- U.K. files for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit
Britain has formally triggered the process of leaving the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May says, ending the country's 44-year relationship with the bloc.
- Fear on the farm: In Vermont, migrant dairy workers and their bosses worry about Trump
Vermont's dairy industry depends on migrant labour to keep the milk flowing. Now, fears of a crackdown by the Trump administration on illegal immigrants has many farm workers living in fear, and farmers are worried they could lose a major part of their workforce.
- Londoners gather to remember victims of Westminster Bridge attack
Hundreds of people joined together on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday to remember the four killed in last week's London attack.
- From dreaded possibility to looming eventuality — Brexit is here: Nahlah Ayed
As official notice of Brexit is given, the feared consequences are already being felt: some EU workers affected aren't waiting to find out what happens, and are moving on. Some have stopped coming to Britain. Both trends have started causing problems for employers, Nahlah Ayed reports.
- NHL shouldn't expect special treatment in Olympic talks, IOC says
A representative for the International Olympic Committee says the National Hockey League shouldn't expect special treatment in negotiations for its participation in the upcoming Winter Games.
- 'Erratic and aggressive' woman strikes police cruiser near Capitol Hill
Police say a woman struck a police cruiser with her vehicle near the U.S. Capitol and was taken into custody. The incident does not appear connected to terrorism, police say, adding that it's possible an officer fired the shots heard by witnesses.
- Samsung tries to win back customers with Galaxy S8 smartphone
??Samsung Electronics unveiled its Galaxy S8 smartphone Wednesday as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.
- Bodies of UN investigators, translator found in Congo
The United Nations and Congo must investigate after three bodies, including those of Swedish and American investigators with the United Nations, were found in central Congo, Sweden's prime minister said Wednesday.
- Recent French PM Valls backs centrist Emmanuel Macron for president
French former Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday he would vote for Emmanuel Macron in the coming presidential election, the biggest Socialist party name to date to turn his back on its official candidate and back the centrist instead.
- Turkey wants to talk extradition of cleric living in U.S. with Rex Tillerson
Turkey will discuss Syria and the extradition of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed for a failed coup last July, with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he visits Ankara this week, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday.
- Trump signs order sweeping away Obama's clean power plan to address climate change
U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday to undo Obama-era climate change regulations that his administration says are hobbling oil drillers and coal miners, a move environmental groups have vowed to take to court.
- Tornado chasers in Texas crash vehicles, 3 people killed
Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday.
- 'Nature has flung her best': Aussies clean up after northeast cyclone
Australia's army and emergency workers headed to areas of tropical Queensland state hardest hit by Cyclone Debbie on Wednesday, finding roads blocked by fallen trees, sugarcane fields flattened and widespread damage in coastal towns.
- Pair behind secret Planned Parenthood videos charged in California
California prosecutors say two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood have been charged with 15 felonies.
- 'The house literally collapsed on us': Mosul airstrikes that killed hundreds of civilians condemned
The United Nations and Amnesty International are sounding the alarm over the rising number of Mosul residents killed by coalition and Iraqi forces as the battle to free Iraq's second largest city continues.
- U.S. House intelligence chairman Nunes refuses to step away from Russia probe
Potential White House entanglement in one of the congressional investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election brought new cries of protest from Democrats on Tuesday as fresh political allegations clouded the probe.
- 'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to life for deadly 1974 Paris attack
A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced him to life in prison for the third time.
- New Zealand man challenges environment minister to a fist fight over water pollution policy
A New Zealand environmentalist has challenged his country's environment minister to a fist fight over the government's water pollution policy. The loser has to take a dip in a Christchurch swimming hole no longer fit for swimming.
- Bill Cosby's lawyers ask to exclude testimony on other women, pills
Bill Cosby's lawyers don't want jurors at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault trial to hear he gave women quaaludes, money or educational funds.
- U.S. women's hockey reaches deal in pay dispute
USA Hockey and the women's national team reached a wage agreement Tuesday night to avoid a boycott of the world championships.