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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, second from left, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, third from left, and Chinese Vice Premier and lead trade negotiator Liu He, second from right, pose for a photo before the opening session of trade negotiations at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Mark Schiefelbein/Pool via REUTERS

U.S., North Korea to seek understanding on denuclearization at summit

By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and North Korea will seek a common understanding (More…)

Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits evacuation snag

By Rodi Said

NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) – The operation to destroy Islamic State’s final vestige of rule in Iraq (More…)

Venezuela convoy heads to Colombia border as Maduro threatens to close it

By Angus Berwick and Vivian Sequera

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido left Caracas with some 80 lawmakers (More…)

Exclusive: U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war – sources

By Jeff Mason

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the (More…)

Police say actor Smollett staged Chicago attack to advance career

By Karen Pierog

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a (More…)

Pope opens child sex abuse conference, promising ‘concrete’ remedies

By Philip Pullella

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis promised that concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests would (More…)

Crowds see off Venezuela convoy headed to Colombia border for aid

By Angus Berwick and Vivian Sequera

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido left Caracas with some 80 lawmakers (More…)

Putin to U.S.: I’m ready for another Cuban Missile crisis if you want one

By Andrew Osborn

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style (More…)

Britain strips citizenship from teenager who joined Islamic State in Syria

By Guy Faulconbridge and Paul Sandle

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain stripped a teenager who traveled to join Islamic State of (More…)

Abuse victims demand to see pope, say bishops should be sacked

By Philip Pullella

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Victims of sexual abuse by the Catholic clergy on Wednesday demanded to meet (More…)