Hong Kong says murder suspect wants to surrender to Taiwan

The case inadvertently helped ignite the city’s protest movement.

  • Oct 19, 2019


Seoul students scale wall of U.S. Embassy

They are protesting the presence of American troops in South Korea.

  • Oct 19, 2019


70,000 California wildfire victims may miss out on payments

They face a Monday deadline to file claims against Pacific Gas & Electric.

  • Oct 19, 2019


Robert Provine, scholar of laughter, yawns and hiccups, dies

“Laughter is part of this universal human vocabulary,” Provine once told NPR.

  • Oct 19, 2019

Barcelona mayor pleads for violence in Catalonia to stop

People are angered by a Supreme Court verdict that sentenced nine separatist leaders to prison.

  • Oct 19, 2019

UK lawmakers vote to delay final Brexit decision again

In major blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, U.K. lawmakers voted Saturday to… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

FAA confronts Boeing over internal messages revealing flaws

“So I basically lied to the regulators (unknowingly),” a Boeing pilot wrote in a message from 2016.

38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe

The department found a 588 violations, but could not assign fault in 497 cases.

  • Oct 18, 2019

Airlines need to hire thousands of pilots in the next decade

Boeing estimates that airlines will need about 131,000 pilots in North America and 514,000 more worldwide.

Officials: Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during prayers

The attack underscored the record-high number of civilians dying in the country’s 18-year war.

  • Oct 18, 2019

White House: Ukraine aid held up partly over election probe

Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney undercut the president’s position that there was no quid pro quo.

  • Oct 18, 2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he is resigning by year’s end

Perry is under scrutiny over the role he played in the president’s dealings with Ukraine.

  • Oct 18, 2019

World’s 1st female spacewalking team makes history

The world’s first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out… Continue reading

US hails Turkish cease-fire; Kurds must vacate border area

The deal includes a conditional halt to American economic sanctions.

  • Oct 17, 2019

Trump to hold 2020 G-7 summit at his Miami-area resort

That decision is without precedent in modern American history.

  • Oct 17, 2019

Billionaire governor’s family farms get subsidy

Loopholes have allowed many large, moneyed farming operations to blow past a $125,000 cap.

  • Oct 17, 2019

US envoy key to Ukraine probe distances himself from Trump

Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, is being interviewed Thursday by lawmakers.

  • Oct 17, 2019

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

The formidable orator passionately advocated for the poor in his black-majority district in Maryland.

  • Oct 17, 2019

Trump dismisses Syria concerns; Dems walk out of WH meeting

The House banded together for an overwhelming 354-60 denunciation of the U.S. troop withdrawal.

  • Oct 17, 2019

British family deported after illicit US border crossing

The extended Connors family has since been returned to England.

  • Oct 16, 2019