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    The first flight of Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan over the past two decades brought more than 200 people, scores of them children and babies in arms, to new lives in the United States on Friday, and President Joe Biden said he was proud to welcome them home.

  2. Former U.S. president Donald Trump speaking at event in Phoenix

    Former U.S. president Donald Trump urged senior U.S. Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results "corrupt" in a December phone call, according to handwritten notes from one of the participants in the conversation.


    From South Africa to Cuba, Haiti to Lebanon, we are seeing some of the biggest riots, protests and challenges to governments in decades. Many seem to be sparked by the economic and social impacts of COVID-19 and government attempts to contain it, writes Saša Petricic.

  4. Hong Kong

    A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first prosecution under Hong Kong's national security law as the ruling Communist Party tightens control over the territory.

  5. Close-up of grapes seen in Frank Jobert's vineyard in Le Breuil, France

    France's Champagne region has seen one of its wettest June-July periods in the past half-century, and that excess rain is causing problems for its winemakers.