Iraq's mercurial Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's move to join forces with an Iran-backed coalition of powerful Shiite militias boosts Tehran's interests in Iraq and gives it more leverage over the formation of the next government.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices about her family and career based on what she wants.
The U.S. military says it has moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's Liberation Army.
Demonstrators led rallies and protests to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities while Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced the Trump administration has any real plan to reunite them.
Politicians, religious leaders and community activists have gathered for a rally outside a facility used to process immigrant children separated from their parents at the border and bused from Texas to New York.