• Researchers: Prescribe anti-overdose drug alongside opioids

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Prescribing an anti-overdose drug at the same time as opioid painkillers can help prevent overdose deaths, according to researchers at the University of New Mexico.

    Updated: 12:42 pm

  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, is shown the way by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a joint press conference following their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)

    Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

    TOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and the Philippines agreed Wednesday to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability, and acknowledged the importance of their alliances with the U.S., although a joint statement focused largely on Japan’s contribution to Philippine maritime security and other projects totaling a 21 billion yen ($210 million) loan.

    Updated: 8:03 am

  • UN Envoy to Yemen hands peace plan outline to rival parties

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations envoy to Yemen has handed an outline for a peace plan to Houthi rebels in control of the capital which includes depriving their rival, President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, of his authorities and the withdrawal of militias from major cities, a Houthi-affiliated politician said Tuesday.

  • APNewsbreak: Voter group says dead people likely registered

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A data analysis firm hired by a voter registration group said on Tuesday that its analysis of Indiana’s voter database found thousands of people over the age of 110 who would likely be deceased and are still registered to vote.

  • In this Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 file photo, protestors hold inflatable letters as they demonstrate outside a meeting of EU trade ministers at the EU Council building in Luxembourg. The small Belgian region of Wallonia is currently holding up the signature of a landmark free trade deal uniting over 500 million European Union citizens and 35 million Canadians. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)

    AP EXPLAINS: How tiny Wallonia can hijack the EU-Canada deal

    BRUSSELS (AP) — It’s a serious case of the tail wagging the dog.

  • South African opposition says ICC withdrawal is illegal

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s main opposition party on Monday tried to block a government plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, saying the move is illegal and that the country’s top court should intervene.

  • In this photo taken Sept. 26, 2016 and provided by the local council of Aleppo city, Syrians workers clean damaged after airstrikes, in Aleppo, Syria. The opposition-held districts of the Syrian city have been surrounded and under siege for months. Russian and Syrian warplanes are bombing the streets into rubble and government forces are chipping away at the pocket of opposition control. (Local Council of Aleppo City via AP)

    In renewed Aleppo attacks, Syrian troops capture high ground

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies on Monday captured strategic high ground in embattled Aleppo as Russia — a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad — said it was not planning more “humanitarian pauses” in the fighting in the city’s eastern, rebel-held districts.

  • This is a Wednesday, July 6, 2016 file photo of Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova who ran under a neutral flag smiles as she arrives in the stadium to compete in a women's 800m heat during the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  The International Olympic Committee said Monday Oct. 24, 2016 that  it is offering career assistance to the Russian wife and husband team  of Yulia Stepanova and  Vitaly Stepanov who blew the whistle on widespread doping in their homeland.  (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

    IOC says it is offering assistance to Russian whistleblowers

    LONDON (AP) — The Russian husband and wife team who felt betrayed by the IOC after blowing the whistle on state-sponsored doping in their homeland are now being offered financial and other assistance by the Olympic body.

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives in Baghdad, Iraq to meet with his commanders and assess the progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. His visit comes two days after a U.S. service member was killed outside Mosul, underscoring the risk that American troops are taking as they advise Iraqi forces in the fight. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)

    U.S Defense Secretary Carter arrives in Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s push for Iraq to let Turkey play a role in the Mosul battle encountered resistance Saturday from Iraq’s prime minister, who said his country’s forces will oust Islamic State the militants from the northern city.

  • United Nations staff, some holding signs, stand in a silent protest against a U.N. meeting to designate Wonder Woman as an "Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls," Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman’s 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized — woman.