- Judge rules Obama administration water rule should be halted Updated: Aug-27-15 7:16 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways just hours before it was set to go into effect.
- The Latest: Family wants new trial after officer's mistrial Updated: Aug-21-15 10:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The latest on the trial of a white North Carolina police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed black man seeking help after a September 2013 car crash (all times local):
- General strike nearly paralyzes much of Ecuador Updated: Aug-13-15 7:53 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - A general strike against President Rafael Correa virtually paralyzed Ecuador's capital, provincial cities and major highways Thursday and violent clashes broke out between protesters and police in several cities.
- Dominican truckers block border crossings into Haiti Updated: Aug-03-15 6:25 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The main truckers union in the Dominican Republic on Monday blocked transport of all freight through border crossings into neighboring Haiti, citing concerns about their safety.
- South Sudan: Thousands risk starvation amid Nile blockade Updated: Aug-01-15 10:07 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Thousands of civilians in South Sudan's Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver relief food, aid agencies said Friday.