Soldiers rescued residents on boats as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by deadly rains that were expanding across the region Tuesday.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
German lawmakers have finalized the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn't ambitious enough.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Eastern Congo marked an official end Thursday to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years.
By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Krista Larson, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Pelosi described the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis as "murder."…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit “pause,” as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Brian Dennehy, the burly actor who started in films as a macho heavy and later in his career won plaudits for his stage work in plays by William Shakespeare, Anton Chekhov, Eugene O'Neill and Arthur Miller, has died. He was…
By Kathy McCormack, Associated Press
Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and helpful old witch in Italy, died Monday at age 85.
By David Pitt, Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Federal judges on Monday temporarily blocked efforts in Texas and Alabama to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic, handing Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers a victory as clinics across the U.S. filed lawsuits to stop states from trying to…
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