The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life.
Former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, considered the main architect of a decade of bloody wars in the Balkans, is not the first person who comes to mind when thinking about subjects for a possible musical.
The leaders of Germany's Social Democrats are making a final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a new coalition government.
Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for nearly half a century and put it on tables around the world, a man who raised the profile of top chefs from invisible kitchen artists to international celebrities, has died at 91, French official
Gabon says a major ivory trafficking ring that smuggled more than 600 tusks out of the country in 2017 has been dismantled, in a victory against poachers who have killed large numbers of forest elephants in the Central African country.
French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Britain again that it cannot maintain full access to the European Union's single market if it doesn't accept the bloc's founding principles, including free movement of people and the jurisdiction of EU courts.
The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Syrian state TV says government forces have reached the perimeter of a rebel-held air base deep inside what was once opposition territory in northwest Syria.