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A 2011 photo of the Brazilian aircraft carrier Sao Paulo

Brazil sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off its northeast coast, the Brazilian Navy said, despite warnings from environmentalists that the rusting ship would pollute the sea and the marine food chain.

Posted: February 4, 2023, 5:31 pm

Dozens of Russian and Ukrainian prisoners of war have returned home following a prisoner swap, officials on both sides said Saturday.

Posted: February 4, 2023, 1:33 pm
Man walks past a wildfire burning in Santa Juana, near Concepcion, Chile

Dozens of raging wildfires in Chile claimed at least thirteen lives and torched some 14,000 hectares, authorities reported on Friday, as a summer heatwave sweeps across the country.

Posted: February 4, 2023, 1:03 am

Ukrainians will fight "for as long as we can" to hold the eastern city of Bakhmut, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed on Friday, as he hosted European Union (EU) leaders to discuss further sanctions on Russia and Kyiv's prospects for joining the EU.

Posted: February 3, 2023, 9:08 pm
Film-Imprisoned Iranian Director

Acclaimed Iranian director Jafar Panahi was released on bail Friday, two days after going on hunger strike to protest his imprisonment last summer, his supporters said.

Posted: February 3, 2023, 7:16 pm
United States China

A huge, high-altitude Chinese balloon sailing across the U.S. and reports of a second flying over Latin America on Friday drew severe accusations from the Pentagon that China was spying on sensitive military sites despite Beijing's firm denials.

Posted: February 3, 2023, 5:17 pm
France Obit Paco Rabanne

Paco Rabanne, the Spanish-born pace-setting designer known for perfumes sold worldwide and his metallic, space-age fashions, has died, the group that owns his fashion house announced on its website Friday.

Posted: February 3, 2023, 4:34 pm

A jury has cleared Elon Musk of wrongdoing for 2018 tweets in which he declared he had financing to take Tesla private.

Posted: February 3, 2023, 3:07 pm

Ukraine stepped up efforts Friday to lobby international sports leaders against Russian participation in next year's Paris Olympics as indications mount that the games could see the biggest boycott since the Cold War.

Posted: February 3, 2023, 2:58 pm

Five nominees will compete Sunday for the first Grammy to be given out in a new category recognizing the best score soundtrack for video games and other interactive media.

Posted: February 3, 2023, 2:48 pm