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Lanni Bailey and a team from Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue enter a flooded house to pull out several cats during the flooding of the Missouri River near Glenwood, Iowa, U.S. March 18, 2019. Passport Aerial Photography/Handout via REUTERS

Oil prices hit 2019 highs on OPEC cuts and U.S. sanctions

By Dmitry Zhdannikov

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose to new 2019 highs on Tuesday, supported by OPEC supply cuts (More…)

First asylum seekers returned from Mexico for U.S. court hearings

By Lizbeth Diaz and Mica Rosenberg

TIJUANA/NEW YORK (Reuters) – A group of asylum seekers sent back to Mexico was (More…)

Ethiopian crash crew’s voices could unlock high-stakes Boeing inquiry

By Maggie Fick and Tim Hepher

ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) – The investigation into the final minutes of Ethiopian Airlines Flight (More…)

Students tied to U.S. college admissions scandal could face expulsion

By Gabriella Borter

(Reuters) – The University of Southern California said it may expel students linked to the largest college-admissions (More…)

Mike Pence to visit Nebraska amid deadly floods

(Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the devastation left by floods in (More…)

Texas petrochemical fire spreads to more storage tanks after firefighting snag

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A raging fire at a petrochemical storage terminal in Houston has engulfed two more massive tanks after (More…)

U.S.-backed force says it has taken positions in Islamic State Syria camp

BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) – U.S.-backed fighters said they had taken positions in Islamic State’s last enclave in eastern Syria and (More…)

U.S. high court takes up sentencing appeal in ‘D.C. Sniper’ case

By Lawrence Hurley

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether a man serving life (More…)

Isolation, evacuations in U.S. central Plains as floods kill three

(Reuters) – Flooding that killed three people in the central plains of Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a (More…)

Fire engulfs eight massive petrochemical storage tanks in Houston

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A fire at a fuels storage company at the Houston Ship Channel spread on Monday to eight (More…)