Spain warns EU about cyber-meddling suspicions in Catalonia


BRUSSELS (AP) — Spain on Monday warned its European Union partners about a disinformation campaign aimed at destabilizing its volatile northeast region of Catalonia, which Madrid claims appears to be coming from Russia.

  • Written by By LORNE COOK , Associated Press

Anger rises as toxic air chokes India's capital

NEW DELHI (AP) — As thick smog crept over India's capital this past week and smudged landmarks from view, Nikunj Pandey could feel his eyes and throat burning.

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  • Written by By NICK PERRY, Associated Press

AP Interview: UN food chief says to end hunger, end conflict


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. food agency is telling world leaders that the only way to end global hunger is to end conflicts, which would also free up billions of dollars to build roads and infrastructure and promote economic growth in all developing countries.


  • Written by By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended

GLEN DANIEL, W.Va. (AP) — Chuck Nelson spent his life in this corner of Appalachia, working for years in the coal mines — a good job in the economically depressed area. But he says the industry that helped him earn a living cost him his health, and his wife's, too.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL VIRTANEN , Associated Press

US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal


BONN, Germany (AP) — A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord.

  • Written by By FRANK JORDANS and DOROTHEE THIESING , Associated Press