Prime Minister Theresa May sits down in Parliament after the vote on May's Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 15, 2019 in this screengrab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS

Theresa May’s Brexit Strategy Defeated by 230 Votes in British Parliament

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a...

Study Highlights Growing Problem of Toxic Brine Waste

The world’s thirst for fresh water is causing a salty problem. Desalination plants around the world are producing enough brine waste to swamp an area...

UK PM May Makes Final Push to Win Backing for Brexit Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May made a frantic last push Monday to swing lawmakers’ support behind her seemingly doomed Brexit deal, warning that its...

Here We Go: Transgender Man in Britain Is Raising a 5-Year-Old Transgender Child

The transgender father of a 5-year-old boy who wants to be a girl says he did not talk his child into becoming transgender, too. The...

Chinese Exports to US Dropped Last Month as Tariffs Take a Toll

China’s 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion, but exports contracted in December as the delayed impact of...

21 Coal Miners Killed After Mine Collapses in Northern China

Twenty-one coal miners were killed when a mine collapsed in northern China, state media reported Sunday. The disaster occurred Saturday in Shenmu in Shaanxi province...

Left-Wing Italian Militant Fugitive Brought Home to Serve Life Term for Murder

A left-wing Italian militant who was convicted of murder three decades ago arrived in Rome on Monday to begin serving life in prison, after...

Benjamin Netanyahu Confirms Airstrike on Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that an airstrike by the country had hit hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria. Netanyahu confirmed the strike,...

13 Injured in Zimbabwe as Army Is Deployed to Disperse Fuel Protests

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers on Monday deployed in some urban areas where police clashed with protesters over fuel hikes, deepening the sense...

Duchess Meghan Says She Doesn’t Know the Gender of Her and Harry’s Baby Yet

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have apparently chosen not to learn the gender of the baby they are expecting this spring. Meghan, the Duchess...

3 Skiers Killed, 4th is Missing After Avalanche in Austria

Three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in Austria and a fourth is missing, police said Sunday as snowfall set in again...

Saudi Energy Minister Says He’s Concerned About Oil Price Volatility

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said Sunday that major oil producers need to do better to narrow swings in prices that dip below $60 a...

Bulgaria’s Oldest City Inaugurated as the European Capital of Culture for 2019

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Plovdiv, the oldest city in Bulgaria, has been officially inaugurated as the European Capital of Culture for 2019. Some 50,000 people...

Doctors’ Strike in Zimbabwe Cripples Health System

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe has crippled a health system that was already in intensive care from neglect. It mirrors...
Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and creator of the award-winning Broadway musical, Hamilton, receives a standing ovation with tears at the ending of the play's premiere held at the Santurce Fine Arts Center, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. The musical is set to run for two weeks and will raise money for local arts programs. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Reprises ‘Hamilton’ Role in Native Puerto Rico; 2-Week Run to Raise Millions...

Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical “Hamilton” to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise millions of...

Yellow Vest Protests Continue for 9th Week in France as Demonstrators Clash With Police

Thousands of yellow vest protesters marched Saturday through Paris and other French cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s economic...
Firefighters tends to a wounded person near the site of a gas leak explosion in Paris, France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. A powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday injured several people, blasted out windows and overturned cars, police said. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Death Toll Rises to 3 in Paris Gas Explosion

A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak blew apart a Paris bakery on Saturday and devastated the street it was on, killing...

Syria Claims Israel Fired Missiles Near Damascus, Hit Airport Warehouse

Syria’s state news agency reported that Israeli warplanes fired missiles toward the Damascus area late Friday, according to Reuters. The Syrian government claims that its air...

Gas Explosion in Paris Shopping Area Kills Three, Injures Fifty

An accidental gas explosion in a northern Paris shopping area on Saturday left two firefighters and a Spanish tourist dead, and 50 people injured, according...

Saudi Teen Granted Asylum for Alleged Abuse by Her Family Arrives in Canada, Receives...

A Saudi teen who claims she fears death if deported back to her home country arrived in Canada on Saturday after being granted asylum, according...