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McConnell: Slavery reparations aren't a 'good idea'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he opposes paying reparations for slavery, arguing "none of us currently living are respons...

China's leader makes historic visit to North Korea

Xi Jinping has departed Beijing for Pyongyang, a historic trip that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 ...

UN: Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018

Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled b...

Diabetes, cancer and death: These are the effects of polluted air

On Wednesday, the US Environmental Protection Agency under President Trump finalized its rollback of President Obama's signature climate...

Witness says he saw Navy SEAL on trial stab an ISIS prisoner

A serviceman who served in Iraq with a Navy SEAL accused of premeditated murder testified Wednesday that the defendant twice stabbed an inju...

Elizabeth Warren's rise opens a new chapter in the progressive primary

Sen. Bernie Sanders has company in the rapidly escalating race-within-a-race to lead the progressive wing in the 2020 Democratic presidentia...

Biden defends comments about segregationist senators: 'There's not a racist bone in my body'

An unapologetic Joe Biden defended his remarks about working with segregationist senators on Wednesday, telling reporters that "there&#...