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Updated 1 year, 3 months ago

Carbon dioxide levels hit 50% higher than preindustrial time

The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% h...

Updated 1 year, 4 months ago
More than 200 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada

The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found buried on the site of what was once Canada's largest Indigenous residential school...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
The Latest: Russia sending medical aid to United States

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people wi...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
UN General Assembly to decide on rival COVID-19 resolutions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members have been sent two rival re...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Saudi official urges Muslims to delay hajj plans over virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A senior Saudi official urged more than 1 million Muslims intending to travel to Islam's holiest sites to perform the hajj...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
US again accused of killing civilians in Somalia airstrikes

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. military is facing more allegations of killing civilians with airstrikes in Somalia, and now says it will address the issue more fully in upcoming public reports.

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000 Americans

NEW YORK (AP) — As the number of coronavirus deaths continues to surge in the U.S., officials are warning the disease could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 ...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Dryness, sudden winds factors in deadly China forest fire

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials say dry conditions, high temperatures and a sudden change in wind direction all contributed to the deaths of 19 people in a ...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
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Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
AP PHOTOS: Indian migrants walk hundreds of miles to go home

NEW DELHI (AP) — They were hungry. Some had not eaten for days. Others survived on water and biscuits.

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
UN Security Council urges cease-fire in Afghanistan

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged Afghanistan’s warring parties on Tuesday to heed the U.N. secretary-general’s call for an immediate cease-fire to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure ...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Too little too late? Experts decry Mexico virus policy delay

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has started taking tougher measures against the coronavirus after weeks of its president hugging followers and saying religious med...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
As the coronavirus grips the Americas, Venezuelan migrants feel the pain

Yorgelis del Carmen Beli Fonseca fled Venezuela two years ago to try to scratch out a living in neighboring Colombia, selling candy and garbage bags on the streets of the port city of Barranquilla.

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Facebook joins resistance to Bolsonaro virus claims

SAO PAULO (AP) — Major social media companies are taking aim at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's dismissal of social distancing, joining others in the co...

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Rights, press groups condemn killing of Mexican journalist

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Human rights and press freedom groups on Tuesday condemned the murder of a Mexican journalist, at least the 12th such killing since the current president took office in December 2018.