- French PM says Benzema has no place on national team Updated: Dec-01-15 9:44 am
PARIS - The French prime minister joined in the criticism of Karim Benzema on Tuesday, saying the Real Madrid striker "has no place" on the France team at the European Championship in the wake of a blackmail scandal.
- The Latest: Obama: Even Republicans will uphold climate deal Updated: Dec-01-15 9:30 am
LE BOURGET, France - The latest news from the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:
- The Latest: French police detain man in Paris attacks probe Updated: Dec-01-15 9:23 am
BRUSSELS - The latest developments in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks. All times local:
- France, Germany, Canada call on world to put price on carbon Updated: Dec-01-15 9:12 am
LE BOURGET, France - One of the smartest ways to fight global warming is putting a price on carbon dioxide pollution, some key world leaders at the international climate summit say.
- Obama says Russia may finally come around on Assad's future Updated: Dec-01-15 8:59 am
PARIS - President Barack Obama expressed optimism Tuesday that Russia will ultimately come around on the need for Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power to end his country's long civil war, but warned the turnaround would not come overnight.
- Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding Updated: Dec-01-15 8:44 am
PARIS - Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The declaration was a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don't believe that global warming is real.
- UN climate summit halts delivery of lei in Paris Updated: Dec-01-15 7:24 am
WAILUKU, Hawaii - A group of Maui residents delivering sections of a mile-long lei in Paris at memorial sites to honor victims of recent terrorist attacks had to postpone the lei ceremony due to a demonstration ahead of the U.N. climate summit.
- Syrian refugees become issue in Illinois Senate race Updated: Dec-01-15 5:01 am
WASHINGTON - A Republican senator in a tough re-election race is attacking his top Democratic rival for supporting more Syrian refugees in the U.S., marking the issue's first appearance in Senate campaign advertising.
- House may move quickly to overhaul visa waiver program Updated: Nov-30-15 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress may move quickly to overhaul a program that allows travel to the U.S. with no visa, something that has come under criticism following the Paris terror attacks.
- British leader sets Syria airstrikes debate for Wednesday Updated: Nov-30-15 4:11 pm
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron called for a debate and vote in Parliament on Wednesday on whether Britain should launch airstrikes against militants in Syria, arguing that the nation must stand with its allies in confronting extremism.
- France carries out strikes on IS in Iraq after Paris attacks Updated: Nov-30-15 3:24 pm
PARIS - France says it has carried out five airstrikes in northern Iraq as part of stepped-up military operations against Islamic State militants.
- Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks Updated: Nov-30-15 3:09 pm
LE BOURGET, France - Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by Islamic State-linked attacks in Europe and beyond.
- Germany deals IOC and Bach a message: No thanks, to Olympics Updated: Nov-30-15 1:34 pm
LONDON - Once again, German voters delivered a harsh and sobering message to the Olympic movement: No thanks.
- What it's like to be an American tourist in France now Updated: Nov-30-15 11:12 am
PARIS - For eight of the last 10 years, my husband and I have flown from New York to France for a five-day getaway in late November. Our plans were in place this year long before the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris, and we didn't really consider changing them.
- Obama, Putin discuss Syria, Ukraine during climate talks Updated: Nov-30-15 9:46 am
LE BOURGET, France - President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to decrease tensions with Turkey, as the U.S. and Russian leaders met briefly on the sidelines of global climate talks outside Paris.
- Timeline of key events in UN effort against climate change Updated: Nov-30-15 3:53 am
PARIS - After decades of warnings from scientists that greenhouse gas emissions were warming the planet, governments started coming together in the 1980s to combat the problem. Here's a timeline of key moments in the diplomatic effort to stop global warming, leading up to the U.N. climate conference in Paris:
- Obama, Xi to meet on sidelines of Paris climate conference Updated: Nov-30-15 3:26 am
PARIS - It's a meeting of the world's top two carbon polluters as President Barack Obama and China's leader pull up chairs at the Paris climate conference to discuss efforts to fight global warming.
- Univ. of California joins Bill Gates' clean energy coalition Updated: Nov-29-15 9:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The University of California announced Sunday it is joining a coalition led by Microsoft founder Bill Gates that will invest in the research and development of clean energy technology to fight climate change.
- Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home Updated: Nov-29-15 8:52 pm
PARIS - Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments.
- Obama's first stop in Paris is saddest of destinations Updated: Nov-29-15 8:16 pm
PARIS - At another time, it would have been a glorious tour of Paris by night. But for the saddest of destinations.
- The Latest: Obama visits site of Paris concert attack Updated: Nov-29-15 7:16 pm
PARIS - The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:
- World War II injury sparks shared history for 2 families Updated: Nov-29-15 6:14 pm
WILSON, North Carolina - A friendship forged in the heat of war has connected two families - one in France and another in North Carolina - across an ocean and through three generations.
- Worldwide climate rallies draw hundreds of thousands Updated: Nov-29-15 3:57 pm
PARIS - Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris.
- Iran's top leader calls Paris attacks 'blind terrorism' Updated: Nov-29-15 1:36 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's official news agency is quoting the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as calling the recent Paris attacks "blind terrorism."
- Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made Updated: Nov-29-15 12:24 pm
PARIS - This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.