Full story - January 16, 2018
A view shows police vehicles in a street during a shootout between security forces and rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot Oscar Pérez, in Caracas, Venezuela, Jan. 15, 2018.
He appeared with a bloody face in nearly a dozen Instagram videos early on Monday, saying he was surrounded by authorities shooting at him with grenade launchers even though he was promising to surrender.
Full story - January 16, 2018
Copenhagen Police's Special prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen is seen during a news conference in front of the Copenhagen Police Headquarters after the prosecutor's office announced the charge in the submarine murder case against Peter Madsen, in Copenhagen
Prosecutors in Denmark will seek a life sentence for inventor Peter Madsen for killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his homebuilt submarine in a premeditated murder.
Full story - January 12, 2018
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21-year-old Agnes Chow stands ready to step into the breach
Full story - January 12, 2018
President Donald Trump answers a question during a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the White House, Jan. 10, 2018.
Outrage mounted Friday over President Donald Trump's reported description of African nations, Haiti and El Salvador as "shithole" countries, with the United Nations slamming his comments as "racist."
Full story - January 10, 2018
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) addresses a rally ahead of arguments in a key voting rights case involving a challenge to the Ohio’s policy of purging infrequent voters from voter registration rolls outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, Jan. 10, 201
The nine justices heard about an hour of arguments in Republican-governed Ohio's appeal of a lower court ruling that found the policy violated a 1993 federal law aimed at making it easier for Americans to register to vote.
Full story - January 10, 2018
Latin America
A number of Latin American countries, including Costa Rica, do not allow same-sex marriage. However, that trend is changing.
Full story - January 09, 2018
The town of Riace is seen in the southern Italian region of Calabria, Nov. 22, 2013.
Police and investigators told a news conference that most of the arrests, which totaled 169 by early afternoon, were carried out in the southern Italian region of Calabria, the base of the 'Ndrangheta crime group. More could be apprehended, they said.
Full story - January 09, 2018
Historian Yuri Dmitriev accused of using his adopted daughter to produce child pornography, of illegally possessing a firearm and of depravity, is escorted by a police officer upon his arrival for a court hearing in Petrozavodsk, Russia, June 5, 2017.
Full story - January 09, 2018
People watch a TV broadcasting a news report on a high-level talks between the two Koreas at the truce village of Panmunjom, in Seoul, South Korea, Jan. 9, 2018.
North Korean athletes and officials will attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, the two sides said Tuesday after their first official talks in more than two years.
Full story - January 08, 2018
The top of US Supreme Court building is lit at dusk in Washington, Dec. 18, 2017.
The justices left in place a June ruling by the New Orleans-based 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals that the plaintiffs — same-sex couples, civil rights advocates including the head of the state NAACP chapter, a church and others — did not have legal standing to bring the lawsuit.