A senior U.S. delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence pursues an uphill mission to persuade Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to call for a cease-fire in northern Syria
Venezuela has won a contested election for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council despite a campaign by organizations and countries opposed to Nicolas Maduro's government and its rights record
The International Monetary Fund's new leader says a U.S.-China trade truce could trim expected losses to the world economy but won't be enough to produce strong global growth
Describing your smart device as "aimed at the peripheral frontiers of the digital world where the young people dwell" maybe isn't the hippest way to appeal to the younger generation. But that's exactly what the Vatican intends with its Click to Pray eRosary announced Wednesday. The bracelet features a "smart...
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians
Dozens of environmental groups and scientists are asking U.S. wildlife managers to rethink how they plan to ensure the survival of Mexican gray wolves in the American Southwest
An official of the National Ballet of Cuba says the revered ballerina and choreographer Alicia Alonso has died at age 98. Miguel Cabrera says Alonso died Thursday at a hospital in Havana
Federal prosecutors say a sporting goods retailer violated the law by selling an AR-15-style rifle and large capacity magazine to a man who used them to kill more than two dozen worshippers at a Texas church
Kim Kardashian West has joined a chorus of voices calling for clemency for a black man on Oklahoma's death row who says a racist juror tainted the outcome of his trial
Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram on Tuesday—and her debut will be hard to top. So many people viewed her newly created profile that it caused the app to crash, CNN reports. The Guinness Book of World Records says she set a new record by getting 1 million followers in just...
A family business of West Virginia's billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to help farmers through the U.S. trade war with China
A new construction crane has been moved to the New Orleans site where a partially collapsed building and two giant, damaged cranes are in danger of toppling after a weekend disaster that killed three workers
European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine and Italian Parmesan are facing a U.S. tariff hike due Friday with trepidation.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost every important vote in Parliament, and he faces a titanic struggle when he puts his new Brexit proposal before suspicious legislators Saturday
Jury selection for a major trial on the toll of opioids has resumed even as major drug distributors and manufacturers press for a settlement of thousands of claims against them
Johnson & Johnson agrees to $117M multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs, by not fully disclosing their risks.