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Report: Climate change could move 200M people by 2050

BARCELONA, Spain - Climate change could push more than 200 million people to leave their homes in the next three decades and create migration hotspots unless urgent action is taken to reduce global emissions and bridge the development gap, a World … more

Donors voice concerns over Taliban rule as U.N. seeks funds

GENEVA - The United Nations on Monday drummed up millions of dollars in emergency funds from donor countries for beleaguered Afghans who could soon face widespread hunger, even as Western governments and the U.N. human rights chief voiced concerns … more

North Korea says it tested new long-range cruise missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea said Monday that it successfully tested newly developed long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, the first known testing activity in months, underscoring how the country continues to expand its military … more

Dems seek corporate, wealthy tax hikes for $3.5T rebuilding plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats unveiled a sweeping proposal Monday for tax hikes on big corporations and the wealthy to fund President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan, as Congress speeds ahead to shape the far-reaching package that … more

Barrett concerned about public perception of Supreme Court

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett expressed concerns Sunday that the public may increasingly see the court as a partisan institution. Justices must be "hyper vigilant to make sure they're not letting personal biases creep … more

Measles cases halt Afghan evacuee flights from 2 bases

The U.S. has halted all U.S.-bound flights of Afghan evacuees from two main bases overseas after discovering a limited measles outbreak among Afghans arriving in the United States, a hitch that … more

A U.S. Marine, a curious Afghan boy, an unfathomable moment

One day not long ago, I watched my soon-to-be 3-year-old son jump up and down to the sound of "ho" and "hey." It's a song by the Lumineers, an American folk-rock band. The lyrics and stomp reverberate throughout the kitchen and into the house. My … more

U.S. producer prices jump an unprecedented 8.3% in August

WASHINGTON - Inflation at the wholesale level climbed 8.3% last month from August 2020, the biggest annual gain since the Labor Department started calculating the 12-month number in 2010. The Labor Department reported Friday that its producer … more

UN raises alarm on Taliban crackdown on dissent, journalists

KABUL, Afghanistan - The United Nations on Friday sounded the alarm about Taliban crackdowns on peaceful protests, many of them by women demanding equal rights, and journalists covering such events. In one case, two Afghan video journalists were … more

Study finds women, minorities in Air Force face sexual harassment, bias

WASHINGTON - About a third of the female service members in the Air Force and Space Force say they've experienced sexual harassment and many can describe accounts of sexism and a stigma associated with pregnancy and maternity leave, a study released … more

Guantanamo prison lingers, unresolved legacy of attacks

NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (AP) - President Joe Biden turned the page on one legacy of 9/11 by ending the war in Afghanistan. But he has yet to do much about another: the Guantanamo Bay detention center. The White House says it intends to … more

9/11 artifacts share 'pieces of truth' in victims' stories

NEW YORK - For nearly six years, Andrea Haberman's ashen and damaged wallet lay mostly untouched in a drawer at her parents' Wisconsin home, along with a partly melted cellphone, her driver's license, credit cards, checkbook and house keys. Flecks … more

Vaccine mandate spawns new fear: finding, keeping workers

The new federal vaccine requirement announced by President Joe Biden has created another worry for large businesses: With help wanted signs up almost everywhere, some could lose valuable employees or … more

CDC finds unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die of COVID

New U.S. studies released Friday show the COVID-19 vaccines remain highly effective against hospitalizations and death even as the extra-contagious delta variant swept the country.One study tracked … more

Sheriff: Florida family massacre followed random encounter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A chance encounter with a former Marine beset by delusions of child sex trafficking ultimately led to the massacre of four members of a Florida family, including a … more

Biden calls Xi as US-China relationship grows more fraught

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden spoke with China's Xi Jinping on Thursday amid growing frustration on the American side that high-level engagement between the two leaders' top advisers … more

Justice Department sues Texas over state's new abortion law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department has sued Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted "in open defiance of the Constitution."The lawsuit, filed … more

Citing high shot rates, Danes end COVID-19 restriction

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — After 548 days with restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19, Denmark's high vaccination rate has enabled the Scandinavian country to become one of the first … more

Hurricane Olaf hits Mexico's Los Cabos resorts at Category 2

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Olaf slammed into the Los Cabos resorts at the tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula and then drenched the region Friday with torrential rains as … more

Scores of Westerners, including Americans, fly out of Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan - Some 200 foreigners, including Americans, flew out of Afghanistan on an international commercial flight from Kabul airport on Thursday, the first such large-scale departure since U.S. and foreign forces concluded their frantic … more
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