World News

In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position
Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that killed more than 4,000 people.
German cinemas boycott 'Age of Ultron'
Bosses at nearly 200 movie theaters in Germany are refusing to screen "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" to protest against Disney bosses' raised rental fee for the much-anticipated film.
American Civil War commemorated way down south of Dixie
It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair somewhere well below the Mason-Dixon line.
The Netherlands turns all orange for King's Day
The Netherlands is bedecked in orange and the famed national football team isn't even playing. Monarch Willem-Alexander is turning 48 and the whole country is celebrating King's Day.
Uruguay urges ex-Guantanamo detainees to sign for housing
Uruguay's foreign minister says the government will provide private housing to six ex-Guantanamo detainees only if they sign paperwork agreeing to terms they have so far rejected.
France probes migrant abuse claims linked to 2022 World Cup
A French prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that construction company Vinci gravely mistreated migrant workers in Qatar as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup.
UN: Israeli actions killed 44 Palestinians at UN shelters
A U.N. inquiry has found that at least 44 Palestinians were killed and at least 227 injured by "Israeli actions" while sheltering at U.N. locations during last year's Gaza war.
Memorial held for French Alps crash victims in Barcelona
A memorial service for the victims who died last month in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in the French Alps is being held at Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia basilica, with Spanish King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy attending.
Nuclear powers gather at UN to talk disarmament
Several of the world's nuclear powers are gathering to discuss progress on a landmark treaty on disarmament.
Kenya: Court orders government to register gay rights group
A Kenyan court has ordered a government agency that regulates non-governmental organizations to recognize and register a human rights group seeking to protect the rights of gay people in the country.
Lubbock Weather
43°
Light Rain

Wind: N 21 mph
Feels Like: 34°
High: 64°
Low: 43°

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.