In wake of Syria strikes, lawmakers seek updated war authorization

(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Monday intended to bring an almost two-decade-old war authorization up to date, a move that some lawmakers have been demanding for years but which has received renewed interest after re... Read More

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announces support for pipeline project

(TORONTO) -- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his support to expand a pipeline in the western part of the country, saying doing so is of “national interest.”

“Hundreds of thousands of Canadians who work lo... Read More

Chemical weapons inspectors continue to wait for permission to visit suspected Syria attack site

(BEIRUT) -- For a second day, inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) were still in their hotel rooms in Damascus, Syria, awaiting permission to visit the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack outside the... Read More

UK on alert for possible Russian cyberthreat, foreign secretary says

(LONDON) -- Britain faces a looming threat of possible cyber-attack from Russia, the U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Sunday.

Johnson warned during a BBC broadcast on Sunday of the possibility that Russia may retaliate against ... Read More

How Meghan Markle channels Princess Diana’s ‘glamour’ and ‘humanitarian vision’

(LONDON) --  Meghan Markle is not yet a member of Britain's royal family but she's already drawing comparisons to the woman who would have been her mother-in-law, the late Princess Diana of Wales.

Markle, 36, will wed Diana's youngest... Read More

Prince Harry, weeks before Royal Wedding, appointed Commonwealth Youth Ambassador

(LONDON) -- Just a few short weeks before his big wedding, Prince Harry has been appointed a Commonwealth Youth Ambassador, according to Kensington Palace.

“In this new role, Prince Harry will highlight and support the work and aspir... Read More

Trump sent 'strong message' to Iran, Russia and Syria with missile strikes: White House spokesperson

(WASHINGTON) -- The missile strikes launched in response to Syria's alleged chemical weapons attack on its own citizens "sent a strong message to Syria, Russia, to Iran," White House principal press secretary Sarah Sanders said.

The airstr... Read More

NASA's new planet hunter explores universe, searches for 'signatures of life'

(NEW YORK) -- A new NASA program years in the making will attempt to do what no spacecraft has ever done before -- scan the universe to find thousands of planets orbiting stars outside our solar system.

But the question on everyone's mind ... Read More

South Korea's 'yogurt ladies' ride motorized fridges to bring your dairy fix

(SEOUL) -- South Korea's so-called yogurt ladies are all the rage these days, having recently gotten an upgrade in the form of a motorized fridge.

Donning apricot jackets and pink helmets, the fleet of delivery ladies used to have to drag ... Read More

US is 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses chemical weapons again, Nikki Haley says

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. announced that overnight airstrikes succeeded in dealing a severe blow against the Syrian government's capacity to use chemical weapons.

But U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley also warned Saturday that the U.S. is "locked a... Read More

Who are the major players in the Syrian war?

(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump ordered the precision strikes on chemical weapons targets in Syria on Friday night, the retaliatory move shined a spotlight on the players involved in the conflict -- from Syria and the United States, to Russ... Read More

Russia warns of 'consequences' after US attack on Syria

(MOSCOW) -- Russia, the Syrian regime's top ally, reacted strongly to the air strikes launched by the United States and its allies on Damascus and Homs early Saturday, warning of "consequences."

The U.S., U.K. and France launched a series ... Read More

US strike in Syria targets military, chemical weapons sites

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Friday he had ordered "precision strikes" against Syria's chemical weapons capability in conjunction with France and the United Kingdom.

Included in the targets was a scientific research center i... Read More

Life after Lebanon: Syrian refugee ready for new life in New Zealand

(BEIRUT) -- In 2014, Rami, a Syrian refugee, was working behind a desk in the back of a garage, helping his father fix tires in Lebanon to raise money for their family.

He'd lost his home and had left his school behind in Syria, where his ... Read More