EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks
EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks to get polluting CO2 levels down.

February 19th, 4:23 AM CST
Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes
Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

Trump says he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but he's in no rush.

February 19th, 2:53 PM CST
As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach
As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

UK cybersecurity chief says government oversight of Huawei proves its worth in flagging problems.

8 hrs 6 mins ago
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

China accuses Washington of trying to block industry development after Pence calls Huawei and other telecom suppliers a security threat.

February 18th, 3:53 AM CST
Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups
Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

Microsoft detects hacking attacks aimed at European democracy groups ahead of May elections.

9 hrs 56 mins ago
Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state
Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

Exposed Chinese database with names, birthdates, employers and even last places visited shows depth of surveillance state and expanded use of facial recognition.

February 19th, 1:23 AM CST
UK politics fractures further as 3 Conservatives defect
UK politics fractures further as 3 Conservatives defect

Three pro-European lawmakers have quit Britain's governing Conservatives to join a newly formed centrist group of independent legislators opposed to the government's conduct of Brexit.

10 hrs 6 mins ago
French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty
French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty

Swiss bank UBS could face a multibillion-euro fine as a Paris court is set to deliver a verdict on charges it helped wealthy French clients evade tax authorities.

13 hrs 36 mins ago
Powerful political leader warns against squandering peace
Powerful political leader warns against squandering peace

Prominent Afghan political leader warn the president against squandering the best opportunity at peace in more than 17 years of war.

1 hr 56 mins ago
Pope strives to fight cleric sex abuse with Vatican summit
Pope strives to fight cleric sex abuse with Vatican summit

Pope Francis is summoning church leaders from around the globe for a tutorial on clergy sex abuse, as church leaders around the world continue to protect the church's reputation by denying that priests rape children and by discrediting victims.

12 hrs 36 mins ago
Putin sternly warns US against putting missiles in Europe
Putin sternly warns US against putting missiles in Europe

President Vladimir Putin says in a state-of-the-nation address that Russia needs to focus on raising living standards.

11 hrs 46 mins ago
Civilians, including many children, leave IS-held enclave
Civilians, including many children, leave IS-held enclave

A convoy of trucks carrying civilians has left the last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.

10 hrs 36 mins ago
Abuse survivors demand Vatican transparency, accountability
Abuse survivors demand Vatican transparency, accountability

Survivors of clergy sexual abuse have met with organizers of a Vatican prevention summit and demanded zero tolerance for abusers and for religious superiors to be held accountable when they protect priests who rape and molest children.

3 hrs 46 mins ago
Aid wars: US-Russia vie to ease Venezuelan crisis
Aid wars: US-Russia vie to ease Venezuelan crisis

Russian news agencies say a shipment of Russian medicine and medical equipment has arrived in Venezuela.

8 hrs 6 mins ago
Morocco: Arab Spring anniversary brings reflection, beatings
Morocco: Arab Spring anniversary brings reflection, beatings

Moroccan police are firing water cannon at protesting teachers and beating people back with truncheons amid demonstrations around the capital.

7 hrs 16 mins ago
US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can't return
US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can't return

Secretary of State Pompeo says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State in Syria isn't US citizen and can't return.

2 hrs 36 mins ago
Priest's son demands Vatican attention for clergy's children
Priest's son demands Vatican attention for clergy's children

The lead organizer of the Vatican's sex abuse summit has met with an Irish activist seeking to draw attention to another issue the Vatican has long sought to keep quiet: the plight of children of priests.

1 hr 36 mins ago
Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie lead Brit Awards nominations
Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie lead Brit Awards nominations

Home-grown talents Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie and George Ezra lead nominations for the U.K. music industry's Brit Awards, set to be handed out at a ceremony featuring performances by "The Greatest Showman" star Hugh Jackman and DJ Calvin Harris.

9 hrs 46 mins ago
UK's May, EU chief call latest Brexit talks 'constructive'
UK's May, EU chief call latest Brexit talks 'constructive'

Britain's foreign secretary is telling a German audience that securing an orderly British departure from the European Union is "of paramount importance.".

10 hrs 56 mins ago
Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action
Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action

A prominent American economist says there are "very few" people who still doubt climate change.

10 hrs 36 mins ago