Dake Kang, Associated Press | Posted Feb 19th - 6:44am
Police in Thailand who spent three days in an orderly but unsuccessful search of a vast Buddhist temple for a prominent monk accused of financial wrongdoing kept up the pressure Sunday, sending fresh forces to confront devotees and monks at the compound's gates.
Utah and the LDS Church have joined separate briefs th support an appeal of a federal ruling that transgender students can use restrooms based on gender identity. The church joined five other faiths in a brief from major religious organizations.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Feb 18th - 1:06pm
Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.
Munir Ahmed and Rahim Faiez, Associated Press | Posted Feb 18th - 5:01am
Pakistani authorities shut down a second key border crossing into Afghanistan, halting trade supplies to the neighboring landlocked country and increasing tensions between the two nations in the wake of a bloody suicide bombing at a beloved shrine in Pakistan, officials said Saturday.
Bullit Marquez, Associated Press | Posted Feb 18th - 1:50am
Thousands of Catholics joined a march with church leaders in Manila on Saturday in one of the largest shows of opposition against President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly crackdown against illegal drugs and attempts to revive the death penalty.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Feb 18th - 12:15am
Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.
Janie Har, Associated Press | Posted Feb 17th - 4:44pm
Speakers at a Vatican-sponsored conference in Northern California — including an archbishop — denounced President Donald Trump's orders on immigration and travel and vowed to fight them at a meeting Friday.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Feb 17th - 4:14pm
Republican Sen. John McCain delivered a withering critique of President Donald Trump in a speech Friday that highlighted fractures within the GOP as the new administration struggles to overcome a chaotic start.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted Feb 17th - 3:35pm
Municipalities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis and Skokie, Illinois, urged a federal judge on Friday to continue blocking aspects of Republican President Donald Trump's travel ban.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Feb 17th - 2:16pm
The leaders of the largest branch of American Judaism declared their opposition Friday to the combative attorney President Donald Trump selected to be his envoy to Israel, citing his "extreme views" and dearth of professional foreign policy experience.
Germany's defense minister has told the United States that Washington has an interest in both a stable European Union and a united NATO. And the German official warned against turning the fight against terrorism into a "front against Islam and Muslims."