US & World
Maybe they didn't make headlines. But they inspired others to break stereotypes and take a stand.
West Bank settlements have expanded under every Israeli government over the past half-century. Nearly 10 percent of Israel's Jewish population now lives on land captured in the 1967 Six-Day War.
There are burgers and sushi, and even the salacious eggplant, but where are the dumplings and salad? Creating a more culturally diverse menu of food emoji is harder than you think.
In 2016 we said goodbye to Carrie Fisher, George Michael, Prince, David Bowie, Juan Gabriel, Alan Rickman, Gene Wilder, Harper Lee, Muhammad Ali, Nancy Reagan and more. See AP's list.
Jews commemorate Hanukkah by eating fried foods. For most American Jews, that means latkes — potato pancakes fried in oil. But other cultures toss different foods into pots of boiling oil.
One legend has it that marzipan emerged during an epic 13th-century Spanish battle. Today, it is a highlight of the holiday season.
More than 13,000 American troops remain deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and units continue to cycle in and out of the two nations as part of the continuing U.S. mission.
A grenade-shaped trailer hitch, a replica exploding vest, and dead seahorses are some of the strangest items that TSA officers encountered.
Every year, thousands of people attempt to enter the United States illegally through the deserts of California, Arizona and Texas.
A father talks to his daughter about growing up poor in Mexico and the challenges he overcame that make him able to provide her a life filled with opportunity.
Bankruptcy lawyer David Friedman is a longtime supporter of Jewish settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and has questioned the need for a Palestinian state.
The whitefish is famous for being repulsive. But Scandinavian-Americans in the Midwest consider it an important link to their Viking ancestors.
Reports from eastern Aleppo have described horrific bloodshed as the Syrian regime overpowers rebel forces. Now, a cease-fire deal has crumbled.
In a meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Council, commission chief Yasmin Sooka reported murder and rape on an "epic" scale.
The policy, set to be ratified Tuesday, bans the hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders.
Park's downfall started when it was it was discovered she had ties to the daughter of a religious cult leader.