• Sebastian Kurz October 9, 2021 8:34 pm

    Kurz to Quit as Austrian Chancellor Amid Corruption Probe

    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he plans to step down in an effort to defuse a government crisis triggered by prosecutors’ announcement that he is a target of a corruption investigation

  • Armin Laschet July 19, 2021 12:48 pm

    German Candidate Sorry for Laughing Scene in Flood Visit

    The front-runner to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany’s September election has apologized for a scene in which he was seen laughing in the background as the country’s president delivered a statement on the devastating floods in western Germany

  • Chancellor November 28, 2019 12:48 am

    Legal Settlement Will Keep Confederate Statue Off UNC Campus

    The University of North Carolina announced Wednesday that a torn-down Confederate monument won’t return to campus under a legal agreement that hands over the “Silent Sam” statue to a group of Confederate descendants. The University of North Carolina System said in a news release that a judge approved a settlement giving possession of the monument to the Sons of Confederate...

  • New York City November 24, 2019 12:25 am

    Prince Andrew's Troubles Not Over Despite Change in Status

    Britain’s Prince Andrew continues to face many hurdles despite his decision to step down from royal duties because of his friendship with billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The 59-year-old prince, who is Queen Elizabeth II’s son, is struggling to stay at the helm of his Pitch&Palace charity, with some British media reports indicating he has already stepped down. A number...

  • head November 10, 2019 12:09 am

    Germany, Allies Mark 30 Years Since Berlin Wall Fell

    Germany marked the 30th anniversary Saturday of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe. Leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic attended a ceremony at Bernauer Strasse — where one of the last parts of the Berlin Wall remains — before placing roses in the...

  • Chancellor November 13, 2019 6:40 pm

    Woman and Dog Fight Cancer Together

    A Florida Woman, Tracy Jackson, and her dog, Chancellor, battle cancer and support each other during their most difficult times.

  • California October 22, 2019 6:24 pm

    CSU Chancellor Timothy White Announces Plans to Retire

    California State University Chancellor Timothy White, who has spearheaded efforts to bolster graduation rates in the 23-campus system, announced Tuesday he will retire next year.

  • Donald Trump October 22, 2019 6:48 pm

    Syrian Kurds Pelt Withdrawing US Troops With Potatoes

    Residents of a Kurdish-dominated Syrian city have pelted U.S. troops with potatoes as they drove through, apparently on their way out from Syria. Angry Qamishli residents hurled potatoes, shouting “No America” and “America liar,” in English.

  • Donald Trump October 22, 2019 10:16 pm

    Iraq Says American Troops Leaving Syria Cannot Stay in Iraq

    U.S. troops leaving Syria and heading to neighboring Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country, Iraq’s military said Tuesday as American forces continued to pull out of northern Syria after Turkey’s invasion of the border region. The statement appears to contradict U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who has said that under the current plan, all U.S. troops...

  • Donald Trump October 23, 2019 2:17 am

    Russia, Turkey Seal Power in Northeast Syria With Accord

    Russia and Turkey reached an agreement Tuesday that would cement their power in Syria, deploying their forces across nearly its entire northeastern border to fill the void left by President Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal of U.S. forces. The accord caps a dramatic and swift transformation of the Syrian map unleashed by Trump’s decision two weeks ago to remove the American...

  • Donald Trump October 17, 2019 10:28 pm

    G-7 to Be Held at Trump Doral Resort in 2020

    Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney announced on Thursday that the G-7 summit will be held at President Donald Trump’s National Doral Resort in Florida from June 10 through June 12, 2020. When reporters asked about how selecting a Trump property could have the appearance of a conflict of interest, Mulvaney said the president believed benefits of hosting…

  • Donald Trump October 17, 2019 11:23 pm

    White House: US to Host Next G-7 Summit at Trump National Doral Miami

    The White House said Thursday it has chosen President Donald Trump’s golf resort near Miami as the site for next year’s Group of Seven summit. The announcement to hold the event at Trump National Doral comes at the same time the president has accused Joe Biden’s family of profiting from public office because of Hunter Biden’s business activities in Ukraine...

  • Captain October 7, 2019 10:35 pm

    Climate Change Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

    Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities Monday, kicking off a wide-ranging series of worldwide protests demanding much more urgent action against climate change. In New York City, protesters doused the famous charging bull statue near Wall Street with fake blood. One protester waving a green flag climbed on top of the bull. Afterward,...

  • Donald Trump October 7, 2019 12:39 am

    Controversy Stalks Nobel Peace, Literature Prizes

    Controversy stalks the Nobel prizes for peace and literature in a way it rarely does for science. The revamped panel at the Swedish Academy who will hand out the Nobel Literature prizes Thursday for both 2018 and 2019 would relish arguments about the winners, rather than intrigue about the #MeToo scandal that forced the institution to suspend the prize last...

  • Donald Trump October 3, 2019 2:21 am

    US Tariffs on EU Goods Would Include Cheese, Wine, Aircraft

    The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European imports _ from gouda cheese to single-malt whiskey to large aircraft _ beginning Oct. 18 to retaliate against illegal European Union subsidies for aviation giant Airbus. The latest escalation in the administration’s tariffs will open a new chapter in the trade wars that are depressing the world...

  • Los Angeles September 25, 2019 7:11 am

    Program Provides Free Laptops to ‘College Promise' Students

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and officials with Los Angeles Community College District and the Annenberg Foundation announced a “Connect to Success” program Tuesday that will provide free laptops to every first-year student participating in the L.A. College Promise program.

  • Donald Trump September 23, 2019 1:59 pm

    UK Says Iran Responsible for Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities

    Britain has concluded that Iran was responsible for attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday. He said the U.K. would consider taking part in a U.S.-led military effort to bolster the Gulf kingdom’s defenses, while Iran’s president announced plans for a rival Iranian-led security coalition. The U.K. Conservative prime minister also said the...

  • Donald Trump September 22, 2019 11:03 pm

    Boris Johnson Heads to UN, Urging World to See Beyond Brexit

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson headed for the United Nations in New York on Sunday to argue that post-Brexit Britain will be a dynamic world power taking the lead on tackling climate change and an unstable Middle East. But he and his country face some big hurdles. He is struggling to strike a withdrawal agreement with a skeptical European Union, and...

  • head September 20, 2019 3:49 am

    UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero to Retire in July 2020

    Dan Guerrero will retire as UCLA athletic director next July, ending a 17-year tenure that is the second-longest among current ADs in the Power Five.

  • White House September 18, 2019 12:42 am

    Veteran Television Newsman, Former NBC Political Correspondent Sander Vanocur Dies at 91

    Sander Vanocur, a television newsman who for decades covered momentous events from political campaigns to assassinations, the Vietnam War to the civil rights movement, has died, his son said Tuesday.

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