White House wanted to block migrant children from schools

The effort would run afoul of a 1982 Supreme Court case guaranteeing access to public schools.

  • Aug 17, 2019

 

Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with army

The historic deal paves the way for a transition to a civilian-led government.

  • Aug 17, 2019

 

Strangers come for miles to mourn El Paso shooting victim

Her 22-year-long companion thought there would only be a few local well-wishers.

  • Aug 17, 2019

 

Recession signs worry Trump ahead of 2020

The financial markets signaled the possibility of a U.S. recession this week.

  • Aug 17, 2019

‘Not for sale:’ Greenland, Denmark rebuff Trump

Danish politicians from across the spectrum reacted with bewilderment, ridicule and outright anger.

  • Aug 16, 2019

‘Easy Rider’ star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

The film was enough to cement his place in popular culture.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Florida vacation home invaded by vomiting vultures

Not much can be done about it because the vultures are migratory birds protected by federal law.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Lutheran Church is nation’s first ‘sanctuary denomination’

The church has urged its members to provide living spaces for migrants and support them in the courts.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Cookers left in NYC subway prompt evacuation, roil commute

Authorities were investigating whether they were deliberately placed to frighten people.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Israel grants Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds

The decision by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entrance had sparked widespread criticism.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Migrant kids separated at border faced abuse in foster homes

U.S. taxpayers could be on the hook for more than $200 million in damages.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Mark Sanford considering GOP primary challenge against Trump

The former South Carolina governor is best known for his 2009 revelation of an extramarital affair.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Trump praises Chinese leader, not Hong Kong protesters

Trump’s reaction displays his disinclination to use his office to promote democracy around the world.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Court: Detained children must have food, bedding, sanitation

The Trump administration claimed the rules said nothing about allowing children to sleep or have soap.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Israel bars entry to outspoken Muslim US congresswomen

Before the decision, Trump tweeted “it would show great weakness” if Israel allowed them to visit.

  • Aug 15, 2019

FAA poised to say pilots don’t need fresh 737 Max simulator training

Pilots would be required instead to take a computer-based training course at home or in a classroom.

  • Aug 15, 2019

What travelers need to know about Boeing 737 Max developments

A nightmare scenario has turned into a global aviation chess game of the highest stakes.

Autopsy finds broken bones in Epstein’s neck

Such breaks can occur in those who hang themselves, but are more common in victims of homicide.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Philadelphia gunman ID’d, in custody after hourslong standoff

Six police officers who were struck by gunfire have been released from hospitals.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Is the US economy nearing a recession?

On Wednesday, a rare realignment in interest rates intensified those worries as stocks plunged.

  • Aug 15, 2019