WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions on blocking a move by President Barack Obama to replace the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON Donald Trump, his face red with emotion, lashed out at rivals Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz on Saturday at the most acrimonious debate to date between Republican presidential candidates, shouting insults and casting aside a pledge to be more measured.
BOSTON Residents of much of the northeastern United States woke up on Sunday to bone-chilling cold conditions that shattered Valentine's Day records in Boston, Hartford and Providence.
MEXICO CITY Pope Francis heads to one of the poorest, most dangerous cities in Mexico on Sunday to celebrate Mass before a crowd of hundreds of thousands that residents hope will give them strength to cope with drug gang violence.
LESBOS, Greece She drowned trying to reach Europe, but her headless body was never identified. Her tombstone will bear no name.
BRUSSELS Panic rather than love may keep Britain in the European Union when voters cast their ballots in a referendum, probably in June, on whether to stay in the 28-nation bloc under Prime Minister David Cameron's "new settlement".
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama discussed the Syria crisis with Russian leader Vladimir Putin by telephone, including the importance of rushing humanitarian aid to that country and containing air strikes, the White House said on Sunday.