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U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien speaks during the turnover ceremony of defense articles at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Pasay City, Philippines Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)

US provides missiles, renews pledge to defend Philippines

Nov. 23, 2020 5:28 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration provided precision-guided missiles and other weapons to help the Philippines battle Islamic State group-aligned militants and renewed a pledge to defend its treaty ally if it comes under attack in the disputed South China Sea....

As high tide laps against the sea wall tourist walk down the Battery in Charleston, S.C. Friday, Nov. 13, 2020.   Charleston has remained relatively unscathed this hurricane season. That means more time to mull a $1.75 billion proposal by the Army Corps of Engineers that features a sea wall along the city's peninsula to protect it from deadly storm surge during hurricanes.  (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Charleston weighs wall as seas rise and storms strengthen

Nov. 22, 2020 8:33 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Vickie Hicks, who weaves intricate sweetgrass baskets in Charleston, South Carolina's historic city market, remembers climbing onto the table at her grandmother’s booth downtown when the floodwaters rushed by. Decades later, the seasoned seller of this art form passed down by...

Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program habitat restoration coordinator Matt Benoit demonstrates how to plant black mangrove and matrimony vine seedlings during the first volunteer planting on Queen Bess Island, La., Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. After Louisiana officials finished restoring 37-acre Queen Bess Island in February, much of the vegetation planted on its small footprint of newly pumped sand didn’t have time to take root before more than 6,000 brown pelicans arrived for breeding season. The birds pulled up some sprouts to use in their nests. (Halle Parker/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)

An effort to plant Queen Bess Island for Louisiana pelicans

Nov. 22, 2020 12:01 AM EST

QUEEN BESS ISLAND, La. (AP) — After Louisiana officials finished restoring 37-acre Queen Bess Island in February, much of the vegetation planted on its small footprint of newly pumped sand didn’t have time to take root before more than 6,000 brown pelicans arrived for breeding season. The birds...

Hurricane victims take refuge under a bridge in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. Shelters for people whose homes were flooded or damaged by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras are now so crowded that thousands of victims have taken refuge under highway overpasses or bridges. The Red Cross estimates that about 4.2 million people were affected by the back-to-back hurricanes in November in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala. (AP Photo/Delmer Martinez)

Hundreds of thousands at Honduras' shelters after hurricanes

Nov. 21, 2020 5:20 PM EST

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Shelters for people whose homes were flooded or damaged by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras are now so crowded that thousands of victims have taken refuge under highway overpasses or bridges. The International Red Cross estimates that about 4.2 million people were...

A view of the Viking Line cruise ship Viking Grace, run aground with passengers on board, south of Mariehamn, Finland, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. A Baltic Sea ferry with 331 passengers and a crew of 98 has run aground in the Aland Islands archipelago between Finland and Sweden. Finnish authorities say there are “no lives in immediate danger” and the vessel isn't leaking. The Finnish coast guard tweeted Saturday afternoon that the Viking Line ferry that runs between the Finnish port city of Turku and Swedish capital Stockholm hit ground just off the port of Mariehamn, the capital of the Aland Islands.  (Niclas Nordlund/Lehtikuva via AP)

Passengers spend night on Baltic Sea ferry that ran aground

Nov. 21, 2020 4:21 PM EST

HELSINKI (AP) — A Baltic Sea ferry with 331 passengers and a crew of 98 run aground in heavy storm winds Saturday in the Aland Islands archipelago between Finland and Sweden. Finnish authorities said there were “no lives in immediate danger” and the vessel, inspected by divers, wasn't...

An Israeli protester holds a placard outside of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem, Saturday, Nov. 21,2020. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Thousands protest against Netanyahu, despite wintry weather

Nov. 21, 2020 2:25 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis braved cool, wet weather Saturday night to extend months of demonstrations demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Several thousand people gathered outside Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem, the focal point of most of the...

Temporary clinic up in hurricane damaged Louisiana parish

Nov. 21, 2020 10:24 AM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A large energy businesses has set up a temporary clinic in southwestern Louisiana's Cameron Parish, after Hurricane Laura heavily damaged one of its rural health facilities. Cameron LNG, which operates a liquified natural gas facility in Hackberry, leased a temporary building in...

Snowcat outfitter sues former guide, claims 'trade secrets'

Nov. 21, 2020 10:00 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Stephen Bass approached Andy Sovick last year with a plan for writing a guide to snowmobile-access skiing around one of the most popular backcountry destinations in Colorado: Buffalo Pass near Steamboat Springs. Bass, a ski patroller at Utah’s Powder Mountain ski area and a guide for...

In this Nov. 17, 2020, photo, Maria Edgar, right, hugs Joseph Sirko who rescued her from her vehicle after she was caught in flooding on Brooke Road, in Stafford, Va. In a heavy downpour Nov. 12, Edgar, 74, left her Marlborough Point home in her Toyota Prius for a doctor’s appointment. She drove past a “road closed” sign into an area where high water always accumulates during heavy rain. Soon her Prius was floating uncontrollably in the current. (Mike Morones/The Free Lance-Star via AP)

Woman caught in flood gets rescued by 'good samaritans'

Nov. 21, 2020 9:00 AM EST

STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Maria Edgar is adding two Good Samaritans to her Christmas list this year, after the pair brought her safely to shore last week along a flooded southern Stafford County road. “These men bent over backwards to help me,” said Edgar. “I’m getting them a nice...

A malnourished girl Rahmah Watheeq receives treatment at a feeding center at Al-Sabeen hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday. Nov. 3, 2020. Two-thirds of Yemen's population of about 28 million people are hungry, and nearly 1.5 million families currently rely entirely on food aid to survive, with another million people are set to fall into crisis levels of hunger before the year end, according to aid agencies working in Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

In multiple countries, alarm over hunger crisis rings louder

Nov. 20, 2020 12:29 PM EST

ABS, Yemen (AP) — The twin baby boys lay on a bed of woven palm leaves in a remote camp for displaced people in Yemen’s north, their collar bones and ribs visible. They cried loudly, twisting as if in pain, not from disease but from the hunger gnawing away at them. Here, U.N. officials’...