A strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama, knocking items off store shelves and knocking out power in places, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or major damage.
The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.
Chilean authorities charge that a man angry over an airline not returning his suitcase made false bomb threats that caused up to 11 commercial flights to take emergency measures in Chile, Argentina and Peru.
A memorandum from the Congressional Research Service says the staff reduction at the U.S. Embassy in Havana has hampered diplomats’ ability to cover significant economic and political developments in Cuba, and curtailed visa-issuing operations.
In a reversal of Trump administration policy that kept the U.S. military out of the Venezuelan migrant crisis, the Pentagon is sending a hospital ship staffed by Navy doctors and nurses to treat refugee that have overwhelmed medical care in Colombia.
Two Drug Enforcement Administration agents have blown the whistle against their bosses. They claim Haiti’s DEA office is so rife with mismanagement and corruption that cocaine is freely flowing through the country’s seaports to the United States.