US & World

A conservative student group at the University of California, Berkeley, and far-right activist Milo Yiannopoulos (shown here in New York) are planning to host an event they're calling "Free Speech Week" starting on Sunday.

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Why a potential 'Free Speech Week' at Berkeley is causing a stir

Organized by a conservative student publication and right-wing activist Milo Yiannopoulos, the event is a response to what they see as university efforts to shut down conservative speakers on campus.

TV screens in a Seoul, South Korea, store show news coverage of the latest exchange of insults between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'dotard' in statement

In an extraordinary statement released through state media, the North Korean leader says the U.S. president is "surely a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire, rather than a politician."

Mexico Earthquake

​LA team helps search for Mexico quake survivors

Mexico's federal police said several people were lifted out of the debris of two buildings Thursday.

The US-Mexico border is already dangerous to cross, even without a wall

According to a documentary project examining the U.S.-Mexico border, much of it is made of desert, mountains, and river canyons; in short, it's already pretty tough to cross.

Mexico City earthquake: All children are accounted for

Search teams are working feverishly to find any survivors who were trapped. However, Navy Assistant Secretary Angel Enrique Sarmiento said there is no missing child at the collapsed Mexico City school that has been the focus of rescue efforts.

Trump Administration orders new sanctions on North Korea

President Trump announced additional sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's renegade nuclear program.

​A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

The extent of the damage is unknown given that dozens of municipalities remained isolated and without communication after Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

Hurricane Maria knocks out all power in Puerto Rico

As it closed in on Puerto Rico, Maria was a Category 4 hurricane but it still packed a punch. Puerto Rico has long been spared from a direct hit by a hurricane.

Quake in Mexico kills at least 217, help from LA on the way

Adding poignancy and a touch of the surreal, Tuesday's magnitude-7.1 quake struck on the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 earthquake that killed thousands. Just hours earlier, people around Mexico had held earthquake drills to mark the date.

Powerful 7.1 earthquake jolts central Mexico, killing at least 200

Thirty-two years after a deadly earthquake, a magnitude 7.1 temblor rattled Mexico City and surrounding areas. Residents had marked the anniversary of the 1985 quake earlier in the day with drills.

Latest DACA lawsuit brings a human side to the issue

Twenty state attorneys general and the University of California have filed lawsuits over DACA's ending. The latest to join the legal battle? Dreamers themselves.

Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, heads for Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria is barreling toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as an "extremely dangerous" Category 5 hurricane. It has already caused reports of devastation on the island of Dominica.

St. Louis protesters tell police: 'Stop killing us'

Several hundred protesters observed six minutes of silence in front of the St. Louis Police Department, then chanted "stop killing us."

Trump advisers warn North Korea to give up weapons programs

They told North Korea to stop developing missiles and nuclear weapons and to quit making threats against the U.S. — or face destruction.

Second man arrested in connection to London subway attack

Police say they arrested a 21-year-old man late Saturday in west London. He has not yet been charged or identified.

St. Louis protesters turn out for a second day of demonstrations

Protesters marched in a St. Louis to show their opposition to the acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a black man.