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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
'Kirchner era' ends in Argentina with win for right
President-elect Mauricio Macri's promises to revitalize Argentina's sagging economy with free-market reforms and improve strained relations with the United States resonated with voters, carrying him to a historic win that ended 12 years of often-conflictive ...............
James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the U.S. and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the bulletin on Robert F. Kennedy's death and overseeing AP's reporting of the 1995 Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,000 people, has died.
Hundreds of people were gathered at a playground in the southern United States for a music video shoot when two groups in the crowd opened fire on each other, wounding 16 people in the shocking Sunday evening violence, police said.
Colombia's government announced Sunday it is pardoning 30 jailed members of the FARC in what it called a confidence-building measure as it pursues peace talks with the leftist guerrilla group.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala on Sunday issued legal measures aimed at ending violence against women, arguing that full respect for them was essential for a truly democratic society.
On polluted Rio island, Brazilian ecologist Sergio Ricardo is dreaming of a miracle
Striding through garbage and abandoned fuel installations on an island in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, Brazilian ecologist Sergio Ricardo comes to an unexpected conclusion: "It's a miracle."
Monday, November 23, 2015
The torrent of mud and toxic mineral waste that buried a Brazilian village earlier this month has reached the Atlantic Ocean after a long passage down the Doce river, officials said.
Homicides of transgender women in US reach high
For a few transgender Americans, this has been a year of glamour and fame. For many others, 2015 has been fraught with danger and mourning.
Donald Trump on Saturday tried to back away from his support for a government database to track Muslims in the United States, an idea that drew sharp rebukes from his Republican U.S. presidential rivals and disbelief from legal experts.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
U.S. officials rushed to defend President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms Friday after the country's largest insurer said it might pull out due to large financial losses.
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