David McFadden, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 10:04pm
Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp.
Gonzalo Solano, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 9:55pm
The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa headed to victory in the opening round of Ecuador's presidential election, although it was uncertain late Sunday whether he would get enough votes to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival.
Catherine Lucey, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 9:54pm
President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm Beach club for in-person interviews Sunday, hoping to fill the job in the coming days as he seeks to refocus his young administration.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 2:30pm
An attorney general's legal review of legislation seeking to ban lucrative video gaming at tribal casinos in Idaho says the measure could spark multiple legal headaches for the state and has holes in its language.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 10:35am
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and whether the totals should be based on military requirements rather than pre-set limits.
News media in Belarus are reporting sizable protests in five cities against an unpopular labor law that obliges citizens to pay the equivalent of $250 if they work less than half the year and do not register with state labor exchanges.
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.