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Guatemala woman, 23, is among 13 killed in California crash

EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — One of the 13 people killed when the SUV smuggling them into California hit a tractor-trailer was a 23-year-old woman who was fleeing violence in Guatemala for the hope of a b...

UN aid chief calls for Eritrean forces to leave Tigray

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock demanded Thursday that Eritrean forces fighting alongside Ethiopian government troops in embattled Tigray province leave the country, a deman...

17% of food production globally wasted, UN report estimates

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of finishing your leftovers, you let them go bad and buy takeout. It’s a familiar routine for many — and indicative of habits that contribute to a global foo...

EXPLAINER: Why Ethiopia's deadly Tigray crisis is growing

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Civilians massacred. Journalists arrested. People starving to death. Ethiopia’s government is under growing pressure to allow the world to see firsthand what has occurred in its ...

Review: In 'Truffle Hunters,' an enchanting but beset world

You've got to love a movie that credits its dogs before it does its executive producers. “The Truffle Hunters," Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw’s exquisitely char...

Researcher under federal investigation for Chinese ties

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A former scientist at The Jackson Laboratory in Farmington, Connecticut, is being investigated by the FBI for failing to disclose financial affiliations with Chinese research inst...

Endangered leopard cat gives birth to 3 kittens at Taipei Zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leopard cat gave birth to three kittens at Taipei Zoo, the first time in 20 years that such an event has occurred in captivity, the zoo said Wednesday (March 3). The ...

Hospital: SUV carrying 27 crashes with semitruck, killing 15

El CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — An SUV believed to be carrying 27 people crashed Tuesday into a semitruck in Southern California, killing 15 people and leaving others injured, hospital officials said. ...

Taiwan calls for talks amid China’s politically driven pineapple ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is urging China to respect the countries' fruit inspection negotiation system after Beijing arbitrarily banned pineapple imports from Taiwan. The ban, effect...

WVa governor agrees to live in government seat, ending case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has agreed to live in the seat of state government in Charleston, ending a long-running challenge over his residency. A Kanawh...

Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rita Fentress was worried she might get lost as she traveled down the unfamiliar forested, one-lane road in rural Tennessee in search of a coronavirus vaccine. Then the trees c...

Dinokelulut introduces Malaysian stingless bee honey to combat the pandemic

People are more health-conscious because of the global outbreak and stingless bee honey is one Superfood they’re embracing SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 1 March 2021 - As people become more health-cons...

Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii

MILAN (AP) — Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important discoveries made in the same area outside ...

France: Meat-free school lunches in Lyon spark controversy

Lyon is one of France's culinary hubs. It's known throughout the country for its bouchons, or traditional restaurants, serving high-end hearty fare. But now Mayor Gregory Doucet has decided th...

Local officials lament China's halt of Taiwan pineapple imports

Local government leaders and people in Taiwan's agricultural sector expressed anger and disappointment Friday over China's decision to suspend imports of Taiwanese pineapples, with many hoping...