A top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron, caught on camera beating a protester, has been detained and is being questioned by authorities, while the president's office has begun the process of firing him after a public backlash.
Russia’s social media blitz to influence the 2016 U.S. election was part of a global “phenomenon” in which governments and political parties used Internet platforms to spread junk news and disinformation, an Oxford University study has found.
The United States is welcoming the U.N. Security Council's united support for the fully verified denuclearization of North Korea and is pressing China and Russia to strictly enforce U.N. sanctions to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.
Legislators in Puerto Rico are investigating the U.S. territory's forensics institute following complaints of understaffing, bad odors and backlogs in the handling of bodies as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria amid an economic crisis.
Revelations that the most respected U.S. cardinal repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians has raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew, and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday.