Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph

Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, before saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian province unless she removed her headscarf.

Dozens of Central Americans returned from US are sent home by Mexico

Dozens of Central Americans who had been returned to the border city of Juarez to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims were being bused back to their countries Tuesday by Mexican authorities, a first for the program commonly known as "remain in Mexico."

Dominican health minister says drugs, alcohol, medical problems may have killed US couple; lawyer calls it ‘ludicrous’

The Dominican public health minister said in a radio interview Monday that the Maryland couple found dead last month in a hotel room at a luxury resort had pre-existing health problems and may have died after mixing prescription drugs and alcohol.

Canada approves pipeline extension for second time, as Trudeau looks for more reliable purchaser for oil than US

Canada has reapproved a pipeline expansion that would triple the flow of oil within the country, this as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned against sole reliance on the United States to purchase the energy source as unreliable.

What to watch for at Kim-Xi summit in North Korea?

From nuclear weapons to huge food aid shipments to a shared skepticism about the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a long list of topics to discuss when Xi heads to North Korea on Thursday.

The Latest: Kuwait’s emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has arrived in Iraq for a rare official visit to the neighboring country amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf between Washington and Tehran.