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Typhoon slams Philippines as storm claims its first victims

At least two people have been killed by Typhoon Mangkhut, known locally as Ompong, which slammed into the Philippines in the early hours of Saturday, bringing ferocious gale-force winds and pounding rains.

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US Coast Guard employee removed for 'white power sign' on air

The team member glanced at the camera before briefly making the gesture, provoking online outcry.

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Spanish-speaking Taco Bell worker fired for refusing English-speaker

A Spanish-speaking Taco Bell employee was fired for refusing to serve an English speaker in Florida.

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US 'serial killer' border agent arrested in Texas

The Border Patrol agent is suspected of killing four prostitutes earlier this month.

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Storm Florence: Disaster declared in North Carolina

Further catastrophic flooding is expected as the death toll from Florence rises to 11.

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A Simple Life

Mennonites living in Belize exist apart from the government, with limited technology and surrounded by farmable land.

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Rwanda Freeing Over 2,000 Prisoners, Including an Opposition Leader

President Paul Kagame’s government ordered the release of Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, leader of an opposition party, and Kizito Mihigo, a musician and activist.

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Egypt Detains Mubarak Sons in Stock Manipulation Case

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, whose father was ousted as president in 2011, were arrested as part of an investigation into unlawful trading that began in 2012.

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Typhoon Mangkhut: How to Help

Nonprofits have mobilized to help those affected by Typhoon Mangkhut, which has pummeled the Philippines.

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