Water is becoming a scarce resource in many parts of the world. Water tables have been falling in many regions for decades, particularly in areas with intensive agriculture. Wells are going dry and there are few long-term solutions available —…
By Grant Ferguson, Jennifer C. McIntosh, The Conversation
Forensic experts attempted to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico on Saturday after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66 people.
By Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
Congo’s election crisis deepened early Sunday when the Constitutional Court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of fraud, and runner-up Martin Fayulu promptly declared himself the country’s “only legitimate president.”…
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, Carley Petesch, Associated Press
An estimated 30,000 Iraqis who joined security forces when Islamic State militants attacked their country in 2014 were injured in the war that persisted through 2017, in addition to thousands who lost their lives. And now, the survivors and families…
By Simona Foltyn
By Kamala Kelkar
On day 29 of the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump offered legislative relief for children who came to the country undocumented, while asking for the same $5.7 billion wall that provoked the impasse.
By Associated Press
A U.S. withdrawal from Syria that has not been thought through would lead to “chaos” and “an Iraq on steroids,” Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Saturday, urging President Donald Trump not to get out without a plan.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump was paying tribute Saturday to the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week as he set off to Dover Air Force Base for the return of their remains.
In our news wrap Friday, the death toll from a car bombing in Bogota, Colombia, rose to 21. Dozens of others were wounded in the country's deadliest attack in 15 years. Officials said the bomber was a member of rebel…
President Trump plans to hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un toward the end of February, the White House announced after Trump met with North Korea’s chief negotiator. In his first interview since retiring, Gen. Vincent Brooks,…
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