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Biden invites Russia, China to first global climate talks

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is including rivals Vladimir Putin of Russia and Xi Jinping of China among the invitees to the first big climate talks of his administration, an event the U.S.
UN commission urges equality for women in decision-making

UN commission urges equality for women in decision-making

CAMEROON, Cameroon — The U.N.
Poland plans pensions for dogs, horses in state employment

Poland plans pensions for dogs, horses in state employment

WARSAW, Poland — They locate survivors in collapsed buildings, track down fugitives, foil drugs and explosives smugglers and help control rowdy crowds. All in exchange for food and lodging — and an occasional pat on the head.
Plan made to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal using tide

Plan made to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal using tide

SUEZ, Egypt — The company that owns the giant container ship stuck sideways across the Suez Canal said an attempt will be made to refloat the vessel by taking advantage of tidal movements later Saturday.
US court sides with photographer in fight over Warhol art

US court sides with photographer in fight over Warhol art

NEW YORK — A U.S. appeals court sided with a photographer Friday in a copyright dispute over how a foundation has marketed a series of Andy Warhol works of art based on one of her pictures of Prince. The New York-based 2nd U.S.
Trains crash in southern Egypt, killing at least 32

Trains crash in southern Egypt, killing at least 32

TAHTA, Egypt — Two trains crashed Friday in southern Egypt, killing at least 32 people and injuring 165, authorities said in the latest of a series of deadly accidents on the country’s troubled railways.
Report clears France of complicity in 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Report clears France of complicity in 1994 Rwandan Genocide

PARIS — A commission that spent nearly two years plumbing France's role in 1994’s Rwandan genocide concluded Friday that the country reacted too slowly in appreciating the extent of the horror that left over 800,000 dead but cleared it of complicity
Pelosi taps DC National Guard head to lead House security

Pelosi taps DC National Guard head to lead House security

WASHINGTON — Maj. Gen.
3 students cited in theft of rare tree in Wisconsin

3 students cited in theft of rare tree in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — Police who were stumped by the theft of a rare pine tree in November from the University of Wisconsin Arboretum said Friday that they have cracked the case.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry dies at 84

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry dies at 84

DALLAS — Larry McMurtry, the prolific and popular author who took readers back to the old American West in his Pulitzer Prize-winning “Lonesome Dove” and returned them to modern-day landscapes in works such as his emotional tale of a mother-daughter