Hair loss gene puts balding men at greater risk of severe COVID-19 infection All mom wants for Mother’s Day this year is a good night’s sleep! Mediterranean diet helps protect people from rapid brain aging, developing dementia ‘Little to no increase’ in link between childhood mental health issues and digital tech use, researchers say Doctors successfully treat rare blood clotting side-effect of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine Doctors successfully treat rare blood clotting side-effect of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine Respect: Is it the glue a polarized nation needs? Cannabis-derived drug shows promise at relieving pain better than CBD Being touched by a humanoid robot makes people happier, more likely to listen to machines Popular children are more likely to be older, born at the start of the school year Common painkillers like ibuprofen can trigger liver damage in hospital patients Families who live longer show better cognitive abilities as they age Pandemic has wreaked health havoc on moms with children in pre-school, study reveals Bitcoin wallet apps are too vulnerable to use safely, researchers warn One cup of leafy green vegetables (even in a smoothie) can lower heart disease risk Community, human connections helped older adults find resilience during the pandemic Focus A tale of two pandemics: Europe and US take different exits Focus A tale of two COVIDs: Europe and US take different exits Planned C-section deliveries safe for low-risk pregnancies, researchers conclude Low-dose radiation treatments produce remarkable improvements in patients with severe Alzheimer’s Eating more nuts can lead to weight loss, better control of your appetite Aspirin may protect against air pollution exposure causing mental decline, dementia Pausing the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is doing more harm than good, scientists warn On the Supreme Court docket: Fairness, textualism, and crack cocaine Too much salt disrupts the body’s energy production, alters immune cells Skip the drama: Researchers reveal the appeal of ‘feel-good’ movies Scientists discover bacteria linked to lung parasites, name them after Pokémon Going solo: 3 in 5 say they’ve NEVER reached climax with a partner — only themselves Monday Sunrise Briefing: Leadership questions in India and Israel No immunity? COVID-19 virus reinfection ‘common’ in healthy young adults, study suggests Past COVID-19 infection may not mean immunity for young adults, study warns COVID pandemic forced many older adults to become tech savvy, rely on themselves Secondhand smoke exposure significantly increases risk of developing mouth cancer Capsaicin to the rescue: Chili pepper compound may help beat aggressive lung cancers Saudi-Iran detente: What rivals’ dialogue could mean for Middle East Global populism: Big promises, poor pandemic results How many bubbles are in a glass of beer? Scientists say they have the answer! 2 in 3 kids regularly ‘screen stacking’ after school — using up to four digital devices at same time! Focusing on past successes can be effective for overcoming mental health challenges Intermittent fasting can lower blood pressure by reshaping a patient’s gut Avocado discovery may lead to new leukemia treatment Running late again?!? 2 in 5 Americans find it ‘socially unacceptable’ to keep people waiting Fish oil supplements for heart health may actually lead to higher risk of common heart rhythm disorder Playlist privacy issues? It takes just three songs to ID someone, researchers say Dangerous era for journalists: 1 in 5 TV news stations report employees attacked in 2020 Exercise optional? Researchers find children can stay healthy, avoid obesity by sleeping more Dangerous year for the media: 1 in 5 TV news employees were attacked in 2020 Lonely nation: 2 in 3 Americans feel more alone than ever before, many admit to crying for first time in years Afghanistan has changed. What if exiled Taliban have not? Biden redefined ‘bipartisan.’ GOP moderates say it leaves them out. Psychedelic-like drug that DOESN’T cause hallucinations could treat depression and PTSD Cooling off during extreme heat helps cells chill out, especially in older adults Do fish feel pain? Scientists say it’s likely, even without certain brain regions Chili pepper compound may help beat hard-to-treat lung cancers COVID-19 alters human genes, explaining ongoing symptoms in coronavirus ‘long haulers’ Expresso or decaf? Your genes reveal how you like your coffee Autism can be detected with new smartphone app created by Duke scientists Eating more red meat, processed foods linked to people having poorer functioning hearts New drug in development shows promise as a treatment for myeloid leukemia To tell the truth? From Armenia to Afghanistan, a new US diplomacy. Rubbing heat cream on your muscles before exercise improves endurance Traumatic brain injuries display many similarities with Alzheimer’s disease Spread the word! Gossip can actually help people learn, form social bonds Scientists reveal the worst time for older adults to drink tea Popular depression drug may also protect against heart disease, blood clots Millennial parents say 2020 made them rethink how to raise their kids, improve bonding Spanking children can damage brain development in a similar way to physical abuse Night Shift does not help smartphone users sleep better, study reveals D.C. statehood: Advancing the cause of Democrats? Or democracy? Cellular ‘hotspots’ in the brain may turn benign tumors into deadly cancers Mirror meals? A co-worker’s lunch choice influences if someone eats healthy or unhealthy Indoor social distancing rules don’t ‘adequately address’ COVID-19, researchers say 6 feet is no better than 60 feet No more movie critics? Americans twice as likely to listen to social media for TV recommendations than ‘experts’ Monday Sunrise Briefing: A global helping hand for India Work random hours? Inconsistent shifts can be harmful to your health, study warns Indoor air quality study shows airplane cabins cleanest, while restaurants have highest levels of aerosol particles Most cat and dog owners think their pets help them live ‘greener’ lives Religious scriptures that legitimize violence cause more believers to support deadly extremist acts Artificial intelligence can unknowingly influence your dating, voting decisions Malaria vaccine becomes first treatment ever to reach goal of 75% effectiveness in children Cannabis users with irregular heartbeats significantly more likely to die if hospitalized Cover Story CSI Houston: How a Texas lab has remade the science of forensics Scientists confirm humans can transmit COVID-19 to cats Vanity not so sinful? Seeing your own face in the mirror triggers feelings of pleasure Scientists find no evidence mothers receiving an epidural during birth leads to autism What pandemic? Many people kept traveling normally despite feeling COVID-19 symptoms Having a sweet tooth could lead to heart disease and death in middle age Change of pace? Many people kept traveling normally despite feeling possible COVID-19 symptoms Getting less than 6 hours of sleep during middle age dramatically increases risk of dementia Extra belly weight increases heart disease risk — even if you’re not obese Half of Americans stock up on old, expired medications to avoid future trips to doctor Smoking marijuana significantly impairs vision — even though most users disagree Green breakthrough: Scientists create biodegradable single-use plastic that ‘eats itself’ 2 in 3 people want to work remotely full-time AFTER the pandemic ends Focus With trial over, what next for racial justice? Artificial intelligence sheds fresh light on origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls Researchers discover song-suggesting algorithms show bias against female performers Smoking cannabis significantly impairs vision, even though many users don’t think so Handwashing is clogging up sinks with nasty disease-causing bacteria A good night’s sleep linked to women having a better sex life
