Gonzalo Solano, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 9:54am
Ecuadoreans are choosing Sunday between a candidate who vows to continue President Rafael Correa's populist platform or one of several more conservative contenders who pledge to attack corruption and cut taxes to stimulate the Andean nation's flagging economy.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 9:32am
An attorney general's legal review of legislation seeking to ban lucrative video gaming on tribal casinos in Idaho says the measure could spark multiple legal headaches for the state, while also pointing out holes in the bill's language.
Adam Beam, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 8:40am
When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common with most of his patients: They knew smoking was bad, they just couldn't quit.
Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 7:05am
As the world's oldest head of state approaches his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe has been planning a party for thousands of people in honor of President Robert Mugabe. For weeks, state television has led its broadcasts with tributes.
Ganbat Namjilsangarav, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 5:20am
The Mongolian government and envoys from the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that they and other partners have agreed on terms for a more than $5 billion loan package to the north Asian country to help get its economy back on track.
The International Monetary Fund said Sunday that it and other partners have agreed on terms for a more than $5 billion loan to the Mongolian government to help get the north Asian country's economy back on track.
China on Sunday began a suspension of all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of the year as it increases pressure on its communist neighbor to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
David Rising, Associated Press | Posted Feb 18th - 12:19pm
President Donald Trump is working on a "streamlined" version of his executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations to iron out the difficulties that landed his first order in the courts, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday.
Nancy Benac, Associated Press | Posted Feb 18th - 11:56am
One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump's White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the ground inside crooked lines of metal fencing.