Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new ban may vary by country
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next version of President Donald Trump's travel ban could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries....
Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City district
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- In the stylish Condesa neighborhood, young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note....
World wonders: Could NKorea fire nuclear missile over Japan?
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Will North Korea's next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That's a question being asked after North Korea's foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean....
In final push, Merkel seeks to reach undecided German voters
BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her supporters to keep up the momentum in the final hours before Sunday's national election, urging a last push to try to sway undecided voters....
French far-left leader rallies Macron critics to the streets
PARIS (AP) -- French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon rallied disaffected voters Saturday against President Emmanuel Macron's plan to weaken worker protections, amid spreading discontent with Macron's vision of a more business-friendly economy....
South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural....
Iran tries to reconcile Syria and Hamas, rebuilding alliance
BEIRUT (AP) -- Iran is working to restore a lost link in its network of alliances in the Middle East, trying to bring Hamas fully back into the fold after the Palestinian militant group had a bitter fall-out with Iranian ally Syria over that country's civil war....
10 photos from Bangladesh camps, 10 stories of desperation
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) -- More than 400,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have poured into Bangladesh since the latest wave of violence exploded in their nearby home of Myanmar last month. The crisis has drawn global condemnation, with the United Nations and human rights groups calling on Myanmar to end what they describe as a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing....
Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car....
Rohingya man's Myanmar escape highlights relief and regrets
TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AP) -- Nur Karim's quest for safety took him on a five-day trek through Myanmar's forests before he reached the dangerous, rain-swollen waters of the Naf River and boarded a boat to Bangladesh....
A recent RAND Corporation study found moving high school students start time to 8:30 a.m. could add billions to the U.S. economy over the next decade. The increases would result from improved high-school graduation rates leading to better jobs and fewer costs associated with sleep-related car crashes, obesity, and mental illness. Arguments against delaying start times is increased costs from rescheduling bus routes and school activities, as well the inability of working parents to usher their adolescent children off to school resulting in possible increased absenteeism.
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