Acute water shortages hit parts of India amid searing heat wave
Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years.
Federal Reserve holds key interest rate steady — but its patience is wearing thin
The U.S. central bank may be losing its patience for keeping its benchmark interest rate where it is, and may be getting ready to make a move.
Trial of Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian to be heard by judge alone
The trial of the man accused of killing 10 people and injuring 16 others as he drove a van onto a Toronto sidewalk more than a year ago will be heard by a judge alone.
U.S. ambassador to Canada pressed by senators on more than 300 days of absences
U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations was grilled by a U.S. Senate committee about why she was absent from her post in Canada more than 300 days during her 19-month tenure as envoy to Canada.
4 U.K. Conservative candidates remain in race to succeed PM Theresa May
The contest to become Britain's next prime minister is down to four candidates, with Boris Johnson building on his commanding lead in a Conservative Party vote after third round results.
Trump administration rolls back Obama-era restrictions on coal plants
The Trump administration has rolled back a landmark Obama-era effort targeting coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. The changes will give states more discretion in regulating those power plants.