Variety
November 25

Women step up, fill the gaps in Burkina Faso's virus fight

Mariama Sawadogo sits in a small studio, translating notes from French to the local language of Moore and scribbling talking points in the margins. Transmission, prevention, vaccination — Sawadogo hits these topics in her bimonthly radio show on Zama FM, interviewing doctors and nurses about COVID-19 and testing callers on their knowledge.
Politics
November 25

Australia sending troops, police to Solomons amid unrest

Australia says it is sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-government demonstrators defied lockdown orders and took to the streets for a second day in violent protests.
World
November 25

New Zealand opposition leader Collins ousted by caucus

A year after suffering a huge election loss, New Zealand's conservative opposition leader Judith Collins was ousted Thursday by her caucus.
Nation
November 24

Man killed by San Francisco police was ex-Afghan interpreter

Police on Wednesday released video of officers shooting a knife-wielding man who charged at them in a residential hotel.
World
November 24

Libya: Gadhafi son disqualified from running for president

Libya's top electoral body on Wednesday disqualified the son and onetime heir apparent of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi from running for president in elections to be held next month, citing his previous convictions.
Business
November 24

Asian stocks down after Fed says ready to act on inflation

Asian stock markets fell Thursday after Federal Reserve officials indicated they were ready to raise interest rates sooner than expected if needed to cool inflation.
Nation
November 24

Hawaii groups want US to shut down military fuel tanks

Citing threats to Honolulu's drinking water, the Sierra Club of Hawaii and other groups on Wednesday called on President Joe Biden and military leaders to shut down tanks that provide an important fuel reserve for U.S. forces in the Pacific.
World
November 24

Salvadoran journalists, activists report spyware alerts

The Association of Salvadoran Journalists says some news outlets have reported receiving alerts Wednesday from Apple Inc. warning of "possible spying" on the part of the Salvadoran government.
Local
November 24

2 trials, 1 theme: White men taking law into their own hands

The trials of Kyle Rittenhouse and three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery had vastly different outcomes. But coming just days apart, they laid bare a dangerous and long-running current in the fight for racial equality: The move by some white Americans to grab guns and take their own stand against perceptions of lawlessness, particularly by Black people.
Nation
November 24

Youngkin announces lawmakers, others helping with transition

Republican Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday he had assembled groups including lawmakers, law enforcement officials, business owners and others to coordinate transition work with outgoing Gov. Ralph Northam's administration.
World
November 24

Haiti prime minister appoints new Cabinet amid turmoil

Prime Minister Ariel Henry swore in his new Cabinet on Wednesday, more than four months after he assumed leadership of Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.
Nation
November 24

Collecting $26M award vs. white nationalists may be tough

Nine people who sued white nationalist leaders and organizations over the violence at a deadly rally in Charlottesville in 2017 won a $26 million judgment for the injuries and trauma they endured. But whether they will be able to collect a significant chunk of that money remains to be seen.
World
November 24
French police officers patrol on the beach in the searcher migrants in Wimereux, northern France, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.

Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel; at least 31 dead

At least 31 migrants bound for Britain died Wednesday when their boat sank in the English Channel, in what France's interior minister called the biggest migration tragedy on the dangerous crossing to date.
Business
November 24
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-7H4 takes off, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Justice Dept. to prioritize prosecuting violence on flights

Attorney General Merrick Garland directed U.S. attorneys across the country to swiftly prioritize prosecution of federal crimes that happen on commercial flights as federal officials face a historic number of investigations into passenger behavior.
Business
November 24

California denies most fracking permits ahead of 2024 ban

California regulators haven't approved permits for the controversial oil and gas extraction process known as fracking since February, effectively phasing out the process ahead of Gov. Gavin Newsom's 2024 deadline to end it.
Local
November 24

Xcel files plan to close coal-fired power plant in Pueblo

Xcel Energy has proposed a tentative agreement to close Colorado's largest coal-fired power plant by 2035, well ahead of its original retirement date of 2070, as regulators consider how the largest utility operating in the state can reduce its carbon emissions.
Business
November 24

Americans are spending but inflation cast pall over economy

Americans are doing the main thing that drives the U.S. economy — spending — but accelerating inflation is casting a pall.
Business
November 24

Mexico gets female central bank head, supreme court justice

Mexico's president nominated the first woman to serve as governor of the country's central bank Wednesday, saying that getting women into high office was a priority.
Business
November 24

Fed officials express resolve to address inflation risks

Federal Reserve officials in discussions earlier this month said the central bank "would not hesitate" to take appropriate actions to address inflation pressures that posed risks to the economy.
Nation
November 24

Interior Department approves 2nd large US offshore wind farm

The Biden administration approved an offshore wind farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and New York on Wednesday as part of a plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030.