Two weeks after disappearing to Saudi Arabia and resigning, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in France on Saturday, announcing he will return home, though failing to quash speculation that he’s under the Saudi government’s control.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
President Donald Trump says he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."…
In our news wrap Friday, the chairman of Florida’s Democratic Party, Stephen Bittel, stepped down after allegations of improper behavior toward six women, including party staffers and consultants, who say he made suggestive comments and leered at them. Also, Jaime…
U.S. bombing played a major role in driving the Islamic State group from cities in Iraq and Syria. But a report by The New York Times finds that thousands more civilians were killed in those bombing runs than originally admitted…
By Jane Ferguson
Widespread illegal poaching in the African wild is threatening elephants and putting them at risk of disappearing in 10 to 15 years. Using some of the same techniques developed to fight terrorism, a new intelligence-led effort spearheaded by a U.S.
By Rashmi Shivni
One pocket of the Indian Ocean is rising faster than other seas, and these scientists may know why.
By Larisa Epatko
Street art offers a way to express concerns and advocate for change in Afghanistan in a non-violent way.
A bombing that killed 14 people in Kabul Thursday targeted the supporters of a political party aligned with Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah. Militant bombings, as well as U.S. and Afghan airstrikes, have driven civilian deaths to a record high,…
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
The Trump administration said it will allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport, contending that encouraging wealthy big-game hunters to kill them will aid the vulnerable species. The U.S. decision comes as the longtime president…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Although it may seem counterintuitive — who wouldn’t want to condemn Nazis? — State Department officials said that free speech protections and other problems with the resolution make it impossible for America to support the document.
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