National International

Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

Published Feb. 19 2019

Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic couturier whose designs at Chanel and Fendi had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry,...

Detained Mexican migrant dies in Texas hospital

Published Feb. 18 2019

A Mexican man detained by Border Patrol for illegal re-entry died Monday at a hospital in Texas.

China's leaders want more babies, but local officials resist

Published Feb. 18 2019

Facing a future demographic crisis and aging society, China's leaders are desperately seeking to persuade couples to have more children.

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

Published Feb. 18 2019

China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block the country's industrial development by alleging that Chinese...

Trump sees 'new day' for Latin America at Miami rally

Published Feb. 18 2019

President Donald Trump said Monday that "a new day is coming in Latin America," as he sought to rally support...

Tense standoff spells endgame for IS militants in Syria

Published Feb. 18 2019

The collection of tents was largely silent on a sunny winter Monday afternoon.

ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees in Texas

Published Feb. 16 2019

The U.S. government has suddenly stopped force-feeding a group of men on a hunger strike inside an El Paso immigration...

Trump says he might extend deadline in U.S.-China talks

Published Feb. 15 2019

President Donald Trump said that "there's a possibility" he would extend a March 2 deadline in trade talks with China...

Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

Published Feb. 14 2019

Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever....

Israeli leader sees 'common interest' in confronting Iran

Published Feb. 13 2019

Israel's prime minister on Wednesday sent out a belligerent rallying cry to his Arab partners at a U.S.-backed Mideast conference,...

K-pop and fancy sneakers: Kim Jong Un's cultural revolution

Published Feb. 13 2019

Dancers in hot pants. Factories pumping out Air Jordan lookalikes. TV dramas that are actually fun to watch.

40 countries agree cars must have automatic braking

Published Feb. 12 2019

Forty countries led by Japan and the European Union — but not the U.S. or China — have agreed to...


Jury convicts notorious Mexican drug lord El Chapo

Published Feb. 12 2019

Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a...

More immigrants sue US over end to protected status

Published Feb. 12 2019

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them...

Fierce battles rage near final Islamic State foothold in eastern Syria

Published Feb. 11 2019

Islamic State group militants cornered in their last foothold in eastern Syria fought back with suicide car bombs, snipers and...

Trump says summit with North Korea's Kim will be in Hanoi

Published Feb. 9 2019

President Donald Trump said Friday that he will hold his second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Hanoi...

Vietnam site for second Trump-Kim summit may bring wins for all

Published Feb. 5 2019

Vietnam's selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

U.S. commander: Islamic State hold in Syria, Iraq on verge of collapse

Published Feb. 5 2019

President Donald Trump is expected to declare near-total triumph over the Islamic State group in Syria in his State of...

Pope acknowledges priests, bishops have sexually abused nuns

Published Feb. 5 2019

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and says...

Pope urges politicians to defend rights of the unborn

Published Feb. 5 2019

Pope Francis is urging politicians of all faiths to safeguard the rights of the unborn and is exhorting abortion opponents...

Fate of Mexican drug lord El Chapo now rests with U.S. jury

Published Feb. 4 2019

After nearly three months of testimony about a vast drug-smuggling conspiracy steeped in violence, a jury began deliberations Monday at...

Struggle for control of Venezuela returning to the streets

Published Feb. 2 2019

Momentum is growing for Venezuela's opposition movement led by lawmaker Juan Guaido, who has called supporters back into the streets...

ICE force-feeding detainees on hunger strike

Published Feb. 2 2019

Three times a day, a 22-year-old Indian man on a hunger strike says, he is dragged from his cell in...