Security guards patrol near the logos for the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics

Canada Joins Allies In Beijing Olympics Boycott

Rights groups have called for a full-blown boycott of the Winter Games, citing Chinese human rights abuses and suppression of democratic protests.

World

2:28Newly elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gives flowers to former Chancellor Angela Merkel
Markus Schreiber / AP

Olaf Scholz Replaces Angela Merkel As German Chancellor

3:15President Joe Biden has a videoconference with Russian President Vladimir Putin
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President Biden Squares Off With Russian President Putin Over Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Bows Out After 16 Years

2:44A Nicaraguan migrant walks with fellow compatriots near the U.S.-Mexico border
Felix Marquez / AP

U.S. Will Resume Policy For Asylum-Seekers To Wait In Mexico

3:42Ethiopians protest against the United States outside the U.S. embassy in the capital Addis Ababa
AP

Ethiopian Government Retakes Holy Site, U.S. Embassy Considers Leaving

0:14Narita International Airport in Japan
Hiro Komae / AP

Japan Retracts Ban On New Flight Bookings Into The Country

Peng Shuai of China plays against Monica Niculescu during their women's singles match at the Open China tennis tournament.
Andy Wong / AP

Women's Tennis Tour Suspends China Events Over Peng Concerns

0:23Deserted airport in Japan
Miyuki Saito / AP

Japan Suspends New Flight Reservations As Omicron Spreads

Firefighters, police officers and railway employees stand on a railway site in Munich
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4 Injured After World War II Bomb Explodes In Munich

2:55People line up for COVID-19 vaccinations
Paul White / AP

19 Countries Confirm Cases Of New Omicron Variant

0:59Charlie Chaplin congratulates entertainer Josephine Baker after her performance
AP

Black Entertainer Josephine Baker Honored At France's Pantheon

Barbados' new President Sandra Mason and Prince Charles
David McD Crichlow / AP

Barbados Swears In First President, Transforms Into Republic

5:13The flag of Iran waves in front of the International Center building at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Austria.
Florian Schroetter / AP

Talks To Revive Iran Nuclear Deal Resume; U.S. Stays Distant

0:56President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant named omicron, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
Evan Vucci / AP

Pres. Biden Says New Variant Cause For Concern, Not Panic In U.S.

2:57Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai
Ng Han Guan / AP

Case Of Peng Shuai Puts China's #MeToo Movement Back In Spotlight

2:27People walking
Alberto Pezzali / AP

WHO Criticizes Travel Bans On Southern African Countries

1:10People walking with masks
Ana Brigida / AP

Omicron Variant Spreads Across More Countries

0:27People wearing face masks
Denis Farrell / AP

New COVID Variant Detected In South Africa

0:17Christmas market in Frankfurt, Germany.
Michael Probst / AP

Christmas Markets Open With Caution In Frankfurt, Germany

0:24European Medicines Agency
Peter Dejong / AP

EU Regulator Authorizes Pfizer's COVID Vaccine For Kids 5-11

French police officers search on the beach in northern France.
Louis Witter / AP

Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel; At Least 31 Dead

2:54A street vendor in Kabul, Afghanistan
Bram Janssen / AP

Despite Taliban Promises, Situation Still Dire In Afghanistan

0:34Sign for the Christian Aid Ministries.
Odelyn Joseph / AP

Kidnappers Release 2 Of 17 Missionaries Abducted In Haiti

2:13Group of migrants in Mexico.
Felix Marquez / AP

Differences Endure As President Biden Brings Back North America Summit

0:19Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi watches the vaccination of health workers at hospital in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
Aung Shine Oo / AP

Myanmar To Prosecute Suu Kyi Over Alleged Election Fraud

0:24Migrants settle for the night in the logistics center in the checkpoint "Kuznitsa" at the Belarus-Poland border.
Maxim Guchek / AP

Belarus Brings Some Migrants In From Cold At Polish Border

3:27The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaches the International Space Station for docking
NASA / AP

Russia Rejects U.S. Accusations Of Endangering ISS Astronauts

0:55Danny Fenster, center, hugs his mother Rose Fenster as former U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson, right, looks on
Seth Wenig / AP

U.S. Journalist Jailed For Months In Myanmar Lands In New York

0:22Train conductor checks COVID Certificates.
Efrem Lukatsky / AP

CDC Raises Europe Travel Warning Due To COVID-19 Outbreaks

1:12Queen Elizabeth II
Alastair Grant / AP

Queen Elizabeth II Sprains Back, Misses Remembrance Sunday Service