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Lidia Steineman, who lost her home, prays during a vigil for the lives and community lost to the Camp Fire at the First Christian Church of Chico in Chico, California, November 18, 2018. Noah Berger/Pool via REUTERS

Israel’s Netanyahu takes over defense job as coalition falters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will take over the defense portfolio in his government after his defense (More…)

U.S. to oppose U.N. Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States said it would oppose on Friday for the first time an annual resolution at (More…)

Hand recount ordered in Florida’s divisive U.S. Senate race

By Letitia Stein

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) – Florida election officials on Thursday ordered a hand recount of ballots in the (More…)

Loved ones mourn Khashoggi after Riyadh seeks to execute five suspects

By Stephen Kalin and Sarah Dadouch

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Family and friends of Jamal Khashoggi said funeral prayers (More…)

Trump endorses U.S. House prison reform bill

By Sarah N. Lynch and Jeff Mason

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Donald Trump endorsed a bipartisan U.S. House bill on Wednesday (More…)

North Korea’s Kim inspects newly developed ‘tactical’ weapon, releases U.S. prisoner

By Joyce Lee and Josh Smith

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s leader publicly inspected a new weapon for the first (More…)

Cyclone ‘Gaja’ makes landfall in south India, kills 11 people

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A cyclone made landfall in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Friday, killing at (More…)

Toll of dead, missing rises in wildfire-ravaged California town

By Terray Sylvester

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Teams of rescue workers continued to sift through burned homes and vehicles on (More…)

U.S. retail sales rebound on autos, building materials

By Lucia Mutikani

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales rebounded sharply in October as purchases of motor vehicles and building (More…)

‘Design errors’ faulted in Florida bridge that collapsed: agency

By David Shepardson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that “design errors” were found in (More…)