Shutdown end in sight as senators announce agreement
Democrats lined up behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote.
Pence to Israel: US embassy will move to Jerusalem in 2019
Vice President Mike Pence told Israel's parliament on Monday that the U.S. embassy will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, receiving a rousing ovation as he pledged to barrel ahead with a plan that has set off weeks of unrest and thrown U.S. peace efforts into disarray.
Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar likely delayed
The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears that they are being forced to return, Bangladesh said Monday. There was no immediate confirmation from Myanmar.