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The US reopening is coming, but 'normal' is still a ways off

NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone wants to know: When, oh when, will it go back to normal? As some governors across the United States begin to ease restrictions imposed to stop the spread of...

Russian minster: West out of step, can't accept its decline

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's foreign minister took aim at the West on Friday, saying its philosophies are out of step with the times and that it is struggling to accept what he called its diminishin...

At UN, Africa balances highlighting its progress and poverty

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At the U.N. building in New York, "United Nations" means the trappings of protocol, the gravitas of diplomatic relations, the grandiose speeches. But in the fie...

Saudi Arabia urges pressure on Iran, which says that failed

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Saudi Arabia took aim at archrival Iran, urging the world to apply "utmost pressure" and cut off the regime's financial resources, while Tehran insisted that such a policy had fa...

US steps up pressure on China over treatment of Muslims

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration, locked in a trade war with China, is increasing pressure on Beijing over what it says is the systematic oppression of ethnic minority Muslims. ...

'Panic mode': Witness describes aftermath of Sri Lanka bombs

Bhanuka Harischandra was running a little late for his meeting Sunday. As a car carrying him pulled into the back entrance of the luxury Shangri-La Hotel in Sri Lanka's capital of Co...

Economy was key to Brazil win, but will he deliver?

SAO PAULO (AP) — Key to Jair Bolsonaro's recent election victory was the support of Brazil's business community, which coalesced around him because he promised to overhaul Latin America's largest econ...

AP Analysis: Bolsonaro rivals bet Brazilians would unite

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just as many opponents of Donald Trump considered him unelectable in 2016, detractors of Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro always believed the far-right candidate himself w...

Brazil elects far-right president, worrying rights groups

SAO PAULO (AP) — In some of his first words to the nation as president-elect, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro promised to defend the constitution and unite a bitterly divided populace. ...

Brazil yearns for change but some say democracy at risk

SAO PAULO (AP) — A desire for radical change among many Brazilians after years of turmoil has fueled the rise of a far-right former army captain who supporters say will fight crime and corruption if e...

AP Explains: How Brazil's Bolsonaro used Trump tactics

SAO PAULO (AP) — Observers have long flirted with the idea that far-right Brazilian congressman Jair Bolsonaro, the front-runner in Sunday's presidential runoff, was a "tropical" Trump. Bolsonaro has ...

3 things to know about Brazil's presidential candidates

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil votes Sunday to elect its next president, and the choice could not be more stark. Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro, who is leading the polls, has describe...

3 things to know about Brazil's presidential candidates

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil votes Sunday to elect its next president, and the choice could not be more stark. Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro, who is leading the polls, has describe...

A rise from marginal lawmaker to presidential front-runner

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As recently as two months ago, few people in Brazil other than Jair Bolsonaro's most ardent supporters believed the far-right congressman had more than an outside shot of winning...

Polarizing presidential race divides families across Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — When the political ads come on TV in the Higa household these days, everyone wishes to be somewhere else. Eike Higa is gay and plans to vote for the left-wing candid...