Iran's top leader strikes defiant tone amid month of turmoil
Iran's supreme leader will deliver a Friday sermon in Tehran for the first time since 2012.
Putin's moves leave Russian opposition with few options
Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced what many see as a strategy for staying in power well past the end of his term in 2024.
'Days of God': A look at Iran's mounting crises
Iran's supreme leader says his nation is living through “days of God.
UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer
The British government is planning celebrations to mark its official departure from the European Union on Jan. 31 but is still warning that some U.K. businesses will be hurt by the move .
Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames
Much of Australia is still ablaze in an unprecedented wildfire season that has already charred an area the size of Kentucky.
Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case
A judge must decide the fate of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins after his lawyers and prosecutors disagreed over how he should be punished for conspiring in an insider trading scheme.
Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?
Anti-President Donald Trump protests have gotten smaller three years after he took office and millions of people swarmed to the Women’s March in Washington and companion marches across the country.
Amid hacking fears, key caucus states to use app for results
Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to gather results from thousands of caucus sites.
Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team
President Donald Trump's legal team will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the former independent counsel who led the Whitewater investigation into President Bill Clinton.
Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84
Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise this past fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia.
3 more linked to neo-Nazi group arrested in Georgia
Police in Georgia say three men linked to a violent white supremacist group have been charged with conspiring to commit murder.
Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines
The Trump administration is proposing a rollback of nutrition guidelines for school meals that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child obesity.
Mexico readies for Central American migrants at south border
United States officials are crediting tough measures taken over the past year and cooperation from regional governments for sharply reducing the number of Central American migrants who responded to a call for a new caravan.
Correction: Australia-Dinosaur Trees story
Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney.
1st malaria vaccine tried out in babies in 3 African nations
Babies in three African nations are getting the first vaccine for malaria in an unusual pilot program.
How Trump's impeachment differs from a criminal trial
The Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has jurors and lawyers, but it won't look like anything Americans have seen on Court TV.
Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial
Jury selection in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial concluded Friday after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next week.
Ukrainian president rejects prime minister's resignation
Ukraine's prime minister says he has submitted his resignation, days after he was caught on tape saying the country's president knows nothing about the economy.
Philippine volcano trembles more, spews lava half-mile high
A volcano near the Philippine capital is spewing lava, ash and steam and trembling constantly on the third day of an eruption that could portend a much bigger and dangerous eruption.
Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s
Two U.S. agencies say the decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record.