Merkel wins fourth term as German far-right party makes gains

(BERLIN) -- German voters rewarded Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in national elections on Sunday, sending the chancellor to a record fourth term as one of Europe&... Read More

Third earthquake in a month shakes Mexico as rescuers search for life

(MEXICO CITY) -- A strong earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the third temblor to hit the country this month.

The latest quake sent shock waves hundreds of miles out from its epicenter to Mexico City, causing buildings t... Read More

Several injured in possible acid attack near London shopping center

(LONDON) -- Several people were injured Saturday near the Stratford Center shopping center in Stratford, east London, after being sprayed with a "noxious substance," police said.

London police responded to reports of a "group of males" spr... Read More

What you need to know about the Catalan independence referendum

(BARCELONA, Spain) -- It is not often that a plebiscite is banned in a democracy, but that is exactly what happened in the case of the upcoming Catalan independence referendum in Spain, set to be held on Oct. 1.

The vote has not only been ... Read More

'End in sight' in campaign to retake Raqqa from ISIS, says top diplomat

(NEW YORK) -- It began on the 73rd anniversary of D-Day -- the U.S.-led Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War II -- and now, less than four months later in ISIS's self-declared capital, "the end is now in sight," according to a top U.S... Read More

Search for girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico comes to puzzling end: She never existed

(MEXICO CITY) -- After a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City Tuesday, a frantic search ensued for a 12-year-old girl believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of her collapsed school. But in a bizarre turn of events, officials now say she nev... Read More

Tillerson: If North Korea uses H-bomb, Trump to make ultimate decision on US response

(NEW YORK) -- If North Korea follows through on its latest threat of setting off a nuclear explosion over the Pacific Ocean, it will ultimately be up to President Trump whether the United States will respond with military action, Secretary of State R... Read More

Trump tweets angry response after being called 'deranged' and 'dotard' by Kim Jong Un

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump responded early Friday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un said the United States would "pay dearly" for new sanctions on his country and called Trump a "dotard."

Trump called the leader a "madman... Read More

Kim Jong Un says Trump will 'pay dearly' for UN speech

(PYONGYANG) -- North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said President Donald Trump will "pay dearly" for his address to the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week.

In the statement released Thursday, Kim also said North Korea is consid... Read More

Search and rescue work continues across Mexico City in wake of massive earthquake

(MEXICO CITY) -- Rescuers continue to frantically dig through the rubble of a collapsed school in Mexico City two days after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, killing hundreds.

Officials offered conflicting information on how many died an... Read More

Trump: Hurricane Maria 'obliterated' Puerto Rico, but recovery to start soon with 'great gusto'

(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- At least 15 people have died in the Caribbean island of Dominica and many homes are destroyed beyond repair after Hurricane Maria devastated the country this week, Dominica's prime minister said Thursday.

In an e... Read More