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China and US clash over Xinjiang, Hong Kong bills

BEIJING (AP) - Already strained relations between China and the United States were further muddied after U.S. Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill targeting Beijing’s...

China launches series of rebukes against US Uighur bill

BEIJING (AP) - China responded with swift condemnation Wednesday after U.S. Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill targeting its mass crackdown on ethnic Muslim minorities,...

US Congress condemns China for crackdown on ethnic Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday aimed at pressuring China over a brutal mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims in the far...

Lebanon’s outgoing PM backs businessman to replace him

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon’s outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Tuesday he supports the nomination of a prominent contractor to become the next premier,...

Lawsuit: Ex-Cardinal McCarrick abused boy in Newark in 1990s

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused a teenage boy in the 1990s when he was leader of the Archdiocese...

Key points from new wave of Catholic abuse lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) - Key takeaways from Associated Press reporting showing that new laws in 15 states could clear the way for a deluge...

Buttigieg turns to black pastor to discuss racism, poverty

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) - As he labors to win over black voters whose support is vital to his Democratic presidential bid, Pete Buttigieg found...

In death and life, Lebanese woman shows religious law fight

BEIRUT (AP) - Nadyn Jouny’s sister taped up two messages in her memory inside a closet at the family home - one of motherly...

Correction: Sex Abuse-Lawsuits story

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - In a story Nov. 30 about New Jersey sex abuse limits, The Associated Press reported erroneously the type of clients...

Burkina Faso leader says 14 slain in attack on church

The president of the West African nation of Burkina Faso has confirmed that 14 people were killed in an attack on a Protestant church...