White House chief of staff John Kelly — a former general whose son died in Afghanistan — made an emotive defense of Donald Trump Thursday, amid a scandal over the president’s phone call with a military widow.
Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Thursday, railing against the “politics of division” after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor since leaving office.
Former president George W. Bush issued a sharp if veiled denunciation of Trumpism on Thursday, warning that bigotry, white supremacy and falsehoods are coarsening the national tone and threatening American democracy.
Nicknamed “dog food” and made from nearly expired left-overs, a new product designed to fight hunger among school kids in Brazil’s largest city has sparked controversy.
The EU closed ranks behind Spain in the Catalan crisis Thursday, saying there was “no space” for outside intervention by the bloc as France and Germany voiced strong support for Madrid.
The death toll from forest fires, which ravaged swathes of land in central Portugal in recent days, has risen to 43 after the discovery of another corpse, authorities said Thursday.
The Islamic State group’s former Syrian stronghold Raqa has been captured, but it lies ruined, littered with explosives, and lacking electricity or running water for residents desperate to return.
British Prime Minister Theresa May urged European leaders on Thursday to allow negotiations to move forward on a Brexit deal she could “defend” to voters and her divided party.
The United States should assume Kim Jong-Un’s regime is “on the cusp” of getting a nuclear missile capable of striking US targets and work to prevent this, the head of the CIA said Thursday.
A typhoon is expected to lash Japan with heavy rains Sunday, potentially weighing on turnout as millions of voters head to the polls in the world’s third-biggest economy.
President Donald Trump on Thursday gave his administration ten-out-of-ten for its response a hurricane that hammered Puerto Rico exactly one month ago, as 80 percent of the US island remained without power.