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DOHA, Qatar | China edges Russia for team gold at gymnastics worlds

DOHA, Qatar— Nikita Nagornyy stuck his high bar dismount, flexed just a bit and let out a sigh. Exhausted but exhilarated, the Russian gymnast thought his country’s long wait to return to the top of the sport was finally over. Then Nagornyy’s score flashed and a whoop went out at the Aspire Dome. Only it … Continue reading DOHA, Qatar | China edges Russia for team gold at gymnastics worlds

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Powerless victims of Hurricane Michael now suffer looting

PANAMA CITY, Fla.  — Armed looters are targeting homes and businesses that remain without electricity after being ravaged by Hurricane Michael a week ago. Sheriff’s Maj. Jimmy Stanford said deputies have arrested about 10 looters each night since Florida‘s Bay County took a direct hit from the strong Category 4 storm last Wednesday. In some … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Powerless victims of Hurricane Michael now suffer looting

QINGDAO, China | As MeToo unnerves China, a student fights to tell her story

QINGDAO, China — The sight of five burly guards blocking her way out of her dorm filled Ren Liping with rage. It was 3 a.m. on a recent Saturday (Aug. 4) and the thin, bespectacled 26-year-old Chinese graduate student was exhausted. Her mind raced back to earlier in the day when she had tried once … Continue reading QINGDAO, China | As MeToo unnerves China, a student fights to tell her story

GUATEMALA CITY  | Exhausted and subdued, reunited families return to Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY  — Donelda Pulex stepped off the airplane into the sun, clutching her 5-year-old daughter’s hand and burst into heaving sobs. Fourteen-year-old Hermelindo Juarez hid his face as his father comforted him. Efildo Daniel Vasquez walked cautiously behind his 8-year-old son. Quiet, confused and exhausted, 11 families who had been detained and separated after … Continue reading GUATEMALA CITY  | Exhausted and subdued, reunited families return to Guatemala