{FD} Texas teacher, 31, accused of sex with boy high school student she met in church

A teacher in Texas was arrested Tuesday following an alleged sexual relationship with a minor she reportedly met while volunteering at a church.

{FD} Utah man jailed in Venezuela ordered to stand trial on weapons charges

An American man who's spent the last 18 months in a Venezuelan prison must stand trial on weapons charges, a judge ruled Tuesday, dashing hopes Joshua Holt would be released and reunited with his family for Christmas.

{FD} The Latest: Abbas says no role for US in Mideast peace push

The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians won't accept any role for the United States in a peace process with Israel "from now on" after the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.

{FD} Under Putin, Russia increases clout in the Middle East

When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse and break Russia's international isolation over a crisis in Ukraine.

{FD} Men due to leave Gitmo under Obama seem stuck under Trump

Abdellatif Nasser got what he thought was the best news possible in the summer of 2016: One of his lawyers called him at the Guantanamo Bay detention center and told him that the U.S. decided he no longer posed a threat and could go home to Morocco.