrupt Africa Women's Cup of Nations

Cameroon Bus Strike Expected to Disrupt Africa Women's Cup of Nations

Africa’s biggest women’s soccer tournament, the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, is due to kick off Saturday in Cameroon.  But fans may have trouble…

Kerry Blasts Climate Change Deniers at COP 22

Kerry Blasts Climate Change Deniers at COP 22

MARRAKECH, MOROCCO —  Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to ease the minds of those who are concerned the next U.S. president will gut the historic global accord to…

Rival Powers Struggle to Gauge Trump’s Middle East Priorities

Rival Powers Struggle to Gauge Trump’s Middle East Priorities

As Russian and Syrian government forces resume air attacks on Aleppo, there are growing fears among Syrian rebels that they may lose the support of the United States once President…

November 16, 2016

November 16, 2016

A look at the best news photos from around the world. http://www.voanews.com/a/november-16-2016-day-in-photos/3598631.html…

Airstrikes Continue in Aleppo, Syria

Airstrikes Continue in Aleppo, Syria

At least 32 civilians have been killed in Aleppo in the past 24 hours as Syrian government warplanes and artillery hit rebel-held districts of the city for a second…

West Virginia Town Tries to Move Past Michelle Obama Post

West Virginia Town Tries to Move Past Michelle Obama Post

CLAY, WEST VIRGINIA —  As a small West Virginia community tries to move past the backlash of a racist Facebook post that targeted first lady Michelle Obama, a council member had…

Twitter Suspends Major Alt-Right Accounts in Hate Speech Crackdown

Twitter Suspends Major Alt-Right Accounts in Hate Speech Crackdown

A number of Twitter accounts belonging to far-right, or alt-right, activists were suspended Wednesday, following the company’s announcement that it would crack down on hate speech…

White House Correspondents' Association: Trump Ditching Media 'Unacceptable'

White House Correspondents' Association: Trump Ditching Media 'Unacceptable'

The White House Correspondents’ Association says it was “unacceptable” for President-elect Donald Trump to travel without a pool of journalists after he left his New York…