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Tropical storm Ana floods Madagascar's capital; 34 dead

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Tropical storm Ana has caused widespread flooding in Madagascar, including in the capital city, raising the death toll from recent heavy rains to 34 people and displaci...

Party-hard Dubai ponders new workweek debate: When's brunch?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Friday will never be the same again. For those with means in Dubai, the former first day of the weekend carried a gluttonous party tradition — an ...

Indicted Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry loses 2 big GOP backers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Indicted U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry's political fortunes took a major hit Friday when two of Nebraska's most prominent Republicans withdrew their longtime support for him and endo...

Logistics center will help abortion seekers get to Illinois

With abortion access increasingly restricted across much of the South and Midwest, two Illinois clinics near St. Louis announced Friday that they set up a logistics center to help abortion seekers get...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2022. There are 344 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 21,...

Olympic star Shiffrin: Loss of father 'still pretty painful'

Mikaela Shiffrin glances over her right shoulder at the photo of her late father, Jeff, hanging on a wall in her Edwards, Colorado, home. She smiles. Then she bows her head, sighs and begins speaking,...

Alec Baldwin sued for defamation by family of slain Marine

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The widow and two sisters of a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan are suing Alec Baldwin, alleging the actor exposed them to a flood of social media hatred by claiming on Instagra...

Army Corps of Engineers gets $14B to help ease supply chains

The Biden administration on Wednesday announced the release of $14 billion to the Army Corps of Engineers to fund 500 projects, with a focus on easing supply chain problems and addressing climate chan...

US announces $83M in latest round of tribal housing grants

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Emergency management officials on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota have a new building, but they have been operating out of an old jail that's set to be torn down. ...

#BettyWhiteChallenge raising money and awareness for animals

The late Betty White was a tireless lifetime advocate for animals, from caring for those without homes to launching her own weekly TV show, “The Pet Set,” dedicated to her celebrity friends and their ...

Review: In 'Belle,' a dazzling anime 'Beauty and the Beast'

Anime master Mamoru Hosoda makes movies that, even at their most elaborate, can reach such staggeringly emotional heights that they seem to break free of anything you're prepared for in an animated mo...

Artificial intelligence (AI) chipsets Market Scope and overview, Set for Rapid Growth and Trend by 2022-2030

Artificial intelligence (AI) chipsets market report contains detailed information on factors influencing demand, growth, opportunities, challenges, and restraints. It provides detailed information abo...

Public Safety Sensors Market growth rate of more than 7.10 % over the forecast period 2022-2031

Public Safety Sensors Market is valued approximately USD 1.46 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 7.10 % over the forecast period 2020-2027 Public Saf...

Landslides from rain kill 12 in Brazil's Minas Gerais state

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Landslides have killed at least 12 people since the weekend in Brazil's Minas Gerais state, which has been pummeled by intense rainfall, and authorities are monitoring dams tha...

As Mardi Gras nears, New Orleans brings back mask mandate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans will reinstitute an indoor mask mandate to fight the spread of COVID-19 while readying for an influx of visitors for the Mardi Gras season, the city health director said...