Full story - February 21, 2018
Sand blows across a normally submerged area at Theewaterskloof dam near Cape Town, South Africa, January 20, 2018.
A severe drought has forced South Africa to declare a national disaster and impose tough water-saving measures in attempts to push back the day when taps are expected to run dry. In this photo essay from Reuters' Mike Hutchings, you can see how devastating the drought has already been on the country.
Full story - February 20, 2018
Angelina Lazo (C), an 18-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, lost two friends in the shooting at her school. She joined other gun control proponents with placards at a street corner in Coral Springs, Florida, on Feb. 16, 2018.
Last week's mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, has inflamed a national debate about gun rights and prompted teens from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and across the United States to demand legislative action.
Full story - February 19, 2018
A paper sign is taped on top of a KFC ad telling customers that the restaurant is closed.
Most of the chain's 900-some UK stores are closed after a new supplier couldn't deliver chicken to stores
Full story - February 19, 2018
Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars
The experiment was held near the isolated Israeli township of Mitzpe Ramon, whose surroundings resemble the Martian environment in its geology, aridity, appearance and desolation, the ministry said.
Full story - February 18, 2018
Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki visits the Ulma Family Museum of Poles Who Saved Jews during World War II in Markowa, Poland, February 2, 2018.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki equated "Jewish perpetrators" with Polish and others, drawing immediate criticism from Israel's prime minister who called Morawiecki's words "outrageous."
Full story - February 18, 2018
US President Donald Trump
According to sources that spoke to Reuters, President Donald Trump will continue the Iran nuclear deal if European allies agree to try and make it stronger.
Full story - February 17, 2018
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation address
South Africa will face "tough decisions" as it works to repair its economy after years of stagnation, new President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a sober address on Friday.
Full story - February 17, 2018
People react after an earthquake shook buildings in Mexico City
At least two people died in incidents connected with Friday evening's quake.
Full story - February 16, 2018
Voters in Ohio cast their votes during the 2016 US presidential election.
Russia's Internet Research Agency "had a strategic goal to sow discord in the US political system, including the 2016 US presidential election," the indictment states.
Full story - February 15, 2018
Tyra Hemans, a 19-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, sobs as she holds signs honoring slain teachers and friends near the police cordon around the school in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 15, 2018.
Wednesday's shooting was the 18th in a US school this year and the second deadliest in US history.

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