Can Biden imbue foreign policy realism with moral values? First Look Why Donald Trump will remain banned from Facebook, for now On the Supreme Court docket: Fairness, textualism, and crack cocaine First Look In Minnesota, strong civic duty helps retain Congress seats The Monitor's View Biden taps into a new 'discovering' First Look In speech, Biden leans into spending, democracy, and a restart First Look No, Joe Biden will not take away your hamburgers Biden redefined ‘bipartisan.’ GOP moderates say it leaves them out. First Look Why the GOP chose Tim Scott to respond to Joe Biden First Look Biden's address to Congress: How will he reach across the aisle? First Look How relations with Venezuela may look under President Biden D.C. statehood: Advancing the cause of Democrats? Or democracy? First Look Supreme Court: Should schools regulate teens’ speech off-campus? First Look Fulfilling promise, Biden recognizes massacre of Armenians as genocide First Look Can the United States halve emissions by 2030? Biden says yes. Keeping the lid on: Biden seeks to control three foreign crises Biden wants to tackle climate change. His pitch is all about jobs. The Explainer How Biden is boosting cyber defenses against Russia and China Donald who? Lower-profile Trump still has grip on GOP. Why Democrats are getting bolder on tax hikes Hosting Japan’s leader first, Biden signals new global priorities First Look Following Russian election interference, US expels diplomats Blinken visits Afghanistan in show of support after Biden announces withdrawal Congress poised for battle over reparations for Black Americans WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and sanctions against dozens of people and companies as it moved to hold the Kremlin... Biden to bar U.S. banks from rouble debt primary market Exclusive: Biden to bar U.S. banks from buying Russian government rouble debt in primary markets Exclusive: Biden to bar U.S. banks from issuing Russian sovereign debt Tensions rise within Biden administration as migrant kids crowd shelters Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has been slow-walking its work on the extension of a legislative order that would keep in place a sweeping tool that's helped federal agents crack down... PARIS (AP) — Two years after a fire tore through Paris’ most famous cathedral and shocked the world, French President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the building site that Notre Dame has become... ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 appears to strip the Taliban and the Afghan government of... Biden, Suga to send signal to assertive China at U.S.-Japan summit Taiwan tells Biden emissaries it will counter China's 'adventurous manoeuvres' with U.S Analysis: Biden takes a risk pulling troops from AfghanistanBy ROBERT BURNSApril 15, 2021 GMT WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election... Taiwan tells Biden emissaries island will counter China's 'adventurous manoeuvres' with U.S Ouotes: Officials react as Biden moves to pull troops from Afghanistan by September 11 HAVANA (AP) — This week's Communist Party congress could be the last with a Castro at the helm of Cuba's all-powerful political institution. Quotes: Officials react as Biden moves to pull troops from Afghanistan by September 11 Taiwan president tells Biden's emissaries island will counter China's 'adventurous manoeuvres' with U.S. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election... Democrats to unveil bill to expand U.S. Supreme Court by four justices Argentine president cleared following bout of COVID-19 Prodded to act on racial justice, Biden picks liaison to Asian diaspora Peru's Fujimori says election battle between 'markets and Marxism' Standing among U.S. graves, Biden explains Afghanistan decision in personal terms Guatemala president says likely to reach deals in meeting with U.S.'s Harris U.S. Senate Democrats plan to advance infrastructure bill to gauge bipartisan support U.S. lawmakers to 'review' UAE arms sale after Biden opts to go ahead 'Time to end the forever war': Biden to begin U.S. Afghanistan exit on May 1 ABC News names Godwin as president U.S. Senate hate crimes bill sails past filibuster Senate votes to confirm Mallory to lead White House environmental council WASHINGTON (AP) — Shields that shattered upon impact. Weapons too old to use. Missed intelligence in which future insurrectionists warned, “We get our president or we die." U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan to begin May 1- Biden 'Time to end the forever war': Biden to start U.S. Afghanistan pullout on May 1 Biden pledged police reform, but asking Congress to act first White House names ex-Obama official Beaudreau as Interior No.2 REIMS, France (AP) — France's president promised free psychological counseling Wednesday for children and teenagers struck by a wave of mental health difficulties that accompanied the coronavirus... WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved President Joe Biden’s choice of Gary Gensler to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, signaling an emphasis on investor protection for the Wall... NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News President Susan Zirinsky is stepping down after two years on the job, making it the second of the three broadcast news divisions to lose its leader in the past couple of... U.S. Senate votes 53-45 to confirm Gary Gensler as Biden's SEC chief WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has created a new office to supervise the disbursement of the billions of dollars in relief money authorized by Congress to combat the coronavirus-related... Biden to address Congress under security, COVID restrictions Kremlin says Biden in phone call told Putin he wanted to normalise ties WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is planning a trip to Mexico and Guatemala as she leads the White House’s diplomatic efforts to tackle the migration challenge at the U.S. southern... U.S. Vice President Harris plans visits to Mexico and Guatemala SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has accused Parler, the social network known as a conservative alternative to Twitter, of trying to conceal its ownership amid a legal dispute between Amazon and Parler... Biden to detail pullout plans for last troops in AfghanistanBy AAMER MADHANI, LOLITA C. BALDOR and ELLEN KNICKMEYERApril 14, 2021 GMT Biden to declare it is 'time for American troops to come home' from Afghanistan MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other... Biden going ahead with big Trump fighter-jet sale to UAE Biden faces long odds in push for more state ‘red flag’ laws Iran president calls 60% enrichment an answer to ‘evilness’By JON GAMBRELLApril 14, 2021 GMT U.S. spy chiefs warn of 'unparalleled' China threat in return to Congress Kremlin to Washington: Putin-Biden summit depends on U.S. behaviour Biden to announce U.S. pullout from Afghanistan; peace remains elusive WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday began to undo a Trump-era ban on clinics referring women for abortions, a policy directive that drove Planned Parenthood from the federal... Guatemalan Congress refuses to appoint graft-fighting top judge White House: Jill Biden arrives for medical ‘procedure’ Russian President Putin gets 2nd COVID-19 vaccine shot Biden to cancel Trump's pandemic food aid after high costs, delivery problems Kremlin coy on Putin-Biden summit, warns against U.S. sanctions BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden’s top national security aides were consulting with NATO on Wednesday to coordinate the alliance’s withdrawal from Afghanistan with the planned pullout of... 'A cry for an acknowledgement:' U.S. House Democrats urge reparations bill Canada to go big on budget spending as pandemic lingers, election looms U.S. Senate to consider hate crimes bill in potential filibuster test Biden's Justice Department picks for civil rights, environment to face Senate panel Biden police reform pledge faces limits of presidential power Cover unveiled for Clinton-Penny novel ‘State of Terror’ Kremlin says it is too early to talk about Putin-Biden summit in tangible terms Somalia's president signs law extending his mandate for two years - state news agency Iran president calls 60% enrichment an answer to ‘evilness’By JON GAMBRELLApril 14, 2021 GMT Trump-era growth of settlement growth has only begunBy JOSEPH KRAUSSApril 14, 2021 GMT WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were coordinated from that country,... Somalia's president OKs mandate extension, alarming US, EU SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has recorded its highest daily jump in new COVID-19 infections in about three months, as officials urge the public to maintain vigilance. Mike Elliott is among many who celebrated his election as mayor of Brooklyn Center as the beginning of a new era, marking the first time one of Minnesota's most racially diverse places would be...
