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politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 2:45 AM

S Korea offers North economic benefits for denuclearization

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol is offering “audacious” economic assistance to North Korea if it abandons its nuclear weapons program

politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 2:25 AM

Japan marks WWII's end, Kishida doesn't mention aggression

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has renewed Japan’s no-war pledge at a somber ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of the country's World War II...

politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 1:37 AM

China cuts interest rate to shore up sagging economy

China’s central bank has trimmed a key interest rate to shore up sagging economic growth at a politically sensitive time when President Xi Jinping...

politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 12:18 AM

Deadline looms for drought-stricken states to cut water use

Seven states in the U.S. West are facing a deadline from the federal government to come up with a plan to use substantially less Colorado River...

politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 12:13 AM

What to watch: Cheney in trouble while Palin eyes comeback

Elections in Wyoming and Alaska on Tuesday could relaunch the political career of a former Republican star and effectively end the career of another

politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 12:13 AM

R Kelly trial on whether he fixed 2008 trial set to start

Jury selection begins Monday at R. Kelly’s federal trial in his hometown of Chicago

politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 12:11 AM

Cheney and Murkowski: Trump critics facing divergent futures

Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Wyoming congresswoman Liz Cheney hail from their states’ most prominent Republican families

politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 12:01 AM

New Zealand river's personhood status offers hope to Māori

In 2017, New Zealand passed a groundbreaking law granting personhood status to the Whanganui River

politics / Mon, Aug 15, 2022 12:00 AM

Pay pushes Venezuelan teachers to protest, consider quitting

Public school teachers across Venezuela had planned to use their annual vacation bonus to buy uniforms for their children, waterproof leaky roofs...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 11:52 PM

Malaysia ex-PM begins final bid to toss out graft conviction

Malaysia’s top court has begun hearing a final appeal by former Prime Minister Najib Razak to toss out his graft conviction linked to the massive...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 10:51 PM

US Congress members meet Taiwan leader amid China anger

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has met with a delegation of U.S. Congress members, in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 3:31 PM

German minister decries ecological catastrophe in Oder River

Germany’s environment minister says the mass die-off of fish in the Oder River is an ecological catastrophe and it's not clear yet how long it will...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 1:53 PM

Activist offers to pay for Kansas' recount of abortion vote

An anti-abortion activist who heads a small hard-right Republican group said he’s offered to pay the expected $229,000 cost of a hand recount of...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 1:40 PM

A year on, ex-Afghan leader defends role in Taliban takeover

On the eve of the anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan’s former president has defended what he says was a split-second...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 9:17 AM

New York restricts families from sending packages to inmates

As part of an effort to keep illegal drugs and other contraband out of state prisons, New York is taking away one of the few pleasures...

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 9:15 AM

EXPLAINER: Tension between Nicaragua and the Catholic Church

Nicaragua’s government recently shuttered seven radio stations belonging to the Catholic Church

politics / Sun, Aug 14, 2022 9:13 AM

Veteran Indian investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dies at 62

Veteran stock market investor and Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, nicknamed India’s own Warren Buffett, died Sunday in Mumbai city, Press...

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