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A flag flies at half mast next to the entrance of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, after the police security perimeter was removed. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks: White House

By Jeff Mason

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts (More…)

Public reports ‘clearly show’ Assad’s use of chemical weapons: McMaster

By Idrees Ali and Thomas Escritt

MUNICH (Reuters) – U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite (More…)

Father who forgave son for family’s murder asks Texas to spare his life

By Jon Herskovitz

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A Texas man who survived a deadly domestic attack hatched by his son (More…)

Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018

By Dustin Volz

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ten months before the United States votes in its first major election since the (More…)

U.N. chief warns of nightmare scenario if Israel, Hezbollah clash

LISBON (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday he was worried about the possibility of a direct (More…)

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

RAMON CRATER, Israel (Reuters) – A team of six Israeli researchers on Sunday ended a four-day Mars habitat experiment in (More…)

‘Bad guy’ Russia emerges as central player in Western diplomacy

By Robin Emmott and Andrea Shalal

MUNICH (Reuters) – European and U.S. officials divided over U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign (More…)

Turkey denies allegation of chemical attack in Syria

MUNICH (Reuters) – Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, (More…)

Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control after mass shooting

By Zachary Fagenson and Katanga Johnson

PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) – Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, (More…)

Indonesia raises aviation warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloud

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia on Monday raised flight warnings around the Mount Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island to their highest (More…)