Nearly 3,000 people died when hijacked planes slammed into the original World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. Fifteen of the 19 attackers were Saudis.
US District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in Philadelphia issued a nationwide injunction preventing the rules from taking effect across the entire country.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have agreed on the need for a continued de-escalation of Yemen war.
Teachers in Los Angeles are preparing to strike after two years of negotiations over issues from class sizes to teachers' pay failed to result in a deal.
Cesare Battisti had been living in Brazil after fleeing Italy in 1981 while awaiting trial on four counts of murder. He denies killing anyone but was convicted in 1990 of four murders.
National Assembly president Juan Guaido, his wife and several lawmakers were arrested in Venezuela.
Guatemala President Jimmy Morales announced that he was ending the commission's run in the country, but Guatemala's top court blocked the expulsion.
The partial US government shutdown entered a record 22nd day as President Donald Trump remains steadfast in his demand for $5.7 billion to build a Mexico border wall and Democrats in Congress determined to refuse the funds.
Castro, 44, the grandson of a Mexican immigrant who would be the first Hispanic elected president, served as secretary of Housing and Urban Development under former President Barack Obama and has long been viewed as a rising star in the party.
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Washington understands Turkey's concerns and its efforts to protect its borders and people.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether US President Donald Trump was working on behalf of Russia but the probe was soon folded, The New York Times reported.
Somali-American Ilhan Omar, 36, won a seat for the Democrats in Minnesota - one of the first two Muslim women ever to sit in the House of Representatives.
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