Hair loss gene puts balding men at greater risk of severe COVID-19 infection Doctors successfully treat rare blood clotting side-effect of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine Doctors successfully treat rare blood clotting side-effect of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine Pausing the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is doing more harm than good, scientists warn No immunity? COVID-19 virus reinfection ‘common’ in healthy young adults, study suggests Past COVID-19 infection may not mean immunity for young adults, study warns COVID pandemic forced many older adults to become tech savvy, rely on themselves One shot is not enough: Researchers warn public may prolong pandemic by skipping second COVID vaccine COVID-19 alters human genes, explaining ongoing symptoms in coronavirus ‘long haulers’ Indoor social distancing rules don’t ‘adequately address’ COVID-19, researchers say 6 feet is no better than 60 feet Back off! Thanks to COVID, 2 in 3 Americans can no longer tolerate crowds Scientists confirm humans can transmit COVID-19 to cats What pandemic? Many people kept traveling normally despite feeling COVID-19 symptoms Change of pace? Many people kept traveling normally despite feeling possible COVID-19 symptoms Exercise offers ‘tremendous protective effect’ against COVID-19 Out of shape — for life? Most believe COVID pandemic ruined their metabolism forever! Flush and run! Viruses like COVID-19 can linger for hours in public restrooms Universal coronavirus vaccine may protect against various strains and cost only $1 per dose Cancer research has been derailed by nearly two years due to COVID-19, scientists say Groundbreaking smartwatch could detect Covid and other ailments — through your sweat Exposure to meatpacking plants leads to higher COVID infection rates, study claims One and done? Patients who recover from COVID-19 may only need one vaccine shot U.S. states with more people using face masks show lower COVID-19 rates Bags are back: Americans admit relying on plastics during COVID despite bag bans What is a COVID-19 vaccine passport, and will I need one? Two to a bed in Delhi hospital as India's COVID crisis spirals Coronavirus hug image named World Press Photo of the Year TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has finalized a deal with Russia over purchasing 60 million doses Sputnik V Coronavirus vaccine, state-run IRNA news agency reported Thursday. WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to 576,000, a post-COVID low and a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy recovers from... Iran sees rising COVID-19 death rate if lockdown rules breached Many Indian hospitals overwhelmed by COVID surge as beds, oxygen fall short Of course: Mysterious dog illness revealed to be a coronavirus! Indian farmers vow to carry on months-long protest despite concerns over coronavirus UnitedHealth's first-quarter profit jumped about 44%, and the nation's largest health insurer also hiked its 2021 outlook despite expecting more hits from the COVID-19 pandemic. Kazakhs pick up COVID shots whilst shopping at the mall Poland starts J&J COVID-19 jabs, says benefits outweigh risks UK scientists find higher risk of brain clots from COVID-19 compared with vaccines Hong Kong widens COVID-19 vaccine scheme to under 30s WHO: Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deathsApril 15, 2021 GMT PARIS (AP) — France's coronavirus death toll is expected to pass 100,000 on Thursday after a year of hospital tensions, on-and-off lockdowns and personal loss that have left families nationwide... Hospitals run short of beds as Asia's COVID-19 cases surge German health minister tells states to tighten COVID-19 restrictions quickly German economy probably shrank 1.8% last quarter due to COVID lockdown, institutes say BANGKOK, Thailand — Thailand’s coronavirus cases surpassed 1,500 on Thursday to set another record, sparking concerns the pandemic may spiral out of hand. German economy shrank 1.8% in first quarter due to COVID lockdown - institutes Top German health official says need to break third COVID-19 wave now What is a COVID-19 vaccine passport, and will I need one? German COVID-19 cases jump by most since early January PNG reports 11 COVID-19 deaths, pressuring a fragile health system Thailand reports fourth record daily rise in coronavirus cases this week India breaches 200,000 daily COVID-19 cases as hospital beds, oxygen fall short Novartis agrees to make ingredients Roche's Actemra for COVID-19 patients Cambodia launches lockdown in capital as COVID-19 outbreak spreads NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported more than 200,000 new coronavirus cases Thursday, skyrocketing past 14 million overall as an intensifying outbreak puts a grim weight on its fragile health care... Homeless Americans who have been left off priority lists for coronavirus vaccinations — or even bumped aside as states shifted eligibility to older age groups — are finally getting their shots as... Thailand reports record daily rise with 1,543 new coronavirus cases Tokyo Olympics might yet be cancelled due to COVID-19 - Japanese official India reports more than 200,000 new COVID-19 cases for first time BANGKOK (AP) — When Thailand's transport minister was recently diagnosed with COVID-19, it was Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha who got a headache. BOJ's Kuroda warns of lingering COVID pain on economy Argentina closes schools, imposes curfew in Buenos Aires as COVID-19 cases spike Argentine president cleared following bout of COVID-19 A new study says leaving middle seats open could give airline passengers more protection from the virus that causes COVID-19.Researchers said the risk of passengers being exposed to the... When one of the nation's top health officials this week suggested states dealing with a spring spike of coronavirus cases should “shut things down,” the remark landed with a thud. J&J COVID-19 vaccine in limbo as U.S. panel delays vote on resuming shots Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo a while longer after U.S. health advisers told the government Wednesday that they need more evidence to decide if a handful of unusual... 