|Why Burundi Is Kicking Out Aid Groups|
The African nation is one of the poorest in the world. But it's driving out some aid groups that are offering help.
|China Arrests Democracy Advocate Yang Hengjun Following Flight From New York|
Friends say they're worried for the safety of the Chinese-Australian writer and former diplomat whose push for political change earned him the nickname "the democracy peddler."
|Denver Teachers Vote To Authorize A Strike|
After more than a year of negotiating with the school district, Denver teachers could begin a strike as soon as Jan. 28. It would be the city's first teacher strike in almost 25 years.
|Mexico Reports Highest Ever Homicide Rate In 2018, Tops 33,000 Investigations|
The grim news was expected as the number of open homicide cases continued to climb month after month, making the last 12 months the deadliest on record — an average of 91 deaths per day.
|'The Snow Leopard Project' Puts Spotlight On Afghanistan's Wildlife|
For many, Afghanistan does not at first conjure up images of black bears and musk deer. But that's just what Alex Dehgan found when his team went there in hope of establishing the first national park.
|Zimbabwe Forces Accused Of 'Systematic Torture' After Protests Over Fuel Prices|
The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission says the Zimbabwe army severely beat protesters upset over a spike in fuel prices. President Emmerson Mnangagwa condemned what he called violence on both sides.
|Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Russell Baker Dies At 93|
Baker made his name as a columnist for The New York Times, where he wrote thousands of columns over more than 30 years. He won one Pulitzer Prize for commentary, and another for his autobiography.
|Native American Leader: 'A Border Wall Is Not The Answer'|
Verlon Jose, vice chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, says President Trump's proposed border wall would cut through the reservation, with negative impacts.
|From Cover-Ups To Secret Plots: The Murky History Of Supreme Justices' Health|
Justice Ginsburg's recent surgery recalls more than two centuries of Supreme Court encounters with aging, nervous breakdowns, vanity, and triumphs over adversity.
|The Border Wall Isn't The Only Reason Democrats Oppose Plan To End The Shutdown|
Democrats and immigrant rights advocates say the president's proposal to end the shutdown contains big changes to asylum law that they're calling a "poison pill."
|Planned Attack On Muslim Community In Upstate New York Disrupted, Police Say|
Three men and a 16-year-old youth have been arrested and authorities say 20 weapons and three improvised explosive devices were seized. The alleged target was Islamberg, near the Pennsylvania border.
|Rivera, Halladay, Martinez, Mussina Elected To Baseball's Hall Of Fame|
Relief pitcher Mariano Rivera's unanimous selection is an honor that eluded the game's greats such as Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Willie Mays.