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Leaders of two Koreas hold surprise meeting as Trump revives summit hopes

By Soyoung Kim and David Brunnstrom SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a surprise meeting on Saturday in an effort to ensure that a high-stakes summit between Kim and U.S....

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 7:52pm

Alan Bean, moon-walking U.S. astronaut turned painter, dies in Houston

By Will Dunham (Reuters) - American astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973 before giving up his career to become a full-time painter, died in Houston on...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 7:51pm

Alan Bean, U.S. astronaut and moonwalker, dies in Houston at 86: NASA

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973, died in Houston on Saturday, federal officials said. He was 86 years old...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:14pm

OPEC, Russia prepared to raise oil output amid U.S. pressure

(This story removes reference in paragraphs 1 and 4 to OPEC discussions being triggered by Trump’s tweet) By Katya Golubkova, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Rania El Gamal ST PETERSBURG/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing raising...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:14pm

Venezuela frees U.S. missionary Josh Holt after two years

By Jonathan Landay and Angus Berwick WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) - American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, was heading home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:14pm

String of Hawaii volcano explosions shoot ash to 11,000 feet

By Joyln Rosa HONOLULU (Reuters) - A series of summit explosions on Saturday from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano spewed ash up to 11,000 feet (3,353 m) and dusted the grey powdered rock on communities to the southwest, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:14pm

Actor Morgan Freeman apologizes after accusations

(Reuters) - Actor Morgan Freeman said on Friday any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false and apologized to anyone he may have upset after media reported that women have accused him of inappropriate behavior or harassment....

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:13pm

Oil output could return to October 2016 level, says Russia's Novak

By Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW (Reuters) - A return to the oil production levels that were in place in October 2016, baseline for the current deal to cut output, is one of the options for easing curbs, Russia's energy minister said on Saturday....

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 4:24pm

Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as many more homes burn

By Marco Garcia PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A tide of molten rock turned a Hawaii street into a volcanic wasteland on Friday as the...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 9:58am

Kidnap charge spotlights justice divide in Mexican election

By Suman Naishadham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An ex-member of an informal police force running for Mexico's Senate is battling attacks labeling her a "kidnapper," drawing attention to radical proposals by her ally, presidential candidate Andres Manuel...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 7:27am

Suspect wounds teacher, fellow student in 23rd school shooting in 2018

(Reuters) - Indiana authorities on Saturday were yet to charge and identify the student who they say was responsible for wounding a teacher and student at a middle school in what media is reporting as the 23rd shooting on a United States campus in 2018...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 6:42am

Ex-Panama president's jail letter blames U.S. for extradition

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Former Panama president Ricardo Martinelli, jailed in Miami on spying charges while awaiting extradition to his home country, said in a letter released Friday that the United States reneged on promises from some U.S....

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 6:29am

Trump metals tariffs make Granite City great again, but at what cost?

By Nick Carey GRANITE CITY, Ill. (Reuters) - After Donald Trump was elected president in 2016 on a pledge to "Make America Great Again" and revive the country's old industrial heartland, Dave...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 6:29am

U.S. warns Syria of 'firm' measures for ceasefire violations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States warned Syria on Friday it would take "firm and appropriate measures" in response to ceasefire violations, saying it was concerned about reports of an impending military operation in a de-escalation zone in the country's southwest...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 6:23am

University of Southern California president to step down in wake of scandal

(Reuters) - The president of University of Southern California is resigning after criticism over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams, the school said on Friday. C...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:58am

Indiana middle school student shoots teacher, classmate

By Jon Herskovitz (Reuters) - A student armed with two handguns shot a teacher and another student at a school in Indiana on Friday, and media reports...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:21pm

On again? Trump says still chance of June 12 North Korea summit

By Roberta Rampton and...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:21pm

Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: exit polls

By Padraic Halpin and Graham Fahy DUBLIN (Reuters) - The people of Ireland are set to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, two exit polls from...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:01pm

U.S. reaches deal to keep China's ZTE in business: congressional aide

By David Shepardson and Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business, a senior congressional aide said on Friday...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 8:31pm