Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner pleaded guilty Friday to a sex charge, tearfully apologizing for communications with a 15-year-old girl that he said destroyed his "life's dream in public service."
Syria says US airstrike killed several soldiers near Jordan
A Syrian military official said Friday that an aerial "aggression" by the U.S.-led coalition on a government military position near the border with Jordan the day before killed several soldiers and caused material damage.
Airstrikes fuel Mosul gains as Iraq pushes for quick victory
Half a dozen units of Islamic State group fighters holed up in western Mosul began their morning radio checks at just after 4 a.m. It was still dark and Iraqi forces deployed a few blocks away were listening in as they prepared an advance on the city's al-Rifai neighborhood.
Idaho neighborhood signs counter anti-immigration tone
They've sprung up throughout the city, those tri-colored yard signs that read: "No matter where you are from, we're glad you're our neighbor," in English, Spanish and Arabic.
Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director
President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to naming a new FBI director.
Philippines says it will reject all aid with conditions
The Philippines' top diplomat said Friday the government's new policy of rejecting aid with conditions applies to all donor countries, not just the European Union.
Rape inquiry dropped, WikiLeaks' Assange remains in embassy
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange no longer is the subject of an active rape investigation in Sweden, but he remains holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London facing an unclear future because of uncertainty over whether American authorities will try to get him handed over next.
Iran extends voting deadline in presidential election
Iranians continued voting into the evening on Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani looked to fend off a staunch challenge from a hard-line opponent.
Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meeting families after 3 years
The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families for the first time Saturday, as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives.
Montana Republican goes from wary Trump backer to all-in
When Donald Trump visited to Montana last year ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary, technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte was running on the GOP ticket for governor and made it a point to avoid his party's likely presidential nominee. Gianforte later reluctantly pledged support for Trump, but tried to distance himself from him during an unsuccessful campaign to unseat the state's Democratic governor.