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S. Korean court upholds prison term for ex-president Park

S. Korean court upholds prison term for ex-president Park

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 20-year prison term for former President Park Geun-hye over bribery and other crimes as it ended a historic corruption case that marked a striking fall from grace for the co
Twitter CEO defends Trump ban, warns of dangerous precedent

Twitter CEO defends Trump ban, warns of dangerous precedent

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s ban of President Donald Trump in a philosophical Twitter thread that is his first public statement on the subject. When Trump incited his followers to storm the U.S.
Mexico, Central America cite COVID-19 concern over migration

Mexico, Central America cite COVID-19 concern over migration

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government said Wednesday that it and 10 other countries in North and Central America are worried about the health risks of COVID-19 among migrants without proper documents.
Aid chief: US naming Yemen rebels terrorists a famine threat

Aid chief: US naming Yemen rebels terrorists a famine threat

CAMEROON, Cameroon — The U.N.
EXPLAINER: Barring Trump from holding office again

EXPLAINER: Barring Trump from holding office again

WASHINGTON — Now that President Donald Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives a second time, keeping him from holding office again could be Congress' next step.
A day of historic impeachment, a Capitol as armed encampment

A day of historic impeachment, a Capitol as armed encampment

WASHINGTON — The scene in the U.S. Capitol seemed jarringly disconnected.
Capitol investigators try to sort real tips from noise

Capitol investigators try to sort real tips from noise

WASHINGTON — Potential threats and leads are pouring in to law enforcement agencies nationwide after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The challenge is now figuring out what's real and what's just noise.
McConnell open to convicting Trump in impeachment trial

McConnell open to convicting Trump in impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointedly did not rule out that he might eventually vote to convict the now twice-impeached President Donald Trump, but he also blocked a quick Senate impeachment trial.

3 peacekeepers killed, 6 wounded by attack in northern Mali

BAMAKO, Mali — Three United Nations peacekeepers died and six more were wounded Wednesday in northern Mali hours before the U.N.
Japan widens virus emergency to 7 more areas as cases surge

Japan widens virus emergency to 7 more areas as cases surge

TOKYO — Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to seven more prefectures Wednesday, affecting more than half the population amid a surge in infections across the country.