Devoted dog Boncuk looks for his owner, Cemal Senturk, at the entrance of a medical care facility in the Black Sea city of Trabzon, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Boncuk has spent five days waiting in front of the hospital where her sick owner was receiving treatment. Senturk was discharged from the hospital later on Wednesday and returned home with Boncuk.

Dog spent days outside Turkish hospital waiting for owner


World leaders laud US return to climate fight under Biden
In this Saturday, June, 3, 2017 file photo, the coal-fired Plant Scherer, one of the nation's top carbon dioxide emitters, stands in the distance in Juliette, Ga.. World leaders breathed an audible sigh of relief that the United States under President Joe Biden is rejoining the global effort to curb climate change, a cause that his predecessor had shunned. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron were among those welcoming Biden’s decision on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 to rejoin the the Paris climate accord.

UPDATE: Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 32 dead
Security forces work at the site of a deadly bomb attack in a market selling used clothes, Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Twin suicide bombings hit Iraq's capital Thursday killing and wounding civilians, police and state TV said.

Work on Keystone XL pipeline suspended ahead of Biden action
In this Dec. 18, 2020 photo, pipes to be used for the Keystone XL pipeline are stored in a field near Dorchester, Neb. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his officials have been in frequent contact with President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration making the case for a long disputed oil pipeline that reports say Biden will cancel on his first day in office.

Gas explosion rips through Madrid building, killing 3
Police officers cordon off Toledo Street following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. A loud explosion has partially destroyed a small building flanked by a school and a nursing home in the center of Spain's capital.

4 vaccine doses stolen in Mexico, oxygen tanks spark appeal
City worker Carlos Ruiz prepares tanks of oxygen for COVID-19 patients, in the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. The city offers free oxygen refills for COVID-19 patients.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media prior to meeting with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah at the State Department, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 in Washington.

Pompeo says China's policies on Muslims amount to 'genocide'


Massive car pileup on Japan highway kills one, injures 17
3 more COVID-19 cases linked to Australian Open arrivals
Panel: China, WHO should have acted quicker to stop pandemic
Italian PM Conte seeks to save his government from falling
Mityana Municipality politician, Zaake Francis, close ally to opposition leader Bobi Wine gestures, in Rubaga hospital, Kampala, Uganda, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, after he was allegedly beaten by security personnel at the gates of Bobi Wine's house on Saturday.

Uganda cops surround offices of Bobi Wine's opposition party


UK seafood trucks protest at Parliament over Brexit red tape
Navalny's arrest adds to tension between Russia and the West
WHO: 'Not right' to vaccinate young before old
Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Abbas decrees first Palestinian elections in 15 years

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2M amid vaccine rollout

At least 42 dead as Indonesia quake topples homes, buildings

'The world is watching': Ugandans vote in tense election


Quake sets off landslides, kills at least 3 in Indonesia


Australia to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from Oregon


Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows canceled
Trump returns to a business empire ravaged by pandemic
Minneapolis City Council committee advances ordinance that would ban facial recognition

Wisconsin DNR resists starting wolf hunt immediately


Minneapolis City Council committee advances ordinance that would ban facial recognition

Minnesota Democrats unveil bill to expand voter access

11 and 12-year-old arrested after race leads to crash in St. Paul

Nearly 200 workers at Marathon Refinery in St. Paul Park begin strike