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Klobuchar shifts on immigration before Nevada caucuses

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she no longer believes English should be the national language of the U.S., disavowing...

Former missionary to lead Brazil’s isolated indigenous body

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil said Wednesday that it has picked a former evangelical missionary to head a body assigned to protect indigenous tribes,...

Heirs sue Miami to get back theater grandfather donated

MIAMI (AP) - The heirs of a philanthropist who donated a historic theater to the city of Miami want it back.A dissolved nonprofit controlled...

World championship event aimed at revitalizing pro skiing

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Efforts to revitalize traditional professional alpine ski racing are culminating in a network-televised world championship event planned for April...

Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

VENICE, Italy (AP) - Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a...

Venice tide barriers pass another test, but skeptics remain

VENICE, Italy (AP) - Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a...

Japan’s Naruhito to proclaim himself emperor at palace rite

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's Emperor Naruhito is visiting three Shinto shrines at the Imperial Palace before proclaiming himself Japan's emperor in an enthronement ceremony.The...

Mexican actress Aparicio named UNESCO ambassador

PARIS (AP) - The United Nations' cultural agency UNESCO has appointed Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio as its goodwill ambassador for indigenous peoples.The 25-year-old actress...

Saudi Arabia unveils new tourist visas

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia has announced a new tourist visa scheme, as part of efforts to open up the ultraconservative...

Last slave ship: Alabama files federal claim of ownership

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama has filed a federal court claim to ownership of the wreckage of the last ship known to bring enslaved...