Russian officials canceled a meeting with their U.S. counterparts that was intended to smooth relations.
The total of those displaced from their homes worldwide in 2016 was about 300,000 more than in 2015, according to a U.N. refugee agency report.
Pro- and anti-government forces have agreed to a 48-hour cease-fire in the southern Syrian city of Daraa.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told state media proposed sanctions would hurt U.S.-Russia relations, but it's too early to think about retaliation.
The Russian Defense Ministry is investigating reports that Baghdadi was killed in an airstrike in Raqqa, Syria.
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling from a Maryland court rejecting President Trump's travel ban, citing religious discrimination.
The total has jumped roughly fivefold since 2010.
The State Department says Syria's government has been killing roughly 50 prisoners every day.
The Trump administration is accusing the Syrian government carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning the dead bodies…
According to a new report, there were 23,000 homicides in Mexico in 2016.
Speaking on the phone for the third time, Trump and Putin also discussed North Korea and terrorism in the Middle East.
Media reports say Israel blew up a weapons stockpile in Syria that was headed for Hezbollah, which makes an already tense relationship even worse.