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Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

A veteran Sherpa guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time this past week has returned from the mountain and says he's already planning his next trip
May. 20, 2018

Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo's health minister announced
May. 20, 2018

Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, says the next government will be "inclusive."
May. 20, 2018

Pope Francis to create 14 new cardinals in June

Pope Francis has announced that he will make 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people
May. 20, 2018

British royal family thanks those who celebrated wedding

The royal family has thanked people who attended or watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
May. 20, 2018

Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana...
May. 20, 2018

Maoist rebels detonate bomb in east India; 5 police killed

Police say at least five police officials were killed and two others critically injured when Maoist rebels targeted their vehicle with a bomb in eastern India
May. 20, 2018

Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that...
May. 20, 2018

Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls

Not all of the money that will change hands after the World Cup, when clubs trade players who distinguish themselves on football's biggest stage, will line the pockets of selling...
May. 19, 2018

Dayton, GOP at still odds as Legislature presses ahead

The Minnesota Legislature is heading for a messy and potentially inconclusive ending, as GOP leaders plan to send Gov. Mark Dayton tax and spending bills that he may not sign
May. 19, 2018

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized...
May. 19, 2018

Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

Lava has destroyed four homes and left dozens of others in the shadow of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano isolated, forcing more residents to plan for a possible evacuation
May. 19, 2018

US, China agree to cut American trade deficit

United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit, but no numerical target set
May. 19, 2018

Chile bishop apologizes for not investigating abuse promptly

A Chilean bishop apologized for not promptly investigating a reported case of sexual abuse in his diocese, a day after every bishop in the country offered to resign over what...
May. 19, 2018

Today in History

Today in History
May. 19, 2018

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT
May. 19, 2018

Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings
May. 19, 2018

Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old

Lava has destroyed four homes and left dozens of others in the shadow of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano isolated, forcing more residents to plan for a possible evacuation
May. 19, 2018

The Latest: Hawaii lava flow may cross highway within hours

Two fissures that opened up a rural Hawaii community have merged to produce faster and more fluid lava
May. 19, 2018

Guess who's coming to Windsor? Royal ceremony weds cultures

Guess who's coming to Windsor? Royal wedding blends black, British culture
May. 19, 2018

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

Justify emerged from the fog and sloshed his way to another impressive victory, holding off several hard-charging challengers to win the Preakness on Saturday and keep alive the chance for...
May. 19, 2018

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller
May. 19, 2018

Trump foe Sen. Elizabeth Warren to address college graduates

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, an outspoken foe of President Donald Trump, is delivering the commencement address to graduates of Lesley University
May. 19, 2018

First class for Mississippi school after desegregation deal

A small Mississippi Delta town whose rival high schools were combined last year under a desegregation settlement has held its first graduation ceremony.
May. 19, 2018

Kentucky Derby winner Justify crosses finish line first in muddy Preakness, setting up Triple Crown run at Belmont

Kentucky Derby winner Justify crosses finish line first in muddy Preakness, setting up Triple Crown run at Belmont
May. 19, 2018

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