SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The head of the federal agency that grants citizenship and immigration benefits said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The fallout over last week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organization.
UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday delayed a vote on a demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, where pro-government warplanes have been pounding the last rebel bastion near Damascus in one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year civil war.
The employer of a Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer is arrested in Lebanon.
This week, we had the K-pop Norwegians. And the world's greatest commute. And much more.
Meet the volunteer puppy "hoteliers" who help charities meet spiralling demand for assistance dogs.
Russia has sent its most advanced fighter jet to Syria, a US military official tells CNN. It's a deployment that could potentially increase the level of danger to US forces operating inside the country.
A new dam on the river Nile could trigger the world's first war about water, writes Alastair Leithead.
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers are fretting that they could face the next U.S. recession with an arsenal of policies little different from that used in the last downturn but robbed of much of their punch because interest rates are still low.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held talks on Friday at the White House where the two leaders sought to put aside previous tensions, but divisions on trade remained.
The Trump administration will move its US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, the State Department announced Friday, coinciding with Israel's 70th anniversary.
They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders....
President Donald Trump announced Friday that the US Treasury Department is imposing new sanctions against North Korea specifically targeting the country's shipping and trading companies and vessels in an effort to further isolate the rogue regime.
President Trump's ex-campaign chief paid ex-politicians to lobby for Ukraine, an indictment says.
Students are suffering from stress and anxiety owing to the pressures of housing costs, a survey has suggested.
(Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, under indictment for invasion of privacy in connection with the cover-up of an extramarital affair, has resigned from a leadership position with the Republican Governors Association, the organization said on Friday.
Iain McNicol is standing down to "pursue new challenges" after seven years in the role.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.
After battling stereotypes, Terrell Lawrence finds his calling as a cheerleader.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up."...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and he is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election.
Chinese authorities are once again cracking down on the practice which have existed for years.
An app in Greece is helping people donate their leftover drugs to those who can't afford to buy them.
Do you have "dirty knee syndrome"? Prize snowdrop bulbs can sell for thousands, as experts explain.
A number of women have taken to social media to say they've been sexually assaulted during the Hajj pilgrimage.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, switching from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of Trump's campaign and Russia's election interference....
Smartphone sales are falling - could the fact they increasingly have similar designs be why?
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's governor announced plans Friday to put more armed guards in schools and to make it harder for young adults and some with mental illness to buy guns, responding to days of intense lobbying from survivors of last week's shooting at a Florida high school....
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling some of their 13 children pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges of child abuse....
England coach Eddie Jones accuses Scotland of gamesmanship as the teams prepare for Saturday's Six Nations clash and their 136th meeting.
The Guardian reports over half of factories had "major" food safety breaches between 2014 and 2017.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump told conservatives Friday that even Second Amendment supporters can get behind steps to fight gun violence in schools, offering a red-meat call for arming teachers and suggesting they would be more likely to protect students than a security guard who "doesn't love the children."...
At least 18 people are dead after two large explosions, one of them at the presidential palace.
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government warplanes carried out a sixth day of airstrikes Friday in the rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus, killing 32 people, activists said, as the death toll from a week of bombardment soared over 400....
New charges were filed late Friday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in the special counsel investigation.
Hertz and Enterprise Holdings are among corporate partners shunning the powerful gun lobby.
Mathieu Bastareaud impresses on his France return as the hosts pick up a comfortable Six Nations win at the Stade Velodrome.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An easing of financial rules will soon unleash pent-up mergers and acquisitions among mid-sized U.S. banks, according to deal bankers, analysts and bank executives.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected.
Civilians in a rebel enclave bear the brunt of the bombing while world powers haggle.
The idea of arming teachers to take out a shooter is alarming some law enforcement experts, who say it takes more than just being a good shot at a gun range....
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is charged for wearing a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon, in breach of FA regulations.
President Buhari apologises for the suspected abductions, as parents say 100 remain missing.
England Women score seven tries to beat Scotland and maintain their pursuit of a second consecutive Six Nations Grand Slam.
President Trump says he wants some US teachers to be trained to tackle gunmen. What do British people think?
The "McDonalds" haircut was banned in a Norfolk school - but it's not the first cut to cause controversy.
The European Council president says reports suggest the UK is still trying to cherry pick its Brexit deal.
We asked young people what they thought about the Snapchat after Kylie Jenner said she was no longer a fan.
Freezing air from Russia could give the UK its coldest February week for five years.
Saying there are "no words" to describe a horror is infuriating. But now not saying anything has become the new way to talk about the world's nastiest war.