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Ishar Das Arora, 83, watches a 3-D video of his birthplace in Pakistan, through a virtual reality device.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 06:02

A virtual reality project helps survivors of India's Partition glimpse long-lost birthplaces they fled as children. Fraught relations between India and Pakistan mean they can't visit in person.

A new poll finds white adults are more than twice as likely as others to get sizable financial help from parents or grandparents. By contrast, Black adults are more likely to give money to elders.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 06:00

A new poll finds white adults are more than twice as likely as others to get sizable financial help from parents or grandparents. By contrast, Black adults are more likely to give money to elders.

Abortion-rights advocates are using social media to reach young people who have more questions than ever about how to get an abortion.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 06:00

As more states restrict abortion, the obstacles for minors who need the procedure are growing. Abortion-rights advocates warn the legal upheaval is leaving young people confused and without options.

Ukrainian Health Minister Viktor Liashko speaks to The Associated Press reporters during an interview on Friday.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 05:27

In an interview with the AP, the health minister said Russian authorities repeatedly have blocked efforts to provide state-subsidized drugs to people in occupied cities, towns and villages.

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 04:01

Voting concludes Tuesday in Hawaii's primary elections, including notable races for governor, U.S. Senate and a House congressional district.

A young unidentified man bows during the Dhuhr afternoon prayer at the Islamic Center of New Mexico on Aug. 7, 2022, after the fourth Muslim man was killed in Albuquerque.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 02:51

The lengthy pattern of violence — which began not long after Muhammad Syed arrived in the U.S. in 2016 — has shocked members of Albuquerque's small, close-knit Muslim community.

People spend time at the park at dusk during a summer heat wave in Hoboken, N.J., on July 21, 2022.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 01:21

The average low temperature for the lower 48 states in July was 63.6 F. It's not only the hottest nightly average for July, but for any month in 128 years of record keeping, a NOAA climatologist said.

Police investigators work at the site of the attack in Cetinje, Montenegro, on Friday.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 00:44

A 34-year-old man killed 10 people on the streets of Cetinje before being shot dead by a passerby, officials said. They said it was unclear what had provoked the attack.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 17:01

The actress, best known for her roles in 'Donnie Brasco' and the 1998 'Psycho' remake, leaves behind two sons.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

The Trump Organization and longtime chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg will be tried on tax fraud charges. A judge refused to dismiss the charges and scheduled jury selection for October.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

A growing shortage for neon is driving up its prices by 5000%. Neon production became highly concentrated in post-Soviet states, such as Ukraine and Russia. The world is paying for that concentration.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

A village north of Kabul is home to pro-Taliban and anti-Taliban families. Both sides have paid dearly in Afghanistan's decades of war.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

David Finkelstein, former U.S. Army China specialist and director of Asian security affairs at CNA, talks about China's recent military demonstrations and the country's rising tensions with Taiwan.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

France battles a "monster" wildfire that has forced thousands to flee their homes. Wildfires in Europe this summer have broken out as heat waves bake the continent and renew focus on climate change.

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:52

For the first two centuries of U.S. history, presidents pretty much decided what documents they wanted to take with them when they left the White House. But that changed with President Richard Nixon.

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