Venezuela's chief prosecutor decries violence as deaths rise

Venezuela's chief prosecutor denounces the wave of unrest that has killed 26 people in recent weeks, vowing to hold all those responsible accountable and calling on both sides of the overheated political spectrum to "lower the tone of confrontation."[read more]

WATCH: Deadly crash on one of Los Angeles' busiest freeways

The crash involve two big rigs and several other vehicles; traffic was at a standstill for hours.[read more]

Federal judge rules Trump cannot punish sanctuary cities by withholding funds

A motion filed in San Francisco said billions of dollars of funding are at risk.[read more]

Canadian leader responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warns of a "thickening" border between Canada and the U.S. after the Trump administration imposes new tariffs on softwood lumber[read more]

Kansas Republican becomes newest member of House

Republican Ron Estes, winner of a closer-than-usual congressional election in Kansas, has been sworn in as the newest member of the House of Representatives[read more]

Police, indigenous in Brazil clash with tear gas and spears

Military police in front of Brazil's Congress hurled tear gas at thousands of indigenous protesters, who responded by throwing spears and shooting arrows as a peaceful demonstration turned into chaos[read more]