A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants traveling north, with Pope Francis on Wednesday expressing "immense sadne
The House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to subpoena testimony from Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing about her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees' political activity.
The Trump administration is chasing support for an economic plan that it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace. But the Palestinians - and many other Arabs - don't think their pitch will work without a political solution to the deca
Nestled in the hills along the French Riviera, Mirazur has been crowned the world's best restaurant - an accolade it can add to it's three Michelin stars.
The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior adminis
Philadelphia Energy Solutions is expected to seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, sources tell Reuters.
Chipmaker Broadcom is the latest U.S. tech firm to face a probe by EU regulators, and that's unlikely to go down well with Donald Trump.
More than four and a half million people are unemployed in Turkey, where the official jobless rate stands above 14 percent, the highest in nearly a decade.
Concerns over trade, conflict and oil will dominate a summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Japan this weekend, with attention focused on a meeting between the leaders of the United States and China, embroiled in a lengthy trade war.
Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and expectations that Facebook's Libra could turn cryptocurrencies mainstream.
Beaten up by her partner when she was pregnant with her first child, Miriam Gutierrez, has since used boxing, and now politics, to champion women's rights.
Investors responsible for $34 trillion in assets have signed a joint letter demanding governments act to meet targets on climate change set down in the Paris accords of 2015.
South Korea says it and Saudi Arabia have signed deals worth a total $8.3 bln. As Francis Maguire reports, the deals came as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits South Korea to bolster economic ties between two countries.
Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could together face billions of dollars in penalties if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to a new study.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody after reports of young children facing squalid conditions in overcrow
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17, the panels' De
It's the most far-reaching crackdown on vaping to date. San Francisco has became the first major U.S. city to vote for a ban on the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges.
Wall Street fell on Tuesday, led by a selloff in tech shares, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell pushed back on pressure from President Donald Trump to cut interest rates.
The Trump administration launches the first part of its Middle East peace plan -- an economic blueprint. But politics is absent, and so are the Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell pushed back at White House criticism, declaring the world's most powerful central bank was designed to be "insulated from short-term political pressures," and is now grappling with the question of when a rate cu
Gerber Kawasaki CEO Ross Gerber tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he's bullish on the prospects for Las Vegas and the gaming companies like Caesars that do business there.
U.S. House Democrats said they plan on Tuesday to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, citing an urgency to act following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcrowded f
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked "anything American" after Tehran said the latest U.S. sanctions had scuttled any chance of diplomacy, calling White House actions "mentally retarded.
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Botox-maker Allergan for about $63 billion, grabbing control of the biggest name in medical aesthetics to help reduce its reliance on blockbuster arthritis treatment Humira.
Global warming is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists have said.
Boris Johnson - the favorite to become the UK's next prime minister - says he would lead the country out of the European Union without a deal by 31 October if necessary, but warned the bloc against imposing tariffs.
Facebook's fledgling cryptocurrency faced mounting scrutiny on Tuesday as European central bankers and regulators demanded more detail on the social media giant's Libra project.
A 65-day ban on fishing from the sea in Bangladesh is impacting not only its vulnerable fishermen but also the whole supply chain -- from traders to boat owners to fish factories and their workers across the country.
Nearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children’s shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had been held for weeks in dirty conditions without adequate food and water.
Five critically-endangered eastern black rhinos begin a new life in Rwanda's Akagera National Park after a 3,728 miles journey from a Czech safari park.
AbbVie, which produces the blockbuster drug Humira, is buying the maker of Botox, Allergan, for about $63 billion. As Fred Katayama reports, AbbVie was under pressure to diversify its lineup of drugs.
Jumia Food, a unit of New York-listed e-commerce platform Jumia Technologies, is offering cheaper menu options in its African home market to attract lower-income earners as it seeks to boost growth.
Bangladesh has for the first time imposed a long-term ban running for 65 days that prevents all types of fishing in the Bay of Bengal, impacting the entire fishing supply chain.
Nissan on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to strained relations with France's Renault. As David Pollard reports, shareholders at Japan's second-biggest automaker voted on a new governance structure and 11-member board at a meeting
The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan’s new home was $3 million, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday as it detailed how the royal family had spent money provided by taxpayers.
Britain's car industry called for the next UK prime minister to secure a Brexit deal which keeps frictionless trade with the EU, warning a no-deal exit risked border disruption and billions of pounds in tariffs. The appeal comes a day after Boris Jo
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket has conducted one of its toughest missions yet, launching no fewer than 24 satellites in one go.
When the men who run the European Union pick its new leaders this year, they might finally appoint a few more women. But don’t expect a radical change any time soon.
In the small, mountain valley town of Yeongju, 66-year-old blacksmith Seok Noh-ki had been bracing for closing his struggling workshop until his homi, a traditional Korean hand plow, began selling like hot cakes on Amazon.com and eBay Inc late last y
U.S. President Donald Trump views this week's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping as a chance to see where Beijing stands on the two countries' trade war, and is "comfortable with any outcome" from the talks, according to a senior U.S. official
U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran's downing of an unmanned Amer
The S&P 500 edged lower on Monday as losses by healthcare companies overshadowed gains in the tech sector, while investors looked to U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this week.
When Gregory Williams and Trevor Sorrells married, they unknowingly became part of a growing wedding industry trend that embraces same-sex couples.
Equity investors shouldn't take their foot off the pedals just yet, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management COO Jaime Desmond tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks with "immoral" or "scandalous" words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand that the law violates constitutional free speech rights. This video contains l
The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested.