BOGOTA — As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can’t the U.S. just simply invade the troubled country?
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MAE SAI, Thailand—A top Thai official said today that heavy rains forecast for the coming days could worsen floods in the mountain cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were located after being missing for more than a week, forcing authorities to speed up their extraction.
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland next month comes after what likely will be a tense gathering with NATO allies and follows Trump's repeated calls to improve relations with Russia.
SAN FRANCISCO — A few blocks from the 58-story Millennium Tower, dubbed “the leaning tower of San Francisco,” another building appears to be sinking.
An 18-story building in the city’s financial district appears to have settled up to three-eighths of an inch because of the construction of two high-rises on either side, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
ASSAMAKA, Niger — From this isolated frontier post deep in the sands of the Sahara, the expelled migrants can be seen coming over the horizon by the hundreds. They look like specks in the distance, trudging miserably across some of the world’s most unforgiving terrain in the blistering sun.
They are the ones who made it out alive.
JERUSALEM — Prince William began the first-ever official royal visit to Israel on Tuesday with an emotional visit to Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and a meeting with two survivors who escaped Nazi Germany for the safety of Britain.
CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved national security legislation on Tuesday that would ban covert foreign interference in domestic politics and make industrial espionage for a foreign power a crime.
DULUTH, Minn.—Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, U.S. President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while unleashing a torrent of grievances about the media and those investigating him.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents.
The U.S. National Science and Technology Council released a report yesterday calling for improved asteroid detection, tracking, and deflection.
ADAMS, Mass.—Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, likely are to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts.
The flags at Bellevue Cemetery in Adams first were reported missing earlier this month.
Residents volunteered to replace the flags by hand but then those went missing, too.