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Ahead of Pope visit, survivor recalls Iraq church massacre

BAGHDAD (AP) — It began like any other Sunday in the Our Lady of Salvation Church in Baghdad for worshipper Louis Climis. That day nearly 11 years ago would end with blood-stained pews, anguish and li...

Fresh off No. 400, Blackhawks star Patrick Kane wants more

CHICAGO (AP) — From his first NHL goal all the way to No. 400 on Sunday night, Patrick Kane has loved hockey all along. Loved playing, watching and talking about his favorite sport. ...

2nd endangered orangutan baby in 2 years at New Orleans zoo

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s cute, cuddled, red-haired, and critically endangered — and the second Sumatran orangutan born in two years at the zoo in New Orleans. Veterinarians haven’t y...

Heavy rains lead to rescues, road closures in Appalachia

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Heavy rain across Appalachia has led to water rescues, mudslides, road closures and power outages, officials said. In Kentucky, officials in Magoffin and Pike ...

Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will exercise his empathy skills Friday during a Texas visit with a dual mission: surveying damage caused by severe winter weather and encouraging people to get t...

Singapore rejects Taiwan's request for DNA of couple who dumped baby in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese prosecutors last week issued a warrant for a Singaporean couple for the murder of their baby, but a request for DNA has been rejected by the Singaporean authorit...

Ministry calls Taiwanese transgender internet celebrity's pregnancy 'absurd'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A transgender internet influencer has generated a firestorm of criticism in Taiwan's medical community for posting photos of an alleged experimental "pregnancy.&q...

French Caribbean fights to keep pesticide case alive

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Agricultural workers who have long sought compensation for contamination from a pesticide banned in France but used in the country's Caribbean islands of Martinique and Gu...

Endangered baby right whale found dead on Florida beach

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The plight of endangered right whales took another sad turn Saturday, when a baby whale, possibly two months old, washed ashore on a Florida beach with telltale signs of being...

Arctic blast puts Europe's homeless, travelers in peril

BERLIN (AP) — Aid workers are warning that the sharp drop in temperatures across parts of northern Europe this month has put homeless people at serious risk. German homeless aid grou...

Woman gives birth outdoors in freezing temps in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A homeless woman gave birth outdoors in temperatures well below freezing early Friday in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg, authorities said. A police patrol spotted the 2...

Congressional report finds toxic metals in baby food brands

A congressional investigation has found levels of arsenic, lead and other toxic metals that can harm brain development in many popular baby foods, including organic brands. In a repo...

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka's forced cremations spark anger among Muslims

Zeenat-ul-Razaniya has no news about the body of her deceased husband Mohammed Hilmi Kiyasdeen, who suffered from kidney failure and died on November 30 last year. The family had taken him to the hos...

3 teens arrested in house fire that killed 5 from Senegal

DENVER (AP) — Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a house fire in Denver that killed five recent immigrants, including two children, from the West African nation of Senegal, police s...

Zimbabwean journalist released on bail after weeks in prison

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday freed on bail journalist Hopewell Chin’ono who had spent nearly three weeks in prison — his third detention in five months. ...