The US House of Representatives passed a short-term measure on Monday to fund the federal government through February 8 and end a three-day government shutdown.
Marcio Matolias or as friends call him, 'The King,' built his sand castle on a beach in Rio de Janeiro often attracting many tourists who want to take a picture with him or his work of art.
The impasse, the first of its kind since 2013, cast a huge shadow over the first anniversary on Saturday of President Donald Trump's inauguration.
Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies, complicating the beginning of the workweek in America.
Winners of the year's worst films — if they turn up — are given a gold, spray-painted trophy at a ceremony held on the eve of the Academy Awards in March.
The interior ministry reports a homicide rate of 20.5 per 100,000 inhabitants across drug-ravaged Mexico in 2017.
Hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters took the streets in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other cities for the second Women's March.
Protesters turned out in cities including Los Angeles, New York and Washington to express their opposition to Trump, and their support for women's rights.
US national gymnastic team's former doctor, Larry Nassar, is accused of abusing more than 100 female athletes under the pretense of treating them.
Seeking to shine light on the problem of wildcat miners tearing through pristine rainforest with heavy machinery, Pope Francis will visit Peru's jungle region of Madre de Dios (Mother of God) on Friday.
White House blames Senate Democrats for blocking bill to avert a shutdown and says it will not negotiate on immigration, a key demand of Democrats.
In this extraordinary 12 months, the world has been fascinated and shocked in equal measure by the behaviour of the incumbent of the Oval Office.
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