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Indiana social services agency leader leaving for new job

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INDIANAPOLIS — The head of Indiana’s state health care and social services agency is leaving the position after more than four years and will...

Donald Rumsfeld, a cunning leader undermined by Iraq war

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WASHINGTON — Calling Donald H. Rumsfeld energetic was like calling the Pacific wide. When others would rest, he would run. While others sat, he...

UK health minister resigns after breaching coronavirus rules

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LONDON — U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock resigned Saturday, a day after apologizing for breaching social distancing rules with an aide with whom he...

Dismissal of Virginia lieutenant governor’s lawsuit upheld

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RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a ruling dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax after...

Ivory Coast court sentences former PM to life in prison

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — An Ivory Coast court has sentenced prominent opposition figure and former prime minister Guillaume Soro to life in prison for...

Brazil’s environment minister resigns amid criticism, probes

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles announced his resignation Wednesday, giving up his post amid sharp criticism of his tenure and...

Connecticut lawmaker resigns state Senate, citing divorce

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Connecticut state Sen. Alex Kasser, the first Democrat elected by her Fairfield County district since 1930, announced Tuesday she is resigning from office. She...

EU threatens Lebanese politicians with sanctions over crisis

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BEIRUT — The European Union’s foreign policy chief Saturday berated Lebanese politicians for delays in forming a new Cabinet, warning the union could impose...

Cypriot minister angrily quits over call with president

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NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus’ justice minister has angrily resigned, citing her boss’ alleged remarks that she “harms” the government’s image because of her earlier,...

South Africa finalizes treaty to extradite fugitives in UAE

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa said Friday it has finalized an extradition treaty with United Arab Emirates that would allow it to bring back members...