Trump Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance
Trump Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance

President Donald Trump's visit to Japan is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea.

8 hrs 13 mins ago
Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament
Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament

Protesters are holding rallies in several European Union countries to demand tougher action against global warming, as the 28-nation bloc votes to fill the European Parliament.

2 hrs 53 mins ago
India's ruling party takes 303 of 525 seats in election win
India's ruling party takes 303 of 525 seats in election win

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party's thunderous victory in the general election.

8 hrs 53 mins ago
NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position
NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

North Korea says stalled nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament.

5 hrs 53 mins ago
AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight
AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight

The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges.

3 hrs 23 mins ago
Fire in tutoring center kills 17 students in western India
Fire in tutoring center kills 17 students in western India

Indian media reports say at least 15 students have been killed in a fire that broke out in a building in the western city of Surat.

2 hrs 13 mins ago
Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan
Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan

Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration office on the first day that a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage has taken effect.

9 hrs 23 mins ago
UK's Princess Charlotte to start school in September
UK's Princess Charlotte to start school in September

The first day of school can be stressful but Princess Charlotte will have her older brother to lean on if necessary.

1 hr 13 mins ago
The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM
The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM

Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader _ and as the next prime minister.

5 hrs 43 mins ago
The Latest: French far-right leader says Brexit must happen
The Latest: French far-right leader says Brexit must happen

Theresa May says she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister.

6 hrs 13 mins ago
Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same sex relations
Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same sex relations

Kenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations.

1 hr 33 mins ago
May to quit as party leader June 7, sparking race for new PM
May to quit as party leader June 7, sparking race for new PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date.

7 hrs 33 mins ago
Rihanna feels the pressure as she makes fashion history
Rihanna feels the pressure as she makes fashion history

Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, has unveiled her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris.

May 23rd, 12:31 AM CDT
Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat
Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

Scientists say they have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they cracked against tree trunks before scooping out the meat.

May 23rd, 8:11 AM CDT
UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths
UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths

The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030.

May 23rd, 4:21 AM CDT
US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance
US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance

Two U.S. lawmakers are demanding the World Health Organization drop its guidelines that allow for freer prescribing of opioid painkillers.

May 22nd, 2:01 PM CDT
US, China appear to brace for long haul in trade dispute
US, China appear to brace for long haul in trade dispute

China cuts taxes on software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in face of U.S. export controls that threaten Chinese tech companies.

May 22nd, 3:41 AM CDT
Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying
Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying

A Russian court has extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine who faces espionage charges.

2 hrs 3 mins ago
The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win
The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win

Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherlands.

2 hrs 32 mins ago
Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US
Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US

Iran's foreign minister, under fire at home, in Pakistan on critically timed visit amid tensions with US.

8 hrs 53 mins ago