National International

2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

Published Aug. 20 2018

Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that...

Pope: No effort spared to fight abuse, but offers no details

Published Aug. 20 2018

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its...

Judge tells US officials, ACLU to come up with asylum plan

Published Aug. 18 2018

A federal judge on Friday called on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with...


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U.S. ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

Published Aug. 17 2018

The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate the U.S. from the conflict,...

Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

Published Aug. 16 2018

The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested...

Turkey increases tariffs on some U.S. goods, escalating feud

Published Aug. 15 2018

Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on some U.S. products like cars, alcohol, and coal — a move that...

Italy bridge collapse kills at least 39, forces hundreds from homes

Published Aug. 15 2018

Italian prosecutors focused their investigation into the Genoa highway bridge collapse on possible design flaws or inadequate maintenance, as the...

Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; at least 20 killed

Published Aug. 14 2018

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during...

State probe finds immigrant teens not currently being abused

Published Aug. 13 2018

A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirmed the facility uses restraint...

Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome U.N. call for Saudi strike probe

Published Aug. 10 2018

Yemen's Shiite rebels on Friday backed a U.N. call for a probe into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the country's...

Russian PM strongly warns U.S. against ramping up sanctions

Published Aug. 10 2018

Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, saying Friday that Moscow would retaliate with economic,...

Canadian police say at least 4 dead in shooting

Published Aug. 10 2018

Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick say at least four people have been killed after a...

Puerto Rico: 1,400 died from hurricane but official death toll still at 64

Published Aug. 9 2018

Puerto Rico is estimating in a report to Congress that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people, though an island...

Trump going ahead with taxes on $16 billion in Chinese imports

Published Aug. 7 2018

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will go ahead with imposing 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion...

Trump: Sanctions reinstated against Iran for 'WORLD PEACE'

Published Aug. 7 2018

U.S. sanctions that kicked in early Tuesday against Iran are meant to pressure Tehran's government into retreating from its support...

Russian immigrant running for US House seat in Alaska

Published Aug. 6 2018

At age 37, Dimitri Shein has already lived the American dream.

Drug tests for gamers as soccer's eWorld Cup jackpot climbs

Published Aug. 4 2018

The players finished their soccer matches and huddled waiting to discover who would have to undergo doping tests. The random...

Lady Gaga collaborator known as Zombie Boy dead at 32

Published Aug. 4 2018

Rick Genest, a Quebec model known for his head-to-toe tattoos and participation in the Lady Gaga music video "Born This...

Judge says reuniting families is government's sole burden

Published Aug. 3 2018

A federal judge on Friday said the Trump administration was solely responsible for reuniting hundreds of children who remain separated...

Pompeo says US 'confident' North Korea will denuclearize

Published Aug. 3 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that while there's "still a ways to go," the United States remains "confident" in...

US wants ACLU to take lead on reuniting separated families

Published Aug. 3 2018

The Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday revealed widely divergent plans on how to reunite hundreds...

New Delhi robbers posed as customers to steal 500 pounds of hair

Published Aug. 2 2018

Posing as customers, the three men entered a little New Delhi workshop early one morning. Then one pulled out a...

Advocates say immigrant child died after leaving ICE custody

Published Aug. 1 2018

A report that a child died shortly after being released from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Texas...