Full story - December 13, 2017
Workers stand on the roof of the burned-out remains of the Grenfell tower in London, Britain, Oct. 16, 2017.
The safety of high-rise buildings has come under scrutiny since the Grenfell disaster in June, which killed 71 people. Several companies that had installed the original cladding have been hired to replace their previous work.
Full story - December 13, 2017
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the US-Korea relationship
Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday the United States was “ready to talk anytime North Korea would like to talk," backing away from a key US demand that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be about giving up its nuclear arsenal.
Full story - December 13, 2017
Democratic Alabama US Senate candidate Doug Jones and wife Louise smile and celebrate as red, white and blue confetti falls.
Democrat Doug Jones scored a stunning upset victory Tuesday in an intense US Senate race in conservative Alabama, dealing a humiliating blow to President Donald Trump whose chosen candidate failed to overcome damaging accusations of sexual misconduct.
Full story - December 13, 2017
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul, Turkey, Dec. 13, 2017.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday warned that there could be "no peace or stability" in the Middle East until Jerusalem is recognized as the capital of a Palestinian state.
Full story - December 12, 2017
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Tweets by US President Donald Trump are viewed in Moscow as his official position and read by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.
Full story - December 12, 2017
People cool off at the beach during a Southern California heat wave in Oceanside, California, U.S., October 24, 2017.
Full story - December 12, 2017
Members of the New York Police Department walk by a subway entrance on 42nd Street following an attempted detonation during the morning rush hour in New York City, Dec. 11, 2017.
Investigators are searching for reasons a Bangladeshi man detonated a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York subway passage during the morning rush hour Monday, wounding three people and putting the city on edge just six weeks after a deadly truck attack.
Full story - December 11, 2017
Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, arrives for a bond hearing at US District Court in Washington, Dec. 11, 2017.
After a ghostwritten op-ed appeared in a newspaper in Kiev, a US district judge warned ex-Trump advisor Paul Manafort to stop making statements to the media.
Full story - December 10, 2017
President Donald Trump visits the Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Mississippi, Dec. 9, 2017.
Trump toured the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and delivered brief remarks, paying tribute to African Americans who fought institutionalized racism, including Medgar Evers, the civil rights activist who was murdered outside his home in Jackson in 1963.
Full story - December 10, 2017
Commuters pass by the front of the Bangladesh central bank building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 8, 2016.
Abul Maal A. Muhith was responding to questions from reporters about a Reuters story on Friday that said Bangladesh Bank had asked the New York Fed to join a lawsuit it was considering filing against Manila-based Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) seeking damages.