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  • UK police probe killing of woman walking alone in London

    LONDON (AP) — British police investigating the killing of a 28-year-old woman in London said Thursday they are probing whether she was attacked by a stranger, in a case that sparked new concerns for the safety of women walking the capital's streets.
  • Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids?

    Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids?
  • Mexican forces surround border migrant camp

    CIUDAD ACUÑA, Mexico (AP) — A camp where more than 14,000 migrants had waited along the Texas border just days ago was dramatically smaller at dawn Thursday, while across the river in Mexico, Haitian migrants in a growing camp awoke surrounded by security forces as a helicopter thundered overhead .
  • Pence hopeful the Supreme Court will restrict abortion in US

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that he is hopeful the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court created during his and President Donald Trump's administration will soon overturn abortion rights in the United States.
  • Tensions grow as US, allies deepen Indo-Pacific involvement

    BANGKOK (AP) — With increasingly strong talk in support of Taiwan, a new deal to supply Australia with nuclear submarines, and the launch of a European strategy for greater engagement in the Indo-Pacific, the U.S. and its allies are becoming more assertive in their approach toward a rising China.
  • China sends 24 fighter jets toward Taiwan in show of force

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China sent 24 fighter jets toward Taiwan in a large display of force Thursday, after the self-governing island announced its intention to join an 11-nation Pacific trade group that China has also applied to join.
  • Veterans at Revolutionary battlefield dig find camaraderie

    STILLWATER, N.Y. (AP) — Military veterans who carefully dug and sifted through clumps of dirt this month at a Revolutionary War battlefield in New York did more than uncover artifacts fired from muskets and cannons.
  • Woman with Down syndrome loses UK abortion law challenge

    LONDON (AP) — A woman with Down syndrome lost a court challenge against the British government Thursday over a law allowing the abortion up until birth of a fetus with the condition.
  • Mexico extradites ex-guerrilla kidnapper to Chile

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has extradited a former Chilean guerrilla who carried out kidnappings in Mexico.
  • Judge gives Dutch boy OK for vaccine amid parental dispute

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A 12-year-old boy has gone to court in the Netherlands to get permission to receive a COVID-19 vaccine so he can visit his grandmother who is battling lung cancer, according to a written court ruling published Thursday.

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