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FAO: Rising prices, food insecurity add to ranks of hungry

Jan. 24, 2023 01:14 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Growing numbers of people in Asia lack enough to eat as food insecurity rises with higher prices and worsening poverty, according to a report released Tuesday by the Food and Agricultural Organization and other United Nations agencies. Nearly a half-billion people,...

US, Chinese officials discuss climate, economy, relationship

Jan. 18, 2023 10:58 AM EST

ZURICH (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met on Wednesday with her Chinese counterpart and pledged an effort to manage differences and “prevent competition from becoming anything ever near conflict” as the two nations try to thaw relations. Yellen’s first...

2022 was fifth or sixth warmest on record as Earth heats up

Jan. 12, 2023 12:11 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Earth’s fever persisted last year, not quite spiking to a record high but still in the top five or six warmest on record, government agencies reported Thursday. But expect record-shattering hot years soon, likely in the next couple years because of “relentless”...

New guidance: Use drugs, surgery early for obesity in kids

Jan. 09, 2023 16:34 PM EST

Children struggling with obesity should be evaluated and treated early and aggressively, including with medications for kids as young as 12 and surgery for those as young as 13, according to new guidelines released Monday. The longstanding practice of “watchful waiting," or...

UK leader calls crisis meeting over struggling health system

Jan. 07, 2023 07:06 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak gathered government ministers, medics and health service managers in 10 Downing St. on Saturday for talks aimed at fixing a health care crisis that has seen thousands of patients stranded outside overflowing hospitals. The government...

UN to vote on aid deliveries to Syria's rebel-held northwest

Jan. 06, 2023 16:16 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to vote Monday on a resolution that would continue humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria’s rebel-held northwest from Turkey for another six months, and all eyes will be on Russia. Russia, which is allied with the Syrian...

South Asian eateries try ‘going local’ as recovery strategy

Dec. 31, 2022 00:04 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hotels and restaurants across South Asia have had to adapt and reimagine dining out since the pandemic ripped through the region, forcing many out of business. Those that have survived are tapping local sources and going online. In India, from...

Mental health reporting requirements among new Georgia laws

Dec. 29, 2022 15:22 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Parts of a law overhauling insurance coverage for mental health, new ways for parents to challenge materials used in schools and a tax credit for donating to police are among new laws taking effect Sunday in Georgia. Most Georgia laws take effect on July 1, but the...

Military police enforce driving ban in snow-stricken Buffalo

Dec. 27, 2022 18:16 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — State and military police were sent Tuesday to keep people off Buffalo’s snow-choked roads, and officials kept counting fatalities three days after western New York’s deadliest storm in at least two generations. Even as suburban roads and most major...

Mideast, Europe leaders meet in Jordan on security in Iraq

Dec. 20, 2022 13:25 PM EST

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Leaders from the Middle East and Europe gathered in Jordan Tuesday in a conference focused on bolstering security and stability in Iraq. The meeting included high-level officials from regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, along with leaders from France,...