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Jan 19, 2018
After losing several lower court rulings, the Trump administration will finally get a hearing by the justices on legality of its entry restrictions.
Jan 19, 2018
The Canadian panel found three men not guilty of criminal negligence in the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil. The resulting firestorm killed 47 people.
Jan 19, 2018
Palestinians still have aspirations for a capital in part Jerusalem. National political institutions could strengthen Palestinian claims in the city, but for decades Israel has worked to limit those.
Jan 19, 2018
Pope Francis was stung by a sexual abuse scandal in Chile, where the Church is losing sway and people are embracing social norms opposed by the Vatican.
Jan 19, 2018
President Trump is facing a Jan. 26 deadline to decide whether to impose tariffs on solar imports. While tariffs could help level the playing field for U.S. manfacturers, they could also raise prices.
Jan 19, 2018
Maybe you've heard that world hunger is at crisis levels — and climate change is largely to blame. A new book argues otherwise.
Jan 19, 2018
The vice president's three-nation trip was supposed to happen in December. Pence wants to focus on security matters and the persecution of Christians, but he will also have to soothe allies.
Jan 19, 2018
When a fruit seller set himself on fire, it helped start a revolution in Tunisia seven years ago. Since then, the suicide method has grown more common, especially among young, unemployed men.
Jan 19, 2018
On the last day of his visit to Chile, Pope Francis set the simmering resentment that some hold against the Catholic Church to a full boil.
Jan 19, 2018
Seven years ago a Tunisian fruit seller set himself on fire in protest. The uprisings he helped start have long faded but self-immolation has taken hold as an act of desperation among Tunisians.
Jan 19, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence will be in Cairo Saturday. He and Egypt's president will talk about everything from fighting terrorism to protecting religious minorities.
Jan 19, 2018
The storm, packing winds up to 126 mph, hit hardest in Germany and in the Netherlands but also affected France and Belgium.
Jan 18, 2018
Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's youngest prime minister in 150 years, will become only the second leader of a government to give birth in the modern age.
Jan 18, 2018
Stanford University's Immigration Policy Lab has created an algorithm to predict where a refugee has the best chance of finding employment.
Jan 18, 2018
At 106 proof, China's famous Moutai baijiu liquor is getting hard to find, as bottles are being snatched up by speculators. Its brand parent recently became the world's most valuable distiller.