US & World

'Diversity' is criticized as an empty buzzword

If CEOs are hearing the recent critiques of diversity initiatives — and don't want to be 'That Guy' — here are a few prescriptions on how to do better.

Evidence suggests Russian Metrojet downed by bomb, Britain says

The British government has suspended flights to and from the Sinai Peninsula as a precaution.

Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's new prime minister

Justin Trudeau follows in his father's footsteps to become the second youngest prime minister in Canadian history.

Romania's prime minister resigns after protests over deadly club fire

Thousands of protesters took to the streets last night, after the death toll in last weekend's nightclub fire rose to 32.

Government fines Takata $70 million in air bag recall case

Under a five-year agreement, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration could add up to $130 million to the penalty if the company fails to abide by the terms.

Russian plane crash: Tearful relatives identify victims

Metrojet's Airbus A321-200 en route from Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed over the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, killing all 224 on board.

Pope Francis to visit Mexico in February, cardinal says

During the visit, the pontiff is expected to address the violence in Mexico as well as migration, one of the central themes of his papacy.

Former Sen. Fred Thompson, had TV and film roles, dead at 73

Republican U.S. senator from Tennessee for eight years died in Nashville after a recurrence of lymphoma, his family said.

Turkey's ruling party regains majority in parliamentary elections

The results mark a big win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Justice and Development Party, also known as AKP, was founded by Erdogan, and it won back the single-party rule it lost in June.

U.S. Episcopal Church installs first black leader

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, installed Sunday, urges Episcopalians to evangelize by crossing divides of race, education and wealth.

Russia: Plane that crashed in Egypt broke up high in the air

The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed 23 minutes after it took off from Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday morning. All 224 people on board died.

Officials search for cause of plane crash over Egypt's Sinai

Russian passenger airliner crashed in a remote, mountainous area of Egypt, 23 minutes after taking off from a popular Red Sea resort, killing all 224 people on board, including 25 children.

American Pharoah goes out a winner in Breeders' Cup Classic

Triple Crown champion took charge out of the gate, winning the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic by 6 1/2 lengths in his final race before retirement.

Bangladeshi man who published slain blogger's work is killed

News of the attack closely followed a similar one on another publisher, who was set upon in his office along with two other people, both of them writers.

Fire at Romanian nightclub kills 27 people during music show

A crowded club in Bucharest became the scene of tragedy Friday night, after a fire broke out, spreading flames and smoke and causing a panic among the young patrons.

US commandos heading into Syria

This marks the first time American troops will be working openly on the ground in the war-torn country.