• Orphaned albino elephant recovers from poacher’s snare

    HOEDSPRUIT, South Africa (AP) — Khanysia did not see the trap set by a poacher in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. She dove head first into the sharp wire snare, which cut her mouth, face and underneath her ear and chin.

  • With virus, shops in China suffer a star-crossed Valentines

    BEIJING (AP) — In virus-stricken China, couples can celebrate Valentine’s Day with a roast beef salad, hot chocolate, a rose and a note, all delivered to their door.

  • With Britain out, the unwieldy EU faces major budget battle

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brexit drama shook the foundations of the European Union for years and laid bare the need for much-delayed political renovations at the 27-nation bloc. But now that Britain has finally left, where does the EU revamp even start and who is going to foot the bill?

  • Correction: Syria-The Last Frontier story

    BEIRUT (AP) — In a story February 11, 2020, about the Syrian government offensive on the last rebel stronghold, The Associated Press gave the wrong last name for a Syrian activist who coordinates needs assessment with the U.N. and other agencies. He is Mohammed Hallaj, not Mohammed al-Shami.