The U.N. Security Council is heading to Asia for a firsthand look at the plight of some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar and the several hundred thousand who remain in the country's northern Rakhine state
An explosion and asphalt fire at a Wisconsin oil refinery sent huge plumes of smoke into the air that pollution experts said almost certainly contains large amounts of toxins
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the southern side of the DMZ for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the first time a North Korean leader has stepped into the territory since 1953.
Anyone who's served in the military, worked for the federal government or addressed a package at the post office is familiar with an iconic pen made for 50 years by visually impaired people
Massachusetts gambling regulators are considering Wynn Resorts' request to remove Steve Wynn's name from its state casino license as the company founder faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct
Gunman who killed more than two dozen people in a Texas church last year had promised a military judge five years earlier that he would never allow himself to hurt someone again
A Senate subcommittee has found that federal officials lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children last year after a government agency placed the minors in the custody of adult sponsors in communities nationwide
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In a move that would reduce federal assistance to poor households, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is recommending increasing rent for low-income tenants living in government-subsidized housing and imposing stricter work requirements. The move is part of a far-reaching effort by the Trump administration that some are calling...
An Arkansas judge has blocked a voter ID law that's nearly identical to a measure the state's highest court found unconstitutional about four years ago