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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A contest that could define the 2024 Paris Olympics is playing out 18 months before medals are awarded. It's giving the International Olympic Committee a political … more
A high-profile trial focused on a 2018 tweet about the financing for a Tesla buyout that never happened drew a surprise spectator for Friday’s final arguments — Elon Musk, the billionaire who is … more
The death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis stands apart from some other police killings because the young Black man was beaten by Black officers. But the fact that Black officers killed a Black man … more
Former pop star Gary Glitter has been released from prison in England after serving half of a 16-year prison sentence for sexually abusing three young girls in the 1970s. The 79-year-old singer's … more
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The prime ministers of the three Baltic countries urged the International Olympic Committee to ban Russian athletes from next year’s Paris Games because of the war in … more
Pope Francis opens the second and final leg of his African pilgrimage by heading to South Sudan. There, he and the Archbishop of Canterbury are hoping to encourage the country’s stalled peace … more
Satellite photos show damage to what Iran describes as a military workshop attacked by Israeli drones, the latest such assault amid a shadow war between the two countries. That's according to images … more
JAN. 27-FEB. 2, 2023 From the Pope’s visit to Congo and South Sudan, to the Ski Flying World Cup in Austria and the presentation of Leopard 2 tanks in Germany, this photo gallery highlights … more
On the Belarusian border, Ukrainian units are using drones to monitor a long expanse of marsh and woodland for a possible surprise offensive from the north. That would be a repeat of the unsuccessful … more
Israel’s ultranationalist heritage minister has ordered officials to examine the legality of the U.S. government’s historic repatriation of an artifact to the Palestinian Authority. The artifact … more
North African and Sudanese officials say the United States is ratcheting up pressure on Middle East allies and power brokers in chaos-stricken Libya and Sudan to expel a Russian private military … more
More than four years after India’s top court struck down a colonial-era law that had made homosexuality a criminal offense, it will hear arguments in March on whether to legalize same-sex marriage. … more
A grinding crackdown that wiped billions of dollars of value off Chinese technology companies is easing, but the once-freewheeling industry is bracing for much slower growth ahead. Analysts say … more
GENEVA (AP) — The IOC stepped up efforts Thursday to explain its position on trying to help Russian athletes qualify for next year's Paris Olympics amid a backlash from Ukraine and its allies. … more
German authorities say that nine men suspected of involvement in blowing up dozens of cash machines in Germany and stealing some 5.2 million euros (nearly $5.7 million) have been arrested in the … more
Interpol says police in southeastern France have arrested a convicted murderer linked to Italy’s most powerful organized crime group, the ’ndrangheta, who was on the run for 16 years. Italy’s … more
An Iranian director who was arrested last summer, weeks before his latest film was released to widespread acclaim, has gone on hunger strike. He is protesting his continued detention amid more than … more
Growing numbers of people are flocking to U.S. churches that center their practice around a psychedelic tea known as ayahuasca. Organizers and their legal advisers argue a 2006 Supreme Court ruling … more
The United States and the Philippines have announced an expansion of America’s military presence in the Southeast Asian country. U.S. forces will be granted access to four more military camps, … more
Pope Francis is urging Congo’s young people to work for a peaceful and honest future. Francis received a raucous welcome on his last full day in Congo as he joined tens of thousands of young people … more
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