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What's new: Lawmakers call diplomat's testimony 'disturbing' New! 2019-10-22 17:17:23 WASHINGTON (AP) - For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry . House commi

James Jeffrey, U.S. envoy to anti-ISIS coalition, not New! 2019-10-22 16:45:41 President Trump's special representative for the global coalition to defeat Islamic State told a Senate panel Tuesday that he was not consulted prio

Trump finds no simple fix in Syria, other New! 2019-10-22 16:21:55 WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's plan to reverse America's involvement in "endless wars" has run up against a difficult truth: When it

UNHCR probes Libya-Malta interception in migrant rescue New! 2019-10-22 15:56:07 ROME (AP) - The U.N. refugee agency is investigating why Malta last week allegedly asked the Libyan coast guard to intercept a migrant boat in a zone

UW-Madison pushes for bill funding searches for MIA New! 2019-10-22 15:19:32 MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Veterans advocates urged a legislative committee Tuesday to sign off on a bill that would allow University of Wisconsin-Madison

US Senate ratifies North Macedonia admission to NATO New! 2019-10-22 13:44:58 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to ratify North Macedonia's entry into NATO as the alliance's 30th member. Senators voted 91-

China passes U.S. to become country with the New! 2019-10-22 13:25:52 China has overcome the U.S. to become the top country in the world with the richest people, a Credit Suisse report concluded. Credit Suisse Research

Facebook removes dozens of Instagram accounts linked to New! 2019-10-22 12:59:42 Facebook said it has removed dozens of accounts from its Instagram app tied to the same Russian firm that used professional internet trolls to interf

Hungary refutes reports that its prime minister 'soured' New! 2019-10-22 12:50:32 The government of Hungary rejected news reports Tuesday that its prime minister denigrated Ukraine in conversations with President Trump, injecting t

Trump doles out $4.5 million to 'White Helmets' New! 2019-10-22 12:35:00 President Trump authorized $4.5 million in direct support Tuesday to the Syrian Civilian Defense, the white-helmeted volunteers who offer medical ass

The Latest: Diplomat says aid held until Ukraine New! 2019-10-22 11:48:26 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and testimony by Ambassador William Taylor in the House impeachment probe (all times local): 4

Taliban say new intra-Afghan peace talks to be New! 2019-10-22 11:22:52 ISLAMABAD (AP) - A fresh round of intra-Afghan peace talks will be held in China next week, Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said Tuesday, raising ho

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Venezuelans bartering food, cigarettes to pay for gas New! 2019-10-22 17:48:59As Venezuela's economy continues to nosedive amid hyperinflation, some drivers are ditching the country's currency to pay for gas -- which has long

UK police plan US trip to interview suspect New! 2019-10-22 16:47:40British police are planning to travel to the U.S. to interview the wife of an American diplomat who is accused of leaving the U.K. after her involveme

Northern Ireland to legalize abortion, same-sex marriage New! 2019-10-22 15:49:46Northern Ireland is on track to legalize abortion and same-sex marriage after the historically conservative country failed to form a government body b

British Parliament finally approves Boris Johnson's Brexit bill New! 2019-10-22 14:37:28The United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union passed one major hurdle Tuesday when Parliament lawmakers approved Boris Johnson’s Brexit bil

French woman loses both hands after shark attack New! 2019-10-22 14:36:10A shark tore off a French woman’s hands and bit into her chest Monday during a rare attack in the Pacific islands of Polynesia, according to reports

Dozens of elephants starve to death at Zimbabwe New! 2019-10-22 14:16:07At least 55 elephants have starved to death since September in Zimbabwe’s biggest national park as the nation faces its worst drought in recent year

Chris the sheep, known for world-record amount of New! 2019-10-22 13:51:31A sheep in Australia who was discovered to have grown a record-breaking amount of wool has died, his "heartbroken" caretakers announced Tuesday.

Boris Johnson threatens to pull Brexit bill, call New! 2019-10-22 12:55:28British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to put the brakes on his European Union divorce bill and call for a snap general election before Chris

Justin Trudeau at mercy of Québec separatists after New! 2019-10-22 12:33:02Justin Trudeau may have clung on by his fingernails in Canada’s election Monday, but his Liberal Party is now at the mercy of a bloc that advocates

Japan pardons more than half a million of New! 2019-10-22 10:11:18Naruhito formally ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne as Japan's 216th emperor.

