World News

UN world heritage body warns of threat to Great Barrier Reef
The United Nations says it is concerned about the state of the Great Barrier Reef and is urging greater efforts to conserve one of the most world's spectacular natural sites.
Former Auschwitz guard asks God for forgiveness at trial
A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served in Auschwitz says he helped the death camp function in his role sorting cash and valuables seized from Jews after they arrived in cattle-cars.
Toyota's top female executive arrested in Japan resigns
Toyota says Julie Hamp, who was arrested in Japan last month on suspicion of drug law violations, has resigned as managing officer. She was the most senior female executive ever at the Japanese automaker.
Long lines in Greece as banks reopen; new proposal weighed
Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid Wednesday, hours after the country's international bailout expired without a deal, cutting it off from vital financing and deepening fears over whether it will be able to remain in the eurozone.
Thousands expected at Hong Kong pro-democracy rally
Hong Kongers are set to take to the streets Wednesday to renew their call for full democracy for the Asian financial hub in a rally that follows a turbulent year of protests over political reform.
Iran nuclear talks extended
Iran and the world powers with which it is negotiating in Vienna have extended those nuclear talks by a week.
One-third of world's people still have no proper toilets
Toilets are taken for granted in the industrialized West, but still are a luxury for a third of the world's people who have no access to them, according to a report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF released Tuesday.
Lawyer: Lufthansa makes Germanwings compensation offer
A lawyer for relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash in March says parent company Lufthansa has made a compensation offer.
First lady: More foreign travel to promote girls' education
Michelle Obama says she'll do more foreign travel to promote education for girls in developing countries.
Student from China faces Chinese prosecution in Iowa slaying
A former University of Iowa student from China has been charged in China with killing an Iowa State student whose body was found in her car trunk in Iowa City last fall.
Lubbock Weather
92°
Mostly Cloudy

Wind: SSW 13 mph
Feels Like: 92°
High: 94°
Low: 71°

Local News Video
Local News
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.