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May 19-25, 2023 From the flooding in Faenza Italy, to the Italian Open tennis tournament and Manchester City winning the English Premier League, this photo gallery highlights some of the most … more
Sea turtles in Panama now have the legal right to live and have free passage in a healthy environment, a change that represents a different way of thinking about how to protect wildlife. Panama’s … more
A new study shows a daily multivitamin may boost memory function in some people, although the results don't change recommendations about use of the supplements. Researchers tracked more than 3,500 … more
Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano is spewing gas, smoke and ash. That has led education authorities to suspend in-person classes Monday in parts of three states, a day after the government raised the … more
Despite Russian claims to have captured the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, top military leaders in Ukraine insist the grinding nine-month battle there is not over. Although Ukraine now controls only a … more
The United States is scheduled to sign a new security pact with Papua New Guinea on Monday as the U.S. continues to jostle with China for influence in the Pacific. Papua New Guinea’s location just … more
A delegation of six African leaders set to hold talks with Kyiv and Moscow aim to “initiate a peace process” but also broach the thorny issue of how a heavily-sanctioned Russia can be paid for … more
Thousands of Americans each year turn to state-run programs that provide financial assistance to crime victims. The money helps to cover funeral expenses, physical and emotional therapy, lost wages, … more
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
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