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Southern Africa’s deadly drought leaving millions hungry

The worst drought some farmers have seen in decades is affecting most of southern Africa By The Associated Press November 21, 2019, 6:00 AM 1 min read The worst...

Latest fire-prevention power outage ending in California

Pacific Gas & Electric expected to restore power Thursday to virtually all of the 120,000 people it intentionally blacked out to avoid the risk...

US Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

US Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims By The Associated Press November 21, 2019, 5:56 AM 2 min read The U.S. Catholic Church pushed what it called...

Across Mister Rogers’ actual neighborhoods, his faith echoes

His TV neighborhood, was, of course, a realm of make believe — a child’s-eye view of community summoned into being by an oddly understanding...

Esper doesn’t regret delaying drills, despite N. Korea snub

Esper doesn’t regret postponing a U.S.-South Korean military air exercise, though the gesture was rejected by North Korea as not enough to restart nuclear...

AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

Facing thousands of cases of clergy sex abuse, U.S. Catholic leaders addressed their greatest crisis in the modern era with a promised reform: Mandatory...

Activists: Iran conservationists get prison time amid unrest

Activists: Iran sentences 6 conservationists to prison in internationally criticized trial as unrest continues By The Associated Press November 21, 2019, 5:20 AM 1 min read Activists say Iran...

Survey: About 1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs

A new survey says about one in four Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, with such attitudes on the rise in eastern countries and mostly steady...

Colombia protesters hope to channel wave of discontent

Colombians angry at conservative President Iván Duque are hoping to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent as they take to the streets Thursday with...

Sondland Says He Followed Trump’s Orders to Pressure Ukraine

WASHINGTON — An ambassador at the center of the House impeachment inquiry testified on Wednesday that he was following President Trump’s orders, with the...

Hong Kong protesters, facing arrest, won’t leave university

A small but determined group of protesters is remaining inside a Hong Kong university campus, resisting pleas to turn themselves in to police By The Associated...

Bei Bei arrives at giant panda base in China’s Sichuan

The giant panda Bei Bei has arrived in southwest Sichuan province from his birthplace of Washington, where he spent the first four years of...