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Cold-stunned iguanas falling from Florida trees

MIAMI — The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters warned residents Tuesday about falling iguanas.
Democrats swarm industrial Iowa to prove they can beat Trump

Democrats swarm industrial Iowa to prove they can beat Trump

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — Since their surprise loss to Donald Trump in 2016, Democrats have struggled with how to regain territory that long supported the party before suddenly flipping to Republicans.
Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

LONDON — Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, has died at 77. He had been suffering from dementia. Jones's agent says he died Tuesday evening.
Italy's 5-Star implosion may claim party leader Di Maio

Italy's 5-Star implosion may claim party leader Di Maio

ROME — The head of Italy's 5-Star Movement met with ministers Wednesday amid rumours he would step aside as party leader following a string of parliamentary defections, falling poll numbers and questions about t he movement's future.
Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

BEIJING — Chinese health authorities urged people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings, after warning that a new viral illness that has infected more than 400 people and killed at least nine could spread further.
Russia-Poland feud over history clouds Auschwitz anniversary

Russia-Poland feud over history clouds Auschwitz anniversary

WARSAW, Poland — Over the next several days, world leaders will gather twice to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most notorious of Nazi Germany’s death camps.
Awake? Senators struggle to stay focused on impeachment

Awake? Senators struggle to stay focused on impeachment

WASHINGTON — Adam Schiff was still speaking — about witnesses, documents, future presidents and the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Auschwitz survivor who was just 2 at liberation nurses scars

Auschwitz survivor who was just 2 at liberation nurses scars

MUNICH — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz.
Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses

Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Dispute over rules erupts on impeachment's first full day

Dispute over rules erupts on impeachment's first full day

WASHINGTON — A rancorous dispute over rules marked the first full day of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.