Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate featured a fresh target for criticism, Elizabeth Warren. The Massachusetts senator is sharing the lead in recent polling with Joe Biden and the scrutiny that comes with it. Rivals accused Warren of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature "wealth tax" plan in an attempt to derail her rising campaign. Warren refused to say whether she would raise taxes on the middle class to pay for universal health insurance.
John Leicester, Associated Press | PostedOct 15th - 8:35pm
In chaotic scenes, furious pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong's leader to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives and clamored for her to resign after she walked out of the legislature on Wednesday and then delivered the annual address 75 minutes late via television.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedOct 15th - 8:29pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to surmount U.S.-led sanctions on his country in state media reports Wednesday alongside evocative propaganda images of him riding a white horse seen as foretelling significant decisions as his own deadline for U.S. movement on nuclear talks is nearing.
One-third of children worldwide under age 5 — about 200 million youngsters — are either undernourished or overweight, undermining their full potential to grow and develop, the U.N. children's agency said in a report Tuesday.
President Jovenel Moïse broke his silence Tuesday and said it would be irresponsible for him to resign amid Haiti's unrest, which has entered a fifth week of deadly protests that have paralyzed the economy and shuttered schools.
Mark Stevenson, Associated Press | PostedOct 15th - 11:31am
Grieving relatives of 13 police officers killed in an apparent cartel ambush gathered outside a funeral home Tuesday, many of them angry at the government and police commanders they believe sent their loved ones to a certain death.