The UN has declared that parts of South Sudan are experiencing famine, the first time the world has faced such a catastrophe in six years. Some 5.5 m
Editor’s Note: The following is a transcript of the Feb. 26 NBC TV news program “Meet the Press.” SEN. TOM COTTON: Well, Chuck, let’s step back. Russia is not our friend. Vladi
Editor’s Note: The following is a transcript of the ABC News program “This Week with George Stephanopoulous” on Feb. 26. STEPHANOPOULOS: We also heard from a key Republican member of
“StopFake News,” which is overseen by the journalism department at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine, debunks fake news from a basement television studio.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A man who denied firebombing an animal researcher’s laboratory at Michigan State University in 1992 even as he pleaded guilty now admits he carried out the attack and
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been suspended indefinitely as coach of a youth hockey team pending a Buffalo police investigation into his role in an on-ice brawl. Buffalo
YANGON — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on yesterday broke a month-long silence to describe the assassination of one of her top legal advisers as a great lo
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The BTK serial killer’s daughter is writing a book about dealing with the emotional trauma of discovering that her father had killed 10 people. Kerri Rawson told The Wichit
LOS ANGELES - Will the 89th Academy Awards be a parade of political speeches or landslide for "La La Land"? Probably both.
Sunday night's Oscars are shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and pol
The United States called on Russia to "immediately" observe the cease-fire in Ukraine, accusing combined Russian-separatist forces of targeting international monitors.
ROME - Pope Francis on Sunday became the first Catholic pontiff to visit an Anglican parish in Rome, using the historic occasion to press for greater closeness after centuries of mistrust, prejudices
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump might support an investigation into last month's U.S. raid in Yemen that killed several al Qaeda militants but also left a Navy SEAL and several civilians
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The small Alaska fishing community of Homer is no stranger to political activism. In the 1970s, a landmark legal case involving one of its residents found the constitutional rig
DUBAI (Reuters) - A bomb blast hit a bus carrying policemen in the island kingdom of Bahrain on Sunday, the interior ministry reported on its official Twitter account, wounding four officers.
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war an
TERREBONNE, Ore. (AP) — It was midweek in mid-February, so I figured the trail up Smith Rock State Park’s Misery Ridge would be pretty much free and clear of other hikers and sightseers. I was
GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian activists called on Sunday for the Assad government to engage in serious talks on political transition and for the United Nations to strengthen the fragile ceasefire as viole
A 25-year-old man accused of driving a pickup truck into a crowd of spectators at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans has been charged with injuring 2
ORONO, Maine (AP) — Researchers are testing a technique they say could determine the age of lobsters. Lobsters can live to be more than 100 years old. Their ages are typically estimated based on size
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A Niagara Falls aquarium is expanding so it can breed and protect the threatened Humboldt penguin. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says work has begun on a $3.3 million project to create
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — “We have wounded!” the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the side of a dusty dirt road. Iraqi s
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of film and TV actor Bill Paxton, of “Titanic,” ”Aliens,” ”The Terminator,” ”Apollo 13″ and the HBO series
MILAN (Reuters) - Italy has expelled two Tunisians, one of whom may have had contact with a man who killed 12 people in Berlin when he plowed a truck through a busy Christmas market, the Italian inter
WINNETKA, Ill. - When a largely white public school nestled in Chicago's wealthiest suburbs planned a daylong civil rights seminar, it drafted two National Book Award winners as keynote speakers and c
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A Republican state lawmaker wants to remove the names of Arkansas' most famous Democrats from Little Rock's airport.
Sen. Jason Rapert says pilots have complained to him about fly
SAN ANTONIO - An Air Force noncommissioned officer convicted of misconduct with eight women, including three who accused him of sexually assaulting them, was sentenced to three months confinement and
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is dodging questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should consider withdrawing from the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 201
A government official says at least nine Indian tourists drowned as a fishing boat sank during a joyride in the Bay of Bengal in southern India. Government administrator M. Ravi Kumar says the accide
"We call on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately observe the cease-fire, withdraw all heavy weapons, and allow full and unfettered access to the OSCE monitors," the Stat
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — Police near Cleveland say a 34-year-old man kidnapped three family members and was taken into custody after his aunt escaped a basement where she had been tied up. Authorities
Support for France's 39-year-old centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has jumped, a poll showed Sunday, following a new election alliance and mounting legal problems for his rivals
LOS ANGELES - A family representative says prolific and charismatic actor Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," has died from complications due to sur
LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage posted a picture of him having "dinner with The Donald" on Twitter, the latest meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and the critic of
Thousands of supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte join large rallies in Manila, highlighting how his brutal drug war has polarised the Philippines.
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