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Attorneys for a Salvadoran woman who collapsed in a Texas detention center as she seeks asylum say family and lawyers have been denied most contact with her as well as information about her medical condition. A Department of Homeland Security statement says Immigration and...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) The police chief in Houston says no one has been found injured and there's no evidence of a shooting amid reports of gunfire inside the hospital at the Texas Medical Center. Chief Art Acevedo says his officers were making a second search of Ben...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) top Texas state senator has proposed legislation revising a strict law requiring photo ID at the polls. Filed Tuesday, Republican Sen. Joan Huffman's bill seeks to comply with a federal court's ruling last year that found Texas' law discriminatory...
BERLIN (AP) — Local authorities say an alert about a possible attack at a school in western Germany that prompted a major police operation Wednesday was a false alarm. Armed officers rushed to the Hoenne vocational school in Menden after receiving an alert before noon. "The...
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss engineering company ABB says that an executive at its South Korean unit is suspected of leading a "sophisticated criminal scheme" to steal millions of dollars from the company. The scandal could cost it as much as $100 million. The Zurich-based company says...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court ruled Wednesday that the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court without parliament's approval was unconstitutional. A high court judge instructed the government to revoke its notice of withdrawal from the...
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir. Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week. Icelandic media reported that he said he'd ban the fruity...
CAIRO (AP) — The body of a blind Egyptian cleric convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York has been brought back to Egypt for burial after he died in a U.S. federal prison over the weekend. Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheikh, was arrested in 1993 and convicted...
DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — It's been less than two weeks since Perwin Ali Baku escaped the Islamic State group, after more than two years in captivity, bought and sold from fighter to fighter and carted from Iraq to Syria and then back again. When a door slams, the 23-year-old Yazidi...