Trump set to launch re-election bid

Facing negative polls and internal tensions.

  • Jun 17, 2019

Tensions rise as Iran speeds up enrichment, U.S. sends troops

Raises pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal.

  • Jun 17, 2019

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050

Projections indicate that 9 countries will be responsible for more than half the projected growth.

  • Jun 17, 2019

GAO: Refueling-boom problems could delay KC-46 deliveries

The federal Government Accountability Office says the boom on the Pegasus could scratch fighter jets.

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding cake

The justices ordered Oregon judges to reconsider bakers’ refusal to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.

  • Jun 17, 2019

High court lets Virginia voting go ahead under redrawn map

The justices let stand a lower court decision putting the new map in place. It is likely to help Democrats.

  • Jun 17, 2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress and jeans queen, dies at 95

She was a descendant of financier Cornelius Vanderbilt and the mother of CNN newsman Anderson Cooper.

  • Jun 17, 2019

Perfectly preserved head of Ice Age wolf found in Siberia

The animal belonged to an ancient subspecies of wolf that lived at the same time as mammoths.

  • Jun 17, 2019

‘Not impervious’: With huge Hong Kong protests, China blinks

President Xi Jinping has cemented his hold on power, but activists are newly emboldened.

  • Jun 17, 2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison

Comes as protesters and police were gathered near the city’s government headquarters after a protest.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Mexico reinforces checks amid pressure over migrant flow

Mexico plans to position 6,000 National Guard troops by Tuesday to its border with Guatemala.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters

Procedure uses medications that block testosterone production in order to decrease sex drive.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Ex-pastor in Texas accused of sexually abusing teen relative

Touching allegedly escalated to “sexual intercourse multiple times a day or several times a week.”

  • Jun 16, 2019

Guatemalans choose president amid distrust, flight to U.S.

Voters are choosing between 19 candidates for a four-year term that begins in January 2020.

  • Jun 16, 2019

South America blackout leaves tens of millions without power

A third of Argentina’s 44 million people were still in the dark by early evening.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in 2 fatal crashes

In Paris, he said the company’s communication with regulators, customers and the public “was not consistent.”

In first states to legalize pot, teen use triggers concerns

Parents, educators and physicians say youths are easily getting hold of edibles infused THC.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border

In a recent week, Border Patrol’s Del Rio sector agents stopped more than 500 African migrants.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Trump has gone too far on immigration, voters say in Fox poll

Optimism about the U.S. economy — still high — has slipped over past quarter as trade tensions mount.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Crew members of targeted Norwegian-owned tanker now in Dubai

The U.S. has blamed Iran for what it described as an attack with limpet mines on two tankers.

  • Jun 15, 2019