Iraq's protesters struggle to keep waning movement going

BAGHDAD (AP) — At the once bustling hub of the largest anti-government protest movement in Iraq's modern history, crowds have dwindled, and donation boxes have sprouted up. Loudspeakers resound with c...

Supreme Court petitioned on police officers' legal immunity

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — James King had no idea that the men who grabbed him and took his wallet were plainclothes officers looking for a fugitive. So he ran off. And when they caught him, he took a mons...

UN welcomes encouraging peace developments in South Sudan

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to extend the mandate of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, welcoming “encouraging developments” toward peace and ...

In battle against virus, Trump restricts travel from Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump sharply restricted passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S. and moved to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic ...

In battle against virus, Trump restricts travel from Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump sharply restricted passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that ...

China coronavirus expert removed for rejecting Chinese herbal therapy: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Top Chinese respiratory disease expert Zhong Nanshan (鍾南山) has been removed from a leadership role for failing to adopt the use of Chinese herbs and traditional therapies,...

Trump officials emphasize that coronavirus 'Made in China'

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's one thing the Trump administration wants Americans to remember about the coronavirus pandemic: It carries the "Made in China” label. Trump administration of...

Is Johnny Chiang the man to save the KMT?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — With the global Wuhan coronavirus pandemic dominating the news here in Taiwan and around the world, it would be quite understandable if you had overlooked the fact that...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 11 The New York Times on paid sick leave: Walmart, th...

Scandal-scarred Virginia lawmaker now seeks justice reform

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Just a few years ago, Joe Morrissey's political career appeared to be over. The former prosecutor-turned-defense attorney was pressured into resigning from the V...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BIDEN HAS ANOTHER BIG PRIMARY NIGHT The former vice president wins Michigan...

Russia passes bill allowing Putin to stay in power past 2024

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament approved a sweeping constitutional reform in the third and final reading Wednesday, a move that will allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power for another 12...

Russian lawmakers OK sweeping constitutional reform that lets President Vladimir Putin stay in power after 2024

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers OK sweeping constitutional reform that lets President Vladimir Putin stay in power after 2024.

Column: Deaths and few solutions for horses at Santa Anita

They canceled racing at Santa Anita for one day this week, which should come as good news to horses scheduled to run on Friday the 13th. Horses at the venerable Southern California t...

Moderate Democrats see edge in challenges from progressives

WASHINGTON (AP) — After narrowly thwarting a youthful progressive upstart's primary challenge, veteran Rep. Henry Cuellar says his fellow Democrats greeted him on the House floor last week with one ov...