The move Friday marks a new milestone in President Nicolas Maduro's campaign to consolidate power, giving the lawmaking power of the opposition-packed congress to the legislative superbody he created.
Police in Spain say the vehicle attacks that killed 14 people in Barcelona and Cambrils were carried out by a terrorist cell that had been originally planning a series of bombings.
Police say they have apprehended a suspect after shooting him in the leg, and it's not clear what his motivations were. Six other people were injured in the attack about 100 miles from the capital.
An American has been confirmed as one of at least 14 people killed. More than 100 others were injured. In all, victims came from at least 34 nations. Here's a portrait of the lives lost.
Many images that have been traditionally used to depict the Black Death are, in fact, not images of the plague at all. Now, a group of dedicated historians are trying to correct the record.
The two countries have fought each other in the past and technically remain in a state of war. But both the Israeli military and private organizations are quietly delivering humanitarian aid.
In the search for the perpetrators, Moussa Oukabir, who's reportedly 17, emerged as a key figure. He's a dual citizen of Morocco and Spain, police say.
A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the attacks in northeastern Spain that killed 14 and more than 100. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Fiona Govan of The Local Spain.
A second terror attack, in Cambrils, Spain, has left at least one victim dead, along with at least 13 others in Barcelona.
On Thursday, a van drove into a crowd in Barcelona, killing at least 13 and injuring more than 100. Ailsa Chang talks with Fiona Govan, a reporter with The Local Spain.
Anthony Janetos, director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, tells us that “cities can do a lot, but they can’t do everything” when it comes to climate change issues.
Boston was held up as an example for leaders of both American and Chinese cities attending the summit.