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Burning barricades set by protesters against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria, on Wednesday

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP): Nigerian protesters demanding an end to police brutality defied a curfew and faced off with security forces Wednesday as gunfire rang out and fires burned in Lagos, a day after shots were fired into a crowd of demonstrators...
Pope Francis makes the sign of the cross during his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican yesterday.

ROME (AP): Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary Francesco, which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival. The papal thumbs up came midway through...
Cholera survivors attend Mass at a Catholic Church to commemorate 10 years since the cholera outbreak in Mirebalais, Haiti, on Monday.

MEILLE, Haiti (AP): Ten years after a cholera epidemic swept through Haiti and killed nearly 10,000 people, families of victims still struggle financially and await compensation from the United Nations (UN) as many continue to drink from, and...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Attorney General William Barr to immediately launch an investigation of Democrat Joe Biden and his son Hunter, effectively demanding that the Justice Department muddy his political...

Matthew Davidson was beating his heroin addiction. The 31-year-old was attending group recovery meetings. He had a restaurant job he liked. He was a doting uncle to a baby nephew. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Davidson lost his job. He...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian authorities say nearly 2,000 inmates have broken out of jail after crowds attacked two prisons in the latest unrest to hit Africa’s most populous nation. Interior Ministry spokesman Mohammed Manga said two...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. The lawsuit marks the government’...

USHUAIA, Argentina (AP) — At the edge of Argentina in a city known as “The End of the World,” many thought they might be spared from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. Sitting far from the South American nation’s...

LONDON (AP) — United Kingdom researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19, becoming the first scientists to use the controversial technique to study the disease and potentially speed up...

LAS VEGAS (AP): President Donald Trump on Monday sought to buck up his campaign staffers two weeks from election day, dismissing the cautionary coronavirus advice of scientific experts, as well as polling showing him trailing Democratic rival Joe...
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