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Canada updated its position on the fluid and chaotic situation in Bolivia today, saying it would work with and support the caretaker administration of Jeanine Añez — while still stopping short of formally recognizing her presidency.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 11:30 pm
Trump Impeachment

In a development that would affect Canada and the incoming Parliament, U.S. Democrats say a deal with the Trump administration on the new NAFTA is 'imminent.' The Democrats want to prove they can get things done despite the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 9:06 pm
Indonesia earthquake

A powerful earthquake struck off Indonesia on Thursday in the sea near the Moluccas, prompting panicked islanders to flee to higher ground, according to residents and a media report.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 7:18 pm

Branko Lustig, an Oscar-winning Croatian film producer and Holocaust survivor, has died at 87.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 6:57 pm
Panama Turtles

The first plants on Earth were algae that lived in water, and moving onto land required completely new survival skills. Now a new study shows plants got those skills by doing something weird — stealing genes from totally different species.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 6:40 pm
Federal Reserve Powell

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday urged Congress to tackle the growing budget deficit but also underscored the current health of the nation's economy.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 6:31 pm
California High School Shooting

A Southern California high school student dressed in black opened fire on campus Thursday, killing a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy and wounding three other teens before shooting himself in the head, officials said.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 5:05 pm
Peru Venezuela Refugees

The Venezuela migration crisis has now entered a new stage in which many of those fleeing their country's devastating economic downturn and political turmoil are increasingly unlikely to return, a United Nations special envoy said.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 4:54 pm

International Criminal Court judges on Thursday approved a request from prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 1:14 pm
Election 2020 Deval Patrick

Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is making a late entry into the Democratic presidential race.

Posted: November 14, 2019, 12:09 pm