Former Attorney General Eric Holder believes William Barr is "unfit" to serve as the nation's top law enforcement officer, writing in a Washington Post op-ed that recent controversial comments by his successor "have been fundamentally inconsistent with his duty to the Constitution."
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lashed out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, a day after she was named by Time as its Person of the Year, calling her selection "ridiculous."
NEW YORK — A day after Fox News' Tucker Carlson aired a segment describing her congressional district as "filled with garbage," U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the network on Wednesday for airing "unmitigated racism" with no accountability.
WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee opened a marathon session Thursday as the sharply partisan panel took the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — One of South Carolina's most liberal lawmakers and one of its most conservative are joining together to revive the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Taking low doses of aspirin may not reduce the risk of having a deadly heart attack for African Americans, according to a new study.
A defiant President Donald Trump rallied the faithful in a critical swing state on Tuesday, even as the majority-Democrat U.S. House pushed ahead with an inquiry that could end with him being just the fourth president in American history to be impeached.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day that Democrats announced their impeachment charges against him.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress -- pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security.
WASHINGTON — The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, the Justice Department's internal watchdog declared Monday, undercutting President Donald Trump's repeated claims that he has mer…
STOCKHOLM — The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his determination to seek an end to the long conflict with a neighboring country.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The justice minister of Gambia appealed to the U.N.'s top court Tuesday to recognize that genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya minority took place and to ensure it does not continue, while Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi prepared to defend the actions of her country's…
NAIROBI, Kenya — A six-story residential building collapsed Friday in Kenya's capital, officials said, with at least four people killed and others trapped in the debris. The scene was all too familiar in a city where an audit once found more than half of buildings unsafe for habitation.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Steven Lacchin grew up a fatherless boy, but he knew some very basic facts about the man who was his father.
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania — The drowning of at least 58 migrants in the Atlantic Ocean off Mauritania sent despair through tiny Gambia on Thursday while some demanded a crackdown on human traffickers after one of this year’s deadliest disasters among young Africans trying to reach Europe.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been admitted to the hospital for the treatment of a "stubborn infection," according to a statement by his foundation.
VATICAN CITY — Congolese dancing and singing enlivened St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated a special Mass for Catholics from the violence-wracked African nation and denounced arms suppliers for helping to fuel the conflict.
KAMPALA, Uganda — AIDS has no cure. HIV is still here. But some people are forgetting that.
The U.S. Embassy in Burkina Faso’s capital said it had ordered the departure of family members of embassy employees under the age of 21 from the country due to the deteriorating security situation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Nearly 1,000 people detained for alleged links to extremist group Boko Haram have been released, Nigeria’s military said Wednesday, while some said they had been held for more than three years before found to be falsely suspected.