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Italy explodes in joy after winning European soccer title

ROME (AP) — Italians celebrated the European Championship soccer title as a new beginning not only for their youthful national team but for a country that's been yearning to return to normalcy after b...

A decade in waiting, Henderson finally scores for England

ROME (AP) — After 10 years and more than 60 games, Jordan Henderson has finally experienced the feeling of scoring for England's national team. The 31-year-old midfielder got his tea...

Gareth Bale still scoreless but Wales advances at Euro 2020

ROME (AP) — Gareth Bale got only one chance to score against Italy and he wasted it. His second-half volley over the crossbar could have been a costly miss, but in the end it didn't ...

Euro 2020 opening marks return of mega-scale sports events

ROME (AP) — Postponed by a year, the biggest sporting event since the coronavirus brought the world to a halt kicked off Friday at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome — a milestone both for European and world...

AP PHOTOS: Traveling circus stays put in virus-hit Italy

ROME (AP) — They say the show must go on, but the Rony Roller circus isn’t going anywhere right now. The caravan sits idle in an empty field on the outskirts of Rome. ...

AP Explains: Diplomatic immunity and the Khashoggi case

ROME (AP) — The killing of Jamal Khashoggi shocked the world not only because of the grisly details of his death, but also because of where it took place: inside a consulate, which enjoys special prot...

US, Europe clamp down on migration even as arrivals drop

ROME (AP) — As NATO allies convene, one issue not on their formal agenda but never far from their thoughts is immigration — even though illegal border crossings are decreasing on both sides of the Atl...

AP Explains: Populist surge leaves hung Parliament in Italy

ROME (AP) — Italian voters delivered a stinging blow to their country's pro-European political powers, with more than half of the electorate backing populist, euroskeptic parties in Sunday's election,...

Catalonia's divided residents head to the polls again

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — In Barcelona, Catalonia's cosmopolitan capital, there is no sign of the independent country that the region's former leaders proclaimed with great fanfare nearly two months ago...

Spanish envoy: Catalan leader out of a job "no matter what"

MADRID (AP) — Catalonia's deposed leader is now out of a job "no matter what he says" but could run in December's early regional election if he hasn't been imprisoned by then, Spain's foreign minister...

Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by US priorities

ROME (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is a heavy blow to a deal that in many ways was designed to ensure the participation of the United States, regardless...

Svalbard sees 'shocking' temperatures near freezing point

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Arctic archipelago of Svalbard has seen such extreme warmth this year that the average annual temperature could end up above freezing for the first time on record, scientists said...

Germany asks Sweden to extradite 'Laserman' killer

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Germany has asked Sweden to extradite a man serving a life sentence for a string of racially motivated shootings to stand trial in the murder of a Jewish woman in Frankfurt nearly a q...

Current energy system could eat up entire carbon budget

JAENSCHWALDE, Germany (AP) — Amid whiffs of chemicals and the electric hum of transformers, Kraftwerk Jaenschwalde rises like an ash-colored fortress over a landscape disfigured by decades of open-pit...

UN chief 'sure' Trump will reconsider climate change stance

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he hopes Donald Trump will shift course on global warming and "understand the seriousness and urgency" of addressing the problem. ...