Hannah Dreier and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 12:28am
Venezuela is so short on food that tens of thousands are going hungry or even starving. Its murder rate is among the highest in the world. Its economy is so crippled that the average shopper spends 35 hours a month waiting in line — three times more than in 2014.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 12:15am
Iraqi special forces on Thursday joined the government offensive to rout Islamic State militants from the western half of Mosul, pushing up to a sprawling, IS-held military base on the city's southern edge as police forces advanced toward the adjacent international airport, officials said.
Hyung-Jin Kim and Eileen Ng, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 8:30pm
North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions."
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 5:52pm
The United Nations needs $4.4 billion by the end of March to prevent catastrophic hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, yet just $90 million has been collected so far, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday.
Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 5:15pm
A group of Cuban dissidents on Wednesday recognized the secretary-general of the Organization of American States for defending human rights in their country even though the government denied him entry to attend the ceremony.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 4:48pm
President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission complicated by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Mexico's government signaled it was in no mood to be lectured by the new U.S. administration.
Maria Cheng, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 4:47pm
Romanian children adopted from overcrowded orphanages in the 1990s were more likely to suffer psychological problems as adults compared to other children taken in by British families, according to a decades-long study.
Sonia Perez D., Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 4:22pm
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said Wednesday on a visit to Guatemala that there won't be mass deportations by the Unites States, but he strongly discouraged any Guatemalans from considering the journey north.