• AP Exclusive: Vatican knew of Argentine bishop misconduct

    ORAN, Argentina (AP) — The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited “obscene” behavior and had been accused of misconduct with seminarians, his former vicar general told The Associated Press, undermining Vatican claims that allegations of sexual abuse were only made a few months ago.

  • Vonn may be in too much pain to keep skiing

    CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — What was evident all weekend for Lindsey Vonn became clear to everyone else on Sunday.

  • Death toll reaches 73 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror

    TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — They were warned to stay away from the geyser of gasoline gushing from the illegally tapped pipeline in central Mexico, but Gerardo Perez says he and his son joined others in bypassing the soldiers. As they neared the spurting fuel he was overcome with foreboding.

  • Congo court declares Felix Tshisekedi is elected president

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s election crisis deepened early Sunday when the Constitutional Court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of fraud, and runner-up Martin Fayulu promptly declared himself the country’s “only legitimate president.”

  • Horrifying fireball at ruptured Mexico oil pipeline kills 21

    TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — Gerardo Perez returned Saturday to the scorched field in central Mexico where he’d seen an illegal pipeline tap burst into flames to see if he could recognize missing friends. He couldn’t. Only a handful of the remains still had skin. Dozens were burned to the bone or to ash when the gusher of gasoline exploded, killing at least 73 people.

  • The Latest: Congo court declares Tshisekedi is president

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo’s presidential election (all times local):

  • Survivors: Up to 117 missing from sunken boat off Libya

    ROME (AP) — Three survivors of a rubber dinghy that sank in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya say up to 117 other migrants were aboard at the time, a U.N. migration official said Saturday.

  • ‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a local police station. Angry protesters had left him there.

  • In deadly Nairobi attack, stories of fear, bravery and loss

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Trapped in a Kenyan hotel under attack by extremists, June Chepkemei said she made peace with the fact that she might die.

  • The Latest: Mexico explosion death toll hits 66; 85 missing

    TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on a pipeline fire in Mexico (all times local):