Arun Jaitley, India's former finance minister and a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first-term Cabinet, has died. He was 66. A statement by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences announced Jaitley's death on Saturday. He was admitted to a New Delhi hospital two weeks ago after...
The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:10 a.m. The head of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says it has successfully test-fired a "new missile" amid growing tensions with the United States and the unraveling of the nuclear deal with world powers. The semi-official Tasnim news agency, which...
Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate. Now in their 90s, these men aren't afraid to cry about what they saw in World War II. And they want everyone to remember what happened back...
Gov. Ralph Northam and poet Nikki Giovanni will help observe the arrival of enslaved Africans to what is now Virginia. They'll speak Saturday at the 2019 African Landing Commemorative Ceremony in Hampton. It's being held on Chesapeake Bay, where ships traded men and women from what's now Angola for...
President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world. The Group of Seven nations are gathering in a French beach resort town at one of the most unpredictable moments...
A U.N. special rapporteur challenged Malaysia's claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying an estimated one in six people in the Southeast Asian country are still considered poor. Malaysia's official poverty rate fell from 49% in 1970 to just 0.4% in 2016. Philip Alston, the U.N. rapporteur on extreme poverty...
Tropical Storm Ivo is losing strength off Mexico's Pacific coast as its moves northwestward over cooler waters and is expected to weaken into a remnant low weather system by Sunday night. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Ivo is remaining well off land and is not forecast to pose...
An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington now lists its destination as a port in Turkey. The crew of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, changed its listed destination in its Automatic Identification System to Mesrin, Turkey,...
Chinese police say an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong who was detained on the mainland has been released. Authorities in Shenzhen say Simon Cheng Man-kit was released as scheduled on Saturday after 15 days of administrative detention. Shenzhen is the mainland city neighboring Hong Kong.
Chinese police say Simon Cheng, detained staffer at UK consulate in Hong Kong, has been released