The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty eliminated an entire class of nuclear missiles that Moscow and Washington stationed across Europe. After years of trading accusations of violations, the two nations look poised to reach a final showdown after President Trump announced that he would withdraw from the deal.
A $20 billion, 34-mile sea crossing connecting Hong Kong and Macau with mainland China opened even as some question its value. 
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The treaty is between Washington and Moscow, but the president may be hoping to include China in a new arms-control treaty.
A tabular iceberg can be seen on the right, floating among sea ice just off of the Larsen C ice shelf. The iceberg's sharp angles and flat surface indicate that it probably recently calved from the ice shelf. (NASA)
A tabular iceberg can be seen on the right, floating among sea ice just off of the Larsen C ice shelf. The iceberg's sharp angles and flat surface indicate that it probably recently calved from the ice shelf. (NASA)
An iceberg the size of a college campus broke off a large ice shelf fed by several glaciers in the Antarctic Peninsula.
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The Past, Rediscovered
The story of the Saga Vanecek's miraculous find drew headlines from around the globe after it was disclosed earlier this month.

Russian President Vladimir Putin engages in dark humor with Trump’s national security adviser: Does the U.S. eagle now only carry arrows and no olive branch?

A set of international laws governs how host countries must treat embassies and consulates.

“Why was the consulate opened not immediately but days later for investigation?” the Turkish president asked Tuesday in a speech to parliament.

President Erdogan aired details uncovered by Turkish investigators, who have concluded the Saudi journalist was the victim of a premeditated murder.

The spate of typhoons has helped confuse many trees across the country.

The mystery of ‘unknown Middle Easterners’: Who is really in the migrant caravan?

An on-the-ground look at who is in the group President Trump is railing against.

World’s ‘oldest shipwreck,’ dating to more than 2,400 years ago, found at bottom of Black Sea

Oxygen levels in the depths of the Black Sea are so low that marine life is virtually nonexistent, keeping the ship preserved.

More than 80 cases of arbitrary arrests and torture at the hands of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas are documented by Human Rights Watch.

Trump has threatened to cut off aid to poor and vulnerable Central American countries, but that will probably help lead to even more migration.

Remote garrison illustrates how the United States has sought lower-risk means to counter Tehran on the ground.

The images, obtained by CNN, seem to confirm reports that the Saudi team allegedly responsible for his death tried to use a body double to cover up the crime.

Pierre-Yves Fumery, 38, was found Saturday after hanging himself at his residence in the town of Gien, according to news reports.

The visit by Gina Haspel comes ahead of a planned speech Tuesday on the killing by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Samar Badawi is just one of dozens of activists arrested in the past year.

The U.S.-bound Central Americans could prompt a wider confrontation between Mexico and the Trump administration.

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