UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council will vote on Friday on a U.S. and Chinese proposal to blacklist more North Korean individuals and entities after the country's repe
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in's quest for a squeaky-clean government is leading to delays in forming his cabinet more than three weeks into office, as efforts to find candidates
The new rule greatly expands the number of employers and insurers that could qualify for exemptions from the contraception mandate by claiming a moral or religious objection, including for-profit, pub
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. The Justice Department filing to the high court late Thursda
MANILA (Reuters) - At least 34 people are dead after a gunman burst into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine media reported on Friday, in what officials said was
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has canceled its sci-fi series “Sense 8” after two seasons. Netflix’s vice president of original content Cindy Holland confirmed the cancellation in a stat
OXON HILL, Md. - The Latest on the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (all times local):
Four spellers remain in the Scripps National Spelling Bee nearly two hours ......
Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer admitted to injecting 14 people with insulin for no medical reason from 2007 to 2014. Eight were killed and six seriously injured.
World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
Back channels during presidential transitions are not unprecedented, but they are always fraught, as President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, have discovered.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warmi
The Turkish Air Forces has carried out large counter-terrorism operations in the country’s southeastern provinces and in northern Iraq over the past two days, killing at least 12 militants of the outl
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicholas Maduro said on Thursday a referendum would be held on his controversial plan to create a new super-body known as a constituent assembly with powers t
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s largest city has approved final passage of a police accountability measure proponents say could be a national model to prevent discriminatory profiling bas
MANILA (Reuters) - A gunman killed himself after bursting into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine police said, sowing panic in a country on high alert after mar
NEW YORK (AP) — The pilots of a plane that overran a runway at LaGuardia Airport last year while carrying Republican then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence knew they were going to be in the news.
DENVER (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and pockets of the Southeastern and Southwestern United States could face above-normal danger of significant wildfires this summer. The National Interagency Fire
The governors of California, New York and Washington also announced they will lead an effort to have states commit to upholding the Paris agreement.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The decommissioned USS Independence has arrived at its last port of call. The mothballed 61,000-ton Forrestal-class aircraft carrier passed through the jetties of the Browns
Guests fled Resorts World Manila as police officers stormed the complex. But the police later said the assailant may have been a gambler with a grudge.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - More than 30 people have been punished over a power plant blast that killed 22 people in central China last year and 14 more are awaiting trial, the official Xinhua news agency re
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday ruled out an alternative to the 2015 Paris climate deal and called on all those disappointed by Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews digging a tunnel for a new Los Angeles train line have found the remains of an ancient giant sloth. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a fossilized hip joint was d
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local):
It's unclear if JaVale McGee was trying to send a message when he ...
NASHVILLE - Terry Crisp sorely wishes that he and fellow broadcaster Pete Weber had recorded their "Hockey 101" sessions from the early days of the Nashville Predators.
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The 197-member climate agreement requires every country to establish ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gases.
NEW YORK - Hillary Clinton warned Thursday that President Donald Trump has unleashed a level of hate and vitriol that is "incredibly dangerous."
The former Democratic presidential nominee lashed out
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaig
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following his successful Beatles documentary, Ron Howard is sticking with music. The Oscar-winner is directing a documentary about Luciano Pavarotti, the Italian tenor who rose to
Guests fled Resorts World Manila as police with bomb-sniffing dogs stormed the complex. But it was unclear whether they were dealing with a terrorist attack.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Relatives of a man accused of stabbing two men to death who tried to defend two women from an anti-Muslim rant have offered their condolences to the victims’ families. In
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord is a poor attempt to pit environmental protection and economic growth aga
A gunman burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital early on Friday, sowing panic in a country on high alert after martial law was declared in the south, b
WASHINGTON - The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times local):
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner did not attend President Donald Trump's announcement that the U.S. would exit .