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Greta Thunberg is Time’s youngest “person of the year."

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time's “person of the year” Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person to whom the U.S. magazine has given the title. Read more here.Read more

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius prepares to take batting practice before Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros in Houston in October.

Free-agent shortstop Didi Gregorius is reuniting with manager Joe Girardi in Philadelphia, agreeing with the Phillies on a $14 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. Read more here.Read more

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.

President Donald Trump mocked the Democratic impeachment effort as he sought to rally supporters Tuesday in the key swing state of Pennsylvania, calling the process "impeachment lite" and promising it would lead to his reelection in 2020. Read more here.Read more

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.

President Donald Trump and his Republican allies spent weeks trivializing the House impeachment inquiry ahead of Tuesday's historic unveiling of formal charges against the president. Where Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton treated the prospect of impeachment as a serious threat to their...Read more

Plumes of steam rise above White Island off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019.

As a New Zealand island volcano vented more steam and mud, authorities delayed plans to recover the bodies of victims from a deadly eruption and announced Thursday that the death toll rose after two people who had been hospitalized died. Read more here.Read more

Law enforcement are seen at the scene following reports of gunfire, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J.

The mayor of a New Jersey city said Wednesday that authorities believe gunmen targeted a kosher market during a furious shooting that killed six people and filled the streets with the sounds of heavy gunfire for hours just across the Hudson River from New York City. Read more here.Read more

Denver Nuggets' Monte Morris, bottom, goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Al Horford during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Philadelphia.

Yes, the 76ers are winning. But their star big man wants to be in the middle of it. "I need to be myself," Joel Embiid said. "When I'm having fun, I dominate." Embiid scored 22 points, including two key free throws with 15.3 seconds left. He added 10 rebounds, but once again struggled...Read more

The crew of a Chile's Air Force fighter jet arrives from a search mission of a missing C-130 Hercules in Punta Arenas, Chile.

Search crews are combing the Antarctic for a Chilean military transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished en route to a base on the frozen continent and will tirelessly press ahead as the hunt gains widening international support, officials said Tuesday. Read more here. Read more

Law enforcement personnel walk near the scene following a shooting.

Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gunbattle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy gunfire for hours, authorities said. Read the latest here.Read more

Dennis Shea, US Ambassador to the WTO, arrives for the opening of the General Council, at the headquarters of the World Trade Organization, WTO, in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.

Global commerce will lose its ultimate umpire Tuesday, leaving countries unable to reach a final resolution of disputes at the World Trade Organization and instead facing what critics call "the law of the jungle.'' Read more here.Read more

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