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Joe Biden faces increasing pressure to quit the race, but has spent a lifetime overcoming the odds

Jul. 19, 2024 15:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — To borrow a favorite phrase from the man himself, President Joe Biden is at an inflection point. Is his on-the-ropes reelection campaign about public service or his ego? About securing his legacy or shaping the future? Such opposing forces of American politics...

Buses carrying Chinese tourists veer off New Zealand road in 2 crashes at the same spot. 15 hurt

Jul. 18, 2024 21:03 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Two buses carrying Chinese tourists veered off the same stretch of road in perilous weather conditions on New Zealand’s South Island on Thursday, with 15 passengers taken to hospital, two of them seriously hurt. The buses were traveling in the same...

30 years after attack on Argentina's Jewish center, Milei makes promises. But the anguish remains

Jul. 18, 2024 16:16 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — On each passing anniversary of the deadly 1994 attack against Argentina's largest Jewish community center, Diana Malamud said she endures a brutal “Groundhog Day.” In her version of the Kafkaesque nightmare that traps her in the same day over and...

At least 40 die after heavy rains pound eastern Afghanistan, destroying houses and cutting power

Jul. 16, 2024 22:56 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Heavy rains in eastern Afghanistan have killed at least 40 people and injured nearly 350 others, Taliban officials said Tuesday. Among the dead in Monday's storm were five members of the same family when the roof of their house collapsed in Surkh Rod district,...

2 boys die, 6 others hurt, when SUV overturns into a pond in North Dakota

Jul. 16, 2024 12:09 PM EDT

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Two boys died when the SUV they were in crashed and ended up in a small pond along the side of a highway in North Dakota. The driver and five other children were injured in the one-vehicle accident that happened just before 5 p.m. Monday on Interstate 94 near...

Israeli drone strike along Lebanon-Syria border kills Syrian businessman close to the government

Jul. 15, 2024 20:52 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — An Israeli drone strike on a car Monday near the Lebanon-Syria border killed a prominent Syrian businessman who was sanctioned by the United States and had close ties to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to pro-government media and an official from an...

Sting Ray Robb injured in last-lap, 4-car crash in IndyCar Series race

Jul. 15, 2024 12:46 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — A four-car crash on the final lap of Sunday's IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway injured driver Sting Ray Robb. Robb was injured when his car clipped the slower car of Alexander Rossi coming out of the second turn. Robb's car flipped twice, ending up on its...

Today in History: July 15, discovery of the Rosetta Stone

Jul. 15, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 15, the 197th day of 2024. There are 169 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 15, 1799, the Rosetta Stone, a key to deciphering ancient Egyptian scripts, was found at Fort Julien in the...

2 shootings in Birmingham kill 7 people, including young child, Alabama police say

Jul. 14, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

Four people died in a shooting at a Birmingham nightclub late Saturday, while an earlier shooting outside a home in the city killed three people, including a young child, authorities in Alabama said. Officers responded shortly after 11 p.m. to a report of multiple people shot outside...

Convicted instigators in murder of Ecuador presidential candidate get 34-year prison sentences

Jul. 13, 2024 12:05 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The two instigators of the 2023 assassination of Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio were sentenced on Friday to 34 years and eight months in prison. Three accomplices were sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Prosecutor’s Office had...