Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed 11 people and left 135 injured.
By Roman V. Yampolskiy, The Conversation
A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.
By Christopher Livesay, Alessandro Pavone
Less than two years after Libya with American forces regained control of its coast from Islamic State fighters, the most potent affiliate outside of Iraq and Syria, law enforcement and U.S. policymakers worry about a resurgence. For the second of…
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Pope Francis has authorized a "thorough study" of Vatican archives into how a prominent American cardinal advanced through church ranks despite allegations that he slept with seminarians and young priests.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
TOKYO — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged Saturday that the Trump administration’s effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons would be fully coordinated with allies Japan and South Korea, as he prepared to travel…
In our news wrap Friday, job gains in the U.S. slowed in September, is employers added a net of 134,000 jobs -- the smallest number in a year, and likely affected by Hurricane Florence. But unemployment hit its lowest level…
By Emily Schmall, Ashok Sharma, Associated Press
The $5 billion deal to buy five Russian S-400 air defense systems was signed in New Delhi during a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday in Oslo, Norway. The winners are two people fighting sexual violence. Twenty-five-year-old Nadia Murad, from Iraq, escaped enslavement, rape, and torture. She says she hopes to be “the last girl with a story…
By Elaine Ganley, Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
Meng Hongwei, Interpol's president, boarded a plane and arrived in China but has not been heard from since.
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
Easter Island off the coast of Chile has a major trash problem. It’s near what’s known as a “trash vortex” in the middle of the South Pacific and floating waste is constantly washing ashore. Local officials estimate the growing population…
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