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State Dept. to pay 6-figure sums to Havana Syndrome victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is preparing to compensate victims of mysterious brain injuries colloquially known as “Havana Syndrome” with six-figure payments, according to officials and a co...

US sending advanced rocket systems, other aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will send another $450 million in military aid to Ukraine, including some additional medium-range rocket systems, to help push back Russian progress in the war, off...

Russians advance on war's front line in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian military extended its grip on territory in eastern Ukraine as it seeks to cut supply lines and encircle frontline Ukrainian forces, while the Ukrainian military announ...

Afghan aid auditor accuses State, USAID of withholding info

WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressionally mandated watchdog for U.S. assistance to Afghanistan is accusing the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development of illegally withholding infor...

Phone call between WNBA's Griner and wife being rescheduled

WASHINGTON (AP) — A phone call between jailed WNBA star Brittney Griner and her wife has been rescheduled after an earlier attempt to connect on the couple's anniversary failed because of an “unfortun...

Wife of WNBA's Griner tells AP scheduled call never happened

WASHINGTON (AP) — WNBA star Brittney Griner tried to call her wife nearly a dozen times through the American embassy in Russia on the couple’s fourth anniversary Saturday, but they never connected sin...

U.S. veterans missing in Ukraine formed bond over background

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh are both military veterans from Alabama, so it was natural that they formed a bond once they met in Ukraine, where each traveled separately with the ...

South Korea says North completed prep for new nuclear test

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that North Korea has completed preparations for a new nuclear test and that only a political decision by the country’s top leadership can preve...

Biden administration takes step to bolster Palestinian ties

JERUSALEM (AP) — The United States is restoring a line of communication for the Palestinians that had been canceled by the Trump administration. The move, announced Thursday before a...

French lawmakers pledge support for Taiwan on island visit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A French parliamentary delegation pledged support for Taiwan during a meeting Thursday with the president of the self-governing island democracy that China claims as its own terr...

China, Cambodia breaking ground on joint port project

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia denied again Tuesday that it will allow any Chinese military presence at a port where it and China are beginning an expansion this week that has prompted concern i...

EU blames Russia for food crisis, Russian UN envoy walks out

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — European Council President Charles Michel accused Russia on Monday of using food supplies as “a stealth missile against developing countries” and blamed the Kremlin for the loomi...

US media face Russian visa denial due to US restrictions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign ministry called U.S. news media to a meeting on Monday to warn that their accreditations and visas could be withdrawn if the United States does not rescind measures limi...

Biden hoping to avoid Summit of the Americas flop in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When leaders gather at the Summit of the Americas this week, the focus is likely to veer from policy issues — migration, climate change and galloping inflation — and instead shift t...

Biden scrambles to avoid Americas Summit flop in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When leaders gather this week in Los Angeles at the Summit of the Americas, the focus is likely to veer from common policy changes — migration, climate change and galloping inflatio...