President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations on Monday, using his first moments at the world body to urge the 193-nation organization to reduce bureaucracy and costs while more clearly defining its mission around the world.
By Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Speeches start Tuesday at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. What is in store for the international body and the “America first” president?…
By Larisa Epatko
As fallout from Saturday's rally in Charlottesville continues, here are five important stories you may have overlooked.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry and Iman Smith
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
NEW YORK — More than four dozen U.S. businesses have pledged $650 million in support to help some of the world’s refugees, the White House announced Tuesday as President Barack Obama seeks to highlight the refugee plight before world…
The number of displaced people worldwide hit a record high in 2015, according to a UN Refugee Agency report released Monday. The agency estimates 65.3 million individuals were forced from their homes last year -- nearly 6 million more people…
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Many species of wild bees, butterflies and other critters that pollinate plants are shrinking toward extinction, and the world needs to do something about it before our food supply suffers, a new United Nations scientific mega-report warns.
New accusations of sexual abuse against European peacekeeping forces have surfaced in the Central African Republic, the United Nations reported Friday.
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