The move has triggered an outcry from countries, rights groups and celebrities far beyond the tiny Southeast Asian nation's shores.
By Annabelle Liang, Associated Press
The State Department annual global human rights report said the columnist was killed by agents of the kingdom while he was inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. But it drew no conclusion as to who was responsible, despite the belief…
Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders on Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration.
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
"I'm not sure if you've heard, but I've been on this hope kick for a while now. Even ran a couple of campaigns on it. Thank you for officially validating my hope credentials," Obama said during his remarks.
By Sabrina Caserta, Associated Press
In Yemen, 10,000 are estimated to have been killed in the war that's been raging for three and a half years. But millions are suffering from an acute hunger crisis and the United Nations warns that Yemen is on the…
By Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire, Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has shown no interest in calling out the kingdom over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi — or calling out Russian President Vladimir Putin on assassinations or North Korea's Kim Jong Un on political prisoners.
By PBS NewsHour
The number of prisons in the U.S. has exploded from nearly 500 in the 1970s to almost 2,000 today, becoming a source of business for the architects who design them. But some in the profession are urging fellow architects to…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Russia was wrong to jail members of the group Pussy Riot for a protest in 2012. The court ordered the Putin government to pay nearly $50,000 to the…
President Trump has repeated that the nuclear weapons issue is now more important than 70 years of human rights atrocities committed by the Kim dynasty in North Korea. Two defectors with harrowing stories of starvation, deprivation, public executions, losing parents,…
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