US & World

A man holds a banner that reads in Spanish "Justice," during a march by parents and relatives of 43 missing students who were killed, in Iguala, Mexico.

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Mexico: International experts can revisit missing students case

Mexico says it will allow seven experts from five countries to re-examine the crime area. Mexican officials have said 43 students were kidnapped, murdered and burned

Fighters from the Islamic State group parade in Raqqa, northern Syria. The U.S. is considering arming Arab and Kurdish fighters who are poised to attack the Islamic State stronghold.

US shelves program intended to train Syrian rebels

The U.S. will shift the focus to training so-called "enablers" in Turkey. Those leaders of opposition groups will gather intelligence and coordinate airstrikes with existing fighters.

Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet, seen here at a news conference in 2013, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011.

Nobel Peace Prize goes to Tunisian democracy group


The National Dialogue Quartet stepped in during the violent summer of 2013, when Tunisia was sliding toward a civil war in the wake of its 2011 Jasmine Revolution.

Fukushima study links children's cancer to nuclear accident

The study claims rates of thyroid cancer are high for children who lived near the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant in Japan. But other scientists are skeptical of the findings.

US airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed

An Air Force spokesman said details are sketchy but that Spencer Stone, who helped subdue an attacker on a French train in August, is being treated in a hospital in the Sacramento area.

Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic

The president spoke to the group's international president, Joanne Liu, on Wednesday.

Kickstarter partners with UN in campaign to help refugees

President Obama also joined the fray, calling on Americans to band together to make a big difference.

Former UN General Assembly president charged in corruption scheme

U.S. prosecutors say John Ashe accepted more than a million dollars in bribes in exchange for support of investment contracts.

Mexico vs. USA Soccer: Show us your game face pics

An estimated 90,000 fans will crowd the stadium for the sold-out CONCACAF soccer game between the United States and Mexico.

Budapest foodies hope cuisine can help heal anti-migrant prejudice

Forget the goulash. Budapest's restaurants have been featuring refugee cuisine — think Syrian sweets, Afghan pies and Eritrean flatbread. It's a festival to foster understanding through food.

Top general in Afghanistan: US strike on hospital a mistake

Gen. John Campbell tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that it was a U.S. decision to conduct the airstrike and that the hospital was "mistakenly struck."

The surreal reasons girls are disappearing in El Salvador: #15Girls

Refuse to share a pencil, reject a boy, say no to your imprisoned dad — all of these can get a teen girl killed in El Salvador's gang war.

US general says Afghan forces called for Kunduz airstrike

John Campbell, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, said he was correcting initial reports that it was U.S. forces under fire from Taliban fighters. The weekend airstrike killed 22 civilians.

Laws to stop bullying can protect teens if they're done right

Although every state in the nation now has anti-bullying laws, it wasn't clear if they have any bite in stopping bullies, until now.

The Supreme Court's new term: 5 cases to watch

A union case brought on by an O.C. public school teacher could have huge political consequences by crippling public employee unions and possibly all unions.

Trans-Pacific Partnership: US, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

The TPP is designed to encourage trade between the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.