Prime Minister Theresa May wanted to enact Article 50 without a parliamentary vote.
Support from Sen. Rubio clears path to full Senate confirmation.
Israel says it plans to build 2,500 more settler homes on the West Bank
Early projections show that over 2.5 million people participated in the Women's Marches around the globe.
President Enrique Peña Nieto promised a robust dialogue with President Trump at their meeting next week, with the protection of Mexican citizens a priority.
The transition, and questions surrounding it, rippled through issues including the location of the American Embassy and whether Palestinians are on the edge of a renewed revolt.
The talks between rebels and the Syrian government, arranged by Turkey and Russia, were marked by tension and anger on both sides.
Iraq's prime minister on Tuesday declared eastern Mosul "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants after a day of fierce fighting and more than three months after a massive U.S.-backed operation to retake the city began.
Revisions sought by Islamic scholars were barely noticeable to the public, but intellectuals see them as government accommodation of a larger shift toward radical Islam.