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Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade...

U.N.D.P. says Latin America is wealthier but unequal

NEW YORK (AP) - Latin America has significantly reduced poverty over the last two decades. So why is there generalized discontent, prompting thousands of...

Traffic jams cripple Paris as pension strikes halt trains

PARIS (AP) - Paris commuters inched to work Monday through massive traffic jams as strikes against retirement plan changes halted trains and subways for...

Deadly India fire in one of thousands of illegal factories

NEW DELHI (AP) - Day laborers in one of New Delhi's most congested neighborhoods demonstrated against unsafe working conditions on Monday, a day after...

Accidental shootings raise questions about arming teachers

SEATTLE (AP) - As the country looks for ways to deal with mass shootings at schools, some have responded by saying more people should...

Union exec Marvin Miller, Simmons elected to Hall of Fame

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams...

Union exec Marvin Miller, Simmons elected to Hall of Fame

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams...

New Delhi fire victims lived and worked in unsafe spaces

NEW DELHI (AP) - Mehboob Alam’s phone rang at 5:04 a.m. Sunday. It was his 38-year-old nephew, Mohammad Imran, pleading to be saved.A minute...

Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

NEW DELHI (AP) - Authorities said an electrical short circuit appeared to cause a fire that killed at least 43 people in a factory...

Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

NEW DELHI (AP) - Authorities said an electrical short circuit appeared to cause a fire that killed at least 43 people in a factory...