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  • Merkel, Hollande commit to global climate protection

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande confirmed their commitment to fighting global warning Tuesday, gathering with others in Berlin to prepare for this year's U.N. Climate Change Conference. Merkel and Hollande said in a...
  • The Latest: Obama congratulates Cameron

    10:17 p.m. (2107 GMT; 5:07 EDT) U.S. President Barack Obama has congratulated U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron on his victory in the general elections. A statement issued by the White House on Friday, says Obama said he "looks forward to building on...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of 10-16. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note. MONDAY:...
  • Japan proposes cutting emissions by a quarter by 2030

    Japan is proposing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 26 percent by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. The final draft of the government target, released Thursday, said Japan will aim to...
  • Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack

    Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack
    Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor said Friday. Wiretaps collected as part of an...
  • Sailing on small ships gets closer to the treasures

    Sailing on small ships gets closer to the treasures
    Cruising by gulet — traditionally small, two-masted sailing vessels — is a wonderful way to explore places like Turkey, Greece and Italy. Peter Sommer Travels specializes in such adventures and offers small-group journeys (maximum of 18...
  • Islamic State militants: 'Countdown has begun' for Japanese hostages

    Islamic State militants: 'Countdown has begun' for Japanese hostages
    Prayers were offered Friday at Tokyo's largest mosque for two Japanese hostages threatened with beheading by Islamic militants who had demanded a $200 million ransom for their release. Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group posted an online...
  • Japan readies for deadline set by Islamic State for hostages

    Japan readies for deadline set by Islamic State for hostages
    The deadline to pay a ransom for two Japanese hostages of the Islamic State group or risk their deaths loomed Friday, with no signs of progress on securing their release. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe convened his National Security Council to discuss how to...
  • Snow monkeys

    Snow monkeys
    Animal assignments are and always have been my favorite assignments. So I was thrilled yesterday when I got assigned to photograph the media sneak preview of the new Regenstein Macaque Forest exhibit at the Lincoln Park Zoo. The new group of eight...
  • At G-20 summit, U.S. likely to press others to help lift global economy

    At G-20 summit, U.S. likely to press others to help lift global economy
    As President Obama and other world leaders arrive Saturday in Brisbane, Australia, for the annual G-20 summit, they will face a daunting challenge: steering a global economy that has seen most of its major players slowing down. One notable exception...
  • We aren't in this alone

    BEFORE TUESDAY'S terror attack, the Bush administration had offended allies and others with unilateralist gestures over an array of issues. The message was that the United States is the world's only superpower, get used to it. Since Tuesday, the...