Pope Francis and Iraq’s top Shiite cleric have delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence, urging Muslims to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority during a historic meeting.
March 6, 2021, 12:41 PM
The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the February 1 coup is adding to pressure for more sanctions against the junta.
March 7, 2021, 12:12 AM
The weekend commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans will honor four giants of the civil rights movement who died in 2020.
March 6, 2021, 11:28 PM
Senate passage of the sweeping COVID-19 relief bill has proven to be an early test of Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s ability to deliver votes in an evenly divided Senate.
March 6, 2021, 11:19 PM
The South Korean and U.S. militaries are scaling back their annual exercises this month due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to support diplomacy on North Korea’s nuclear program.
March 6, 2021, 10:15 PM
The Society of Professional Journalists is calling on Myanmar to release Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five others who were detained while covering protests in the Southeast Asian nation.
March 6, 2021, 9:30 PM
In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government would reopen their cases and they would eventually be able to enter the U.S. to wait out the asylum process.
March 6, 2021, 9:15 PM
The Washington Senate has narrowly approved a capital gains tax on the sale of high-profit stocks and bonds.
March 6, 2021, 8:54 PM
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed an emergency order adjusting the minimum distance between performers and audience members that previously challenged the return of productions in Las Vegas.
March 6, 2021, 8:35 PM
A 50-year-old inmate has died following an altercation with a fellow prisoner at a high-security federal prison in Kentucky.
March 6, 2021, 8:35 PM
A South Carolina man is in custody for allegedly twice attacking his girlfriend and setting several fires because he was angry his $600 stimulus check was taken by the federal government to pay back child support.
March 6, 2021, 7:54 PM
Dozens of people gathered in front of the Minnesota governor’s mansion to demand accountability for police officers, days before a former Minneapolis officer is set to go on trial in the death of George Floyd.
March 6, 2021, 7:19 PM
Los Angeles county officials may return a beachfront property that was seized from a Black family nearly a century ago.
March 6, 2021, 5:23 PM
At least a hundred people gathered at the front of the Idaho Capitol on Saturday to burn masks in a protest against measures taken to limit infections and deaths caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
March 6, 2021, 5:11 PM
Atlético Madrid will try to deal a severe blow to city rival Real Madrid’s title defense on Sunday.
March 6, 2021, 4:41 PM
Several hundred protesters are marching in Spain’s northeastern city of Barcelona against the authorities’ crackdown following a violent outcry over the imprisonment of Pablo Hasél, an anti-establishment artist.
March 6, 2021, 4:39 PM
An exhausted Senate has narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
March 6, 2021, 4:32 PM
Nevada Democrats Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto were both in the razor-thin majority Saturday as the U.S. Senate approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
March 6, 2021, 3:29 PM
Arizona Democrats Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly were both in the razor-thin majority Saturday as the U.S. Senate approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
March 6, 2021, 3:19 PM