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Dec 10, 2018
This week the United States and the Philippines end a 117-year-old feud. Church bells carted off by American soldiers during the U.S.-Philippines War will be formally handed in at a Manila air base.
Dec 10, 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron made concessions, including an increase in the minimum wage, to the "yellow vest" protesters, who have been disrupting daily life in France for weeks.
Dec 10, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed a vote in parliament on her plan for Britain's exit from the European Union, after it became clear her government was facing a massive defeat.
Dec 10, 2018
Roger, who lived at The Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia, was an orphan who grew up to be an impressively ripped alpha male. Photos of his physique were popular online.
Dec 10, 2018
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the first female mayor in Freetown in years, is trying to clean up the perpetual mess caused by rain and garbage — a first step in her plan to revive the beleaguered city.
Dec 10, 2018
The U.S. hosted an event on coal and refused to endorse the findings of a dire climate science report. And yet, in official negotiations, the U.S. is working out how to implement the Paris agreement.
Dec 10, 2018
After struggling to find enough legislative support to pass her Brexit plan, British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed the vote on the United Kingdom's deal to separate from the European Union.
Dec 10, 2018
Ghosn was arrested last month — and ousted as chairman of Nissan — after he was accused of concealing income from the Japanese government.
Dec 10, 2018
"If we held the vote tomorrow, the deal would be rejected by a significant margin," the U.K. prime minister admitted, hours after a European Union court ruled the U.K. can still back out of Brexit.
Dec 10, 2018
Much of the movement's popular anger has crystallized around President Emmanuel Macron, seen as arrogant and out of touch. He will make a televised address Monday evening to try to quell the crisis.
Dec 10, 2018
Last month Carlos Ghosn was arrested in Japan on allegations of underreporting his salary. Authorities on Monday also served a fresh warrant on separate allegations. He denies the charges.
Dec 10, 2018
The pact, set to be approved this week, is meant to help the European Union navigate its most politically sensitive issue. The pact is non-binding, but several countries have pulled support.
Dec 10, 2018
Steve Inskeep talks to Nigel Evans, a pro-Brexit member of Britain's Parliament, who has vowed to vote against the proposed deal agreed to by Prime Minister Theresa May.
Dec 10, 2018
Seventy years ago, the global community nearly unanimously approved a list of fundamental human rights. But many of those rights remain unachieved today.
Dec 10, 2018
Rachel Martin talks to Thomas Guenole, a political scientist and left-wing activist participating in the protests. He says they're protesting policies that have hurt lower classes for decades.