In 2020, AP photographers captured a world in distress

Behold, a world in distress: A 64-year-old woman weeps, hugging her husband as he lay dying in the COVID-19 unit of a California hospital. A crowded refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece, e...

Gruden apologizes to 'Raider nation' after ugly loss in ATL

ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Gruden felt an apology was appropriate after his Raiders set season highs for penalties, turnovers and sacks allowed. The Las Vegas coach also was looking to quick...

Thousands come out for funeral of former Sudan PM al-Mahdi

CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of Sudanese came out Friday in the city of Omdurman for the funeral of the country's last elected prime minister and prominent political party leader Sadiq al-Mahdi, who died of...

Belgium: Iranian diplomat refuses to show for bomb plot trial

An Iranian diplomat refused to turn up for trial in Belgium on Friday, where he is accused of plotting to bomb an Iranian opposition rally outside Paris. Assadollah Assadi, 48, faces life in prison i...

From bullied to birdies: Haley Moore's LPGA story resonates

BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Haley Moore will never forget the shot. It was in April 2019 when she stood on the 16th tee at Augusta National, home of the Masters, 156 yards from the flag with a short iron in...

Thousands lining up to farewell Maradona at Casa Rosada

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Impatient fans were confronting police as thousands lined up to say goodbye to Diego Maradona on Thursday at the Argentine presidential mansion staging the funeral of one of footba...

Photo of the Day: Thai activists wave Taiwan independence flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thai activists were seen on Tuesday (Nov. 24) waving the Taiwanese independence flag during a protest near the Chinese embassy in Bangkok. On Tuesday, Thai activists st...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 331st day of 2020. There are 35 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 26...

Taiwan resumes passenger flights to Vietnam after 7-month hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese airplane carrying 280 passengers landed at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on Wednesday (Nov. 25), the first such flight since Vietnam halted inbound pa...

Rams' Donald still fighting after 2 games without a tackle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Donald just played two consecutive football games without making a tackle for the first time in his life. On Monday night in Tampa Bay, the Los Angeles Rams'...

Black Lives Matter flag becomes issue in Florida community

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — As demonstrations against police brutality roiled the country earlier this year, Antoine Mickle began noticing the flags going up in his Jacksonville neighborhood declaring “B...

AP WAS THERE: Diego Maradona ousts England at 1986 World Cup

MEXICO CITY (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE: The quarterfinal match at the 1986 World Cup encapsulated both the best and worst of Diego Maradona, who died Wednesday at the age of 60. He scored ...

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with coc...

Badgers' Williams questions PI calls in loss to Northwestern

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin cornerback Caesar Williams questioned pass interference calls made during last weekend's loss to Northwestern and said the penalties won’t cause the Badgers to play any ...

Egyptian celeb faces backlash over photo with Israeli singer

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian celebrity has sparked an uproar after a photo of him with an Israeli pop star was posted online, prompting angry rants from newscasters and Ramadan’s suspension from a stage a...