WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Tuesday reached a bipartisan agreement to shore up Obamacare for two years by reviving federal subsidies for health insurers that President Donald Trump planned to scrap, and the president indicated his support for the plan.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An explosion ripped through a police truck on Wednesday to kill at least six people in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, police said.
HATILLO, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Alanys Arroyo and her little brothers have been cooped up in a school for weeks, but they aren't in class. They've been living in a campus-turned-shelter in western Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria flooded their home and destroyed their belongings, trying to pass the time while their family waits for help to replace the apartment it lost in the storm....
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping opened a critical Communist Party Congress on Wednesday with a pledge to build a "modern socialist country" that will never copy the political systems of others and will remain open to the world.
The gathering determines who leads China and the country's direction for the next five years.
The MI5 chief tells internet firms to stop aiding terrorists, and 15m workers not paying into a pension make the front pages.
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress....
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users....
The BBC's Feras Kilani was with Syrian Democratic Forces as they took control of the centre of Raqqa, Syria.
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) -- Some have lost loved ones. Many have survived near-death experiences. Others have lost their homes and a lifetime of possessions....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies. The president, at first, spoke approvingly of the deal, but as conservatives rebelled, the White House insisted Trump actually opposed the plan as a bailout of insurance companies....
People are being "pushed towards destitution", senior Labour MP says, amid calls for a pause to rollout.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday that "cavalier" threats to start war on the Korean peninsula are "dangerous and short-sighted", urging the United States to get all parties to the negotiating table.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is moving ahead on a Republican budget plan, a critical step in President Donald Trump and the party's politically imperative drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code....
SMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) -- Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to cite the death of his chief of staff's son in Afghanistan to question whether Barack Obama and other presidents did enough to honor the military dead....
HONOLULU (AP) -- A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor."...
(Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was sexually assaulted by producer Harvey Weinstein.
The US author is awarded the £50,000 prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. and Canadian and trade officials on Tuesday accused each other of sabotaging efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, even as they and Mexico agreed to extend talks into the first quarter of 2018.
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which would have taken effect this week.
A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Catherine says becoming ill at university inspired a career in mental health social work.
When Archie was taken into care, the Family Drug and Alcohol Court sought to reunite him with his father.
Paul Stephenson has used exactly the same methods and materials - so can they be called Warhols?
Spilt fuel, emergency repairs and a burning lorry cost millions in wasted time and money.
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.
Click was given rare access to the Fukushima site to see how the decontamination work was progressing.
Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.
Chechen rebels seized a packed theatre in central Moscow and took hundreds of people hostage for two days.
Prep treatment could prevent a quarter of new HIV cases and save the NHS millions, experts calculate.
BBC footage of alleged abuse at immigration removal centre may suggest a "wider" problem, says human rights body.
The websites are accused by MPs of profiting from sellers who do not charge the tax on UK sales.
Four young North Korean defectors explain what life was like back home and what they miss most.
The University of Oxford pays tribute to its first black student Christian Cole.
Doctors express concern as BBC analysis shows growing waits in A&E, cancer care and for operations.
Harry Kane says Tottenham showed they "can handle" playing in the Champions League after a draw at Real Madrid moves them towards the last 16.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has asked the son of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser to provide documents and testimony as part of the panel's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, a source familiar with the congressional matter told Reuters.
Pep Guardiola felt Man City's 2-1 Champions League win over Napoli was a "perfect" performance against a side he rates as one of the best he has ever faced.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans scrambled on Tuesday to ensure support for a budget resolution vital to President Donald Trump's drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code, as one Republican fiscal hawk announced he might vote against the measure.
Weinstein was "holding tightly to the back of my arm" after she rebuffed him, Lena Headey said.
Liverpool record their biggest Champions League win in almost 10 years as they thrash Maribor to go top of Group E.
British world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he is "in no rush" to fight in the United States.
A fight erupts after one car is driven over another, ending with both drivers being arrested.
A series of exhibits traces the history and art of the Chicano movement.
US Ryder Cup skipper Jim Furyk says there is still work to be done to fully restore his country's reputation in the tournament.
A judge says the policy "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor".
The singer says Obama's inauguration revealed the extent of racial divisions in her country.
A Facebook page is helping to identify those killed or missing in Somalia's deadliest terror attack in a decade.
The murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is seen as an attack on democracy.