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Honorary lamplighter Danny Fenster, an American journalist recently freed from prison in Myanmar, lights the center candle in the giant Menorah sculpture in Campus Martius to kick off Chanukah. With him are Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II and Detroit Mayro Mike Duggan. The Menorah in the D 11th annual lighting event in Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit officially begins Chanukah in Michigan on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021.  (John T. Greilick/Detroit News via AP)

Journalist freed by Myanmar helps light menorah in Detroit


'The Lost Daughter' wins big at 31st Gotham Awards

Atlanta mayoral runoff: Moore hopes to stave off Dickens

World shares, US futures slip on worries over omicron risks

In shadow of Texas gas drilling sites, health fears escalate

In shadow of Texas gas drilling sites, health fears escalate

Prosecutors to begin case against Jussie Smollett in Chicago

Jurors at trial in Daunte Wright slaying go under microscope

Father held after 4 California children, grandmother slain

Chris Cuomo's off-air role: Brother Andrew's strategist

Asia shares mixed as investors weigh omicron economic risks

Lawyer: Jussie Smollett 'a real victim' of attack in Chicago

UK competition watchdog orders Facebook to sell off Giphy


Founder's daughter named chair of fashion giant Inditex
German court convicts ex-IS member in Yazidi girl's death
EMA chief says EU is ready to deal with new omicron variant
Inflation in 19 nations using euro hits record high of 4.9%
Sweden's first female prime minister presents her government
Top German court upholds disputed national COVID measures
Far-right pundit to launch campaign for French presidency
Fire in Barcelona kills family of 4, including 2 children

Kuwait's exiled opposition returns home after royal pardon


Expo 2020's workers face hardships despite Dubai's promises
Libya: UN following attempts to thwart electoral process
Black Eyed Peas frontman defies Israel boycott calls
Leading Egyptian rights activist fined for social media post
Israeli Supreme Court: Cable car survivor to return to Italy
Actress Lindsay Lohan announces engagement in Instagram post
Lebanon's president discusses Gulf crisis with Qatar's emir
EXPLAINER: Can world powers curb Iran in new nuclear talks?

Rights group: Taliban kill, abduct dozens of ex-officers

Japan confirms first case of new coronavirus variant

Cambodia bars entry to travelers from 10 African countries

Japan crown prince says royals should refute extreme attacks

Myanmar court postpones verdict for ousted leader Suu Kyi

China manufacturing improves as power shortages ease

Science

Omicron brings COVID-19 vaccine inequity 'home to roost'

Duck-billed dinosaur may be one of many at Missouri site

Researchers try producing potato resistant to climate change

In omicron hot spot, somber mood as S Africa faces variant

Community systems offer alternative paths for solar growth

New Russian module docks with International Space Station

Technology

UK competition watchdog orders Facebook to sell off Giphy

Amazon workers in Alabama get a do-over in union election

Elizabeth Holmes accuses ex-lover, business partner of abuse

Cyber Monday caps holiday shopping weekend as virus lingers

New Twitter CEO steps from behind the scenes to high profile

Twitter CEO steps down, leaves company at a crossroads