5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols Ex-leaders, Nobel winners urge U.S. to back COVID vaccine waiver U.S. advisory panel wants more data before ending pause on J&J COVID-19 vaccine U.S. advisory panel members wary of ending pause on J&J COVID-19 vaccine U.S. advisory panel reviews rare clot risk with J&J COVID-19 vaccine Americas not behaving as if in midst of worsening COVID-19 crisis -regional health official warns Conservatives propose revised sex ed rules in LGBTQ pushbackBy BOB CHRISTIEApril 14, 2021 GMT SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) — With coronavirus shots now in the arms of nearly half of American adults, the parts of the U.S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are... REIMS, France (AP) — France's president promised free psychological counseling Wednesday for children and teenagers struck by a wave of mental health difficulties that accompanied the coronavirus... Twins SS Andrelton Simmons out after positive COVID-19 test Exclusive: Olympics-COVID cuts hit anti-doping program at Tokyo Games France's COVID-19 infection cases accelerate, hospital pressure eases slightly WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has created a new office to supervise the disbursement of the billions of dollars in relief money authorized by Congress to combat the coronavirus-related... Biden to address Congress under security, COVID restrictions U.S. health officials are weighing next steps as they investigate a handful of unusual blood clots in people who received Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine — a one-dose shot that many countries... U.S. advisory panel to review rare clot risk with J&J COVID-19 vaccine after its use was paused BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — European countries diverged Wednesday on whether they would push ahead with giving their residents Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine after reports of very rare blood... Healthcare collapse imminent, Brazil's Sao Paulo warns, as COVID-19 cases surge Swiss to further relax COVID-19 restrictions from next week LONDON (AP) — Leaders from Britain's aviation industry joined forces Wednesday to urge the British government to ensure that popular European destinations face the least onerous coronavirus travel... Brazil's P1 coronavirus variant mutating, may become more dangerous: study CHICAGO (AP) — The stranger’s call came when Dianne Green needed it most. Alone in the home where she’d raised four kids, grieving recently deceased relatives, too fearful of COVID-19 to... Putin receives second shot of Russian COVID-19 vaccine: Interfax Lithuania to introduce 'COVID-19 passports' for certain groups U.S. CDC to weigh rare clot risk with J&J's COVID-19 vaccine as use paused Elderly show similar antibody response to 1st dose of Astra, Pfizer COVID-19 shots -UK study Merkel under fire over German COVID-19 lockdown law British PM reduces length of India trip over COVID U.S. CDC to weigh rare clot risk with J&J's COVID-19 vaccine as use paused In world first, Denmark ditches AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot BRUSSELS (AP) — EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen announced plans Wednesday for a major contract extension for COVID-19 vaccines with Pfizer stretching to 2023. Romanian PM fires health minister over handling of COVID-19 EU countries move towards COVID passes to reopen summer travel Russian President Putin gets 2nd COVID-19 vaccine shot
The Monitor's View Manifold justice for George Floyd First Look Derek Chauvin found guilty in murder of George Floyd Minnesota officer faces manslaughter charge over shooting of Black man MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense at former Officer Derek Chauvin's... Soldier charged after video of confrontation with Black man Minnesota officer who shot Black man after traffic stop charged with manslaughter CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for the former officer charged with killing George Floyd says several studies suggest police can safely use their bodyweight to hold a handcuffed suspect facedown on... In a matter of days, the white police officer who fatally shot a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb went from being a respected professional who trained less experienced colleagues and led the... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A friend of George Floyd who was with him the night he died won't testify at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in his death, the judge overseeing the... Defense expert testifies George Floyd died of heart disease, car exhaust fumes Minnesota cop who shot Black man after traffic stop charged with manslaughter Prosecutors grill defense expert who said George Floyd died from heart disease, exhaust fumes BOSTON (AP) — A white former police officer is being charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, just three days after the Black man was shot during a... Defense expert testifies George Floyd died from heart disease, exhaust fumes Cop who shot Black man after traffic stop arrested, to face manslaughter charge MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm problem due to his heart disease while being restrained by police, a retired forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday... Ex-police officer who shot Black man to be charged with manslaughter -report Charges expected against Minnesota ex-police officer who fatally shot Black man Expert: Ex-cop justified in pinning George Floyd to pavementBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 14, 2021 GMT BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors expect to decide Wednesday whether to charge the white former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb,... White officer who shot and paralyzed Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin, returned to duty MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The show in Minnesota went on, the day after raw emotion from a fatal police shooting of a local Black man was too strong to play. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer on trial in George Floyd ’s death revisited the disputed concept of excited delirium Tuesday in an effort to show that the... Police chief and officer who fatally shot Wright resign Police chief, officer who fatally shot Black man in Minnesota, resign MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense began its case Tuesday at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin, seizing on a 2019 confrontation between police and George Floyd in which Floyd suffered... BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — The pressure built Tuesday to fire the suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed a 20-year-old Black man during an altercation after a traffic stop, a shooting... Black man killed by police in Minnesota was 'amazing, loving kid' Black man killed by police in Minnesota was 'amazing, loving kid' - media More clashes in Minnesota after police shoot, kill Black man Police shooting death of Black man near Minneapolis sparks second night of unrest A suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a weekend traffic stop accidentally drew her firearm instead of a stun gun, the city's police chief said Monday. Although... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins postponed their game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man and the potential for... Officer mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser in killing of Black man in Minnesota -police Judge refuses to sequester jury in George Floyd murder caseBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 12, 2021 GMT MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in the death of George Floyd said Monday that he'll leave it up to the jury to sort out whether Floyd... Fatal shooting of Black man in Minneapolis suburb likely an accident -police chief Chauvin lawyer loses bid to sequester jury after police shoot Black man near Minneapolis Police kill Black man in Minneapolis suburb, sparking protests near Chauvin trial Judge denies bid to sequester Chauvin jury after police shoot Black man near Minneapolis BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A Black man died after being shot by police in a Minneapolis suburb during a traffic stop and crashing his car several blocks away, sparking violent protests that... Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in Minneapolis traffic stop Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in U.S. traffic stop Police fatally shoot Black man in traffic stop near Minneapolis, protests erupt MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd 's death enters its third week Monday, with the state nearing the end of a case built on searing witness... Police fire tear gas at protesters after Black man shot dead near Minneapolis Doctor who performed George Floyd autopsy stands by homicide conclusion Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugsBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 9, 2021 GMT Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugsBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 9, 2021 GMT Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugsBy AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBERApril 8, 2021 GMT CHICAGO (AP) — The foundation of the case against the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd is a mountain of video evidence, but presenting that to jurors isn't as... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck area — and was bearing down with most of his weight — the entire 9 1/2 minutes the Black man lay facedown with his... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer on trial in the death of George Floyd tried Wednesday to show that Floyd yelled "I ate too many drugs” as three... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The parade of Minneapolis police officers rejecting a former officer’s actions in restraining George Floyd continued at his murder trial, including a use-of-force instructor who... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The parade of Minneapolis police officers rejecting a former officer’s actions in restraining George Floyd continued at his murder trial, including a use-of-force instructor who... Prosecution witnesses say Chauvin disregarded training in deadly encounter with George Floyd Minneapolis police chief testifies Chauvin violated policy in George Floyd arrest MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo was a star witness for the prosecution Monday at the trial of a former officer charged with killing George Floyd, repeating the... George Floyd had “pulseless electrical activity” and his heart wasn’t beating when he arrived at a Minneapolis hospital, a doctor testified Monday. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The emergency room doctor who pronounced George Floyd dead after trying to resuscitate him testified Monday that he theorized at the time that Floyd most likely died of... Minneapolis police chief expected to testify against Chauvin in murder trial over arrest of George Floyd Viewers watching the trial of a former Minneapolis officer charged with murder in George Floyd 's death may be struck by the array of prosecutors taking turns presenting their case. The choice of... For some it’s too much to watch. Others just can’t turn away. The televised trial of Derek Chauvin, the former white police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, has provoked strong... Senior officer says Chauvin used 'totally unnecessary' force on George Floyd MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police supervisory sergeant who was on duty the night George Floyd died testified that he believes the officers who restrained Floyd could have ended it after he... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police supervisory sergeant who was on duty the night George Floyd died testified that he believes the officers who restrained Floyd could have ended it after he... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd's girlfriend cried on the witness stand Thursday as she told the story of how they first met in 2017 at a Salvation Army shelter where Floyd was a security guard... George Floyd girlfriend tells trial of their struggle with addiction, first kiss MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd's girlfriend cried on the witness stand Thursday as she told the story of how they first met in 2017 at a Salvation Army shelter where Floyd was a security guard... Jurors on Wednesday saw Minneapolis police officers’ body camera footage showing how an initial confrontation over an alleged misdemeanor last year spiraled into George Floyd begging for his life... Store cashier expresses `disbelief, guilt’ over George Floyd Firefighter who tried to help George Floyd to resume testimony at ex-officer's murder trial MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis firefighter who voiced frustration at being prevented from using her EMT training to help George Floyd will be back on the stand Wednesday in the trial of the... CHICAGO (AP) — It’s clear video will be the central focus at the trial that began Monday for a white former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd — and not just the widely... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who was among onlookers shouting at a Minneapolis police officer to get off George Floyd last May was to continue testifying Tuesday, a day after he described seeing Floyd... Witness to deadly arrest of George Floyd returning to stand in Derek Chauvin murder trial MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who was among onlookers shouting at a Minneapolis police officer to get off George Floyd last May was to continue testifying Tuesday, a day after he described seeing Floyd... CHICAGO (AP) — It’s clear video will be the central focus at the trial that began Monday for a white former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd — and not just the widely... NEW YORK (AP) — American news consumers have a multitude of options to follow the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in the death of George Floyd, which began on Monday with a... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd 's death is being conducted under special circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic. NEW YORK (AP) — American news consumers have a multitude of options to follow the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in the death of George Floyd, which began on Monday with a... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd went on trial Monday, with prosecutors promptly showing the jury the video of Derek Chauvin pressing his... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd went on trial Monday, with a prosecutor telling the jury that the figure to remember is 9 minutes, 29... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — National civil rights leaders appeared alongside several family members of George Floyd at a prayer service Sunday night, hours before opening statements were set to begin in... KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Fifty-five people are facing charges related to violent demonstrations in Kenosha, Wisconsin, following the police shooting of Jacob Blake last summer, police said... Jacob Blake sues officer who shot him in Kenosha last year MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Black man who was paralyzed after he was shot in the back by a white police officer in southeastern Wisconsin filed a civil lawsuit Thursday accusing the officer of excessive... ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City says it will redo a Black Lives Matter tribute on a street because the original painting of those words across the entire road confused motorists who... ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City says it will redo a Black Lives Matter tribute on a street because the original painting of those words across the entire road confused motorists who... The nationwide reexamination of policing after the killing of George Floyd has led an Ivy League college town in upstate New York to consider an ambitious — and contentious — plan to remake its... WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden intends to nominate three prosecutors to run the U.S. attorney’s offices in New York, including the first Black man to run the Southern District of New... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A prospective juror who once lived in the neighborhood where George Floyd was arrested told the attorney for an ex-officer charged in Floyd's death that he had a personal reason... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A prospective juror who once lived in the neighborhood where George Floyd was arrested told the attorney for an ex-officer charged in Floyd's death that he had a personal reason... Movement for Black Lives opposes George Floyd Justice ActBy KAT STAFFORDMarch 17, 2021 GMT In the months since the police killing of George Floyd sparked a racial reckoning in the United States, American corporations have emerged as an unexpected leading source of funding for social... Movement for Black Lives opposes George Floyd Justice Act Judge to query jurors in George Floyd murder trial about $27 million settlement Ex-officer on trial for deadly arrest asks to show jury an earlier George Floyd arrest Ex-officer wants jury to hear about 2019 George Floyd arrestBy STEVE KARNOWSKI and AMY FORLITIMarch 16, 2021 GMT Ex-officer wants jury to hear about 2019 George Floyd arrestBy STEVE KARNOWSKI and AMY FORLITIMarch 16, 2021 GMT
