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In truth, 'eh' may not be as Canadian as the world thinks

Feb 20, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET World Los Angeles Times  

That classic expression is the northern lights of Canada's speech: It's culturally important, out there somewhere, but not easy to find. Surprised, …

After living in the U.S. for more than half a century, this Cuban activist may be deported

Feb 20, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Cuban exile Ramón Saúl Sánchez's privileged status among immigrants -- a result of long-standing U.S. opposition to communism -- is threatened, as he …

Turkey unhappy with Ankara-Moscow talks on Syria offensive

Feb 20, 2020 • 5:45 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Turkey says Ankara and Moscow have inched closer in their talks on restoring calm in northwestern Syria but that their discussions have not produced …

UN report: South Sudan’s rival sides are starving civilians

Feb 20, 2020 • 5:43 AM ET World The Washington Post  

A new United Nations report says South Sudanese officials have diverted millions of dollars of state funds that are badly needed by civilians as the …

Death toll in Germany shootings climbs to 11, including alleged suspect

Feb 20, 2020 • 3:57 AM ET World The Washington Post  

The Wednesday night shootings targeted two hookah bars in the town of …

Israeli PM’s rival denies wrongdoing amid probe reports

Feb 20, 2020 • 3:36 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Israel’s leading opposition figure is denying wrongdoing after media reports said Israel would look into an allegedly shady deal between a company he …

2 more Russians on cruise ship diagnosed with virus

Feb 20, 2020 • 3:12 AM ET World The Washington Times  

MOSCOW (AP) - Two more Russians aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined in Japan have been diagnosed with a new virus, the Russian …

Live updates: Coronavirus cases surge in South Korea as mayor tells residents to stay indoors

Feb 20, 2020 • 2:16 AM ET World The Washington Post  

International experts say the disease will continue to spread globally even as the Chinese government seeks to present the image that it is coming to …

Egypt’s once-reviled street dogs get chance at a better life

Feb 20, 2020 • 1:11 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Street dogs in Egypt are finding popular acceptance after centuries of social and religious …

At least eight killed in mass shooting in Germany; suspect found dead at home, police say

Feb 20, 2020 • 12:31 AM ET World The Washington Post  

The attack late Wednesday in Hanau, near Frankfurt, targeted two hookah cafes, according to news reports. A large-scale hunt for the perpetrators was …

Pompeo tries to unite the West while dividing Washington

Feb 20, 2020 • 12:21 AM ET World The Washington Post  

American allies are indeed worried about China and Iran. But the Trump administration is unable to speak their …

Diamond Princess passengers die from coronavirus, Japan health ministry says

Feb 19, 2020 • 10:48 PM ET World The Washington Times  

TOKYO — Japan's health ministry confirmed Thursday that two elderly passengers taken off the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died from the new …

Woman plays the violin while undergoing surgery to remove brain tumor at hospital in London

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:57 PM ET World USA TODAY  

Dagmar Turner wanted to make sure she'd be able to continue playing the violin after doctor's at King's College Hospital in London removed a tumor.   …

Hookah lounges targeted during shootings in Germany

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:54 PM ET World USA TODAY  

Eight people were killed in shootings in the German city of Hanau late Wednesday, authorities said. Two hookah lounges reportedly were targeted.     …

Wall Street Journal reporters expelled by China for 'racist' report

Feb 19, 2020 • 7:31 PM ET World The Washington Times  

The Trump administration is planning to retaliate for China's expulsion Wednesday of three U.S. journalists over an editorial Beijing claimed was …

Mike Pompeo says Religious Freedom Alliance to advocate for persecuted

Feb 19, 2020 • 7:13 PM ET World The Washington Times  

President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have taken the cause of religious freedom in U.S. foreign policy to an unprecedented degree, but …

Hanau, Germany shooting reported

Feb 19, 2020 • 6:07 PM ET World The Washington Times  

HANAU, Germany — Eight people were killed in shootings in the German city of Hanau on Wednesday evening, authorities said. Two hookah lounges …

Charles Richard: China nuclear buildup troubling

Feb 19, 2020 • 4:52 PM ET World The Washington Times  

The commander of U.S. Strategic Command told Congress recently that China is engaged in a troubling buildup of nuclear forces that could be used to …

Who'll wait tables and build houses? Britain's new immigration plan triggers outcry

Feb 19, 2020 • 4:34 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Plan to keep out 'low-skilled' migrants triggers outcry in Britain. …

Donald Trump's demand for South Korea to pay more on the agenda for Pentagon talks

Feb 19, 2020 • 1:51 PM ET World The Washington Times  

Biting disagreement over the Trump administration's demand that Seoul pay more for the upkeep of nearly 30,000 U.S. troops in South Korea will hang …