Ecuador’s president dismisses legislature as it tries to oust him, in a move that promises turmoil
The president of Ecuador has dismissed the legislature in a move that promised more turmoil around a conservative leader who has been unable to enact an agenda aimed at widening business opportunities and attracting more investment.
‘In the hands of God’: One Venezuelan family’s journey to the US
When Luis López was lost in Panama's Darien Gap last year with his pregnant wife, their two children and her grandmother, he often knelt in the mud to beg God not to abandon them
Loreen of Sweden wins the Eurovision Song Contest
The Swedish singer belted her way to her second Eurovision win with the pop ballad "Tattoo."
US conducts 1st evacuation of its citizens from Sudan war
The United States has carried out its first evacuation of American citizens and permanent residents from Sudan since war broke out in the capital two weeks ago.
Sudan army: Rescue of foreign citizens, diplomats expected
The Sudanese army said Saturday it was coordinating efforts to evacuate foreign citizens and diplomats from Sudan on military aircraft, as the bloody fighting that has engulfed the vast African nation entered its second week.
Explorers find WWII ship sunk with over 1,000 Allied POWs
Explorers have announced they found a sunken Japanese ship that was transporting Allied prisoners of war when it was torpedoed off the coast of the Philippines in 1942, resulting in Australia’s largest maritime wartime loss with a total of 1,080 lives
Stampede in Yemen’s capital kills at least 78, official says
Yemen's Houthi rebels say people have stampeded at an event to distribute financial aid in Yemen’s capital and at least 78 people are dead and dozens more are injured.
In the pope’s Easter address, a call to pray for Ukrainians, Russians and refugees
Pope Francis, along with dozens of prelates and tens of thousands of faithful, celebrated Easter Mass in a flower-adorned St. Peter's Square.
How the James Webb Space Telescope transformed astronomy this year
One year ago, on Christmas Day, the James Webb Space Telescope was launched. Since it began collecting data, it has captured - in stunning detail - previously unobservable stars, planets and galaxies.
In Chile’s desert lie vast reserves of lithium — key for electric car batteries
Chile is part of a South American region known as the "lithium triangle," where miners are trying to meet skyrocketing demand for the material.