Lee Calls For UN To Investigate Border Family SeparationsRep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, sent a letter to U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres asking his agency to send humanitarian observers to the U.S. to investigate the impacts of separating families on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump Administration Pulls US Out Of UN Human Rights CouncilThe United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it "an organization that is not worthy of its name."
U.N. Expert Calls U.S. Income Inequality ‘A Political Choice’A U.N.-supported human rights expert has blasted the yawning gap between rich and poor in the United States, insisting in a new report that the world’s richest country “is now moving full steam ahead to make itself even more unequal.”
U.S. to Hit Russia with New Sanctions Over SyriaU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley indicated Sunday that new sanctions to be announced Monday would be aimed at sending a message to Russia.
U.N. Council Rejects Russia Resolution on SyriaThe U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria.
UN Vote Calls US Move On Jerusalem 'Null, Void'The U.N. General Assembly has voted 128-9 with 35 abstentions to declare President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital "null and void."
UN Study: Nearly 50 Million Tons Of E-Waste Discarded Last YearA new study claims 49.3 million tons of TV sets, refrigerators, cellphones and other electrical goods were discarded last year.
UN To Debate Future Use Of 'Killer Robots'A U.N. panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on the use of 'killer robots' in future conflicts.
At UN, Trump Threatens To 'Totally Destroy' North KoreaPresident Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the nation's "Rocket man" leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.
For 1st Time, Over Half Of People With HIV Taking AIDS DrugsFor the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus.
North Korea: New Long-Range Missile Can Carry Heavy NukeNorth Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.
Amal Clooney: "Don't Let Islamic State Get Away With Genocide"Clooney urged Iraq and the world's nations on Thursday not to let the Islamic State extremist group "get away with genocide."