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The Earth's ticking time bombs: @AFPgraphics looks at some natural phenomena which could become dangerous for the climate if they reach their tipping points

Nicaraguan police have raided the offices of an opposition daily and then stripped human rights and activist groups' permission to operate, those targeted say

Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin, 7, was excited about the chance of a new life when she set out on foot for the U.S. from Guatemala with her father. But she died in a Texas hospital two days after being taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol.

OP-arT: Which Holiday Light Display Are You?

Brighton Beach is a universe unto itself, with its own time, its own language, its own customs, for which it makes no apologies

#UPDATE Four family members of the gunman who went on a deadly shooting spree at a popular Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg were released from custody

El amor en la Polonia de la "Cold war" triunfa en los Premios de Cine Europeo

Dos muertos y dos heridos de la misma familia en colisión tráfico en la M-11

In choosing Mick Mulvaney as his new chief of staff, President Trump made clear to confidantes that he wanted a politically savvy, loyal friend who wouldn't try to rein him in. @JonLemire, @colvinj, @LisaMascaro.

The Sweet Spot: I Keep Making Out With the Father of the Kids I Babysit

Huthi rebels hailed a ceasefire accord for a vital Yemeni port agreed at UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden, although the deal's implementation remained fragile

Mulvaney Called Trump a ‘Terrible Human Being’ in 2016

"It never gets any easier to write to my brother at this time of year, or to fully take in how such a small act of kindness can mean so much to someone who feels so forgotten and alone," writes Lauretta Charlton.

#UPDATE Nations struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming

In Opinion Sohini Chattopadhyay writes, "Although the bodies of women in India are policed like international borders, families don’t mind their bodies being cut up for organ donation. Women constitute a majority of living organ donors in India."

The "yellow vest" revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat protests abroad -- as well as a swarm of fake reports

Lawyers on both sides of previous Affordable Care Act battles say the reasoning behind the recent ruling striking it down is badly flawed