US & World

Document leak reveals world leaders' offshore accounts

Associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin have channeled as much as $2 billion through offshore accounts, banks and shadow companies, according to a massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm.

US anti-radicalization plan can benefit communities

One in four attempted American ISIS recruits is from Minnesota. Supporters of a federal program aimed at stamping out ISIS recruitment in cities like Minneapolis say it could be a model for other cities.

Changes in safety and diplomacy are on deck for baseball's opening day

New technology, new safety measures, and a new relationship with Cuba are what reporter Jesse Sanchez says will be the big stories in baseball this year.

Your quinoa habit really did help Peru's poor, but there's trouble ahead

Headlines once warned the global quinoa boom was putting the nutritious crop out of the reach of those who grow it. New studies put those fears to rest. But bad news may loom for Andean farmers.

The push to restore health benefits to thousands of vets

The VA considers a major change that would grant health care to thousands of veterans separated for minor misconduct.

Living from rent to rent: Tenants on the edge of eviction

Most people who end up facing eviction simply can't afford to pay their rent. Many low-income tenants work, but their rent outpaces their wages.

Shooter in custody after incident puts US Capitol on lockdown

A gunman was taken into custody after shots were fired in the U.S. Capitol complex on Monday, Capitol officials said. Visitors and staff were shut in their offices. A female bystander sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Belgium charges 3 more suspects with terror offenses

A third man has been charged in connection with an alleged plot to launch a new attack in Paris. American victim is identified.

Americans were among those killed in Brussels attacks, Kerry says

Speaking in Brussels Friday, Kerry said he was grieving with "the loved ones of those who have been very cruelly taken from us — including Americans." It's the first confirmation of American deaths.

Indiana governor signs new abortion restrictions into law

The legislation criminalizes abortions that are motivated solely because of a fetus' potential disability, as well as other factors such as its sex or race.

ISIS' finance minister has been killed, U.S. defense secretary says

"We are systematically eliminating ISIL's cabinet," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at a press conference Friday.

Belgian authorities detain 6 people in raids across Brussels

The six people were rounded up Thursday night in connection with the attacks this week that killed at least 31 and injured hundreds. On Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Brussels.

Sanders' claim America has 'lowest on Earth' voter turnout mostly true

Research on the topic shows the United States does, indeed, rank near the bottom in turnout among developed countries.

American Muslims defy Sen. Ted Cruz's call for surveillance

Muslim communities defied the Republican presidential candidate and defended their commitment to the United States.

Brussels attacks, one day after: What we know

A day after terrorist attacks in Brussels killed at least 30 and wounded at least 230, police continue to search for a suspected accomplice.

What's next for artists in the new Cuba?

The Cuban people have a long, complex history of producing great artists. So what's next for art on the island nation?