Nearly three decades of conflict, extremist attacks, drought, disease and a devastating outbreak of locusts have taken a vast toll. Already vulnerable, millions of Somalis now contemplate a new way to die.
By Samya Kullab, Associated Press
The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq withdrew Sunday from a military base in the country's north that nearly launched Washington into an open war with neighboring Iran.
By Joseph Wilson, Colleen Barry, Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
As the U.S. tops the world in reported infections from the new coronavirus, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases predicts 100,000-200,000 deaths from the outbreak in the U.S.
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
North Korea on Sunday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea said, calling it “very inappropriate” at a time when the world is battling the coronavirus pandemic.
By Associated Press
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced his government will order a two-week ban on commuting to all non-essential businesses starting on Monday.
By Kat Stafford, Martha Irvine, Associated Press
Confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide have passed the 640,000 mark as new cases rose in the United States and Europe.
In our news wrap Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro lashed out at the Trump administration after he was indicted on U.S. drug-trafficking charges. In a televised address, Maduro called Trump a “racist cowboy” who was making “false accusations.” Also, Afghan…
The coronavirus pandemic has struck the globe during an era of massive refugee crises, confrontation among the world’s great powers and armed conflicts in many countries. Under these circumstances, how do we coordinate an effective global response to an enemy…
By Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
Microsoft says it is pulling its investments from a controversial facial-recognition startup that scans faces at Israeli military checkpoints.
The State Department says it has brought back 15,000 Americans who were stranded in more than 30 countries across the globe. But some 30,000 are still stuck abroad, growing increasingly worried about border closures, food shortages and health care systems…
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