Judge urges US to help find parents deported without kids

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday urged the Trump administration to do more to help court-appointed researchers find hundreds of parents who were separated from their children after they cr...

Another body found in search for Tulsa race massacre victims

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The search for remains of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims on Thursday revealed another body in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery before coming to an end, Oklahoma's ...

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___ US jobless claims drop to 787,000, but layoffs remain high WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 787,000, a ...

Charges: Fired Belmont worker's retaliation led horse to die

ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — A backstretch worker at New York's Belmont Park caused the death of a $200,000 racehorse by releasing the filly onto blacktop in retaliation for being fired, where she fell and bro...

GOP to high court: Move up N. Carolina absentee deadline

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to move up North Carolina’s recently extended deadline for accepting late-arriving absentee ballots postmarked by Election D...

Facebook, Twitter CEOs ordered to testify by GOP senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with subpoenas to force them to address acc...

Bosnia's intelligence chief charged with abuse of office

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian prosecutors have charged the country’s secret service chief with abuse of power for allegedly using agency resources to spy on a man who filed a criminal co...

Plot thickens over origins of pope's civil union endorsement

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Question swirled Thursday about the origins of Pope Francis’ bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions, with all evidence suggesting he made them in a 2019 interview that ...

Mixed Philippine reaction on pope nod on gay civil unions

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Pope Francis’ endorsement of same-sex civil unions drew mixed reactions Thursday in the Philippines, Asia’s bastion of Catholicism, with a retired bishop saying he was scand...

Greece: Court orders jail for several neo-Nazi Golden Dawn leaders

A Greek court has ordered neo-Nazi Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos and several of his top aides to begin serving prison sentences with immediate effect, capping one of the most significant...

Poland's top court rules against abortions due to fetal defects

Poland's Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that a law allowing abortion due to fetal defects is unconstitutional. Chief justice Julia Przylebska said in the ruling that existing legislation...

The Latest: India issues virus warning ahead of state polls

NEW DELHI — Indian authorities are worried elections in the third-largest state and a religious congregation could spread the coronavirus. India added fewer than 60,000 new cases fo...

Final debate could thrust foreign policy back into campaign

As Joe Biden hopscotched through Iowa and New Hampshire in late 2019, he also name-dropped his way across the globe. China's Xi Jinping. German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Vladimir Pu...

Senate GOP to push Barrett forward over Dem boycott of vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a Democratic boycott, Republicans are powering ahead to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by Election Day with the Senate Judiciary Committee set to recommend P...

Canadian man knocks out woman in New Taipei park during spat over dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman alleges that a foreign national assaulted her after she criticized him for letting his dog loose to chase feral cats at a park in New Taipei City early Wednesday m...