Two years after US troops left, AP photographer Rodrigo Abd returned to Afghanistan with an idea: to use an old-style Afghan “box camera” to document how life has changed. This special project gives a unique and intimate window into life in Afghanistan since the withdrawal.
The high cost of entry for access rights and equipment and the increasing unpredictability of fish stocks due to human-caused climate change deters many people from starting a long term career in the field
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Mexican mother bravely shields son as bear leaps on picnic table, devours tacos, enchiladas

Mexican mother bravely shields son as bear leaps on picnic table, devours tacos, enchiladas

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Philadelphia police: Crowds of teens ransacked stores

Groups of teenagers swarmed into stores in Philadelphia’s Center City on Tuesday, stuffing plastic bags with merchandise and fleeing, although police made arrests, authorities and witnesses said. (Sept. 27)

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Biden visits UAW picket line, tells union to ‘stick with it’

President Joe Biden joined United Auto Workers strikers on their picket line Tuesday as their work stoppage against major carmakers hit day 12, a demonstration of support for organized labor apparently unparalleled in presidential history. (Sept. 26)

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Judge dismisses charges against Philadelphia police officer in fatal traffic-stop shooting

A judge has dismissed all charges, including a murder count, against a Philadelphia police officer who shot and killed a driver on Aug. 14. The defense has asserted that Officer Mark Dial was acting in self-defense when he fired into Eddie Irizarry’s car during a traffic stop. (Sept 26)

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Some Lahaina residents return to homes destroyed by deadly wildfire

Residents were allowed to return to their properties for the first time since the devastating wildfire leveled the Hawaii town of Lahaina. At least 97 people were killed and 2,000 buildings were destroyed in the August fire. (Sept. 25) (AP Video by Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Mengshin Lin)

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Salt water wedge in the Mississippi River threatens drinking water in Louisiana

Salt water creeping up the Mississippi River is threatening drinking water supplies in some Louisiana communities, including New Orleans. (Sept. 26)

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What to expect if the government shuts down, AP Explains

The federal government is heading toward a shutdown at month’s end that will disrupt many services, squeeze workers and roil politics. (Sept. 26)

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Taylor Swift joins literary greats on university literature course

Taylor Swift joins literary greats on university literature course

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Biologists in slow and steady race to help North America’s largest and rarest tortoise species

U.S. wildlife officials have finalized an agreement with Ted Turner’s Endangered Species Fund regarding the release of more Bolson tortoises on the media mogul’s Armendaris Ranch in central New Mexico. (Sept. 25) ( AP Video: Susan Montoya Bryan)

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Masterpiece by Italian female artist rediscovered in British Royal Collection

Masterpiece by Italian female artist rediscovered in British Royal Collection

Director and co-writer Gareth Edwards takes on Artificial Intelligence in the new film “The Creator,” releasing in theaters nationswide Friday.
President Joe Biden has announced federal disaster assistance for Louisiana, which is working to slow a mass inflow of salt water creeping up the Mississippi River and threatening drinking water supplies in the southern part of the state.
Nate Landman, who came to Atlanta two years ago as an undrafted free agent, suddenly is the Falcons starting inside linebacker for Sunday’s game against Jacksonville in London.
With gridlock persisting in Washington, a government shutdown is looking more and more likely days ahead of this weekend’s deadline.
Wall Street has yo-yoed to a mixed finish as rising oil prices and bond yields cranked up the pressure even higher on the stock market.
The Michigan Supreme Court has ordered all judges to address people in court by the pronouns they use or by “other respectful means.”
Industry leaders are defending and praising the work of the Horseracing Safety and Integrity Authority in the aftermath of a competing piece of legislation being introduced in the U.S.
The French government is promising a series of measures to curb bullying in schools, reacting to nationwide concern over recent suicides of schoolchildren.
A Rhode Island community bank has agreed to pay $9 million to resolve allegations it engaged in lending discrimination by redlining majority-Black and Hispanic neighborhoods.
A Georgia man has been charged with vehicular homicide in a crash that killed five teens. Police say he and another driver were racing at speeds above 100 mph in the predawn crash on Sept. 14.
Police say a murder suspect who was mistakenly released two weeks ago from jail in Indianapolis was captured Wednesday by the U.S.
The family of a West Virginia 13-year-old who was struck and killed by an off-duty sheriff’s deputy last year has filed a civil suit in federal court against the now-resigned officer and other county officials.
Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman has been in this position before. For the second straight year, the Fighting Irish are dealing with the emotions of blowing a second-half lead against Ohio State.
A Florida school district has ordered the removal of almost all books with gay characters from classrooms and libraries.
The Detroit Lions are going back to Lambeau Field for the first time since ending Aaron Rodgers’ career in Green Bay. The Packers look just fine with Jordan Love.
Lifelong residents of a tiny Georgia island who are descended from slaves are pushing to give voters a chance to override local zoning changes that they say threaten one of the last Gullah-Geechee communities in the U.S.
The number of spots reserved for conference champions when the College Football Playoff expands to 12 teams next year remains up in the air.
Loved ones are remembering a slain Baltimore tech entrepreneur for her compassion and dedication to helping others.
South Carolina will host Rutgers in an exhibition game on Oct. 22 dedicated to the late Nikki McCray-Penson, who had been an assistant on both staffs.
A man who was rescued by the crew of a commercial fishing boat after he fell overboard from a tanker has died, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office said Wednesday.
Real Madrid got back to winning ways by beating Las Palmas 2-0 while Girona moved to the top of the Spanish league with its sixth straight victory.
National Women’s Soccer League expansion franchise Bay FC has named Albertin Montoya as its head coach.
A Microsoft executive says Apple gets Google to pay more to be the default search engine on iPhones and Macs by dangling the idea of switching its devices to Bing.
Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson is dealing with a sore right throwing shoulder but is expected to play Sunday when Cleveland hosts the Baltimore Ravens.
A second New Hampshire man has been charged in connection with the October 2022 death of a 2-year-old boy who was exposed to fentanyl.
Britain’s National Crime Agency says officers have arrested a man as part of an investigation into the death of a woman thought to have died attempting to cross the English Channel in a small boat.
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose $3.29 to $93.68 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for November delivery rose $2.59 to $96.55 a barrel.
The hits keep coming but so do the fantasy windfalls, and this week’s group of TD specialists could cure what ails.
New York state has banned facial recognition technology in schools. The announcement by Education Commissioner Betty Rosa on Wednesday follows a report that concluded the risks outweigh potential security benefits.