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FILE - Britain's Prince Andrew speaks during a television interview at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, England, April 11, 2021. The prosecution of Ghislaine Maxwell doesn't involve the salacious allegations that the British socialite offered up one of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers to England's Prince Andrew for sex.

Prince Andrew accusations left out of Epstein-Maxwell case

FILE - Britain's Prince Andrew speaks during a television interview at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, England, April 11, 2021. The prosecution of Ghislaine Maxwell doesn't involve the salacious allegations that the British socialite offered up one of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers to England's Prince Andrew for sex.

November 23, 2021, 9:24am Nation & World

NEW YORK — When Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime companion Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial next week, the accuser who captivated the public most, with claims she was trafficked to Britain’s Prince Andrew and other prominent men, won’t be part of the case. Read story

Sri Lankan police and navy life savers attend the rescue work following a ferry capsized in Kinniya, about 267 kilometres east of Colombo, Sri Lanka on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. At least six people have died after a ferry capsized in eastern Sri Lanka, Navy official says.

Ferry capsizes in Sri Lanka; at least 6 dead

Sri Lankan police and navy life savers attend the rescue work following a ferry capsized in Kinniya, about 267 kilometres east of Colombo, Sri Lanka on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. At least six people have died after a ferry capsized in eastern Sri Lanka, Navy official says.

November 23, 2021, 9:22am Nation & World

COLOMBO — A ferry capsized in eastern Sri Lanka on Tuesday, killing at least six people, a police spokesperson said. Read story

In this photo provided by Vedanta Griffith, Joshua Spriestersbach talks on a phone in Danby, Vermont on March 2020. The Hawaii Innocence Project says Spriestersbach was wrongfully arrested for someone else's crime and then committed to a state hospital for more than two years because officials mixed him up with someone else.

Man locked up because of mistaken identity sues Hawaii

In this photo provided by Vedanta Griffith, Joshua Spriestersbach talks on a phone in Danby, Vermont on March 2020. The Hawaii Innocence Project says Spriestersbach was wrongfully arrested for someone else's crime and then committed to a state hospital for more than two years because officials mixed him up with someone else.

November 23, 2021, 9:21am Nation & World

HONOLULU — A formerly homeless man who ended up in a mental institution for more than two years because of mistaken identity is suing the state and various Honolulu police officers, Hawaii public defenders and doctors. Read story

Gun makers ask court to dismiss Mexican government lawsuit

November 23, 2021, 9:21am Nation & World

BOSTON — Gun manufacturers asked a federal court in Massachusetts on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Mexico’s government in August arguing that U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors fueled violence in Mexico through their negligent and illegal commercial practices. Read story

Defendant Travis McMichael looks on during his trial and of William "Roddie" Bryan and Gregory McMichael, charged with the February 2020 death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery, at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.

EXPLAINER: What are the charges in Ahmaud Arbery’s killing?

Defendant Travis McMichael looks on during his trial and of William "Roddie" Bryan and Gregory McMichael, charged with the February 2020 death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery, at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.

November 23, 2021, 9:20am Nation & World

ATLANTA — Jurors in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery must decide whether one or all of them is guilty of murder — a conviction that could send them to prison for the rest of their lives. Read story

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses international police delegates during the first day of the Interpol annual assembly in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Interpol kicked off its annual meeting in Istanbul on Tuesday, to discuss security threats and crime trends as well as to hold a closely-watched election for the international police body' new leadership.

Interpol holds meeting in Istanbul to elect new president

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses international police delegates during the first day of the Interpol annual assembly in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Interpol kicked off its annual meeting in Istanbul on Tuesday, to discuss security threats and crime trends as well as to hold a closely-watched election for the international police body' new leadership.

November 23, 2021, 9:19am Nation & World

ISTANBUL — Interpol kicked off its annual meeting in Istanbul on Tuesday to discuss security threats and crime trends as well as to hold a closely-watched election for the international police body’s new leadership. Read story

People gather in Waukesha's Cutler Park for a candlelight vigil  for those affected by the Waukesha Christmas Parade tragedy, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 in Waukesha, Wis..

Waukesha parade crash suspect’s bail raises questions

People gather in Waukesha's Cutler Park for a candlelight vigil  for those affected by the Waukesha Christmas Parade tragedy, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 in Waukesha, Wis..

November 23, 2021, 9:19am Nation & World

WAUKESHA, Wis. — The suspect in a Christmas parade crash in suburban Milwaukee that killed five people was free on $1,000 bail posted just two days before the deadly event, a fact that is leading to a review of what happened and renewed calls for giving judges more power to… Read story

A Thai family places krathongs, small boats made of corn and decorated with banana leaves and flowers, into a Ong Ang canal during Loy Krathong festival in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Thais believe that the candle-lit boats launched during the charming and popular Loy Krathong festival can carry the year's misfortunes away with them, but workers must clean up the waterways afterward to keep them from getting clogged and polluted.

Thailand’s annual Loy Krathong festival honors rivers

A Thai family places krathongs, small boats made of corn and decorated with banana leaves and flowers, into a Ong Ang canal during Loy Krathong festival in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Thais believe that the candle-lit boats launched during the charming and popular Loy Krathong festival can carry the year's misfortunes away with them, but workers must clean up the waterways afterward to keep them from getting clogged and polluted.

November 22, 2021, 9:19pm Nation & World

Thais flocked to rivers and lakes Friday evening to release small floats adorned with flowers and candles in an annual festival honoring the goddess of water, with thousands of the tiny boats ending up clogging and polluting the country’s waterways. Read story

‘Jennifer Snowpez’? Kids get to name Vermont snowplows

November 22, 2021, 9:03pm Nation & World

Captain Snowpants; Yo Bro, No Snow; and Jennifer Snowpez are among the names that will be on some of Vermont’s snowplows this winter. Read story

N.M. fights digital divide with TV technology

November 22, 2021, 7:57pm Business

SANTA FE, N.M. — Internet problems continue to slow down many students in the U.S. state of New Mexico, but a pilot project using TV signals to transmit computer files may help. Read story