French presidential contender Emmanuel Macron?s unique love story
Wildfires Rage in Drought-Stricken Florida, Force Thousands from Homes
Full Pelosi Interview: Trump Is Showing 'Weakness' With Wall
In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd that Democrats unite around a variety of issues, but stand opposed to the president's border wall plan.
?Science not silence?: Thousands rally in New York to take aim at ?alternative facts?
Arkansas in bid to rush through executions
Arkansas is rushing to execute a slew of prisoners this week before its cache of lethal drugs run out, despite intense criticism and legal challenges to the southern US state's plans. The US Supreme Court voted 5 to 4 to deny staying the executions of all eight condemned inmates. Four days earlier, on Thursday, Ledell Lee was put to death in the state's first execution in more than a decade.
Human rights advocate found stabbed to death in the Maldives
Elizabeth Thomas Reunites With Family
Thousands join March for Science to fight 'alternative facts'
Thousands of people joined a global March for Science on Saturday with Washington the epicenter of a movement to fight back against what many see as an "assault on facts" by populist politicians. Hundreds streamed onto the Washington Mall for a festive day of music, speeches and teach-ins by scientists disturbed by the rise of so-called "alternative facts" around crucial issues like climate change following the election of Donald Trump. At a time when the Earth has marked three consecutive years of record-breaking heat, and ice is melting at an unprecedented rate at the poles, risking massive sea level rise in the decades ahead, some marchers say it is more important than ever for scientists to communicate and work toward solutions to curb fossil fuel emissions.
Vietnam land protesters free final hostages after city official visits
By Nguyen Huy Kham HANOI (Reuters) - Protesters involved in a land dispute near Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, released the final 20 officials they had been holding as hostages for almost a week after a visit by a senior city official, Reuters witnesses said on Saturday. Villagers in Dong Tam, 40 km (25 miles) from the center of Hanoi, seized 38 officials, including police officers, last weekend after four people were arrested in retaliation for protests staged during the escalating land dispute.
Why Would Congress Bail Out Miners? Pensions?
For decades, being a coal miner has come with a deal: Work in dangerous, unpleasant conditions for years, and in exchange, get lifelong health-care benefits and a decent pension. Now, though, part of that deal is jeopardy, as the funds that provide those benefits have dwindled.