Chicago's police chief was ousted on Tuesday after days of
protest over a white officer's shooting of a black teenager
16 times and the department's refusal to release a video of
the killing for more than a year.
Britain's parliament is set to vote on Wednesday to approve
air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria after
months of wrangling over whether enough opposition Labour
lawmakers would back military action.
Travelers to the United States from "visa waiver" nations
would have to provide fingerprints and photos under a US
Senate bill to intensify scrutiny of foreigners, one of
several border-tightening measures offered since the Paris
With encouragement from 150 world leaders ringing in their
ears, government negotiators in Paris were left to turn the
rhetoric into reality and agree a draft text of a global deal
to slow climate change.
Chronic problems with a faulty rudder system and the way
pilots tried to respond were major factors in the crash of an
Indonesian AirAsia jet last year that killed all 162 people
on board, investigators say.