Tillerson, ex-CEO of ExxonMobil, says he was persuaded by his wife to enter Trump administration as America's top diplomat
A number of young Russians are making names for themselves by posting videos of life-threatening stunts online.
BURNABY, B.C. - A coroner's jury is recommending that transit police in the Vancouver area work more closely with mental health providers following the death of a man who repeatedly stabbed himself an
The politics behind Spain's decision to extradite more than 200 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China.
A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.
WESTON, Wis. (AP) — Police: Officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings; suspect in custody.
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police have made an arrest in the mysterious disappearance of a toddler from a beach nearly 50 years ago, charging a man with the 3-year-old girl’s slaying in a case th
Police shot and killed the attacker.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrambling to nail down votes for the House health care bill, Republicans are considering ways to ease federal requirements that insurers cover such basic services as prescription d
DETROIT (AP) — During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving his trailer of meat on the side of an
The story of Ana, a victim of domestic violence, and how an organisation of women bodyguards came to her help.
Writer Eris Choo describes growing up dark-skinned in Malaysia among "candle princesses".
Opposition monitoring groups said Wednesday that coalition aircraft hit a school this week sheltering the homeless near Raqqa, leaving at least 33 Syrians dead, but the U.S.-led coalition said it had
Joshua Wong, leader of the 2014 pro-democracy movement, said China squelches political freedom.
SAN FRANCISCO - California is courting a "very significant risk" if a damaged spillway on the nation's tallest dam is not operational by the next rainy season, and the state's plan for the work leaves
CALGARY - Canada's athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque.
The country's top athletes receive money from Sport Canada via the Athletes Assistance Program to help pay for groceries, housing
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — About 50 farmers and activists opposed to a cement factory in Indonesia’s Central Java province have encased their feet in concrete during a dayslong protest in Jakart
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada on Wednesday became the first state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment decades after the deadline to enshrine in the U.S. Constitution that women and men are equal
WASHINGTON - Assured of support from majority Republicans, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch wrapped up two days of Senate questioning Wednesday to glowing GOP reviews but complaints from frustrated
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump he probably wasn’t expecting: He’s too much like Barack Obama. North Korea’s state media, which regularly vil
As Pope Francis leaned forward to give Estella Westrick a kiss on the cheek as he greeted the faithful on St. Peter’s Square, the 3-year-old caused a sensation by reaching up and yanking his white sku
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — An iguana caused quite a racket during a professional tennis match at the Miami Open, perching atop a scoreboard and then scurrying across the court. The rather large reptil
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish. The National Ocea
The U.S. Secret Service says a woman who tried to climb over the White House fence was found dangling from it by her shoelaces. The agency says in a statement that Uniformed Division Officers saw the
TripAdvisor released the winners of its 2017 Travelers' Choice awards for destinations. Here's a look at the top 5 internationally and within the U.S.
LONDON (Reuters) - Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Brita
NEW YORK (AP) — A Philadelphia-based actor-playwright and a former border patrol agent are among this year’s 10 winners of $50,000 Whiting Awards for emerging artists. The recipients were annou
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the $864 million U.N. humanitarian appeal for Somalia where a worsening drought threatens millions of people with famine is only 31 percent funded. U.N.
OTTAWA - A selection of just what was said Wednesday as Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Liberal government's second federal budget:
"As we create the jobs of tomorrow, we will support a cult
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Preliminary findings by a panel of experts investigating problems at a damaged Northern California dam complex sketch an array of concerns about its condition, and whether repair
A suspected terrorist mowed down scores of pedestrians on a crowded bridge before crashing his car into the gates of Parliament and stabbing a policeman, leaving four dead in an attack that struck at
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump is leaving the Republican Party. Rep. Beth Fukum
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania karate instructor who was jailed after he was accused of molesting students is now charged with trying to solicit the murder of the alleged victims in the case. Alleg
Tourists became entangled in the bedlam following Wednesday’s attack in one of the most visited swaths of real estate in the world.