The U.S. secretary of state said that the United States would not stop joint military exercises with South Korea in exchange for North Korea freezing its nuclear weapons program, and he promised to keep squeezing Pyongyang economically and diplomatically.
Analysts are skeptical that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will follow through on call to drop cooperation with Israel.
Rats have been blamed for the bubonic plague. But was there another culprit?
A sign for Nine Elms subway station, which is under construction and expected to open in 2020, stands outside the new U.S. Embassy in London. The embassy opened to the public Tuesday. (AP)
A sign for Nine Elms subway station, which is under construction and expected to open in 2020, stands outside the new U.S. Embassy in London. The embassy opened to the public Tuesday. (AP)
Some agree with the president that the $1 billion building is in an "off location," while others call the area up and coming.
Francis expressed “pain and shame at the irreparable damage caused to children by some ministers of the church."

Barbudans struggling to recover from Irma are wary of efforts to pull them into the modern world.

U.S. and Afghan forces have conducted 2,000 airstrikes since a new strategy was announced.

Civil rights advocates attacked the attorney general’s speech, saying his Justice Department is working ‘to tear down’ hard-fought protections for minorities.

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Federal and local authorities in Puerto Rico said Tuesday that they will implement a “broken windows” policing campaign to fight a surge in killings across the U.S. territory, which has reported 46 homicides so far this month — double the number at the same point last year.

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The new U.S. Embassy in London, criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time.

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Pope Francis dove head first into the sex abuse scandal that has devastated the Catholic Church’s credibility in Chile, apologizing Tuesday for the “irreparable damage” to victims, but also acknowledging the “pain” of priests who have been held collectively responsible for the crimes of a few.

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