US Ambassador returns letter written by Christopher Columbus to the Vatican

(ROME) -- The U.S. ambassador to the Vatican returned a letter written by Christopher Columbus after it was stolen and replaced with a forgery, officials said.

“The Columbus Letter, as it is known, is an account of the explorer&rsquo... Read More

Senators move to prevent Trump from removing US troops in South Korea

(WASHINGTON) -- A pair of Senate Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday that would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally drawing down the American troop presence on the Korean peninsula – not necessarily because he’s said he wil... Read More

A year later, survivors of London's Grenfell Tower fire try to cope

(LONDON) -- Omar Alhaj Ali recently had a dream about his brother Mohammad, who died in last year’s fire in London's Grenfell Tower apartment complex where they both lived.

In the dream, Mohammad told him, ‘don’t worry, e... Read More

Assault on Yemen's largest port threatens to increase mass starvation

(SANAA, Yemen) -- A military coalition led by Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates forces, with vital guidance and supplies provided by the United States, has launched the largest assault of Yemen's war, with an attack on the massive port city of H... Read More

How North Korea is portraying Kim Jong Un's historic summit with Trump

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- The portrayal of Tuesday's historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is following predictable patterns in the U.S., often falling along party lines. But how is it playing out insi... Read More

Trump proclaims 'there is no longer a nuclear threat' upon return from summit

(WASHINGTON) --  President Donald Trump took to Twitter to reassure Americans to "sleep well tonight" upon landing in Washington, D.C., early Wednesday morning after the landmark summit in Singapore between the United States and North Korea.
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Trump's pledge to stop 'war games' with South Korea throws critical exercises into question

(WASHINGTON) -- The biggest surprise to emerge from President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore was not included in the final agreement: Trump's pledge to stop U.S. military exercises routinely held with South Korea. T... Read More

Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon

(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was not surprised by President Donald Trump’s call to end U.S. military exercises with South Korea and had been consulted beforehand, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.

As reports emerged t... Read More

The world watched: Trump-Kim summit drew global reaction, with many expressing cautious hope

(LONDON) -- At all hours of the night, from all corners of the globe, the world watched.

China praised the outcome of the summit, in which President Donald Trump pledged security guarantees to the North and and Kim Jong Un appeared to endo... Read More

Trump courts Kim Jong Un with Hollywood-style trailer: 'You could have the best hotels in the world'

(SENTOSA ISLAND, Singapore) -- President Donald Trump told reporters Tuesday that he showed Kim Jong Un a "tape that was done on the highest level of future development" and made the pitch to the North Korea dictator that his country, which is strugg... Read More

5 moments you missed from the North Korea summit: The biggest developments from overnight

(NEW YORK) -- They came. They shook. They made history.

President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to meet with a North Korean head of state on Tuesday.

The controversial summit, held in neutral Singapore, ap... Read More

Anniversary of Otto Warmbier's release brings up harsh memories of North Korea

(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly one year before President Donald Trump's historic handshake with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, the president painted a very different picture of the "brutality" of the Kim regime following the release of an Amer... Read More

President Trump urges Kim Jong Un to seize 'new chapter' in future of North Korea

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as an opportunity to usher in "a glorious new era of security and prosperity" for the North Korean people, calling for Kim to seize on ... Read More

Hurricane Bud is weakening, could hit Mexico as tropical storm

(PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico) -- The hurricane season is striking well ahead of schedule.

The second Eastern North Pacific hurricane of the season is whipping up 120 mph winds but moving at a glacial pace of about 7 mph. It's currently churnin... Read More