UN expert critical of Hungary's treatment of asylum-seekers

A U.N. migration expert says Hungary should not allow security concerns to override the human rights of migrants

GOP Sen. Rand Paul blocks bill to boost 9/11 victims fund

A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in…

The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison

Advocacy group sues over Illinois gun dealer oversight law

The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit over a law requiring more oversight for firearms dealers

US kicking NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program

The White House says Turkey can no longer be part of the American F-35 fighter jet program

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Probe: Oklahoma virtual charter founders embezzled millions

State investigators allege the founders of Oklahoma's largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme involving the use of "ghost students" to inflate enrollment numbers

Janet Jackson, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi Arabia…

Janet Jackson and rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of after human rights organizations urged the rapper to cancel her appearance

3 states sue Trump administration over tax workaround

Connecticut, New Jersey and New York are suing the Trump administration over an IRS rule that weakens the states' attempts to work around a cap on state and local tax deductions

Commerce chief Ross calls contempt vote…

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says a planned vote by the Democratic-controlled House to hold him and Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress is nothing more than "political theater" intended to embarrass and harass the Trump administration

Demise of key nuclear pact looms as US, Russia meet

The Trump administration is demanding that Russia comply with arms control treaties as the formal demise of a key Cold War-era nuclear pact looms in just two weeks

Fed survey finds widespread concerns over trade

Latest Fed survey finds economy growing modestly despite widespread concerns over Trump trade policies

Ex-Israeli PM Barak says he has 'cut all ties' with Epstein

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak says he has cut all ties with Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier jailed on sex-trafficking charges

Gunmen in restaurant in northern Iraq kill…

Turkish and Kurdish officials say unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, killing at least one Turkish diplomat

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Prosecutors seek prison terms for Virginia rally…

Federal prosecutors say a "hate crime motivation" should result in stricter sentences for three members of a white supremacist group who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at a rally in Virginia for far-right extremists

Mail carrier convicted in scheme to deliver pot packages

A postal service worker has been convicted of intercepting packages of marijuana and delivering them to a drug dealer in return for cash payments

Trump vs. Dems: 'Racist,' socialist' lines drawn…

'Racists' vs. socialists: Trump and Democrats label the battle lines for 2020 campaign

Cyprus detains 12 Israelis after UK woman alleges rape

A Cyprus police official says 12 Israelis have been detained after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped in the popular resort town of Ayia Napa

Stevens to be 13th Supreme Court justice buried…

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Judge in newspaper shooting case rules on…

A judge presiding over the case of a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper rules on pretrial motions

The Latest: Iran FM says US sanctions 'economic terrorism'

Iran's foreign minister is telling a United Nations gathering that U.S. sanctions against his country amount to what he calls "economic terrorism."

Top diplomat: Iran must build missiles for defense

Iran's foreign minister says his country has no choice but to manufacture missiles for defense purposes

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UK leader May slams populist politics, Brexit…

British Prime Minister Theresa May has criticized the increasing intolerance and absolutism of world politics, in a message many will see as aimed at her successor as Britain's leader and at President Donald Trump

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids…

Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball

House proposal would force disclosures of terror watchlist

The House has adopted a proposal from Democratic Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar to force the Trump administration to disclose details about how it shares a watchlist of "known or suspected terrorists" with foreign countries