The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus. The moon, Earth and sun lined up Sunday night to create the eclipse. There won't be another until 2021. It was the year's first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position. The entire eclipse was visible in North and South America, where skies were clear, and parts of Europe
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 9:23pm
A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:
Bolivian authorities say a bus rolled over on a mountain road in the southern part of the Andean country, then tumbled 100 meters (330 feet) into a ravine, killing at least 13 people and injuring 26 more.
Poland's conservative Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called on politicians and public figures Sunday to make the public debate more respectful after the slaying of Gdansk city mayor which raised calls for national reconciliation.
U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday that he will urge President Donald Trump to meet with the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan so that they can devise a plan to end Afghanistan's 17-year war, the U.S.'s longest military engagement.
Mark Stevenson, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 8:20am
People in the town where a gasoline explosion killed at least 79 people say the section of pipeline that gushed fuel has been a habitual gathering site for thieves, repeatedly damaged and patched like a trusty pair of jeans.