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    Iranian plane crash kills all 66 on board

    Iranian plane crash kills all 66 on board


    Aseman Airlines said there were no survivors as its commercial flight carrying 66 people from Tehran crashed on...

    Aseman Airlines said there were no survivors as its commercial flight carrying 66 people from Tehran crashed on Sunday.

    Trump takes umbrage at his national security adviser's Russian interference comments

    Trump takes umbrage at his national security adviser's Russian interference comments


    Donald Trump's national security adviser said there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election at a public appearance on Saturday, but hours later the president sought to shift the...

    Donald Trump's national security adviser said there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election at a public appearance on Saturday, but hours later the president sought to shift the topic.

    Russia, U.S. tight-lipped about deadly Syria episode involving their forces

    Russia, U.S. tight-lipped about deadly Syria episode involving their forces


    The United States is still unsure who directed a Feb. 7 attack on U.S. and U.S.-backed forces in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday, even as he acknowledged accounts that Russian civilian contractors were...

    The United States is still unsure who directed a Feb. 7 attack on U.S. and U.S.-backed forces in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday, even as he acknowledged accounts that Russian civilian contractors were involved.

    Kosovo marks progress, if not universal recognition, on 10th anniversary

    Kosovo marks progress, if not universal recognition, on 10th anniversary


    Kosovo is celebrating 10 years of independence from Serbia in two-day festivities that started Saturday amid reminders of the obstacles to the country's full...

    Kosovo is celebrating 10 years of independence from Serbia in two-day festivities that started Saturday amid reminders of the obstacles to the country's full acceptance.

    'I will not just shut up and dribble': LeBron James won't be silent on social issues

    'I will not just shut up and dribble': LeBron James won't be silent on social issues


    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star...

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game.

    'We are going to be the last school shooting': Student survivors at Florida rally call for gun law changes

    'We are going to be the last school shooting': Student survivors at Florida rally call for gun law changes


    Calls for gun control laws rang out at an emotionally charged rally in Florida today as the state legislature grapples with what to do in the aftermath of Wednesday's shooting at a Parkland high...

    Calls for gun control laws rang out at an emotionally charged rally in Florida today as the state legislature grapples with what to do in the aftermath of Wednesday's shooting at a Parkland high school.

    U.S., Russia trade jibes following FBI election-meddling indictment

    U.S., Russia trade jibes following FBI election-meddling indictment


    Top Russian and American officials exchange barbs in Germany over the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential...

    Top Russian and American officials exchange barbs in Germany over the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.

    'I can watch it again and again': Black Panther evokes pride across Africa

    'I can watch it again and again': Black Panther evokes pride across Africa


    Black Panther has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald...

    Black Panther has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump.

    Turkey releases reporter from German newspaper, jails others for life

    Turkey releases reporter from German newspaper, jails others for life


    A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish...

    A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish court.

    Pakistan court sentences serial killer of children to death

    Pakistan court sentences serial killer of children to death


    A public prosecutor in Pakistan says a court has sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including a seven-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide...

    A public prosecutor in Pakistan says a court has sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including a seven-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation.

    Why the ACLU supported Trump when he scrapped rule limiting guns for mentally ill

    Why the ACLU supported Trump when he scrapped rule limiting guns for mentally ill


    In the wake of the Florida school shooting, U.S. President Donald Trump is facing heat for rescinding an Obama-era rule that would have blocked guns from getting in the hands of the mentally ill. But mental health advocacy groups and the ACLU agree the...

    In the wake of the Florida school shooting, U.S. President Donald Trump is facing heat for rescinding an Obama-era rule that would have blocked guns from getting in the hands of the mentally ill. But mental health advocacy groups and the ACLU agree the rule should be scrapped.

    Suicide bombers in Nigeria kill at least 18

    Suicide bombers in Nigeria kill at least 18


    Three suicide bombers killed 18 people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, capital of the state worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, its police commissioner said on...

    Three suicide bombers killed 18 people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, capital of the state worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, its police commissioner said on Saturday.

    'They see what they want to see': Putin's 'chef' on U.S. criminal charges

    'They see what they want to see': Putin's 'chef' on U.S. criminal charges


    On Friday, Yevgeny Prigozhin — along with 12 other Russians and three Russian organizations — was charged by the U.S. government as part of a vast and wide-ranging effort to sway political opinion during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. According...

    On Friday, Yevgeny Prigozhin — along with 12 other Russians and three Russian organizations — was charged by the U.S. government as part of a vast and wide-ranging effort to sway political opinion during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. According to the indictment, Prigozhin and his companies provided significant funding to the Internet Research Agency,

    Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

    Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders


    U.S. President Donald Trump comes face-to-face with hospitalized victims of the horrific school shooting in Florida and offers thanks to the doctors and nurses who helped the wounded, declaring "the job they've done is...

    U.S. President Donald Trump comes face-to-face with hospitalized victims of the horrific school shooting in Florida and offers thanks to the doctors and nurses who helped the wounded, declaring "the job they've done is incredible."

    Helicopter crash kills 13 after strong quake hits Mexico

    Helicopter crash kills 13 after strong quake hits Mexico


    At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities...

    At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities say.

    13 Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation

    13 Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation


    Thirteen Russians and three Russian companies have been charged in what is being called an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, federal prosecutors said...

    Thirteen Russians and three Russian companies have been charged in what is being called an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, federal prosecutors said Friday.

    Canada imposes sanctions on Myanmar general over Rohingya abuses

    Canada imposes sanctions on Myanmar general over Rohingya abuses


    The federal government has imposed sanctions against a high-ranking member of the Myanmar military under Canada's new foreign human rights legislation, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced...

    The federal government has imposed sanctions against a high-ranking member of the Myanmar military under Canada's new foreign human rights legislation, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Friday.

    'This is about guns': Student survivors of Florida shooting demand action on U.S. gun laws

    'This is about guns': Student survivors of Florida shooting demand action on U.S. gun laws


    When the shots rang out at her Florida high school, Carly Novell hid in a closet for safety — just like her grandfather did to escape a 1949 shooting rampage in New Jersey. Now, in the aftermath of a massacre, she's one of several survivors demanding...

    When the shots rang out at her Florida high school, Carly Novell hid in a closet for safety — just like her grandfather did to escape a 1949 shooting rampage in New Jersey. Now, in the aftermath of a massacre, she's one of several survivors demanding action on U.S. gun laws.

    Euthanasia dispute in Belgium: When do doctors cross a line?

    Euthanasia dispute in Belgium: When do doctors cross a line?


    A disputed case of euthanasia in Belgium, involving the death of a dementia patient who never formally asked to die, has again raised concerns about weak oversight in a country with some of the world's most liberal euthanasia...

    A disputed case of euthanasia in Belgium, involving the death of a dementia patient who never formally asked to die, has again raised concerns about weak oversight in a country with some of the world's most liberal euthanasia laws.

    Olympics plus Lunar New Year adding up to 'nightmare' travel for people in South Korea

    Olympics plus Lunar New Year adding up to 'nightmare' travel for people in South Korea


    Foreigners have been 'left in the dark' about train reservations, as the main rail company prioritized who got first dibs on Lunar New Year bookings, writes Matt...

    Foreigners have been 'left in the dark' about train reservations, as the main rail company prioritized who got first dibs on Lunar New Year bookings, writes Matt Kwong.