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  • YEAR IN REVIEW - AP'S TOP PHOTOS OF 2021
    A_couple_kiss 2021-12-06 20:32:54 UTC
    A couple kiss in front of a barricade set on fire by demonstrators during clashes with police following a protest condemning the imprisonment of rap singer Pablo Hasél in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 18, 2021. Hasél was convicted of insulting the Spanish monarchy and praising terrorist violence. (AP...

  • Another Step Backwards for Women: U.S. Supreme Court Considers Reversing Abortion Rights
    Another_step_backwards_for_women-_u.s._supreme_court_considers_to_reverse_abortion_rights 2021-12-01 22:14:06 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether. Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that declared a nationwide right...

  • WHO: Global Risk of Omicron Variant Is “Very High”
    Who-_global_risk_of_omicron_variant_is_%e2%80%9cvery_high%e2%80%9d 2021-11-29 21:58:59 UTC
    <p>GENEVA (AP) &mdash; The World Health Organization warned Monday that the global risk from the omicron variant is &ldquo;very high&rdquo; based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with &ldquo;severe consequences.&rdquo;</p><p>The assessment from the U.N. h...

  • France Is Inducting Josephine Baker Into Its Pantheon
    France_is_inducting_josephine_baker_into_its_pantheon 2021-11-29 21:56:29 UTC
    PARIS (AP) — France is inducting Josephine Baker — Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist — into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France’s most revered luminaries. On Tuesday, a coffin carrying soils from the U.S...

  • New Version of Coronavirus Spread to More Countries
    New_version_of_coronavirus_spread_to_more_countries 2021-11-28 03:50:41 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the world scrambling to stop the spread. The U.K. on Saturday tightened its rules ...

  • FBI Boss Hid Key Evidence in Malcolm X Assassination
    Fbi_boss_hid_key_evidence_in_malcolm_x_assassination_trial 2021-11-19 01:24:58 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his convicted killers were exonerated Thursday after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon&rsquo;s death.</p><p>Manhattan judge Ellen Biben dismissed the convictions of Mu...

  • Which Teams Have Qualified for World Cup 2022?
    Which_teams_have_qualified_for_world_cup_2022_ 2021-11-29 01:07:13 UTC
    <h2><p><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/19315">FIFA WORLD MEN&#39;S RANKING</a></p></h2><p><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/19315"><img alt="Ajax-loader" src="https://www.global-gathering.com/system/images/29326/original/ajax-loader.gif?1638147318" class="fr-fi...

  • Mix-Up at Fertility Clinic: Couples Gave Birth to Each Others’ Babies
    Mix-up_at_fertility_clinic-_two_couples_gave_birth_to_each_others%e2%80%99_babies 2021-11-09 02:34:02 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two California couples gave birth to each others’ babies after a mix-up at a fertility clinic and spent months raising children that weren’t theirs before swapping the infants, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles. Daphna Cardinale said she and her husband, Al...

  • Obama Touts Climate Commitments: "We Can't Afford Hopelessness"
    Obama_touts_climate_commitments-_%22we_can't_afford_hopelessness%22 2021-11-09 00:16:54 UTC
    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Barack Obama expressed confidence at U.N. climate talks Monday that the Biden administration will ultimately get its $555 billion climate package through Congress, and faulted U.S. rivals China and Russia for what he called a “dangerous lack of urgency” in cutting their o...

  • Democrats Wrestle Over Infrastructure, Social Bills
    Democrats_wrestle_over_infrastructure__social_bills_-_pelosi 2021-11-06 00:33:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats abruptly postponed an expected House vote Friday on their 10-year, $1.85 trillion social and environment measure, as infighting between progressives and moderates once again sidetracked the pillar of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda. In a bid to hand him a ...

  • The Relentless Rise of CO2
    The_relentless_rise_of_co2 2021-11-04 01:27:16 UTC
    GLASGOW, Scotland — It's wheels up for 120 heads of states who convened at the global gathering in Glasgow to kick off this critical climate change summit to try to begin to put in place mechanisms to finally honor pledges made, to turn 'blah blah blah' into an actual blueprint to deliver pledges...

  • Biden Urges Democrats To Finish The Job
    19139_the_focus_will_soon_shift_to_makeup_of_biden's_cabinet 2021-11-04 00:54:53 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Joe Biden said Wednesday the Democrats’ setbacks in Tuesday’s elections underscore that the party needs to “produce for the American people,” but he pushed back against the notion that the off-year election results were a repudiation of his presidency. Biden sugg...

