United Nations

UN experts: North Korea enhances nukes and illicit trade

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U.N. experts say North Korea is continuing to enhance its illicit nuclear and ballistic missile programs in violation of U.N. sanctions.Read more

UN chief warns of a world divided between US and China

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned global leaders of the looming risk of the world splitting in two. Read more

Trump out to square America First with united front on Iran

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President Trump goes before the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday to try to square his "America First" foreign policy approach.Read more


'You are failing us': Plans, frustration at UN climate talks

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Before world leaders made their promises in three-minute speeches, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg gave an emotional appeal in which she scolded the leaders with her repeated...Read more

State spokeswoman Trump's expected choice for UN ambassador

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President Donald Trump is expected to announce he will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations,...Read more

Major companies pledge to end plastic waste in packaging by 2025

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Mars, L'Oreal, Unilever and Coca Cola are joining 250 other groups focusing on innovation to eliminate single-use plastic packaging by 2025.Read more

Trump says he may pick new U.N. ambassador this month

Trump says he may pick new U.N. ambassador this month

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In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced she is resigning at the end of the year,...Read more

UN ambassador Haley not planning to run for president as she announces resignation

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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley is scheduled to meet with President Trump about her resignation.Read more

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

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Annan spent virtually his entire career as an administrator in the United Nations. His aristocratic style, cool-tempered elegance and political savvy helped guide his...Read more


US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

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The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the...Read more

$1M Women's Safety XPrize to tackle sexual violence

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The winning company makes Safer Pro, a wearable device that allows users to press a button to send an emergency alert to a community of responders.Read more