Iraqi forces in final push to seize Mosul's Old City

1 year 5 months ago
Iraq's military has seized the remains of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri -- where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the ISIS "caliphate" in 2014 -- and is now engaged in fierce street-to-street fighting for the last several hundred meters of Mosul's Old City.

Former official charged with human rights violations

1 year 5 months ago
Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega announced charges Thursday against the former head of the country's national guard, accusing him of systematic human rights violations during sometimes deadly anti-government protests.

US travel ban to begin Thursday evening

1 year 5 months ago
After months of winding through the courts, the so-called "watered down," revised version of President Donald Trump's fiercely litigated travel ban will finally go into effect at 8 p.m. ET Thursday.