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Obama's hug of Hiroshima survivor epitomizes historic visit

U.S. President Barack Obama, center, accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, shakes hands and talks with Sunao Tsuboi, a survivor of the 1945 Atomic Bombing and chairman of the Hiroshima Prefectural Confederation of A-bomb Sufferers Organization (HPCASO), at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Barack Obama may have faced the legacy of Hiroshima most directly with his embrace of a man who survived the devastating atomic blast.

In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight

Iraq's elite counter-terrorism forces arrive to join the forces surrounding Fallujah, Iraq, Friday, May 27, 2016. Iraqi forces launched an offensive on the city of Fallujah, which is 40 miles west of Baghdad, earlier this week.

Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they fear being trapped between two forces they don't fully trust.

Florida group finds more US Marine remains on Pacific atoll

August 8, 1945 Photo Shows: Two Marines, Barely visible because of their camouflaged clothing, hide behind Palm Stumps and dynamite a Japanese sniper's pillbox on Tarawa. More than 3,000 Marines were killed or wounded in the capture of the atoll in the Gilbert islands.

The founder of a volunteer group says it has found the remains of 13 more World War II Marines on a Pacific atoll.

A look at the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America

Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison Friday for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy. Here is a look at the clandestine program's main features:

Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor

Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison for human rights crimes, marking the first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to kidnap and disappear people across international borders.


Chinese developer Wanda opens theme park to take on Disney

China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex on Saturday that it's positioning as competition for Disney and its $5.5 billion Shanghai theme park opening next month.


US military restricts troops after murder in Okinawa

The U.S. military in Japan is restricting celebrations and off-base alcohol consumption in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island.


Death on Everest leads to risky effort to recover bodies

The mountain is speckled with corpses.


Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, Africa

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries.


North Korea threatens South's ships after sea border chase

North Korea on Saturday threatened to fire at South Korean warships if they cross into its waters, a day after the South's navy fired warning shots to chase away two North Korean ships that briefly crossed a disputed western sea boundary.


A look at the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America

Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison Friday for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy. Here is a look at the clandestine program's main features:


Body counts show Mexican military is extraordinarily lethal

Army kills eight enemies for every one it wounds.


Venezuelan boy's death sparks anger over health care crisis

Venezuelans are expressing dismay over the death of an 8-year-old boy with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who had become a symbol of the crisis-wracked nation's collapsed health care system.


Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boat

The Italian navy says it has saved 135 migrants from a sinking boat and recovered 45 bodies in the Mediterranean.


Colombian rebels free Spanish journalist, 2 others

Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish correspondent and two other journalists who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the darkest days of a long-running conflict the South American nation is trying to move beyond.


Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor

Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced Friday to prison for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy to hunt down dissidents across South America and beyond.


UN: Syria impedes humanitarian aid to besieged

Deliberate interference, most notably by the Syrian government, continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid to the more than half million people trapped in besieged areas by the country's nearly four-year-old civil war, a top United Nations Official said Friday.


Gallery: Minneapolis passes sick leave

The Minneapolis city council passed a sick leave ordinance Friday morning that had been under discussion for more than a year.


Clashes, oil blockades over France's economic future

Volley after volley of tear gas poisoned the Paris air Thursday, as authorities struggled against nationwide strikes and a groundswell of public anger at a high-stakes government attempt to change the way France views work.