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World Nov 03What to watch for during Trump’s swing through Asia
President Donald Trump leaves Friday for a 12-day, five-nation Asia tour seeking better trade deals and regional cooperation to curb North Korea’s nuclear program.
World Nov 01What is in the latest Osama bin Laden files released by the CIA?
The CIA declassified Wednesday hundreds of thousands of documents seized in the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. They included a hand-written journal of the slain al-Qaida leader and video of his son’s wedding.
World Nov 01Catalan president not returning to Spain for now, lawyer says
Catalonia’s dismissed president Carles Puigdemont is staying in Belgium for the time being, where he can answer the Spanish government’s questions about the region’s attempts to break away from Spain, his lawyer said Wednesday.
World Oct 27For Russian children, fears of cancer are eased by a special doll
For a child, a cancer diagnosis can be the stuff of nightmares. So doctors in Russia have started using a doll to demonstrate treatments, answer questions and try to ease fears.
World Oct 24Chinese President Xi elevated to Mao status
At the conclusion of the Communist Party National Conference on Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping not only was re-elected president for another five years but his philosophy on Chinese socialism was included in the party’s constitution, alongside the words of…
World Oct 20WATCH: Rohingya walk through rain, muddy rice fields to reach Bangladesh
U.N. drone footage caught part of the Rohingya refugees' precarious journey to Bangladesh.
World Oct 19Catalonia’s push to secede from Spain could cost the region its autonomy
The Spanish government is preparing to invoke a never-before-used article of its constitution to strip Catalonia’s autonomy, since the region’s president refuses to rescind its independence bid.
World Oct 11A Trump retreat from the Iran deal would damage trust in U.S. dealmaking, EU ally says
"This is not a way of making deals, not in foreign policy, not in private businesses, and I think President Trump understands this perfectly well," European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told PBS NewsHour.
World Oct 10How the people of Limerick are battling a spike in suicide
Limerick has double the suicide rate than the rest of Ireland. Here's how the community is fighting back.
Nation Oct 095 overlooked stories that are worth your time
The latest on protests in St. Louis, a plague sweeping Madagascar and other stories you may have missed in the rush of news.