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A human tide of would-be Americans, rolling toward the border. American rockets streaking across the darkness over Damascus. Students fleeing a gunman at a Florida high school, their hands raised in the air. 

Associated Press photographers were there to record a world in constant motion in ...

U.S. Border Patrol agents have handcuffed more than a dozen people participating in a demonstration organized by a Quaker group at the U.S.-Mexico border, calling for the end of the detention and deportation of immigrants and the militarization of the border.

George H.W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America’s 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime.

In the revival of a czarist tradition, more than 1,000 students both from military and general schools travelled from all over Russia to Moscow to take part in the annual ball.

Argentina is the first South American country to host the Group of 20 summit.

Central American asylum seekers who have reached the U.S. border are coming to grips with the reality that they will be on the Mexican side of the frontier for an extended stay. With U.S. border inspectors at the main crossing into San Diego processing only about 100 asylum claims a day, ...

An Arizona man’s fall into an old mine shaft this month put a spotlight on the hundreds of thousands of abandoned mines in the U.S. West.

They’re a legacy of the region’s prospecting past, when almost anyone could dig a mine and then walk ...

Promoted by the International Olympic Committee, close to 4,000 of the world’s best young athletes are competing for Olympic Gold in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Summer Games in Argentina.

Gutted by a massive Sunday night fire, Brazil’s National Museum boasted the largest archive of historical artifacts and documents in Latin America, some 20 million pieces from around the globe. Museum officials say it’s too soon to say what has been lost or spared. 

Each August the annual Santo Domingo festival explodes in the streets of Managua to honor the tiny statue of a Roman Catholic saint, who is fondly referred to as “Minguito.” The ...

Across the Muslim world, the three-day holiday of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Ramadan holy month, when devout Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. 

SINGAPORE (AP) — It was day of high symbolism: smiles, handshakes and side-by-side flags for the leaders of two countries that have remained at odds since the 1950-53 Korean War. For longtime watchers of the divided Korean Peninsula, the images of an American president and a North Korean leader ...

There was no makeup to put on, no outfit to prepare. There wasn’t even any notice a visitor was coming. It was 2:30 on a weekday afternoon, and some women were roused from sleep by the sound of their cell door unlocking. They were asked if they’d pose for a portrait.

The ...

Independent groups estimate that as many as 3 million to 4 million Venezuelans have abandoned their homeland in recent years, with several hundred thousand ...

Millions of faces were smeared red and green, yellow and purple. Streets were splashed with colored powder. And countless water balloons burst across ...

Annual soapbox derby in Georgia draws hundreds of onlookers to a narrow street to watch children in curious contraptions go fast.

Dozens of cowboys and cowgirls are headed to New Mexico after riding bulls, roping calves and dressing goats in Las Vegas. 

Hundreds of ballet dancers between the ages of 9 and 19 have been auditioning in Chicago at the Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals. Chicago is one of more than 20 North American cities selecting finalists to compete in the finals in April at Lincoln Center in New York City. ...

With string quartets, traditional dance routines and patriotic speeches, the International Kremlin Cadet Ball harks back to a bygone era.

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