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Bangladesh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya

Bangladesh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A Bangladeshi island regularly submerged by monsoon rains is ready to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees, but no date has been announced to relocate people from the crowded and squalid camps where they've lived for years, officials s
Mara the elephant to leave Argentina for Brazil sanctuary

Mara the elephant to leave Argentina for Brazil sanctuary

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Mara listens to her trainer say “up, down, blow,” obediently raising her trunk so a saline solution can be introduced, then lowering it and expelling the liquid into a bag for analysis. She gets a piece of fruit as a reward.

Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Warren-Sanders clash was inevitable as voting gets closer

Warren-Sanders clash was inevitable as voting gets closer

WASHINGTON — As long as they are rivals, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders couldn't stay friends forever.
Steyer, buoyed by polling, makes campaign swing in Nevada

Steyer, buoyed by polling, makes campaign swing in Nevada

LAS VEGAS — Driving on any freeway in Las Vegas, you’re likely to see Tom Steyer’s face. Turn on the radio, you might hear his voice. Turn on the television, you’ll probably run across his campaign ad.
Giuliani associate names Trump, Pence, more in Ukraine plan

Giuliani associate names Trump, Pence, more in Ukraine plan

WASHINGTON — A close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Police say tear gas smoked out suspects in pot burglary

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Authorities say a SWAT team was forced to smoke out suspects in an Albuquerque marijuana dispensary burglary that sparked a standoff.
Trump's trial begins, senators vowing 'impartial justice'

Trump's trial begins, senators vowing 'impartial justice'

WASHINGTON — The U.S.

Police: 2 gunmen injure 5 customers at Chicago barbershop

CHICAGO — Two gunmen fired through the window of a Chicago barbershop Thursday evening, injuring three juveniles and two adults who were getting their hair cut, police said.
Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees

Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees

CANBERRA, Australia — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday.