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Resettlement offer to Pacific a win for Australia over China

SYDNEY/BEIJING Nov 13 (Reuters) - Australia scored a significant win for influence in the Pacific Islands region with a trump card that China, seeking to expand security ties, doesn't have: the op...

US backs Pacific undersea internet cable amid China competition

SINGAPORE, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The United States is backing a new undersea internet cable connecting several Pacific islands, according to a plan for the project seen by Reuters, boosting Washington&#...

AP PHOTOS: Blood, sweat and tears on the opening weekend of the Rugby World Cup in France

PARIS (AP) — The dust has settled after the first set of games at the Rugby World Cup, which began with a stirring win for host France in front of nearly 79,000 people at the Stade de France, and ende...

US shakes off slow start and tops New Zealand 99-72 in Basketball World Cup opener

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Paolo Banchero knows all about the haka, the traditional dance that was performed by New Zealand's players pregame on Saturday as the traditional rallying cry to show nation...

Tausaga wins discus gold at worlds with 4-meter improvement on personal best

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Discus throw is a game of centimeters. So when Laulauga Tausaga launched a throw that beat her personal best by more than four meters (13 feet) at world championships on Tuesd...

US Forest Service and historically Black colleges unite to boost diversity in wildland firefighting

HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (AP) — Before starting college, Taylor Mohead had never been outside her hometown of Houston, Texas. Now, the recent Tuskegee University graduate is trekking around trees in Hazel Gr...

Immigration drove white, Asian population growth in US last year

Without immigration, the white population in the U.S. would have declined last year. Immigration also propelled the expansion of the Asian population, which was the fastest-growing race...

Championing famous and forgotten Asian Americans, this artist uses cookies as her canvas

Artist Jasmine Cho makes exquisite portraits that champion famous and forgotten Asian Americans. Her canvas? “Cookies, I’ve always said, are the perfect platform for education, activism ...

2024 race won't be like 2020. That's good and bad for Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — No honking geese are likely to interrupt his speeches this time. As President Joe Biden seeks a second term, he won't have to depend on glitchy Zoom connections, or del...

Cesar Chavez's legacy lives on in Biden's new campaign chair

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama flew to California to dedicate a national monument to Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez, a group of the activist's relatives were invited to pose for photo...

Fatal Hawaii shooting shows dangers of popular cockfights

HONOLULU (AP) — Police in Hawaii have vowed to step up illegal gambling enforcement after one of the most serious shootings in state history called attention to the dangers that come with cockfighting...

For Asian Americans, Yeoh, Quan's Oscar wins are theirs too

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edward Dion Fariñas watches the Academy Awards every year but the Filipino American didn't expect to have such a visceral reaction when hearing Ke Huy Quan and Michelle Yeoh's award...

Mass shooting in hometown devastating for actor Sherry Cola

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — For actor Sherry Cola, the mass shooting in her hometown of Monterey Park, California, left her devastated ahead of the premiere of the new film “Shortcomings” at the Sundance F...

Pacific islands urge Japan to delay release of Fukushima waste over contamination fears

SYDNEY, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Pacific island nations are urging Japan to delay the release of water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant over fears fisheries will be contaminated, the Pacific...

Biden's Delaware home is now a player in document drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's President Joe Biden's refuge from Washington — a place that's part home office, part Sunday family dinner venue, a safe place for his treasured 1967 Corvette and a makeshift cam...