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Gang clash at Ecuador prison kills 24 inmates and injures 48

Prison officials in Ecuador say a riot in a penitentiary in coastal city of Guayaquil has killed 24 inmates and injured 48 more ByThe Associated...

China hopes Biden turns statement on no Cold War into action

China’s U.N. ambassador says he hopes President Joe Biden will translate his statement that the United States has no intention of starting a “new...

Texas nurse faces capital murder trial for 4 patient deaths

A defense attorney for a former nurse accused of killing four patients at an East Texas hospital in 2017 has told jurors that his...

Giuliani balked at prosecutors’ review of 26 years of data

Court papers show Rudy Giuliani's lawyers forced a much narrower review of his seized electronic devices after learning they contained data from as far...

Texas man admits to 5 killings, felt compelled to sacrifice

Authorities say a man has confessed to killing three people whose dismembered bodies were found in a burning dumpster in Texas, as well as...

Court says city can ban Confederate flag in veterans parade

A federal appeals court says a Georgia city did not violate the constitutional rights of a Sons of Confederate Veterans group when it banned...

How the Debt Ceiling Came to Be a Political Cudgel

The Democrats’ latest attempt to draw in the Republicans came Monday, when the Senate took up a bill to continue funding the government —...

Navient, with 6 million borrowers, asks to stop servicing federal student loans.

A second major federal student loan servicer is calling it quits, a decision that will force the Education Department to transfer the accounts of...

Haiti PM: Elections, referendum to be held next year

Haiti’s prime minister says he plans to hold a referendum to modify the country’s constitution by February, and he hopes to organize presidential and...

Peru’s ‘Lord of Miracles’ procession canceled amid pandemic

The archbishopric of Lima has announced that Peru’s most popular Roman Catholic procession has been canceled for the second straight year because of the...

Chile: Congress takes step toward abortion decriminalization

The lower house of Chile’s Congress has taken a step toward decriminalizing abortion in most cases, voting to craft a law barring prosecution of...

Couple celebrating 50th anniversary died in train derailment

The three people who died when a train derailed in rural Montana over the weekend included a Georgia couple who were on a cross-country...