Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited.
NASA’s Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the planet.
Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar “unequivocally” apologized on Monday for tweets about the influence in Congress of an American organization that supports Israel, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
While 2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, British meteorologists are predicting the next five years will be much hotter, maybe even record-breaking.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim to give up his nuclear weapons.
The Paris prosecutor says a woman is in custody in the investigation into a deadly apartment building fire, and that authorities suspect the blaze was a criminal act.
A senior North Korean official has arrived in Beijing, reportedly en route to the United States for talks ahead of a possible second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint.
Two U.S. soldiers and two American citizens were among those killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing in northern Syria.
San Francisco-based company I-DEV International confirms that American Jason Spindler was killed in the extremist attack in Kenya's capital.
British lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and leading to a no-confidence vote in her government.
An American military official says the U.S.-led military coalition has begun the process of withdrawing troops from Syria.
President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for a border wall after the latest negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands.
A British official says a giant “fatberg” has been found blocking a sewer in southwestern England: a mass of hardened fat, oil and baby wipes measuring 64 meters (210 feet) long.
With no breakthrough in sight, President Donald Trump is set to argue in a prime-time address that a "crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the wall he's demanding before ending the partial government shutdown.
On their first day in the majority, House Democrats have passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall.
A Russian rescue crew rescued a baby boy who spent more than 35 hours buried beneath rubble in freezing temperatures following an apartment building explosion in the city of Magnitogorsk.
Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon.