The heated immigration debate in Washington is shining a spotlight on a World War II-era agreement that allowed millions of Mexican immigrants to work in the U.S. as guest workers.
WWII-era immigrant worker program teaches lessons for modern immigration debate (video)
Nearly 50,000 people have evacuated their homes for fear of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, disaster officials said Monday.
Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption
Germany’s Angela Merkel began the tough task of trying to build a coalition government on Monday after securing a fourth term as chancellor in an election which saw her support slide and the far right making significant gains.
Merkel looks for coalition partners after vote (vote)
Bangladesh needs "massive international assistance" to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said Sunday.
UN: Rohingya in Bangladesh need 'massive' assistance (video)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is riding high in the polls ahead of September elections, having recovered from a slump in popularity after her 2015 decision to open Germany's doors to nearly a million refugees.
The indestructible Merkel wants to run Germany four more years
Hurricane Maria's Category 5 winds and torrential rain have wrecked Dominica. Now they are bearing down on the Virgin Islands.
Hurricane Maria heads for Virgin Islands (Video)
Opioid drugs — including both legally prescribed painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as illegal drugs such as heroin or illicit fentanyl — are not only killing Americans, they are shortening their overall life spans. Opioids take about 2½ months off our lives, according to a new analysis published in the medical journal JAMA.
Opioid overdoses shorten US life expectancy (video)
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday.
'The man who saved the world' dies in Russia
UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing crisis, but the government renewed its rejection of the probe.
UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar
Survey: 1 out of 2 of all Americans say they're very likely to buy things like furniture, a TV or an airline ticket before the end of the year
Americans making big plans to make a big purchase (video)

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