During a battle of the Philippine-American war in 1901, the US Army reportedly killed thousands of villagers and took three church bells. On Dec. 11, the United States returned the Bells of Balangiga in a symbolic gesture of friendship and understanding.
Female inmates dressed as guards pose for a photo during Nelson Hungria Prison's annual Christmas event for inmates and jail staff in Rio de Janeiro on Dec. 13. Inmates serving time for offenses from burglary to homicide spent weeks decking out their cell blocks with handmade Christmas decorations and planning Bible-related p...
In a shift from decades of closer rapprochement, the Trump administration is digging in against China. From trade policy to human rights abuses, the White House is taking an uncompromising position on the country it fears as the next superpower.
In an attempt to mobilize his supporters before the midterms elections, the president is threatening to end $500 million in aid to Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala – a move that would ultimately contribute to instability in the region.
Security footage shows a man leaving the consulate in Istanbul wearing Jamal Khashoggi's clothes, implying premeditation on the part of the Saudis. US lawmakers say Saudi Arabia should face punishment, but President Trump doesn't want to halt proposed arms sales.
International pressure continues to grow against Saudi Arabia in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as US Secretary of State meets with leaders of the kingdom. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman continues to deny Mr. Khashoggi was killed at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.
In December 2016, an American pastor was imprisoned in Turkey for charges that he committed crimes on behalf of terror groups. Nearly two years later, he will be released from the country – but only after intense pressure from the US government.