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Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, 15, walk during a hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel’s longest-serving PM

By Dan Williams

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing (More…)

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

By Joshua Schneyer

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted (More…)

Pentagon approves additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Wednesday it had approved a request to send an additional 1,000 Texas National (More…)

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

By Pete Schroeder and Anna Irrera

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after (More…)

From Iraq to Yemen, drones raise U.S. alarm over Iranian plans

By Babak Dehghanpisheh and Phil Stewart

GENEVA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The increased use of drones by Iran and its allies for (More…)

Boeing to spend $50 million to support 737 MAX crash victim families

By David Shepardson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund (More…)

Apollo 11’s astronauts snapped photos for science. Then came MTV

By Alex Dobuzinskis and Jeremy Schultz

(Reuters) – The Apollo 11 astronauts who made mankind’s first visit to the moon (More…)

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo’s ‘overwhelming evil,’ imposes life sentence

By Brendan Pierson and Jonathan Stempel

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped (More…)

U.S. unsure about circumstances of tanker towed to Iran

DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by (More…)

Iran supreme leader ups ante in volatile stand-off with U.S.

By Parisa Hafezi

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States (More…)