United Nations

Funeral workers disinfect themselves after handling a coronavirus victim.
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January 30, 2020 - 3:18 pm
The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has been exported to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency after the number of cases spiked tenfold in a week. Read the latest here.
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Girls eat lunch at a shelter for migrant teenage girls, in Lake Worth, Fla.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
This month new government data shows an unprecedented 69,550 migrant children were held in U.S. government custody over the past year, enough infants, toddlers, kids and teens to overflow the typical NFL stadium. That's more kids detained away from their parents than any other country, according to...
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File photo shows an aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland.
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as world leaders met at the United Nations.
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Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, joins impeachment activists with a youth-led group, By The People, to call for Congress to remove President Donald Trump from office, outside the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
Washington plunged into an impeachment crisis on Wednesday, as House Democrats opened an investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign season dealings with Ukraine. Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's president to look into Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript released...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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AP News
September 24, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Read the latest here.
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
September 24, 2019 - 2:44 pm
President Donald Trump says he has directed the release on Wednesday of the "unredacted" transcript of his July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Read the latest here.
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
September 24, 2019 - 11:57 am
President Donald Trump personally ordered his staff to freeze nearly $400 million in aid to Ukraine a few days before a phone call in which he pressured the Eastern European nation's leader to investigate the family of political rival Joe Biden, a revelation that comes as more Democrats move toward...
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Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, of Sweden, addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly.
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AP News
September 23, 2019 - 7:43 pm
Scolded for doing little, leader after leader promised the United Nations on Monday to do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels.
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People walk along a plaza at United Nations Headquarters Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.
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AP News
September 22, 2019 - 5:37 pm
World leaders gather at the United Nations this week.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
September 20, 2019 - 3:15 pm
President Donald Trump irritably defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower's potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader.
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