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Ukrainian Ambassador to Poland, Andrii Deshchytsia, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, May 20, 2022. Ukraine's ambassador to neighboring Poland says his country is grateful for the welcome that Poles have given to millions of Ukrainians, but hopes the European Union will soon release billions of euros to Poland so that helping those fleeing the war does not come “at the cost of the Polish people.” Ambassador Andrii Deshchytsia said that while there have been no real social tensions in the three months since Ukrainians began crossing into Poland seeking safety, he worries they could appear in the future given how much Poland has done. (AP Photo/Michal Dyjuk)

Poles need EU funds as they help Ukrainians, ambassador says

- Associated Press

Ukraine's ambassador to neighboring Poland says his nation is grateful for the welcome that Poles have given to millions of Ukrainian refugees, but he hopes the European Union will soon release billions of euros to Poland so that the assistance does not come "at the cost of the Polish people."

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend a a ruling party politburo meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea Saturday, May 21, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

- Associated Press

North Korea said Saturday it found nearly 220,000 more people with feverish symptoms, even as leader Kim Jong Un claimed progress in slowing a largely undiagnosed spread of COVID-19 across his unvaccinated populace and hinted at easing virus restrictions to nurse a decaying economy.

FILE -  In this April 12, 2022, file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks after signing into law a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, punishable by up to 10 years in prison in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma's Legislature has given final legislative approval to another Texas-style anti-abortion bill. Abortion providers say once the bill is signed, it would be the most restrictive abortion ban in effect in the country. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, file)

Days before Oklahoma bans abortion, details still uncertain

- Associated Press

Oklahoma is only days away from enacting the toughest U.S. state ban on abortion and providers are preparing to stop terminating pregnancies while questions remained Friday about enforcement of the law's limited exceptions.

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan, left, appears with journalist Peter Greenberg on a safari in Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania for the television show “The Royal Tour.” Greenberg is resuming the series that shows off the best tourist spots of a country and features the nation’s leader as the tour guide. (Karen Ballard via AP)

Seeing a country with the most high-ranking tour guide

- Associated Press

With one notable exception, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan seemed to enjoy guiding American journalist Peter Greenberg around her country for the television show "The Royal Tour."

Striking union members protest outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City N.J. as it shut down on Oct. 10, 2016. On May 20, 2022, the union launched a web site warning casino customers that "labor disputes" could happen if the casinos don't reach new contracts by the May 31 deadline. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Union warns of 'labor disputes' if casino contracts expire

- Associated Press

For people and groups planning to stay in Atlantic City, the resort's main union for casino workers is warning that "labor disputes" could occur if the casinos don't agree to new contracts by a May 31 deadline.

Alesia Horton, director of the West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., looks out the window at protesters on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. A deeply religious woman, she says of those who picket the clinic: "God isn't theirs. God is all of ours." (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

Religious backers of abortion rights say God's on their side

- Associated Press

The loudest voices in the abortion debate are often characterized along a starkly religious divide, the faithful versus not. But the reality is much more nuanced, both at this abortion clinic and in the nation that surrounds it