First Look Michael Jackson's heirs win in tax court after yearslong battle First Look GOP, Dems, business interests get behind EPA coolant rule Super League smashup: US business crashes into English soccer values First Look Spending up, layoffs down: Promising signs for US economy Why Democrats are getting bolder on tax hikes First Look Why some climate scientists are joining the finance industry $1,400 stimulus checks helped March retail sales soar 9.8% WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to 576,000, a post-COVID low and a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy recovers from... NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America's profits doubled in the first quarter, the bank said Thursday, as the improving economy allowed it to release billions from its loan-loss reserves that it... JPMorgan shoots for green finance stratosphere as ESG target tops peer plans German economy probably shrank 1.8% last quarter due to COVID lockdown, institutes say Goldman Sachs, Redpoint finance new round in Brazil's Olist German economy shrank 1.8% in first quarter due to COVID lockdown - institutes BOJ's Kuroda warns of lingering pandemic pain for economy Climate scientists swap fieldwork for finance Big business seeks unified, market-based approaches ahead of climate summit Climate scientists swap fieldwork for finance BOJ's Kuroda warns of lingering COVID pain on economy Australia's Boral explores potential sale of struggling U.S. fly ash business U.S. economy gaining momentum as consumers ditch the winter blues, Fed says Fed survey: Economy rebounding, helped by stimulus, vaccines Top U.S. House Republican on tax policy to retire MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other... The pushback against new voting bills and laws in numerous states is growing with dozens of nation's largest corporations and business leaders signing a new statement objecting to “any... Fed's Kaplan: will be 'a while' until U.S. reaches full employment JPMorgan profits on capital markets in a cash-flush economy Uber expands higher-margin U.S. transit software business with three new agencies IMF calls for additional euro zone fiscal stimulus in 2021-22 JPMorgan 1Q profit up sharply, helped by improving economy Dollar General to hire up to 20,000 workers as economy rebounds Asian-American businesses suffer outsized pandemic toll BOJ Kuroda offers cautiously optimistic view on economy French Finance Minister reaffirms 5% growth forecast for France in 2021 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — States around the country are realizing what gamblers figured out long ago: The future of sports betting — and tax money to be made from it — is online. IMF says Japan's economy can weather change of plan in Olympics New York lawmakers threaten Biden's infrastructure tax hikes without local tax break Five signs of a rebounding economy from U.S. CPI WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a strain, but the head of the IRS said Tuesday he expects to meet the July 1 deadline in the new pandemic relief law for starting a groundbreaking tax program aimed at... IRS chief says $1 trillion in taxes goes uncollected every year Seven European countries to halt export finance for fossil fuels U.S. consumer prices post biggest gain in 8-1/2 years as economy reopens Business leaders urge Biden to set ambitious climate goal IMF says Japan's economy can weather Olympics cancellation Business leaders urge Biden to set ambitious climate goal LONDON (AP) — The U.K. economy grew 0.4% in February, rebounding from a sharp drop the previous month, as the rapid rollout of COVID-19 vaccines boosted confidence in a recovery from the... BERLIN (AP) — Dozens of European lawmakers, business executives and union leaders on Tuesday urged the United States to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% in the coming decade compared with... Denmark charges another six, from U.S., UK, over tax fraud scheme UK economy grew in February as firms readied for lockdown easing Adani Ports to be removed from S&P index due to business links with Myanmar military UK economy grew in February as firms prepared for lockdown easing Adani Ports to be removed from S&P index due to business links with Myanmar military BOJ's Kuroda says weak yen promises to benefit Japan's economy Hollywood’s theatrical business may be slowly rebounding but for some exhibitors the last year has been catastrophic. Pacific Theaters, which operates some 300 screens in California, including the... UK economy to return to pre-COVID-19 level around mid-2022: Reuters poll Microsoft doubles down on cloud healthcare business with $16 billion Nuance buy Biden's gas tax comments explain why he does not favor hiking it -official UN chief urges wealth tax of those who profited during COVID Biden open to gas tax increase, electric vehicle user fee - media report Biden's, in gas tax comments, sought to explain why he does not favor hiking it -official Fed's Rosengren says U.S. economy should see significant rebound this year EU chief adviser says credibility of green finance rules at risk U.N. chief pushes tax on rich who profited during pandemic Microsoft to buy AI firm Nuance for $16 billion to boost healthcare business Time to party? Events industry still uncertain about COVID Businesses in India's richest state choke under new COVID-19 curbs Events leading up to China's clamp down on Jack Ma's business empire After sanctions, Huawei turning to businesses less reliant on high-end U.S. tech WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand is requiring that all border workers be vaccinated against the coronavirus by the end of the month. Confidence among UK finance chiefs hits record high - Deloitte WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is poised for an extended period of strong growth and hiring, the chair of the Federal Reserve said in an interview broadcast Sunday, though the coronavirus... Exclusive: Ingersoll Rand nears $1.7 billion deal to sell golf cart business to Platinum Equity - sources Greek economy seen growing by 4.8% in 2022, central banker says Fed's Powell: U.S. economy at an 'inflection point' - CBS '60 Minutes' Business faces tricky path navigating post-Trump politics 'Rocks,' 'Nomadland' lead race for COVID-curbed BAFTA awards Argentina's economy minister heads to Europe to woo finance officials over debts Italy's economy seen growing 4.1% this year, business lobby says ‘An enormous waste’: How stimulus checks play in red-state America Biden budget would beef up IRS tax enforcement -Yellen Canada adds 303,100 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls to 7.5% BANGKOK (AP) — The latest U.S. sanctions on Myanmar target an army-controlled gems business rife with corruption and abuses that is one of the junta’s key sources of revenue. BERLIN (AP) — Industrial production in Germany dropped for a second consecutive month in February, official data showed Friday, a showing that increases the likelihood of Europe's biggest economy... Unemployment claims rise in Maine despite growth in hiring China halts new enrollments at business school backed by Jack Ma: FT Police: Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — With West Virginia about