PARIS — France's highest court ruled for the first time Wednesday that police illegally checked the identification of three minority men based on racial profiling, a key source of tension between officers and youth in poor suburbs.
NEW YORK — Gone was the ballroom with a soaring glass ceiling, the confetti and the celebrity guest stars. Instead, Hillary Clinton looked out to a group of grief-stricken aides and tearful supporters, as she acknowledged her stunning loss of the presidency to Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON — In an awkward political ritual, President Barack Obama urged the nation Wednesday to join him in rooting for President-elect Donald Trump's success, even as he and his shell-shocked aides prepared to watch a successor undo much of their work.
The major U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower in morning trading Thursday as an early surge faded. Utilities, technology and consumer-focused stocks were among the biggest decliners. Banks and other financial companies were up the most.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistan on Wednesday deported National Geographic's famed green-eyed "Afghan Girl" to her native Afghanistan after a regional court had convicted her on charges of carrying a forged Pakistani ID card and staying in the country illegally.