Outdated medical practices related to childbirth that continue to be used despite evidence they cause harm have come under increasing scrutiny in Europe
New Zealand officials say they'll begin Friday to recover eight victims' bodies believed to remain on a small island since a volcanic explosion there earlier this week
Michael Horowitz was calm and collected, but fired off a few zingers along the way. The Justice Department's internal watchdog appeared before senators Wednesday about his report on the FBI's Russia investigation—and made it clear that nobody was fully exonerated, the AP reports. "I think the activities we found...
Spain’s king has asked caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to try and form a government, even though the Socialist leader appears short of political support
Chairman Jerome Powell has made clear that the Federal Reserve is prepared to keep its benchmark interest rate very low through at least next year and possibly longer
Niger's government says 71 soldiers have been killed by suspected jihadists in the deadliest attack on the West African country's force in recent memory
The Chilean Air Force says debris believed to be from a military transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished days earlier en route to Antarctica has been recovered
Rohingya refugees have accused Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of lying to the International Court of Justice when she denied that her country's armed forces committed genocide against them
Once touted as a human rights champion, Aung San Suu Kyi defended Myanmar against a claim of genocide on Wednesday, arguing the exodus of 700,000 Muslim Rohingya was an unfortunate consequence of a legitimate response to terrorist violence. Myanmar's security forces launched "counter-insurgency operations" following attacks by the Arakan...
The Trump administration is hitting several Iranian transport firms with sanctions as it continues its “maximum pressure campaign" against the Islamic Republic over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The sanctions target Iran's state shipping line and a China-based company that has been involved in delivering missile parts to Iran
Teen activist Greta Thunberg says she was "a bit surprised" to be named Time's Person of the Year, despite becoming the figurehead of a global youth movement pressing governments for faster action on climate change