to lose another congressional seat because of steady population decline, Republican lawmakers are convinced a massive income tax cut is the key to... Gunman kills 1, injures 6 in shooting at Texas cabinet business Canada finance minister: Pandemic an opportunity to bring in national childcare SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — As the U.S. economy rebounds from its pandemic slump, a vital cog is in short supply: the computer chips that power a wide range of products that connect, transport and... Gunman kills 1, wounds 6 in shooting at Texas cabinet business Gunman opens fire at Texas cabinet business, at least one dead Police: 1 killed, 4 wounded in shooting at Texas business Analysis: U.S. voting law debates stoke tussle over airline tax breaks Fed's Powell: US nears full reopening to 'different economy' Monkey business: 2 dozen monkeys escape German zoo for a day Factbox: How Biden's tax plan could ripple through sectors and industries U.S. proposal to unblock global tax talks 'interesting' -France Monkey business: 2 dozen monkeys escape German zoo for a day Global economy recovering from pandemic; higher rates would hurt: IMF steering committee France welcomes U.S. proposals to unblock global tax negotiations
Cover Story CSI Houston: How a Texas lab has remade the science of forensics Hong Kong widens COVID-19 vaccine scheme to under 30s HOUSTON (AP) — One of the 23 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment has dropped her case, citing privacy and security... Beijing's top official in Hong Kong warns foreign powers not to interfere CIA chief highlights loss of intelligence once U.S. troops leave Afghanistan PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of farmers who rely on a massive irrigation project that spans the Oregon-California border learned Wednesday they will get a tiny fraction of the water they need... 5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols Top U.S. House Republican on tax policy to retire CIA chief says intelligence will diminish once U.S. troops leave Afghanistan CIA Director says 'significant risk' once U.S., coalition militaries withdraw from Afghanistan China-drafted electoral reform bill introduced in Hong Kong Hong Kong university's guidelines on security law stoke fears over freedoms WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida's two Republican senators are steering clear of voicing support for Rep. Matt Gaetz, branding sex trafficking accusations against him serious but calling it premature to... HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that the semiautonomous Chinese territory's legislative elections will take place in December, more than a year after they were postponed... WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida's two Republican senators are steering clear of voicing support for Rep. Matt Gaetz, branding sex trafficking accusations against him serious but calling it premature to... Ford, GM among Michigan companies opposing Republican-backed voting limits HONG KONG (AP) — Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing company, Grab Holdings, said Tuesday that it plans to merge with U.S.-based Altimeter Growth Capital in a deal that would value it at nearly... LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The leaders of three-dozen major Michigan-based companies, including General Motors and Ford, announced Tuesday their opposition to Republican-sponsored election bills that... HONG KONG (AP) — Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing company, Grab Holdings, said Tuesday that it plans to merge with U.S.-based Altimeter Growth Capital in a deal that would value it at nearly... Hong Kong announces more electoral system changes favouring pro-Beijing camp Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for four months for 2019 protest Biden wants infrastructure deal, but GOP doubts persist Trip.com to raise $1.09 billion in Hong Kong listing - sources HOUSTON (AP) — Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch reflected on the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal that cost him his job as the team’s manager in his return to Houston on Monday, saying it put... ‘Skilled predator’ FBI boss harassed 8 women, watchdog findsBy JIM MUSTIANApril 12, 2021 GMT PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One of the worst droughts in memory in a massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border could mean steep cuts to irrigation water for hundreds of farmers... ‘Skilled predator’ FBI boss harassed 8 women, watchdog findsBy JIM MUSTIANApril 12, 2021 GMT LEADING OFF: Hinch back in Houston, Mets in weather mess HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese regulators have ordered Ant Group, a financial affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding, to become a financial holding company to ease financial oversight amid... Biden Republicans? Some in GOP open to president’s agendaBy WILL WEISSERTApril 12, 2021 GMT Biden faces growing Republican skepticism over infrastructure plan NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker-actor Ron Howard and actor Clint Howard, brothers, former child stars and fellow Hollywood veterans, will now share their unusual story in book-length form. Domino's, Nuro to start robot pizza delivery in Houston Democrat says registration key to ousting SC’s Tim Scott HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese telecommunications equipment firm Huawei said Monday that it has reached an agreement with HSBC in Hong Kong to obtain documents that its chief financial office Meng... WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden White House is amplifying the push for its $2.3 trillion infrastructure package with the release of state-by-state breakdowns that show the dire shape of roads,... WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand is requiring that all border workers be vaccinated against the coronavirus by the end of the month. Biden Republicans? Some in GOP open to president’s agendaBy WILL WEISSERTApril 12, 2021 GMT Republican unity? Trump offers different take at donor meeting Trump : The key to Republican success is more TrumpismBy STEVE PEOPLESApril 11, 2021 GMT Trump tells Republican donors he'll help win Congress in 2022 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers voted Saturday to override Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes of three far-reaching police reform measures that supporters say are needed to increase... Trump in 2024? He says only that ‘a Republican’ will win Prosecutors defend newer charges against Ghislaine Maxwell A Hollywood fantasy turned into reality on Saturday when Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win Britain's grueling Grand National horse race, breaking down one of the biggest... MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's Republican governor on Saturday stepped up his attack on Major League Baseball's decision to pull this summer's All-Star Game from the state in response to a... HOUSTON (AP) — Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a Texas Republican, said Saturday that he has undergone eye surgery and will be virtually sightless for a month. U.S. House ethics panel launches investigation into Republican Gaetz NEW YORK (AP) — How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets. U.S. House ethics panel opens investigation of Republican Matt Gaetz WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee has opened an investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz, citing reports of sexual and other misconduct by the Florida Republican. Hong Kong shop founded by pro-democracy activist raided over content labelling HOUSTON (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered that the name of one of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment must be... PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Islamic leaders are using social media, virtual town halls and face-to-face discussions to spread