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Kerry aims to talk US back into a lead role in climate fight

From a wood-paneled library in his Boston mansion, new climate envoy John Kerry is talking the U.S. back into a leading role in global climate action, making clear the nation isn't just revving up its...

Kerry aims to talk US back into a lead role in climate fight

From a wood-paneled library in his Boston mansion, new climate envoy John Kerry is talking the U.S. back into a leading role in global climate action, making clear the nation isn't just revving up its...

Sandy West, who preserved wild Georgia island, dies at 108

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A woman who relinquished ownership of one of Georgia's largest barrier islands to ensure its preservation has died at age 108. A grandson of Eleanor “Sandy” Torr...

Sergei Prikhodko, Russia's ex-deputy PM, dies at 64

MOSCOW (AP) — Sergei Prikhodko, Russia's former deputy prime minister who played a prominent role in shaping Russia's foreign policy, has died. He was 64. Russian news agencies repo...

Pets are back: Biden's 2 dogs settle in at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The patter of paws is being heard in the White House again following the arrival of President Joe Biden's dogs Champ and Major. The two German shepherds are the first pets to live at...

Russian hack of US agencies exposed supply chain weaknesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The elite Russian hackers who gained access to computer systems of federal agencies last year didn't bother trying to break one by one into the networks of each department. ...

Russia 'really afraid' of pro-Navalny protests, says anti-corruption chief

Russian President Vladimir Putin's officials are shaken by the extent of Saturday's nationwide protests in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, one of his close friends told DW on Sunday....

Diplomats contact Canadian held for over 2 years in China

BEIJING (AP) — Canada said its officials have met online with former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who has been held in China for more than two years in a case related to an executive of Chinese telecoms g...

Cesar Chavez's son happy dad's bust is in Biden Oval Office

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Chavez had no idea where a sculpture of his father, Latino American civil rights and labor leader Cesar Chavez, would end up in the White House. He agreed jus...

Biden enters White House as president after military escort, short walk along Pennsylvania Avenue to the mansion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden enters White House as president after military escort, short walk along Pennsylvania Avenue to the mansion.

Navalny team releases investigation into 'Putin's Palace'

Alexei Navalny's team on Tuesday released a two-hour video featuring details of a luxurious property on Russia's southern Black Sea coast purportedly belonging to Russian President Vladimir Pu...

Phil Spector's death resurrects mixed reaction from skeptics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phil Spector was viewed as a man with two distinct personas: The late music producer was regarded as a rock ‘n’ roll genius who elevated the genre with his “Wall of Sound” style in ...

Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81. ...

Inauguration Day also is move in/out day at the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving from house to house is challenging under the best of circumstances, and even with movers as first rate as the housekeepers and other staff who work in the White House. ...

Arkansas court: Judge can't handle capital murder case

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said a judge who was barred from hearing execution-related cases after he participated in an anti-death penalty protest can't preside ov...