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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. Hundreds of people were believed to be inside.

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En esta foto del martes 13 de agosto de 2019, la doctora Jasmine Saavedra, una pediatra en la clínica Esperanza Health Centers, cuyos padres emigraron de México en la década de 1980, examina a Alondra Márquez, una bebé recién nacida en su clínica, en Chicago.

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ARCHIVO - La foto distribuida por la policía de Nueva York muestra a una persona buscada por la colocación de objetos sospechosos en la estación del metro Fulton Street en Manhattan, 16 de agosto de 2019. El sospechoso fue arrestado el sábado 17 de agosto de 2019, informó la policía.

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This Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 false-color image from the European Commission's Sentinel-2 satellite that was processed by Sinergise's Sentinel Hub website shows smoke rising from a natural gas facility at the Shaybah oil field in Saudi Arabia after a drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi reb…

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout following a decision by India's government to downgrade the Muslim-majority region's autonomy.

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Migrants are evacuated by Italian Coast guards from the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat at the coasts of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Italy’s hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minor…

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Migrants are evacuated by Italian Coast guards from the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat at the coasts of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Saturday, Aug.17, 2019. Italy’s hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors…

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Migrants disembarked from the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat arrive in the harbor of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Saturday, Aug.17, 2019. Italy’s hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant re…

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Vehículos y barricadas policiales cierran calles en el centro de Portland, Oregon, EEUU, 16 de agosto de 2019. La ciudad se apresta a ser escenario el sábado 17 de agosto de 2019 de actos de la extrema derecha y de grupos autotitulados antifascistas.

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FILE - In this June 18, 2019 file photo Dravon Ames, holding microphone, speaks to Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, as his fiancee, Iesha Harper, right, holds 1-year-old daughter London, at a community meeting in Phoenix. Still stinging from national outrage…

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FILE - In this June 18, 2019 file photo people attend a community meeting in Phoenix. Still stinging from national outrage sparked this summer by a videotaped encounter of officers pointing guns and cursing at a black family, community members are holding low-key meetings aimed at helping Ph…

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FILE - In this June 18, 2019 file photo a Phoenix resident stands up to wave his cowboy hat in support of a speaker at a community meeting in Phoenix. Still stinging from national outrage sparked this summer by a videotaped encounter of officers pointing guns and cursing at a black family, c…

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FILE - In this June 18, 2019 file photo people line up near protesters outside a venue for a community meeting in Phoenix. Still stinging from national outrage sparked this summer by a videotaped encounter of officers pointing guns and cursing at a black family, community members are holding…

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In this photo provided by Vrbovsko Fire Brigade, a small plane is parked after it made an emergency landing on a main highway in Croatia, near Vrbovsko, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Croatian emergency services say the incident happened Saturday on the highway connecting Croatia's capital Zagreb …

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In this photo provided by Vrbovsko Fire Brigade, a small plane is parked after it made an emergency landing on a main highway in Croatia, near Vrbovsko, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Croatian emergency services say the incident happened Saturday on the highway connecting Croatia's capital Zagreb …

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FILE - In this March 27, 2019 file photo, Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., speaks during a Senate Transportation subcommittee on commercial airline safety, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Some Massachusetts voters see Markey as potentially vulnerable to a primary challenge, and one group is even tryi…

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FILE - In this June 26, 2018 file photo, Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., speaks during the "We Will Not Be Banned" protest sponsored by Muslim Advocates in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. Some Massachusetts voters see Sen. Edward Markey as potentially vulnerable to a primary challenge, …

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NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station on Friday, causing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, has been apprehended, police said.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia election officials have for years ignored, downplayed and failed to address serious problems with the state's election management system and voting machines, a federal judge said in a scathing order this week.

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GENEVA (AP) — From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind's exploitation of the planet's fauna and flora is putting some of them at risk of extinction. Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting in Geneva to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up…

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Esta foto proporcionada por los Cascos Blancos de la Defensa Civil Siria, que ha sido autenticada en base a su contenido y otros informes de The Associated Press, muestra a un trabajador de la Defensa Civil buscando víctimas entre los escombros de un inmueble que fue destruido por los bombar…

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers search for victims from under the rubble of a destroyed building that hit by airstrikes, in Deir al-Sharqi…

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Civil Defense worker searching for victims from under the rubble of a destroyed building that hit by airstrikes, in Deir al-Sharqi village, in Idl…

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers search for victims from under the rubble of a destroyed building that hit by airstrikes, in Deir al-Sharqi…

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Civil Defense worker searching for victims from under the rubble of a destroyed building that hit by airstrikes, in Deir al-Sharqi village, in Idl…

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FILE - In this Monday, March 8, 2004 file photo, an industrial plant strips natural gas from freshly pumped crude oil is seen at Saudi Aramco's Shaybah oil field at Shaybah in Saudi Arabia's Rub al-Khali desert. Saudi state TV reported Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, that a fire had been controlled…

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Un activista opositor alza un ejemplar de la Constitución rusa frente al monumento al poeta Vladimir Vysotsky, un opositor de la época soviética, durante una protesta en el centro de Moscú, sábado 17 de agosto de 2019.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong's famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally called for an end to the often violent protests.

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An opposition activist holds the Russian Constitution book in front of the monument to Soviet-era opposition legendary bard Vladimir Vysotsky during a protest in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. People rallied Saturday against the exclusion of some city council candidat…

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A wheel-chair bound woman activist surrounded by journalists holds a poster reading "The Constitution breakers to be brought to justice!" as she talks to police officers during a protest in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. People rallied Saturday against the exclusion o…

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Communist party supporters stand behind police bars during a protest in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Writing on a poster in center reads: "Let's clean Russia from the United Russia (party)!" People rallied Saturday against the exclusion of some city council candidat…

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Communist party supporters wave red flags during a protest in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. People rallied Saturday against the exclusion of some city council candidates from Moscow's upcoming election.

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Communist party supporters hold red flags and a banner reading "For fair and clean elections!" during a protest in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. People rallied Saturday against the exclusion of some city council candidates from Moscow's upcoming election.

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People dance as the communist party supporters wave red flags during a protest in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. People rallied Saturday against the exclusion of some city council candidates from Moscow's upcoming election.

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Communist party supporters wave red flags during a protest in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. People rallied Saturday against the exclusion of some city council candidates from Moscow's upcoming election.