Latest Opinion: The 'door of return' is open for people of African descent 2017-05-27T09:48:47.000000000+00:00 My school years in the US were marked by heated debates between African and African-Americans about who was more guilty for the slave trade; whites or Africans? President Trump passes his first test on the world stage 2017-05-27T08:37:10.000000000+00:00 Nile Gardiner: Donald Trump's first overseas trip was a success -- he was able to move beyond the Obama administration's mistakes in both the Middle East and Europe. Washington Post: Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin 2017-05-27T08:32:34.000000000+00:00 President Donald Trump's son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner may have discussed creating a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russia's ambassador Sergei Kislyak, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing US officials briefed on intelligenc... Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails end 40-day hunger strike 2017-05-27T08:17:54.000000000+00:00 Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ended their hunger strike Saturday after 40 days, officials said. Explosion kills 18 near bus stop in Afghanistan 2017-05-27T08:01:31.000000000+00:00 At least 18 people were killed and six others injured in a car bomb explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday morning, authorities said. Man shouting 'anti-everything slurs' kills 2 in Portland, police say 2017-05-27T06:33:26.000000000+00:00 Two men were fatally stabbed Friday on a crowded commuter train in Portland, Oregon, when they confronted a passenger who was "yelling a gamut of anti-Muslim and anti-everything slurs," a police spokesman said. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, dies at 89 2017-05-27T05:46:33.000000000+00:00 Zbigniew Brzezinski, the former national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died at age 89, his daughter announced on social media. Zakaria: How Saudi Arabia played Donald Trump 2017-05-27T04:40:38.000000000+00:00 Donald Trump has given Saudi Arabia a free pass and a free hand in the Middle East, says Fareed Zakaria. Cops looking for pot find opium poppies instead 2017-05-27T04:11:35.000000000+00:00 When drug task force investigators went to a rural home in North Carolina earlier this week, they were checking out a report of possible marijuana growing. What it's like to meet terrorists 2017-05-27T03:39:17.000000000+00:00 The New York Times' Jeffrey Gettleman recalls an incident from 2004, when he was briefly detained by terrorists.