Washington — Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the U.S. government is prepared to dispatch more than $20 million in humanitarian aid to Venezuela as soon as "logistically possible." America's top diplomat said his announcement was in direct response to requests made by National... Read More.
A Russian court on Tuesday rejected an American man's bid for release on bail and instead granted an extension to his detention pending a trial on espionage charges, according to Russia's state-run Interfax news agency. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said last week that Paul... Read More.
Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico — A new caravan of around 1,800 Central Americans is making its way toward the U.S. The group started crossing into Mexico last weekend, and the long line to enter stretches back to a bridge on the border. Thousands of migrants left... Read More.
Four Americans, including two U.S. service members, were among those killed in an attack in northern Syria Wednesday, the same day Vice President Mike Pence said ISIS, which claimed responsibility for the attack, "has been defeated." U.S. Central Command said in a statement Wednesday that... Read More.
Northern Syria -- Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that President Donald Trump had reassured him in a phone conversation that the U.S. was in the process of pulling its troops out of Syria, appearing to tamp down tension between the two nations... Read More.
New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, a native of Turkey and a harsh critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be staying home when his team travels to London to play the Washington Wizards next week. The 6-foot-11-inch NBA veteran said last week he... Read More.
Nearly a dozen people were taken to the hospital Tuesday -- and one man later died -- after choking on a traditional New Year's treat in Japan that has a deadly track record, Japan Today reported. The man who died was reportedly in his... Read More.
China has built a massive experimental radio antenna capable of communicating with submarines in deep water, but some are raising concerns about potential health risks, reports the South China Morning Post. Though its exact location remains unclear, the Wireless Electromagnetic Method project was built on... Read More.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has met with a Michigan man accused of spying. Russian police detained Paul Whelan nearly a week ago, and on Thursday Russia's state-run media said he had been formally indicted on espionage charges. Whelan's family has said he's innocent... Read More.
Brexit: the word that dominated debate in Britain in 2018 will define its future in 2019. Prime Minister Theresa May faces a March deadline to broker the U.K.'s exit from the European Union, after fending off a no-confidence vote from opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn. Earlier... Read More.