Migrants fearing deportation start fire at Mexico detention center, killing 40, president says
Another 29 people were injured in the fire at a facility in Ciudad Juarez, which is across from El Paso, Texas, officials said.
Italy invites Florida parents, students to see ‘David’ statue after principal resigns
The Florence museum and the city's mayor extended an invitation after the Florida school's principal was forced to resign after parents complained that an image of the nude statue was shown to a sixth-grade art class.
'Chabelo,' beloved Mexican kid's comic Xavier López, dies at 88
Xavier López's Sunday variety show, where he performed as Chabelo, ran for an astonishing 48 years -- Mexico's longest-running TV show.
Putin to station tactical nukes in Belarus as West supports Ukraine
Putin said he was responding to Britain’s decision this past week to provide Ukraine with armor-piercing rounds containing depleted uranium. Russia falsely claimed these rounds have nuclear components.
Ramadan 2023: What is the Islamic holy month? How is it celebrated?
Around the world, Muslims will be fasting - abstaining from food (yes, even water) from sunrise to sundown for 30 days. And we've got you covered with answers to commonly asked questions about the holy month.
Putin sticks to protocol during visit from China's Xi Jinping
Putin and Xi were expected to touch on issues related to Ukraine, a spokesman said, adding that Russia's president would likely offer a “detailed explanation" of Moscow's view on the current situation.
COVID-19 pandemic expected to end this year 'as a public health emergency,' says World Health Organization
Optimism declared about declining deaths, though WHO falls short of declaring end of emergency now.
Potential tequila shortage could impact your next margarita due to Mexico's extreme dryness
Extreme weather during the past few years in Mexico and other areas of the world has hurt agave crop production.
Earthquake in Ecuador kills at least 15, causes widespread damage
The magnitude 6.8 quake hit about 50 miles south of Guayaquil, an area with over 3 million people.
US warns about fake, deadly pills being sold in Mexico
The travel alert posted Friday says Americans should “exercise caution when purchasing medication in Mexico.”
Facing arrest warrant for war crimes, Vladimir Putin visits Crimea
Vladimir Putin's visit to Crimea Saturday marked the anniversary of the peninsula's annexation from Ukraine, a move that most of the world denounced as illegal in 2014.
ICC issues arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin over Ukraine war crimes
The International Criminal Court says it has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for war crimes, accusing him of personal responsibility for the abductions of children from Ukraine.
Mexican president says lack of hugs caused US fentanyl crisis
On Friday, Mexico's president Andrés Manuel López Obrador told a morning news briefing that the problem was caused by “a lack of hugs, of embraces.”
New study cites Wuhan raccoon dogs as possible origin of COVID-19
The raccoon dog earns its name from its facial markings similar to raccoons. The animals are known to be sold at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, where many virologists suspect that the Covid-19 pandemic may have started.
Man sentenced to life in prison after returning to murder scene to drunkenly tell police 'what happened'
In the video, Marek Hecko approaches the crime scene while "heavily intoxicated." He begins telling officers that he knows what had happened and that he can help.
Protests erupt in France over Emmanuel Macron's retirement age bill
President Emmanuel Macron is pushing a bill that will raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 through parliament without a vote angering opponents of the measure.
Woman who lost $75K in worldwide online romance scam warning others of the danger
A 70-year-old widow thought she found new love. Instead, she lost $75,000 to a group called the Yahoo Boys.
China will reopen to tourists, resume issuing all visas Wednesday
China is one of the last major countries to reopen its borders to tourists during the pandemic. Previously, the country stuck to a harsh “zero-COVID" strategy involving lockdowns and daily COVID-19 testing.
Famous 14-foot crocodile goes missing in Australia river, considered dangerous
The 14-foot, 70-year-old crocodile was last seen Feb. 11 on the Daintree River in Queensland, Australia.
US and South Korea hold drills as North Korea test-fires missiles from submarine
The South Korean and U.S. drills include a computer simulation and field training exercises. North Korea’s increasing nuclear threats, and concerns about China’s ambitions, are pushing the United States to beef up its Asian alliances.