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The sun sets behind St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. The Vatican’s sprawling financial trial may not have produced any convictions yet or any new smoking guns. But recent testimony in May 2022 has provided plenty of insights into how the Vatican operates. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

Vatican airs dirty laundry in trial over London property

- Associated Press

The Vatican's sprawling financial trial may not have produced any convictions yet or any new smoking guns as prosecutors work through a first round of questioning of the 10 suspects accused of fleecing the Holy See of tens of millions of euros.

Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese, center back, celebrates with his partner partner Jodie Haydon, right, and Labor senate leader partner Penny Wong at a Labor Party event in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, May 22, 2022, after Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceding defeat to Albanese in a federal election. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Australia's next prime minister came from humble beginnings

- Associated Press

Australia's Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is a politician molded by his humble start to life as the only child of a single mother who raised him on a pension in gritty inner-Sydney suburbia.

Adam Atnip, who is homeless and lives in his car, accepts money from a driver as he panhandles on May 10, 2022, in Cookeville, Tenn. Tennessee is about to become the first U.S. state to make it a felony to camp on local public property such as parks. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

With public camping a felony, Tennessee homeless seek refuge

- Associated Press

Miranda Atnip lost her home during the coronavirus pandemic after her boyfriend moved out and she fell behind on bills. Living in a car, the 34-year-old worries every day about getting money for food, finding somewhere to shower, and saving up enough money for an apartment where her three children can live with her again.

A snowy egret forages in a salt marsh, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Parris Island, S.C. Salt marsh makes up more than half of the base's 8,000 acres (3,200 hectares), and the island's highest point, by the fire station, is just 13 feet (4 meters) above sea level. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Parris Island wages battles, not war, against climate change

- Associated Press

Rising seas are encroaching on one of America's most storied military installations, where thousands of recruits are molded into Marines each year amid the salt marshes of South Carolina's Lowcountry region.

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Katie Britt speaks to a GOP club meeting on March 1, 2022, in Opelika, Ala., on May 16, 2022. Alabama’s Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby is a bitter high-dollar fight between three frontrunners battling for a spot in an anticipated runoff. U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks who won _ and then lost _ former President Donald Trump’s backing in the race faces  Katie Boyd Britt, the former leader of Business Council of Alabama and Shelby’s former chief of staff and Mike Durant, the owner of an aerospace company but best known as the helicopter pilot shot down and captured in in the events that inspired “Black Hawk Down.” (AP Photo/Kim Chandler)

GOP primary race for Alabama Senate seat turns bitter

- Associated Press

Alabama's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby has become a bitter high-dollar contest with the three strongest contenders jockeying for the nomination.

Iryna Martsyniuk, 50, stands next to her house, heavily damaged after a Russian bombing in Velyka Kostromka village, Ukraine, Thursday, May 19, 2022. Martsyniuk and her three young children were at home when the attack occurred in the village, a few kilometres from the front lines, but they all survived unharmed. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

Live updates | Zelenskyy: Russia should pay for destruction

- Associated Press

KYIV, Ukraine -- President Volodymyr Zelenskyy devoted his nightly video address to Ukraine’s demand that Russia be held financially responsible for the damage its forces are inflicting on Ukraine.