AP Week in Pictures, Global

SEPT. 12 - 18, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by The Associated Press from around the world. The selection ...

Stopgap bill to prevent shutdown held up over farm funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to fashion a temporary spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month ran aground Friday amid a fight over farm bailout funding that's a key prio...

Trump, Biden absorb news of Ginsburg death on the fly

BEMIDJI, Minnesota (AP) — Minutes into yet another Donald Trump campaign rally, the world got word that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. But no one told the president. No one pa...

Japan's ex-PM Abe visits controversial Tokyo shrine

TOKYO (AP) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Saturday he visited a shrine viewed by China and both Koreas as a symbol of wartime aggression. Abe's visit to Yasukuni S...

Fedde and Nats beat Marlins in 1st game of twinbill, 5-0

MIAMI (AP) — Erick Fedde allowed one hit in six innings, and the Washington Nationals beat rookie Sixto Sanchez and the Miami Marlins 5-0 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday. ...

Democrats set to unveil stopgap bill to prevent shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Friday prepared a temporary spending bill that is needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month — and that would allow lawmakers to leave Washingto...

Wisconsin secretary resigns amid unemployment claim backlog

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Workforce Development's top leader resigned Friday after failing to find a way to address a massive backlog of unprocessed unemployment benefit claims spar...

Man City star Aguero out for up to 2 months, Guardiola says

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be out for up to two months as he recovers his fitness after surgery on his left knee injury, manager Pep Guardiola said. Aguero had an op...

Falcons launch voting initiative in social media campaign

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are trying to make sure people are registered to vote by launching a social media campaign. The team's “Pass The Vote” initiative was d...

Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits controversial shrine for war dead

Shinzo Abe, Japan's former prime minister, visited the Yasukuni Shrine on Saturday, days after he was replaced by Yoshihide Suga. Visits to the shrine often ignite controversy, as war criminals a...

Sané stars, Bayern routs Schalke 8-0 in Bundesliga opener

BERLIN (AP) — The new Bundesliga began on Friday with eight-time defending champion Bayern Munich routing Schalke 8-0 in an empty stadium. It should have been more. ...

Actor Masterson's lawyer denies and denounces rape charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson, charged with raping three women, made his first appearance Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom, where his attorney declared his innocence and d...

Jude Law, Carrie Coon on the moody marital drama ‘The Nest’

Carrie Coon so badly wanted the slow-burn familial drama “The Nest” to be made, she told its director that she’d step aside so that he could cast “someone more famous” in her role. ...

Mississippi justices: No broad absentee voting during COVID

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi law does not allow absentee voting by all people who have health conditions that might make them vulnerable to COVID-19, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. ...

Running out of storm names, Atlantic season goes Greek

The Atlantic’s record-breaking “crazy” hurricane season got a bizarre European remake Friday as forecasters ran out of traditional names and trotted out the Greek alphabet for subtropical storm Alpha....