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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. immigration officials said on Tuesday they are considering releasing some detainees at high risk for coronavirus infection as detainees and workers have tested positive...

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan began on Thursday the process of releasing from jail 100 Taliban Islamist militants in a prisoner swap for 20 of its security forces, a senior security official and...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was deploying more U.S. Navy ships to the Caribbean to prevent drug cartels and “corrupt actors” like Venezuelan President...

DUBAI (Reuters) – Tehran has no knowledge about the whereabouts of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran in March 2007, a spokesman for the Iranian mission at the United Nations said on Thursday....

As the coronavirus spreads in the US, people are self-isolating. Some states and cities have called for residents to shelter in place, and others have ordered the closure of nonessential businesses. Once...

Many on social media are standing in solidarity with iconic gymnast Simone Biles after she called out USA Gymnastics after they wished her a happy birthday on Twitter. Biles took the organization to task...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government is expected to announce on Saturday that it is expanding its travel ban on most European countries to include Britain and Ireland as it seeks to contain...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on Thursday against an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that it blamed for a major rocket attack a day earlier that killed...

PARIS/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – European airlines bore the brunt of a dramatic expansion of the coronavirus crisis on Thursday, as U.S. travel curbs on much of the continent deepened the sector’s...

KABUL/DOHA (Reuters) – Millions of Afghans are anticipating that America’s longest war fought in their country will end on Saturday as U.S. and Taliban negotiators are expected to sign a deal...

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday alerted Americans to begin preparing for the spread of coronavirus in the United States after infections...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department on Tuesday confirmed that the Afghan government has agreed to postpone its presidential inauguration, amid an election feud in which both Afghan...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The United States is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela’s oil sector, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, in an attempt to choke financing to President...

LUCKNOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to “drain the swamp” of lobbyists and elites in Washington D.C. Now, one Indian city is racing to clean up a stagnant river as he...

MUNICH (Reuters) – China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi dismissed U.S. criticism of his country as “lies” on Saturday, shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Mike...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Under pressure from President Donald Trump, the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday abruptly moved to seek a shorter prison sentence for veteran Republican operative and long-time...