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Today in History: February 27, American Indian Movement occupies Wounded Knee

Feb. 27, 2024 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2024. There are 308 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 27, 1973, members of the American Indian Movement occupied the hamlet of Wounded Knee in South Dakota, the...

Kuwait dissolves its parliament again amid years of political gridlock in oil-rich nation

Feb. 15, 2024 11:34 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait's emir on Thursday dissolved parliament after a lawmaker reportedly insulted the ruler, the latest dissolution to strike the oil-rich nation's legislature amid years of political gridlock. The state-run KUNA news agency announced the decree...

During 100 days of war, a Gaza doctor pushes through horror and loss in his struggle to save lives

Jan. 13, 2024 06:06 AM EST

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — For a few hours every day or night, Dr. Suhaib Alhamss tries to sleep on a thin mattress in an operating room. He swings in and out of half-consciousness, both too tired to open his eyes and too tense to let go. Thunderous shellfire often rattles the windows of the...

Kuwait's ruling emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, dies at age 86

Dec. 17, 2023 14:30 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, Kuwait’s ruling emir, died on Saturday after a three-year, low-key reign focused on trying to resolve the tiny, oil-rich nation's internal political disputes. He was 86. Kuwait state television broke into...

Kuwait state television says the country's ruling emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, has died at age 86

Dec. 16, 2023 04:59 AM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait state television says the country's ruling emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, has died at age 86.