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Normalcy returns to Guatemala-Mexico border after caravan

January 24, 2020

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and... more »»

Thunberg brushes off mockery from US finance chief

January 24, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has brushed off criticism and mockery from the U.S. more »»

Matteo Salvini seeks power in Rome through regional victory

January 24, 2020

MILAN (AP) — Matteo Salvini is betting that the road to Rome runs through Emilia-Romagna. more »»

Virus puts damper on Lunar New Year, China's biggest holiday

January 24, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Temples have locked their doors. The Forbidden City, Shanghai Disneyland and other major tourist destinations are closed. Restaurant reservations are being cancelle. more »»

US Vice President Pence to Pope Francis: you made me a hero

January 24, 2020

VATICAN CITY (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Pope Francis, “You made me a hero" back home by granting him a private audience at the Vatican on Friday. more »»

Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general

January 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump’s decision to order a drone strike that killed an Iranian general, even amid widespread... more »»

Greece to change election law, abandon proportional system

January 24, 2020

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's parliament is set to approve a proposal by the country's center-right government to abolish an election system based on proportional representation but is likely to... more »»

US rejects extradition request from UK over fatal road crash

January 24, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Friday condemned a decision by the United States not to extradite an American woman involved in a fatal road accident. more »»

Britain's EU Journey: When Major got an opt-out from euro

January 24, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

Book reveals 2 fathers linked by grief to 2015 Paris attacks

January 24, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Lola Salines happily accepted the last-minute concert ticket from a friend the night of Nov. 13, 2015. more »»

Social controls, SARS experience help China close off cities

January 24, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Cutting off access to entire cities with millions of residents to stop a new virus outbreak is a step few countries other than China would consider, but it is made possible by the... more »»

Russian Auschwitz survivor: Only coincidence that I lived

January 24, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — The 75 years since Yevgeny Kovalev was a teenage prisoner in Auschwitz have been marked by tormented memories and a wonder that he's still alive. more »»

China building a hospital to treat virus, expands lockdowns

January 24, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China is swiftly building a hospital dedicated to treating patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of... more »»

Some see end to caravans as Mexican guardsmen stop migrants

January 24, 2020

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and... more »»

N Korea names sharp-tongued army figure as foreign minister

January 24, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has named a sharp-tongued former army officer with little foreign policy experience as its top diplomat, in a possible indication it will take a harder line... more »»

Those trapped in China virus lockdown expect lonely holiday

January 24, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Bai Xue had planned a road trip through China's lush eastern coast to ring in the Lunar New Year, usually a time of lively family reunions and abundant feast. more »»

For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

January 24, 2020

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved hippo, born premature, as a way to raise money for Australian wildlife affected by the recent bushfires. more »»

Puerto Ricans protest in anger over unused emergency aid

January 24, 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of people joined a protest Thursday organized by Puerto Rican singer René Pérez of Calle 13 fame in a demonstration reminiscent of those that ousted the... more »»

Mexican guardsmen break up migrant caravan along highway

January 24, 2020

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Eight hundred Central American migrants were rounded up and hauled onto buses by Mexican national guardsmen and immigration agents after crossing into the country... more »»

China confirms 1st death outside epicenter of viral outbreak

January 24, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China's National Health Commission says the number of cases of a new respiratory virus has risen to 830 with 25 deaths. more »»

 
 

 

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