A major stalemate has developed between the Trump administration and Congress over access to a whistleblower's reported complaint about incidents including a private conversation between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader. The administration is keeping Congress from even learning what exactly the whistleblower is alleging. The intelligence community's inspector general says the blocked complaint is "serious" and "urgent."
The leaders of Germany's governing parties are meeting Thursday to thrash out the final details of a plan to cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions, a day before protesters plan to descend on Berlin demanding climate action.
An environmental group says that forest fires have consumed more than 3.1 million hectares (12,000 square miles) in just over a month in Bolivia, including areas in the South American nation's Amazon region.
A senior U.N. official says the humanitarian situation in Syria's last rebel stronghold is "alarming:" An estimated 400,000 people have fled their homes in the country's northwest in just the last four months, and around 600,000 are living in tents, camps or out in the open.
Israeli police say security guards at a checkpoint near Jerusalem were in "immediate danger" when they shot and killed a Palestinian woman carrying a knife, after a widely circulated video of the shooting raised concerns about excessive force.