BEIJING - China on Wednesday called on all parties in the Korean standoff to stay calm and "stop irritating each other" a day after North Korea said the United States was pushing the region to the brink of nuclear war .
LOS ANGELES - "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert is facing backlash for a joke he made about President Donald Trump on Monday night, May 1, that many are calling "homophobic." During his opening monologue, Colbert went off on Trump over the President's treatment of CBS News' John Dickerson, who saw an interview with Trump abruptly ended when he asked about the President's unproven claims that then-President Obama had wiretapped Trump and members of his campaign. As Dickerson and Colbert are both CBS employees, Colbert felt it his duty to say the things Dickerson himself could not.
LONDON - Most people in emerging and developed economies believe men are now more involved in parenting than ever before, with many saying the role of women should not be confined to the home, a global survey indicated on Tuesday, May 2.
WASHINGTON- U.S. President Donald Trump will speak by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. EDT/1630 GMT, the White House said on Monday night. A senior Trump administration official said the two leaders would likely discuss the war in Syria, where Moscow backs the government of Bashar al-Assad and the United States supports rebels trying to overthrow him.
An employee at Jimmy John's sandwich shop kept incredible composure and calm as he had a handgun pointed at his head during an armed robbery. CCTV footage of the robbery, which took place on April 26, shows the robber pretending to place an order at the till before pulling a gun out of the pocket of his sweatshirt and pointing it at the cashier's head. The cashier displays a relaxed reaction while the gun is pointed at his head, allowing himself time to coolly remove his disposable gloves before getting the money.
BOSTON - Black Baltimore Orioles All-Star Adam Jones said he was subjected to racial taunting by Boston Red Sox fans during a Monday night game, prompting an apology from an angry Mayor Marty Walsh, who said the epithets did not represent the city. But civil rights advocates said the incidents at Fenway Park illustrated an element of simmering racism that is pervasive in a city that considers itself one of the most liberal in the United States.
LOS ANGELES - Jimmy Kimmel got personal tonight on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," opening up about complications following the birth of his son 10 days ago.
SEOUL/BEIJING - North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war after a pair of strategic U.S. bombers flew training drills with the South Korean and Japanese air forces in another show of strength. The two supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers were deployed amid rising tensions over North Korea's pursuit of its nuclear and missile programs in defiance of U.N. sanctions and pressure from the United States.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying he would be honored to meet the young leader under the right circumstances, even as Pyongyang suggested it would continue its nuclear weapons tests. “If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it,” Trump told Bloomberg News, comments that drew criticism in Washington. "Under the right circumstances I would meet with him," Trump said.
Multiple people were stabbed at the University of Texas in Austin on Monday, and a suspect was in custody, the Austin Police Department said on Twitter. One person was killed in the incident near a gym on campus, local media reported. The university has advised students to avoid the area where the stabbings took place. This is a developing story.