US & World

In Serbia, a struggle to protect the Balkan donkey by selling its pricey milk

At $10 a cup, donkey milk isn't cheap. But one Serbian farmer has found a market for this elixir, using it for cheese, infant formula and even chocolate.

More than 140 may be buried after landslide in southwest China

141 people are believed to be missing after a wall of mud, rocks and boulders buried the town of Xinmo in Sichuan province.

Some US states relax restrictions on cladding suspected in London fire

Washington D.C. and three states now permit cladding similar to what investigators think was used on Grenfell Tower, where at least 79 people died when it went up in flames.

Real estate firm with ties to Trump may build the new FBI headquarters

Some critics say Vornado Realty Trust should recuse itself from bidding on the project because of its financial relationship to the president and his family.

5 questions ahead of the election hacking hearings

Russia's efforts to interfere with last year's elections will be front and center during two hearings on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

Modern family: More courts allowing 3 parents of 1 child

Courts in at least 10 states, including California, have designated third parents in recent years, even as some courts and experts have raised qualms that more parents means more potential conflict.

Trump conflates 'phony collusion' and possible obstruction of justice investigation

As part of the DOJ Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller's team is looking into whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.

Death toll rises in London apartment building inferno

A deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in London on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring 74 others.

American student freed by North Korea arrives home

Otto Warmbier is said to have been in a coma since sometime after his sentencing in North Korea in March 2016.

Trump expected to restrict trade, travel with Cuba

President Trump is preparing to announce changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba, possibly tightening restrictions loosened by Obama.

Dennis Rodman says he's on a mission to North Korea

Dennis Rodman is one of the few people on Earth who can claim relationships with both Kim Jong Un and President Trump.

Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes yes on US statehood in non-binding referendum

The debt-racked territory voted to become the 51st state in 2012, but Congress never picked up the result. Puerto Rico voted again Sunday.

Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests

About 300 people attended San Bernardino's rallies. Three were arrested on suspicion of vandalism.

At least 3 US soldiers killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

An Afghan soldier opened fire on his American counterparts. The "green-on-blue" violence is not the first to occur this year.

What one family lost in Pulse nightclub a year ago

Emily Addison remembers the last time she saw Deonka Drayton: "I feel like I wasn't there for her when she needed me the most."

Not a random attack: New details emerge from investigation of slain NPR journalists

Journalists David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna were killed in Afghanistan last year on a reporting trip. An investigation finds that the story of their deaths is not what was originally reported.