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In our news wrap Saturday, tensions remain high after a 13-year-old Palestinian boy shot and wounded two people in Jerusalem, floodwaters are receding in Auckland, New Zealand after record-breaking rainfall, Pope Francis clarified his words after saying that being gay…
In our news wrap Friday, new violence erupted in the Middle East when a Palestinian gunman opened fire near a synagogue in east Jerusalem, the head of the UN Refugee Agency accused Russia of kidnapping Ukrainian children and the U.S.
Chris Hipkins has been sworn in as New Zealand's prime minister, following the unexpected resignation last week of Jacinda Ardern.
By Nick Perry, Associated Press
Chris Hipkins was the only candidate to enter the race Saturday.
By Nick Schifrin, Shoshana Dubnow
Lawmakers in New Zealand are negotiating over the country’s next prime minister after Jacinda Ardern made a surprise announcement she would step down before the end of her second term. She has been New Zealand’s youngest prime minister in 150…
By Associated Press
Ardern described her job as among the most privileged but challenging jobs and said doing it required having a reserve to face the unexpected. She said she no longer had that reserve to face another term in office.
New Zealand has passed into law a unique plan to phase out tobacco smoking by imposing a lifetime ban on young people buying cigarettes.
Some 477 pilot whales have died after stranding themselves on two remote New Zealand beaches over recent days, officials say.
New Zealand's government has declared American far-right groups the Proud Boys and The Base are terrorist organizations, making it illegal in New Zealand to fund, recruit or participate in them.
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