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Chaka Khan tells stories through Apple's Time to Walk series

Nov. 21, 2022 12:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chaka Khan wants people to walk with her while she tells inspirational stories. Apple announced Monday that the 10-time Grammy winner will take part in an audio experience called Time to Walk, a series designed to help people walk more often. In...

UN tells world to speed up response for flood-hit Pakistan

Oct. 12, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United Nations on Wednesday appealed to the world to speed up its response to help 33 million people in flood-ravaged Pakistan, saying just 20% of a fundraising target has been met since its launch last week. Monsoon deluges likely worsened by climate change...

Thousands protest after deadly attack on Pakistan school van

Oct. 11, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

PESHAWAR (AP) — Thousands of people protested in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday after a gunman opened fire on a school van, killing the driver and critically injuring a child, a decade after schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban in the same city. Monday's attack took...

Today in History: October 10, Naval Academy is established

Oct. 10, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2022. There are 82 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy was established in Annapolis, Maryland. On this date: ...

Today in History: October 9, Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct. 09, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 9, the 282nd day of 2022. There are 83 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 9, 2009, President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize for what the Norwegian Nobel Committee called “his...

'Let's have some music': Elton John plays White House

Sep. 23, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — “God bless you, let’s have some music,” said Elton John. With that, the White House South Lawn was transformed into a musical lovefest Friday night as John played a farewell gig to honor everyday “heroes” like teachers, nurses and AIDS activists. But as...

Water.org unveils $1 billion plan for water access at CGI

Sep. 20, 2022 21:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Water.org announced a $1 billion plan Tuesday to help 100 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America get lasting access to water and sanitation. The Water.org Water & Climate Fund, unveiled at the Clinton Global Initiative conference in New York, plans to...

At UN, leaders confront COVID's impact on global education

Sep. 19, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

With COVID-related school disruptions setting back children around the world, activists implored world leaders Monday to prioritize school systems and restore educational budgets slashed when the pandemic hit. The summit on transforming education, held at the U.N. General Assembly...

Bill Clinton: 'The world's on fire,' but teamwork can help

Sep. 19, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is calling on governments, businesses, philanthropies and other prominent institutions to draw together and help a world that is “on fire" as he reconvenes the Clinton Global Initiative, the meeting of international leaders, for the first time since...