President-elect Donald Trump is receiving far fewer presidential intelligence briefings than most of his recent predecessors, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter.
CANNON BALL/FORT YATES, N.D. U.S. veterans, thousands of whom last week helped stop a contested oil pipeline running through North Dakota, could become important partners of activists on the environment, the economy, race and other issues that divide Americans.
NEW YORK Saudi Arabia is informing its customers of cuts to their January crude oil supplies to comply with the latest OPEC agreement, according to a PIRA note late on Thursday.
SYDNEY/HONG KONG Vietnam has begun dredging work on a disputed reef in the South China Sea, satellite imagery shows, the latest move by the Communist state to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway.
Macau is preparing to slash in half the amount of cash China UnionPay card holders can withdraw from ATM machines in the world's largest gambling market, the South China Morning Post reported on Thursday, citing a finance industry source.
CHARLESTON, S.C. A South Carolina jury viewed graphic photos on Thursday of bullet-riddled bodies and cartridge cases left in the wake of the June 2015 attack on an historic black church, after a federal judge denied a mistrial for accused gunman Dylann Roof.
WASHINGTON Scientists examining the jawbone of a saber-toothed, mammal-like beast that prowled Tanzania 255 million years ago have come across a remarkable fossil rarity: one of the oldest-known tumors.