Australian offers free coffee, chat from his kitchen window

It all started when Rick Everett walked out of his home in Sydney and put up a sign on his kitchen window that read: “Free coffee to combat the virus.” It was March, and the Australi...

Faith in protest as young people find fervor on the street

“I can’t breathe!’” the crowd chanted, invoking the dying words spoken by George Floyd as a white police officer pressed a knee into his neck. Kianna Ruff yelled it over and over alo...

Colombian siblings launch market for Amazon farmers in need

The luscious fruits of the Amazon jungle still grow, undeterred by the raging pandemic. But many Colombian farmers and Indigenous communities have been left without a way to sell th...

Two COVID-ravaged NY churches take different recovery paths

NEW YORK (AP) — The paths of two New York City churches diverged this week — one reopened and one stayed closed. But they have shared a tragic fate, together losing at least 134 members of their mostl...

Women leaders condemn threat against congressional candidate

Dozens of women activists, leaders and lawmakers have joined a petition denouncing a death threat against congressional candidate Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, the first Muslim woman to run for federal office ...

Yeshiva basketball team reaches first Sweet 16

BALTIMORE (AP) — First came the prayer ceremony at the conclusion of the Sabbath with their families, then, the celebration on the basketball court and the overflowing joy of March Madness victory. ...

Yeshiva U team: Hotel cancels reservation over virus fears

A hotel in a Baltimore suburb on Thursday canceled the reservation of the Yeshiva University men's basketball team over fears of novel coronavirus, the coach of the Maccabees told The Associated Press...

Muslim millennial's site dispels stereotypes for millions

NEW YORK (AP) — Today she travels the world, attends a red-carpet movie premiere and sits on panels with astronauts, former presidents and feminist icons. But in the years after 9/11...

Power struggle in Bolivia: Añez at home vs Morales in exile

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Where does the power line stand in crisis-torn Bolivia? Jeanine Añez, the Senate leader who has claimed the interim presidency of the Andean country, seems to ...

AP Explains: Argentina's next leader preps foreign policy

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — What kind of foreign policy can the world expect from Argentina when its new president takes office in December? Argentina sparred with the United States and other Weste...

Embattled Argentine farmers eye presidential vote with fear

PERGAMINO, Argentina (AP) — Juan Rossi walks between rows of green wheat at his farm in one of Argentina's most fertile agricultural regions, worrying about the future of the farming sector that is th...

Samba, Amazon fruits and fish at Brazil's Ver-O-Peso market

BELEM, Brazil (AP) — Exotic Amazonian fruits, medicinal tonics with natural ingredients from the rainforest that claim to cure it all and freshwater fish served fried with a side of thick, deep purple...

Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside tha...

Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside tha...

Amazon tribe in Brazil patrols territory, braces for fight

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — Deep in the Amazon rainforest, there is talk of a looming conflict over land. The men in the Tembe indigenous group sometimes daub th...