Analysis: Much uncertainty ahead in US-Cuba relationship

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fidel Castro's passing removes what was long the single greatest psychological barrier to a warmer U.S.-Cuba relationship. But it also adds to the uncertainty ahead with the transition from an Obama to a Trump administration.

  • Written by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Trump charges, without evidence, millions voted illegally

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is claiming, without evidence, that millions of people voted illegally in the election he won, issuing the baseless claim as part of his angry response to a recount effort led by the Green Party and joined by Hillary Clinton's campaign.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Syrian army Aleppo advance displaces thousands

BEIRUT (AP) — Simultaneous advances by Syrian government and Kurdish-led forces into eastern Aleppo on Sunday set off a tide of displacement inside the divided city, with thousands of residents evacuating their premises, and threatened to cleave the opposition's enclave.

  • Written by PHILIP ISSA, The Associated Press

New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A new vaccine against HIV, to be tested in a trial to be launched in South Africa Wednesday, could be "the final nail in the coffin" for the disease if it is successful, scientists say.

  • Written by STUART GRAHAM, Associated Press