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Trump Says Pompeo Isn’t Going To North Korea Next Week After All

The president’s tweets came just a day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had announced he’d travel to North Korea next week with the new special representative to North Korea. View Entire Post ›

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Here's Why Trump's Tweet About White Farmers In South Africa Was A Huge Deal

The government’s supposed mistreatment of white farmers in the former apartheid state has been a white nationalist talking point for years. View Entire Post ›

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John McCain: Tributes as Vietnam veteran and six-term senator dies at 81

Vietnam veteran and six-term Republican senator John McCain died at 81 from brain cancer.

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German town evacuated over WW2 bomb

More than 18,500 residents of Ludwigshafen had to leave their homes while the bomb was defused.

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When Extreme Fires Become Routine: The Canada Letter

“What we’re seeing now is something that we haven’t seen in the last 100 years,” says the author of a book on the growing intensity of wildfire seasons.

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China Hotel Fire Kills 19 on Eve of International Marathon

There was no word on whether any of those killed were visiting the city of Harbin for the race, which draws tens of thousands from China and around the world.

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Pope in Ireland: Francis Meets Church Abuse Victims

Abuse survivors and their advocates around the world were closely watching what the pope said about the crisis that has undermined the church around the world.

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In Ireland, Pope Francis Finds a Country Transformed and a Church in Tatters

Many Catholics were hoping Francis would use the wreckage of the Irish church as a backdrop to unveil muscular measures to protect children from abuse. On the first day of his visit, he disappointed.

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England to Allow Women to Take Early Abortion Pill at Home

The British government said the second of two early medical termination pills need no longer be taken at a clinic, echoing moves in Scotland and Wales.

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