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A study by an environmental scientist and the European Central Bank finds that food prices and overall inflation will rise as temperatures climb with climate change. Thursday's study looks at monthly … more
March 15-21, 2024 A volcano erupts again in Iceland. A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya Muslim refugees who survived a night at sea after their boat capsized were being rescued off Indonesia's … more
Purim is widely depicted as the most joyful of Jewish holidays — highlighted by celebrations that include costumes, skits and noisemakers. It celebrates the biblical story of how a plot to … more
A new report warns that famine is imminent in Gaza as fighting between Israel and Hamas continues. Aid groups say that 1.4 million people in Haiti are on the verge of famine. Famine occurs when … more
Vladimir Putin has secured an unprecedented fifth term as president of Russia. The election commission announced the results of a vote in which he faced no serious challenges and which happened amid … more
A decade ago, President Vladimir Putin seized Crimea from Ukraine, a bold land grab that set the stage for Russia to invade its neighbor in 2022. The quick and bloodless seizure of the diamond-shaped … more
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he supported an idea to release late opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a prisoner exchange just days before the man who was his biggest foe died. In … more
From the hush of isolated Siberian villages to the clamor of big cities to war battered towns in occupied parts of Ukraine, Russians voted in a presidential election overwhelmingly dominated by … more
Russian President Vladimir Putin is poised to extend his near-quarter-century rule for six more years in a vote that follows a relentless Kremlin crackdown on dissent. The three-day presidential … more
March 8-14, 2024 Muslims in Indonesia and Indian-controlled Kashmir prayed at mosques to mark the holy month of Ramadan. China's annual political meetings closed at the Great Hall of the People … more
March 8-14, 2024 From the Academy Awards in Los Angeles to Ramadan celebrations to the Fireworks Festival in Mexico, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from around … more
Voters headed to the polls in Russia on Friday for a three-day presidential election that is all but certain to extend President Vladimir Putin’s rule by six more years after he stifled … more
March 8 - 14, 2024 Celebrities arrive at the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, youths look at buggies during a “mud sale” in Pennsylvania’s Amish country and a baseball player crashes … more
The NATO military alliance is working to turn its diversity into strength as its membership grows in response to Russia's threat. More than 20,000 soldiers from 13 member nations are currently in … more
Across much of America and especially in the normally chilly north, the country went through the winter months without, well, winter. In parka strongholds Burlington, Vermont, and Portland, Maine, … more
Ariana Cubillos is an Associated Press photojournalist based in Caracas, Venezuela. She was based in Haiti from 2004 to 2009, also covering the country’s 2010 earthquake and its descent into gang … more
The status of a federal investigation into a leading Southern Baptist agency’s handling of sexual abuse is unclear. But this much is clear — survivors remain deeply skeptical of the … more
A total solar eclipse is coming to North America. On April 8, the sun will pull another disappearing act across parts of Mexico, the United States and Canada, turning day into night for as much as 4 … more
Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry is struggling to stay in power as he tries to return home, where gang attacks have shuttered his country's main international airport and freed more than 4,000 … more
March 1-7, 2024 A family member of a passenger on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 attended the 10th annual remembrance event in Malaysia, Chinese leader Xi Jinping drank a cup of tea during … more
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