  • Questions and Answers | When Baldwin Pulled Trigger
    Questions_and_answers___when_baldwin_pulled_trigger 2021-10-23 23:44:13 UTC
    SANTA FE, New Mexico (AP) — Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set with a gun a crew member had assured the actor was safe, a tragic mistake that came hours after some workers walked off the job to protest conditions and production issues. An assistant director, ...

  • Trump Supporter Tells Joe Manchin 'Stay Tough Buddy'
    Trump_supporter_tells_joe_manchin_to_'stay_tough_buddy' 2021-10-22 06:09:54 UTC
    Washington, D.C. – Republicans and their donors are rallying around Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona, who effectively blocking the U.S. President Joe Biden's agenda and are in a fierce battle with democratic party. <img alt="Billionaire_...

  • Facebook Targets Europe For Hiring Drive
    Facebook_targets_europe_for_hiring_drive 2021-10-18 16:30:01 UTC
    Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining more control over people’s online lives. The company...

  • Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 Complications, He Was 84
    Colin_powell_dies_of_covid-19_complications__he_was_84 2021-10-18 16:31:30 UTC
    WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He was 84. A veteran o...

  • California Woman Finds More Than 90 Rattlesnakes Under Her Home
    California_woman_finds_more_than_90_rattlesnakes_under_her_home 2021-10-17 05:32:37 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house and was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnakes getting ready to hibernate. Wolf, director o...

  • Court: Texas Can Continue Banning Abortions
    Court-_texas_can_continue_banning_abortions 2021-10-15 03:54:30 UTC
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to stop a novel law that has become the nation’s biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years. The decision could push the law closer to re...

  • Captain Kirk, at 90, Will Finally Travel to Space
    Captain_kirk__at_90__will_finally_travels_to_space 2021-10-12 07:08:56 UTC
    <p>&ldquo;Risk is our business,&rdquo; James T. Kirk once said. &ldquo;That&rsquo;s what this starship is all about. That&rsquo;s why we&rsquo;re aboard her.&rdquo;</p><p>More than a half-century later, the performer who breathed life into the fabled Enterprise captain is, at age 90, making that ...

  • Federal Judge Suspends Texas Abortion Law
    Federal_judge_suspends_texas_abortion_law 2021-10-07 04:13:50 UTC
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) &mdash; A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., calling it an &ldquo;offensive deprivation&rdquo; of a constitutional right by banning most abortions in the nation&rsquo;s second-most populous state since September.</...

  • Biden's Dilemma: $3.5T Plan Can’t Pass Democrat-Led Senate
    Biden's_dilemma-___3.5t_plan_can%e2%80%99t_pass_democrat-led_senate 2021-09-29 08:06:32 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure mounting but with signs of progress, President Joe Biden will hunker down at the White House to try to strike a deal and win over two holdout Democratic senators whose support is needed for his potentially historic $3.5 trillion government overhaul. With Republicans ...

  • Canada: Trudeau’s Liberal Party Wins Snap Election
    Canada-_trudeau%e2%80%99s_liberal_party_wins_snap_election 2021-09-21 09:18:12 UTC
    <p>TORONTO (AP) &mdash; Canadians gave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau&rsquo;s Liberal Party a victory in Monday&rsquo;s parliamentary elections, but his gamble to win a majority of seats failed and nearly mirrored the result of two years ago.</p><p>The Liberals won the most seats of any party. The...

  • California Voters Want Gov. Newsom to Stay in Office
    California_voters_want_gov._newsom_to_stay_in_office 2021-09-15 03:49:54 UTC
    <p>SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) &mdash; California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest the Democratic governor crafted as part of national battle for his party&rsquo;s values in the face of the c...

  • AG Merrick Garland Attempts to ‘Protect’ Abortion Seekers in Texas
    Ag_merrick_garland_attempts_to_%e2%80%98protect%e2%80%99_abortion_seekers_in_texas 2021-09-06 23:18:48 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday that it will not tolerate violence against anyone who is trying to obtain an abortion in Texas as federal officials explore options to challenge a new state law that bans most abortions. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Depa...

  • Law Professor Says "Roe v. Wade Was Not Overruled"
    Law_professor_says_%22no__roe_v._wade_was_not_overruled%22 2021-09-02 20:40:35 UTC
    Rick Hasen, law professor at UC-Irvine, is highly skeptical of the conservative majority’s motivation behind denying the injunction request, calling it a "sleight of hand." "No, Roe v. Wade was not overruled tonight," Hasen said. "But the ease with which Texas purported to bulldoze the Court's a...