U.S. President Donald Trump and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau failed to paper over differences on the treatment of refugees during a joint public appearance Monday, but appeared to tone down harsh trade rhetoric.
A French father and son, as well as his half-brother and their guide died Monday in the French Alps after being swept away by a giant avalanche while snowboarding in the popular resort of Tignes, officials said.
The United Nations secretary-general said Monday he "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to block a former Palestinian prime minister from leading the world body's political mission in Libya.
Romania's Parliament agreed Monday to hold a referendum on public support for fighting official corruption, a move that failed to appease anti-government protesters who demonstrated in the capital and other Romanian cities.
Children returned to school and most public transport began operating again Monday in Espirito Santo state, which had been paralyzed by a protest that prevented military police from patrolling.
Four Republicans on the Senate committee considering President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of labor aren't saying publicly if they will vote for him.
The U.N. peacekeeping department said in a confidential note to the Security Council that recent increased fighting in two hotspots in South Sudan is having "devastating consequences" for civilians.
Seven Kenyan doctors who are officials of the medics union were jailed Monday for failing to call off a two-month strike by doctors at public hospitals that has seen several die due to lack of medical care.
A bitterly divided Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite strong objections by Democrats that the former banker ran a "foreclosure machine" when he headed OneWest Bank.
Why did so many working-class Americans switch their presidential votes from Democrat to Republican and pin their hopes on Donald Trump? It's this simple: They hope he can make their lives better.