Pope Francis opened a landmark sex abuse prevention summit today by warning senior Catholic figures that the faithful are demanding concrete action against predator priests and not just words of condemnation.
The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths.
Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies.
A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old district in Bangladesh’s capital, killing at least 81 people, officials and witnesses said today.
TOKYO (AP) — With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearization by giving him something he wants more than almost anything else: an announcement of peace and an end to the Korean War.
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — A convoy of trucks carrying hundreds of civilians, including men, women and children, left the last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria today, signaling a possible end to a standoff that has lasted for more than a week.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying today that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets.
When convicted cocaine kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is sentenced June 25 for a litany of crimes that will likely keep him behind bars for the rest of his life, chances are good his new address will be a notorious Supermax prison in Colorado that boasts a 100 percent no-escape record.
The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration was arrested today by government agents in a libel case.
Britain’s economy slowed last year to its weakest growth rate since the global financial crisis as mounting uncertainty over Brexit weighed on businesses and kept a lid on their investments, official figures showed today.
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