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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...

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...

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...

Brazil votes amid anger at the ruling class

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilians are choosing their leaders Sunday in an election marked by intense anger at the ruling class following years of political and economic turmoil, including what may be the la...

A look at top 5 candidates in Brazil's presidential election

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilians choose among 13 candidates for president Sunday in one of the most unpredictable and divisive elections in decades. If no one gets a majority in the first round, the top tw...

With rights under threat, Brazil's indigenous run for office

SAO PAULO (AP) — The number of indigenous Brazilians running for office has surged this year at a time when many feel their cultures and lands are more threatened than they have been in decades. ...

After Brazil museum fire, debate over how, or if, to rebuild

SAO PAULO (AP) — Ever since a fire gutted Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, the question has been: Could what was destroyed be restored? A flicker of hope emer...