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Panama's government estimates 50,000 migrants crossed the treacherous Darien Gap linking Colombia and Panama in the first two months of 2023. That is five times more than in the same period of last … more
The ground crackles as Guillermo Cuitino walks through dry farmland in Argentina that should be green and lush this time of year. The agricultural engineer grabs a soy plant and easily disintegrates … more
At one point during this week's Kremlin meetings, Chinese leader Xi Jinping told Russian President Vladimir Putin that they were driving global changes unseen in more than a century. Putin replied, … more
One year ago, President Nayib Bukele suspended constitutional rights and started an all-out offensive on gangs. Since the self-described “world’s coolest dictator” ordered the special powers in … more
One year ago, President Nayib Bukele suspended constitutional rights and started an all-out offensive on gangs. Since he ordered a state of emergency in response to surging gang violence, El Salvador … more
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins at sundown. The faithful are preparing for a month of dawn-to-dusk fasting intended to bring them closer to God and to remind them of the suffering of those … more
Scientists have pulled DNA from Ludwig van Beethoven's hair to look for clues about his many health problems and hearing loss. They weren't able to figure out why the famous composer lost his hearing … more
Lebanese security forces are firing tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who tried to break through a fence leading to the government headquarters in downtown Beirut. The protest comes amid … more
One of the oldest surviving biblical manuscripts is up for sale — for a cool $30 million. The Codex Sassoon is a nearly complete 1,100-year-old Hebrew Bible. Sotheby's is putting it up for auction … more
Chinese leader Xi Jinping has left Moscow, wrapping up a three-day visit, shortly after Japanese PM Fumio Kishida left Kyiv. Kishida made a surprise visit Tuesday to Kyiv, stealing some of the … more
Millions of Muslims in Indonesia are gearing up to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, which is expected to start on Thursday, with traditions and ceremonies across the world’s most populous … more
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck much of Pakistan and neighboring Afghanistan has killed at least 13 people and injured scores in both countries. Authorities on Wednesday struggled to collect … more
A new report says 26% of the world’s population doesn’t have access to safe drinking water and 46% lack access to basic sanitation. The U.N. World Water Development Report 2023 came Tuesday on … more
A strong earthquake has rattled Pakistan’s capital Islamabad and other parts of the country, sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes. The U.S. Geological Survey said the center of the … more
Public screenings in Hong Kong of a slasher film that features Winnie the Pooh have been scrapped, sparking discussions over increasing censorship in the city. Film distributor VII Pillars … more
U.S. cases of a dangerous fungus tripled over just three years, and more than half of states have now reported it. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote about the … more
Martina Navratilova says she has been told by doctors that she is “cancer-free” and that she should be “good to go” after some additional radiation treatment. The 66-year-old Navratilova … more
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — After a series of high level meetings last week, a second round of bids to buy Manchester United are due Wednesday. Representatives of Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al … more
For months, authorities have been urging civilians in areas near the fighting in eastern Ukraine to evacuate to safer parts of the country. But while many have heeded the call, others — including … more
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida began a surprise visit to Ukraine early Tuesday, hours after Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in neighboring Russia for a three-day visit. The dueling … more
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