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The Templeton Prize — one of the world's largest annual individual awards — is being awarded this year to a nurse-midwife who for decades has strived to improve women’s health care in East … more
A new report says the war in Ukraine helped push the number of people left internally displaced across the world last year to a record high of 71.1 million. The report for 2022 released Thursday by … more
The Associated Press joined up recently with a fighting unit of Ukraine’s National Guard as it prepared for an impending counteroffensive. It’s a crash course in new assault tactics for the … more
TERRA INDÍGENA PIAÇAGUERA, Brasil (AP) — Enquanto uma fogueira acesa por crianças acabava de queimar, os vencedores dos primeiros Jogos Indígenas de Peruíbe recebiam tranquilamente suas … more
April 21-27, 2023 A week in which climate activists demonstrated in various cities across Europe, while victims of a religious cult were exhumed in Kenya. Anzac Day was commemorated, the national … more
Scientists from around the world are comparing the genetic blueprints of an array of animals to gain new insights into our own species. It's called the Zoonomia Project. It's the subject of 11 papers … more
The world's oceans are suddenly considerably hotter than just a month or two ago and well above record levels. Scientists are trying to figure out why, and whether it forecasts an upcoming surge in … more
A young man wearing a baseball cap emblazoned with “Dior," women clutching infants and children bundled against the cold step into a Tunisian Maritime National Guard boat and away from their dreams … more
Hundreds of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have gathered at dawn services and veterans’ street marches across the two nations to commemorate their war dead on Anzac Day. Australia and … more
Authorities say 17 apartment buildings were evacuated in a Russian city near the Ukrainian border after an explosive device was found at the site where a bomb accidentally dropped by a Russian … more
APRIL 14-20, 2023 From U.S. President Joe Biden's visit to Ireland for the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement to Orthodox Easter celebrations and the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters, this … more
An old NASA satellite is expected to fall to Earth. But experts tracking the spacecraft say chances are low it will pose any danger. The defunct science satellite known as Rhessi will plummet through … more
For many Palestinians, the journey to one of Islam’s most sacred sites on the holiest night of Ramadan begins in a dust-choked, garbage-strewn maelstrom. Tens of thousands of Palestinian … more
At least 12 Filipinos are to be nailed to crosses to reenact Jesus Christ’s suffering in a gory Good Friday tradition that is rejected by the Catholic church. The tradition draws huge crowds of … more
MARCH 2023 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan in March 2023. This … more
March 23-30, 2023 From protests against the raising of the retirement age in France to Kamala Harris’ visit to Ghana and Belgium beating Germany in an international friendly soccer match in … more
Responding to Indigenous demands, the Vatican has formally repudiated the “Doctrine of Discovery” -- papal documents from the 15th century that legitimized the colonial-era seizure of Native … more
Concerned with preventing growing numbers of suicides, the US Navy is planning to make chaplains regular members of the crew on ships with more than 300 sailors, instead of only the largest carriers … more
Concerned with preventing growing numbers of suicides, the US Navy is planning to make chaplains regular members of the crew on ships with more than 300 sailors, instead of only the largest carriers … more
As images of the devastating blaze at an immigration detention center in Mexico consume news broadcasts and social media, families scattered across the Americas are suffering the consequences, … more
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