Global walk to end human trafficking reaches millions: New! 2019-10-22 09:53:05Thousands of people walked in over 500 cities across 50 countries this weekend to help end modern-day slavery, an estimated $150 billion industry that

Thai king strips 'ungrateful' mistress of official concubine New! 2019-10-22 09:34:55The King of Thailand has stripped his official mistress of her title, just months after making the rare appointment, over accusations that she was “

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Turkey Says Soldier Killed Amid Kurd Pullout, Cease-Fire 2019-10-20 10:11:09Both sides have accused each other of repeatedly violating the U.S.-brokered cease-fire.

Qantas Completes Historic Test Of Longest Nonstop Passenger 2019-10-20 08:56:44It took Flight QF7879, which connected New York to Sydney, 19 hours and 16 minutes to complete its 10,066-mile journey.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Sends Unsigned Letter 2019-10-20 04:27:38He also sent a contradictory note -- this one signed -- to the EU president arguing against a Brexit extension.

FBI Rules Out Poisoned Alcohol In Deaths Of 2019-10-19 22:53:29The FBI is conducting toxicology tests on three of the deceased Americans. So far, they have ruled out methanol poisoning as a cause of death.

Boris Johnson Forced To Request Brexit Delay After 2019-10-19 10:03:22The prime minister is now compelled to seek a three-month extension of EU membership, but he insists: "I will not negotiate a delay."

UK Parliament Debates Boris Johnson's Brexit Deal In 2019-10-19 09:33:06Lawmakers in Parliament debated whether to accept Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposed new divorce deal with the European Union.

Brexit On A Knife Edge As Boris Johnson 2019-10-18 23:27:11The British PM clinched a new deal, but now he needs to get it ratified in parliament, where he has no majority.

International Experts Launch Probe Of Possible Chemical Attack 2019-10-18 22:19:19At least six Kurds, including children, reportedly suffered severe burns.

Mosque Bombing In Afghanistan Kills 62 Worshipers 2019-10-18 15:07:43Militant forces set off an explosion that collapsed the eastern Afghanistan mosque's roof.

Fighting Continues In Kurdish-Held Syrian Town Despite Cease-Fire 2019-10-18 06:54:14There were intermittent clashes in Ras al-Ayn but relative calm elsewhere since Thursday night, when Turkey and the U.S. agreed to a five-day cease-fi

Cartel Gunmen Chase Away Security Forces, Free El 2019-10-17 23:20:29Ovidio Guzman's brief apprehension triggered intense gunbattles across the city of Culiacan.

Venezuela Wins Seat On U.N. Rights Council Despite 2019-10-17 14:59:11The council is responsible for protecting human rights, which Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is accused of violating.

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Anonymous Trump Official Behind Times Op-Ed Is Writing New! 2019-10-22 18:04:19“A Warning,” by the White House official who wrote an essay for The New York Times last year, is expected to be published in November.

Amid Modest Sentences, Prosecutors Bring New Charges in New! 2019-10-22 17:58:08Prosecutors added bribery counts against Lori Loughlin and other parents who have fought the accusations. Felicity Huffman, among those to plead guilt

Fossil Fuels on Trial: New York’s Lawsuit Against New! 2019-10-22 17:55:27After four years of investigation and finger-pointing, a trial about whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about the financial risks of climate change

Boris Johnson Loses a Critical Brexit Vote, Throwing New! 2019-10-22 17:47:04Lawmakers voted down a measure to compress the timetable to debate the new withdrawal deal, in a rebuke to the prime minister.

Ukraine Envoy Testifies Trump Linked Military Aid to New! 2019-10-22 17:41:21In closed-door testimony, William B. Taylor Jr., the top American diplomat in Ukraine, implicated President Trump personally in an effort to withhold

Putin and Erdogan Announce Plan for Northeast Syria, New! 2019-10-22 17:32:35Russia’s leader hosted his Turkish counterpart as a U.S.-brokered cease-fire with Kurdish forces came to an end, underscoring Moscow’s emergence a

Impeachment, Brexit, Fake Meat: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing New! 2019-10-22 17:29:05Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the New! 2019-10-22 17:20:59I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations.

Trudeau Re-election Reveals Intensified Divisions in Canada New! 2019-10-22 17:13:36An urban vs. rural split, along with increasing regionalism, has taken hold in a country celebrated for social cohesion.

Nike’s Chief Executive, Mark Parker, Is Stepping Down New! 2019-10-22 17:05:34Mr. Parker, who was involved in multiple controversies in recent years, will become executive chairman of the sportswear company.

2 Proud Boys Sentenced to 4 Years in New! 2019-10-22 17:03:56The men had been convicted of taking part in an attack on protesters outside the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan.

How Do the New Plant-Based Burgers Stack Up? New! 2019-10-22 16:47:37The new generation of veggie burgers aims to replace the beefy original with fake meat or fresher vegetables. To find out how well they do, we ran a b