International

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest insists the U.S. will not close the U.S. Navy facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Castro regime is demanding that America return Gitmo to Cuba as part of normalizing relations with the U.S. Earnest said the Navy base will...
(Mexico City) -- People are still believed to be trapped in the rubble of a Mexico City children's hospital following a gas truck explosion. A large portion of the hospital has collapsed and as many as seven people have been reported dead. Dozens more are injured, many of them...
(Kabul) -- Three U.S. contractors in Afghanistan are dead in what's being called an "insider attack" at the military airport in Kabul. An Afghan air force official says an Afghan soldier shot the contractors and wounded a fourth earlier today. An investigation is underway.
(Undated) -- The ISIS deadline for a prisoner swap for the release of a captive Jordanian pilot has passed today with no word from the militants. Jordan had demanded proof that the pilot was still alive before it would free an Iraqi female prisoner on death row. It's unclear...
(Mexico City) -- Emergency crews are making their way to people who are believed to be trapped in the rubble of a Mexico City children's hospital today after a gas truck exploded. The city's mayor says at least two people are dead and 54 people are injured, including 22 children...
(Kuala Lumpur) -- Malaysia is calling the disappearance of an airliner over the Indian Ocean last March an accident. The director of Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation has officially declared the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident. All 239 passengers and crew...
(Paris) -- Scientists tracking the Ebola epidemic in west Africa say the virus has mutated. A French research team that's been studying the Ebola outbreak in Guinea is investigating whether the mutated virus is more contagious. Scientists are analyzing hundreds of blood samples...
(Norfolk Island, Australia) -- Fans of "The Thorn Birds" are saying goodbye to its author. Australian writer Colleen McCullough passed away Thursday at the age of 77. "The Thorn Birds" was published in 1977 and sold 30-million copies worldwide. The paperback rights sold for one-...
(San Jose, Costa Rica) -- Cuba says the U.S. has to abandon its base Guantanamo Bay before relations with the two countries can be normalized. Cuban President Raul Castro made the demand at a summit meeting in Costa Rica Wednesday, where he also called for the lifting of the U.S...