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EXCERPT: 'Bye, dear': Sexism during Brazil impeachment

Oct. 28, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

The following excerpt is from the chapter, “Bye, dear” in the book “Dilma’s Downfall: The Impeachment of Brazil’s First Woman President and the Pathway to Power for Jair Bolsonaro’s Far-Right,” written by Associated Press journalists Peter Prengaman and Mauricio Savarese. The...

Shiffrin excels in World Cup skiing opener for her 70th win

Oct. 23, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — A friendly pat on the back from her rival Petra Vlhova and a long hug from boyfriend Aleksander Aamodt Kilde in the finish area were Mikaela Shiffrin's rewards for excelling in the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. Shiffrin...

Assertive Mexico seeks leadership role in Latin America

Sep. 18, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A gathering of leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean this weekend in Mexico is the latest sign of that country flexing its diplomatic muscle as it looks to assert itself as the new mediator between the region and the United States. Whether or...

Today in History

Sep. 05, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2021. There are 117 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 5, 1972, the Palestinian group Black September attacked the Israeli Olympic...