Southern Baptist president calls for action on sexual abuse

Comments come a week after reports of an investigation detailing hundreds of cases of sexual abuse.

  • Feb 18, 2019
People queue up to board a tram in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Feb. 2. Pyongyang is upgrading its overcrowded mass transit system with brand new subway cars, trams and buses in a campaign meant to show leader Kim Jong Un is raising the country’s standard of living. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Cheap and green: Pyongyang upgrades its mass transit system

Welcome change for 3 million residents, who have few options to get to work or school each day.

  • Feb 18, 2019
People queue up to board a tram in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Feb. 2. Pyongyang is upgrading its overcrowded mass transit system with brand new subway cars, trams and buses in a campaign meant to show leader Kim Jong Un is raising the country’s standard of living. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

3 children among 4 found dead after west Michigan shooting

Authorities don’t believe there is a shooter at large, and an investigation is ongoing.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russia probe

The president tweeted in response to Sunday’s “60 Minutes” interview of a former acting FBI director.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Nigeria’s president tells security forces to be ‘ruthless’

Comments brought an outcry since he signed a pledge last week to contribute to a peaceful election.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Israeli leaders’ Nazi comments derail European summit

Poland on Monday withdrew from a European summit in Jerusalem, derailing the meeting and embarrassing its Israeli… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2019
Inmates line up on the pier after arriving at the Islas Marias federal prison island, located 90 miles south of Mazatlan, Mexico, on May 12, 2005. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that he will close the famed island penal colony and will have it converted into a cultural and environmental education center. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)

Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region’s last

The four islands will be turned into a cultural and environmental education center.

  • Feb 18, 2019
Inmates line up on the pier after arriving at the Islas Marias federal prison island, located 90 miles south of Mazatlan, Mexico, on May 12, 2005. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that he will close the famed island penal colony and will have it converted into a cultural and environmental education center. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Protesters gather Monday in front of the White House to rally against President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency along the southern U.S. boarder. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Protests slam Trump’s declaration as states ready lawsuit

Colorado, New Mexico became the latest states to join other states in challenging the declaration.

  • Feb 18, 2019
Protesters gather Monday in front of the White House to rally against President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency along the southern U.S. boarder. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Scientist who popularized term ‘global warming’ dies at 87

Wallace Smith Broecker brought “global warming” into common use with a 1975 article.

  • Feb 18, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks to a Venezuelan American community Monday at Florida Ocean Bank Convocation Center at Florida International University in Miami. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump sees ‘new day’ for Latin America at Miami rally

Delivers a public plea to Venezuela’s military to support opposition leader Juan Guaido’s government.

  • Feb 18, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks to a Venezuelan American community Monday at Florida Ocean Bank Convocation Center at Florida International University in Miami. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

George Mendonsa was 95. The image is one of the most famous photographs of the 20th century.

  • Feb 18, 2019

‘Digital gangsters’: UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

British lawmakers issued a scathing report that says Facebook intentionally violated data privacy laws.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizers

The summit of some 190 presidents of bishops’ conferences from around the world begins Thursday.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Why voters were primed for a president who talks like Trump

President’s style of communication a recent exemplar of a trend that goes back to the early 1900s.

  • Feb 18, 2019
Anti-Brexit demonstrators stand next to a van with large cartoon style portraits of leading British politicians including, from right, Prime Minister Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Davis, outside the Palace of Westminster in London on Feb. 14. British lawmakers are holding another series of votes on Brexit legislation Thursday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor

Everyone in the country agrees that the government’s handling of Brexit has been disastrous.

  • Feb 17, 2019
Anti-Brexit demonstrators stand next to a van with large cartoon style portraits of leading British politicians including, from right, Prime Minister Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Davis, outside the Palace of Westminster in London on Feb. 14. British lawmakers are holding another series of votes on Brexit legislation Thursday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

Parent firm cites fuel costs, uncertainty caused by upcoming departure from the European Union.

  • Feb 17, 2019
Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, listens to a speaker during a news conference in Richmond, Virginia, on March 6, 2017. Grimm is continuing to sue the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia over a policy that banned him from using the boys’ bathrooms. He’s now trying to amend the suit to include the matter of his unchanged transcripts. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Transgender bathroom ban may end, but transcript irks teen

Allowing transgender students to use restrooms that correspond with gender identity may be allowed.

  • Feb 17, 2019
Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, listens to a speaker during a news conference in Richmond, Virginia, on March 6, 2017. Grimm is continuing to sue the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia over a policy that banned him from using the boys’ bathrooms. He’s now trying to amend the suit to include the matter of his unchanged transcripts. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

Billions pieces of mail are returned, costing companies and the Postal Service time and money.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Trump repeats his call for probe into ‘Saturday Night Live’

“Nothing funny about tired Saturday Night Live on Fake News NBC!” the president tweeted early Sunday.

  • Feb 17, 2019

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

Adviser Stephen Miller: “The president is going to protect his national emergency declaration.”

  • Feb 17, 2019