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Fall colors in Siberia, from space

Check out this satellite image showing fall foliage in eastern Siberia on September 9. A smaller section and a broader view.<p>It looks like an abstract …

McDonald's turnaround strategy is in overdrive

The fast-food chain has added some new items — like the premium sirloin burger — while altering others, like the quarter pounder, and announced that it will soon offer breakfast all day, among other changes.<p>McDonald's is hoping that the tweaks help to revive business following seven straight …

Cooking

Poor nations want U.S. to pay reparations for extreme weather

Poorer nations suffering from extreme weather disasters, so much so that their citizens are seeking refuge in safer terrains outside their borders, want rich nations like the United States to pay for reparations and to relocate populations.<p>Preparatory talks ahead of the United Nations Conference on …

Hungary detains 5th suspect in truck deaths of 71 in Austria

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A fifth man suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in neighboring Austria has been detained, Hungarian police said Sunday.<p>The Bulgarian national was arrested on Saturday evening, a police statement said. Police said they will seek to have …

Extremism

Bill Clinton hails Katrina recovery as New Orleans recalls disaster

Former president urges people of New Orleans to celebrate their achievements over the past decade<p>Bill Clinton paid tribute to the people of New Orleans as the city commemorated the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which killed more than 1,800 people.<p>The former president was a keynote speaker …

Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.<p>While Clinton and her team speak warmly of Biden in public, they have taken steps to make clear how …

Government

Thousands march in Guatemala to pressure president to resign

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Otto Perez, who has refused to quit in the face of accusations by his attorney general that he was involved in a lucrative customs racket.<p>Carrying banners proclaiming, …

Latin America