The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in Monday's inauguration of Ukraine's new president
The U.N. says an armed group has stormed the main water distribution station in Libya's capital and closed valves supplying Tripoli and cities in the northwest, potentially affecting some 2 million people
Attorneys have completed questioning witnesses in the trial of a Vermont man facing charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 89
The U.S. government says a 16-year-old teenager from Guatemala died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child apprehended by the government since December
Issues important to black people have found new support at the top of Virginia's government lately. Since Gov. Ralph Northam faced calls to resign after he apologized for a racist yearbook photo, he's created the job of director of diversity, equity and inclusion, the Wall Street Journal reports. He's ordered...
A bill that would stiffen penalties for those who damage or trespass around oil and gas operations is advancing through the Texas Legislature
North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take "urgent measures" to contribute to stabilizing the Korean peninsula
Oregon, home to nine federally recognized tribes or confederations of tribes, has now joined a growing movement in the United States to account for and solve cases of missing and killed Native American women.
A high school senior who authorities say brought a shotgun to a Portland, Oregon, school but was tackled by a security guard before anyone was hurt has pleaded not guilty to gun-related charges
In the era of #MeToo, lawmakers, educators and teens themselves are re-examining whether sex education needs to evolve to better address some of the issues in society today.