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The barely-noticed migration of around 17,000 Brazilians through a single U.S. city over the past year is the latest target of the Trump administration’s effort to shut down asylum seekers.

An opioid crisis is raging through the developing world. “This is a huge public health dilemma,” says a World Health Organization official.

"Civility is out. Compromise is out. All or nothing is in.” Among members of Congress, the wear-and-tear of the protracted impeachment process is becoming clear in the emotional exchanges and frayed relationships left in its wake, @APLaurieKellman  reports.

Bananas? Michigan family treasures ancestor’s 141-year-old fruitcake.

The tramadol crisis in Africa has spiraled so out of the control, it is afflicting schoolchildren and fueling terrorism, authorities say.

Catholics make up less than 0.5% of the population in Japan, where a handful of people have gone public as survivors of clergy sexual abuse. The global scandal has thus far concentrated on heavily Catholic countries.

People in touch with state employees in China say the government is destroying documents and taking other steps to tighten control on information. The move follows leaks of classified papers on detention camps for Uighurs and other Muslim minorities

North Korea has performed another "crucial test" at its long-range rocket site. The announcement comes as an end-of-year deadline set by leader Kim Jong Un to salvage faltering nuclear negotiations with the U.S. approaches.

BREAKING: Former Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has been convicted of money laundering and corruption and sentenced to two years in a rehabilitation facility. He's also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide.


BREAKING: US court bars Trump from changing military policy on service by transgender people.

BREAKING: Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for "DAMN" the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the award.

BREAKING: Democrat Doug Jones wins election as U.S. senator from Alabama. @AP  race call at 10:23 p.m. EST. #AlabamaElection  #APracecall 

BREAKING: Leader of white nationalist group has confirmed suspect in Florida school shooting was member of his organization.

BREAKING: Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite Trump's opposition.

AP NewsBreak: The U.S. Army has moved in recent weeks to discharge dozens of immigrant recruits and reservists who enlisted through a program that promised them a path to citizenship.