5 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

5 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

New Zealand authorities say a volcano on White Island has erupted.

Peace in sight? Paris summit seeks solution for Ukraine war

Peace in sight? Paris summit seeks solution for Ukraine war

A long-awaited summit in Paris is aiming to find a way to end the war in eastern Ukraine.

Deadly India fire in one of thousands of illegal factories

Deadly India fire in one of thousands of illegal factories

Firefighters have doused a smoldering fire in a New Delhi building, a day after a blaze there killed 43 people.

Palestinians in Bethlehem look beyond religious tourism

Palestinians in Bethlehem look beyond religious tourism

For decades, the people of Bethlehem have watched tour buses drive up to the Church of the Nativity, disgorge their passengers for a few hours at the traditional birthplace of Jesus, and then return to Israel.

Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House mounts an aggressive attack on the proceedings.

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

A US official says investigators believe the Florida naval base gunman visited New York City, including Rockefeller Center, days before the shooting.

Zellweger, Pitt and ... "Cats"? Here come the Golden Globes

Zellweger, Pitt and ... "Cats"? Here come the Golden Globes

When nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globes are announced early Monday, movies like “Once Upon a Time .

Britain faces most history-shaping election since WWII

Britain faces most history-shaping election since WWII

Britain is facing the most testing and significant period in its modern history.

World Anti-Doping Agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

World Anti-Doping Agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

The World Anti-Doping Agency has begun a meeting to judge the latest allegations of Russian corruption in international sports.

North Korea calls Trump 'erratic' old man over tweets

North Korea calls Trump 'erratic' old man over tweets

North Korea has again insulted President Donald Trump, calling him a “thoughtless and sneaky old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the American presidential election by resuming hostile acts.

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'

A Chinese official says people who were at vocational training centers in China's far west Xinjiang have all “graduated" and are living happy lives.

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid despite flaws

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid despite flaws

The FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial

An attorney has told a Los Angeles jury it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer who is suing Elon Musk for allegedly branding him as a pedophile during a Twitter spat.

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.

AP Interview: Warren says voters are ready for female ticket

AP Interview: Warren says voters are ready for female ticket

Elizabeth Warren says Americans are ready for a presidential ticket with two women at the top.

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election has become an issue again after the social media platform Reddit concluded that leaked government documents on Brexit trade was linked to Russian operators.

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

A Justice Department inspector general report is expected to say that the FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Andrew Yang having fun, but Democrat's message is serious

Andrew Yang having fun, but Democrat's message is serious

Andrew Yang seems to be having the most fun among the many Democrats running for president.

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

The Sesame Workshop says Carroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut.

Big Bird, Ronstadt, Sally Field celebrated at Kennedy Center

Big Bird, Ronstadt, Sally Field celebrated at Kennedy Center

Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the seminal disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire will be honored in a gala ceremony Sunday night in Washington as recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievements in the arts.

Banana, duct tape add up to $150,000 at Art Basel Miami

Banana, duct tape add up to $150,000 at Art Basel Miami

3D-printed cocktails, a traffic jam sculpture made of hundreds of tons of sand and more celebrity sightings than a Kardashian Christmas party were all part of over-the-top festivities during the week of Art Basel Miami.

‘Benson,’ ‘Star Trek’ actor René Auberjonois has died at 79

‘Benson,’ ‘Star Trek’ actor René Auberjonois has died at 79

René Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for the TV shows “Benson” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” has died.

Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

Authorities say Chicago-area rapper Juice WRLD has been pronounced dead after a "medical emergency'' at Midway International Airport.

Rams stay in playoff hunt, end Seahawks' 5-game streak

Rams stay in playoff hunt, end Seahawks' 5-game streak

The Los Angeles Rams prevented the Seattle Seahawks from clinching a playoff berth with a 28-12 victory.

New Delhi fire victims lived and worked in unsafe spaces

New Delhi fire victims lived and worked in unsafe spaces

The victims of a devastating factory fire in central New Delhi early Sunday lived in a dense neighborhood packed with thousands of poor migrant workers from different Indian states forced to live and work in buildings without proper ventilation and prone to fire.