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Little talk of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In the Brazilian Amazon these days, it's nearly impossible to run for office talking up the environment. More common is a scene like this: A candidate for Cong...

China and US spar over climate on Twitter

BEIJING (AP) — The world's two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases are sparring on Twitter over climate policy, with China questioning whether the U.S. can deliver on the landmark climate legislation...

Ukrainians flee grim life in Russian-occupied Kherson

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — It was early one morning when life under Russian occupation became too much for Volodymyr Zhdanov: Rocket fire aimed at Ukrainian forces struck near his home in the city of Kherso...

PM Modi pledges to make India developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to raise millions out of poverty and turn India into a developed country in the next quarter-century as he marked 75 years since independence from...

Today in History: August 15, Woodstock opens

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2022. There are 138 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 15, 1...

Harvick wins again; NASCAR playoff picture remains muddled

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kevin Harvick may be stamping himself as the man to beat in NASCAR. The 2014 series champion took the lead from Joey Logano with 66 laps to go and held off Chris...

AP PHOTOS: Nagas mark 75 years since declaring independence

CHEDEMA, India (AP) — In a small mountain village in India’s northeast, blue flags fluttered high in the clear sky. While Indians across the country prepared to celebrate 75 years of independence from...

Hamid Karzai: Taliban must allow girls to go to school

This interview has been condensed and edited for clarity. The full video interview will soon be available on dw.com. DW: Mr. Karzai, you are seemingly not allowed to travel abroad. Are you a prisone...

Journeyman Johnson leads Broncos' backups past Cowboys 17-7

DENVER (AP) — The new Denver Broncos quarterback who wowed the crowd at Empower Field wasn't Russell Wilson but jourrneyman Josh Johnson. Johnson, who's 36 years old and playing for ...

Chandler Smith dominates in Truck Series win at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Chandler Smith is feeling great in the NASCAR Truck Series playoffs. Just over a week after he and his wife welcomed a baby, Chandler Smith Jr., the driver took ...

Russian shelling heavy in east; Ukraine strikes key bridge

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's military pounded residential areas across Ukraine overnight, claiming gains, as Ukrainian forces pressed a counteroffensive to try to take back an occupied southern regio...

Today in History: August 13, East Germany seals the border

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 13, the 225th day of 2022. There are 140 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 13,...

'South Park' enjoys a silver anniversary of satire

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaching the age of 25 is usually a sign of hitting adulthood, a signal to put away all childish things. Not for “South Park” and stars Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman. ...

Protests in northern Syria slam Turkish minister's remarks

ISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian opposition supporters rallied Friday in northwestern Syria, including outside a Turkish army post, to denounce remarks by Turkey’s foreign minister urging for a reco...

Militant's death brings Gaza toll from latest fighting to 49

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian mourners held a funeral Friday for a militant who succumbed to wounds suffered during three days of heavy fighting between Israel and Gaza militants last weeke...