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Trump, Biden hit battleground Pennsylvania amid pandemic

Trump, Biden hit battleground Pennsylvania amid pandemic

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Under Trump, US no longer leads world on refugee protections

Refugees from places like the Congo and Iraq have seen their protections in the U.S. fade over the last four years as the Trump administration chips away at policies once designed to protect some of the world's most vulnerable people.
2/3rds of Chilean voters back rewriting their constitution

2/3rds of Chilean voters back rewriting their constitution

SANTIAGO, Chile — Amid a year of contagion and turmoil, Chileans turned out Sunday to vote overwhelmingly in favour of having a constitutional convention draft a new charter to replace guiding principles imposed four decades ago under the military di
Malaysian PM faces calls to resign after emergency rebuffed

Malaysian PM faces calls to resign after emergency rebuffed

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's prime minister faced calls to resign from both sides of the political aisle Monday after the king rebuffed his proposal for a coronavirus emergency that critics saw as an undemocratic attempt to hold onto power.
Japan rejects nuclear ban treaty; survivors to keep pushing

Japan rejects nuclear ban treaty; survivors to keep pushing

TOKYO — Japan said Monday it will not sign a U.N.

Putin offers NATO site inspections to avoid missile buildup

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Monday that NATO and Russia should conduct mutual inspections of each other's military bases to secure a moratorium on the deployment of new missiles in Europe following last year’s demise of a U.S.

China retaliates against news media in latest feud with US

BEIJING — China has ordered six U.S.-based news media to file detailed information about their operations in China the latest volley in a monthslong battle with the Trump administration.
Low expectations in Mexico as US election approaches

Low expectations in Mexico as US election approaches

MEXICO CITY — A week before U.S. elections, expectations and attention are unusually low in a foreign country that may have more at stake than any other.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his familiar falsehoods

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his familiar falsehoods

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says Mexico is paying for the wall (it isn’t), health care choice for veterans came from him (it didn’t) and his tax cut stands as the biggest in American history (nowhere close).
Strikers in Belarus press for authoritarian leader's ouster

Strikers in Belarus press for authoritarian leader's ouster

KYIV, Ukraine — Factory workers, students and business owners in Belarus on Monday began a strike to demand that authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko resign after more than two months of continuing mass protests following a disputed election.