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TikTok to be in congressional hotseat over school-trashing content

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - TikTok will face questions about content that may have led children and teens to steal from or vandalize school bathrooms and other facilities when it and other large so...

Sick of weeds and trash piles, Rome to elect new mayor

ROME (AP) — Curbside weeds in Rome grow so tall, they cover car door handles, giving new meaning to the term urban jungle. With sidewalks impassable because of piles of uncollected trash, people resor...

'Grow up': UK's Johnson says world must face climate change

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told world leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday night that humanity has to “grow up” and tackle climate change, saying humans must stop trashing the planet l...

From COVID to Ida: Louisiana's marginalized 'see no way out'

CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — Darkness set in for Natasha Blunt well before Hurricane Ida knocked out power across Louisiana. Months into the pandemic, she faced eviction from her New Orlea...

Suspects trash diner in central Taiwan for denying them indoor service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police have arrested two of four people allegedly involved in the trashing of a diner in Taichung early Tuesday (Sept. 7) after they were denied indoor service. Police ...

How to plan an eco-friendly remodel without overspending

When Cliff and Karen Tyllick set out to install solar panels on their Austin, Texas , home in 2012, their goal was to reduce their carbon footprint. The fact that they also saved thousands of dollars ...

US trashes unwanted gear in Afghanistan, sells as scrap

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (AP) — The twisted remains of several all-terrain vehicles leaned precariously inside Baba Mir’s sprawling scrapyard, alongside smashed shards that were once generators, tank track...

Extent of COVID-19 vaccine waste remains largely unknown

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As millions continue to wait their turn for the COVID-19 vaccine, small but steady amounts of the precious doses have gone to waste across the country. It's ...

Angry youths rattle Spain in support of jailed rap artist

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The imprisonment of a rap artist for his music praising terrorist violence and insulting the Spanish monarchy has set off a powder keg of pent-up rage this week in the southern...

Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo isn't quietly fading away. In his final days as secretary of state, he's issuing orders that have caused international consternation and tweeting up a storm on his offici...

Fury at the shaken Capitol over the attack, security, virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — This time the fury enveloping the U.S. Capitol comes not from an insurgent mob but from within. The anger on display is searing — Democrat against Republican; Repub...

Fury at the shaken Capitol over the attack, security, virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — This time the fury enveloping the Capitol comes not from an insurgent mob but from within. The anger on display is searing — Democrat against Republican; Republican...

No surprise: Trump left many clues he wouldn't go quietly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump left plenty of clues he'd try to burn the place down on his way out the door. The clues spread over a lifetime of refusing to acknowledge de...

AP PHOTOS: Afro-Brazilian religious leaders run for office

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Wagner Machado, a priest from the Afro-Brazilian faith Umbanda, was focused on final details for a religious ceremony in a public square. Wooden drums stood ready, a vase of rose...

Progressive challengers' year: 3 wins and some close calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressives trying to shove Congress to the left by competing in this year's Democratic primaries ousted three moderate incumbents, won other victories and established themselves as...