Trump directed that Navy carrier return to Middle East

By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump directed acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller to return the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz and its carrier strike group to the Middle East, reversing Miller's decision last week to bring the carrier home, according... Read More.

Judge blocks Julian Assange’s extradition to US

By JULIA MACFARLANE, ABC News(LONDON) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States, a judge in the U.K. ruled Monday.Judge Vanessa Baraitser delivered the judgement at the central criminal court in London. The U.S.... Read More.

Wuhan: One year after COVID-19

By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Just hours before thousands of revelers rang in 2020 in front of Wuhan's iconic Jianghan Road Customs House, the city's health authorities issued their first public announcement that they had been tracking a pneumonia outbreak... Read More.

Five important global stories you may have missed in 2020

By JULIA MACFARLANE, ABC News (LONDON) -- In 2020, headlines about the U.S. elections and the coronavirus pandemic dominated the news. In a historic year for health and politics, there were still many other stories of significant international consequence.Here are five... Read More.

Joe Biden’s top foreign policy challenges in 2021

By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When Joe Biden takes office as the 46th president, it's clear his agenda will focus on the challenges at home. His slogan to "Build Back Better" was centered around handling the coronavirus pandemic, rebooting... Read More.