the word that it’s acceptable to be vaccinated for the coronavirus during... U.S. Rep. Kinzinger calls on fellow Republican Gaetz to resign BANGKOK (AP) — The latest U.S. sanctions on Myanmar target an army-controlled gems business rife with corruption and abuses that is one of the junta’s key sources of revenue. Some Hong Kong lawmakers criticise plans to mask company directors' data U.S. Army Corps may reveal fate of Dakota Access pipeline at hearing SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 37 points to lead the Utah Jazz to their 23rd straight home victory, 122-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — With West Virginia about to lose another congressional seat because of steady population decline, Republican lawmakers are convinced a massive income tax cut is the key to... Bowing to Trump? GOP brings leaders, donors to his backyardBy STEVE PEOPLES and JILL COLVINApril 9, 2021 GMT Fintech firm Linklogis opens 9.9% higher in Hong Kong IPO debut NEW YORK (AP) — The rancorous fight over jail conditions for Ghislaine Maxwell is reaching new lows, with prosecutors blaming the British socialite and Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend for creating... Two best friends with Down syndrome who caused a sensation four years ago when they created their own gory zombie movie are back, this time in a documentary championed by a Hollywood... BERLIN — Germany’s health minister says the European Union won’t order Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine and his country will hold bilateral talks with Russia on whether an order makes... Britain grants asylum to Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law granted political asylum by Britain Portland leaders to re-establish anti-gun violence unit WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy medic who shot and wounded two U.S. sailors before he was killed by police on a nearby Army base was a laboratory technician assigned to a Naval medical research center on... Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with Deshaun Watson amid allegations of sexual assault and harassment against the Houston Texans quarterback. Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai among three pleading guilty to illegal assembly PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — After enduring 40-knot winds and freezing sea spray, jostled health care providers arrived wet and cold on two Maine islands in the North Atlantic late last month to conduct... HOUSTON (AP) — The first woman to accuse Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment in a lawsuit spoke publicly on Tuesday, alleging she was terrorized by her... WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday “it's quite stupid” for corporations to speak out politically, intensifying his warnings for big business to stand down as... FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Navy medic shot and critically wounded two people at a Maryland business park Tuesday, then fled to a nearby military base where he was shot and killed, police and U.S.... WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says it's a “big lie” to call the new voting law in Georgia racist and he warned big business to “stay out of politics" after major... 'Stay out of politics,' Republican leader McConnell tells U.S. CEOs, warns of 'consequences' Japan expresses concerns to China about territorial waters, Hong Kong, Uighur situation The starry cast of Aaron Sorkin’s 1960s courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” took the top prize Sunday at a virtual, pre-taped Screen Actors Guild Awards that saw Netflix snag Hollywood... Biden will push through infrastructure plan if no Republican support -energy secretary says Bearing down: Baylor routs Houston 78-59 to reach title gameBy DAVE SKRETTAApril 3, 2021 GMT Houston stumbles as defense, rebounding falter in Final Four Baylor dominates on D in 78-59 Final Four win over Houston The Latest: Baylor rolling over Houston 45-20 at halftime Historic Houston movie theater closes due to pandemicBy JUAN A. LOZANOApril 3, 2021 GMT HONG KONG (AP) — Sophia is a robot of many talents — she speaks, jokes, sings and even makes art. In March, she caused a stir in the art world when a digital work she created as part of a... ATLANTA (AP) — Liberal activists are ratcheting up their calls on corporate America to denounce the GOP campaign to tighten state voting laws, putting businesses accustomed to cozy political... Houston police says it’s investigating Texans QB Watson WASHINGTON (AP) — The political peril for conservative Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz deepened Friday as the often outlandish Trump-styled provocateur appeared politically isolated amid a federal... PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for a Temple University professor said Friday they plan to appeal a federal court ruling that threw out most of his legal claims against the U.S. government and an FBI... Texas two-step: Baylor, Houston reunite in the Final Four Gonzaga and Baylor breezed through their regions without much difficulty. Houston played four double-digit seeds but was still tested in a couple close games. UCLA started in the First Four and... Republicans trod well-worn path to court to sue Biden LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan's governing board on Friday censured a Republican regent who called the state's female Democratic leaders “witches” whom the GOP would prepare for... OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Astros shortstop Carlos Correa says he hasn't seriously discussed a long-term deal with Houston and plans to seek a big payday in free agency next offseason. Baylor, Houston a matchup of programs on the rebound First Look China continues Hong Kong clampdown as activists are convicted Veteran Hong Kong democrats found guilty in landmark unlawful assembly case 7 Hong Kong democracy leaders convicted over 2019 protests Senior Hong Kong democrats found guilty in landmark unlawful assembly case
First Look Should vaccines be protected property? U.S., France now say no. Monday Sunrise Briefing: Leadership questions in India and Israel First Look Iran nuclear talks: Diplomats sound notes of cautious optimism Saudi-Iran detente: What rivals’ dialogue could mean for Middle East First Look Chad's dictator was killed by rebels. Why does France care? First Look Southeast Asia leaders demand end to violence in Myanmar Worse than the Cold War? US-Russia relations hit new low. Why Iran nuclear talks are moving ahead, despite Israeli attack Monday Sunrise Briefing: US-China find common cause on climate First Look Climate change: Where China and US find grounds for agreement The Explainer How Biden is boosting cyber defenses against Russia and China The Monitor's View Why a parched Iran may seek peace Iran, world powers resume nuclear talks amid strains over enrichment, Natanz attack Russia vows to respond soon to 'aggressive' U.S. sanctions, calls in envoy Coronavirus hug image named World Press Photo of the Year BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese judge leading the investigation into last year’s massive blast at Beirut’s port on Thursday ordered the release of six people, including security officers, who had been... Romania approves bill to bar China, Huawei from 5G networks Russia says Moscow will respond to U.S. sanctions, summons U.S. envoy Russia says U.S. actions contradict Biden's stated desire to normalise relations TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has finalized a deal with Russia over purchasing 60 million doses Sputnik V Coronavirus vaccine, state-run IRNA news agency reported Thursday. Iran sees rising COVID-19 death rate if lockdown rules breached U.S. imposes wide array of sanctions on Russia COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three members of an Iranian separatist group, the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz, were charged Thursday with financing and promoting terror in Iran... Iran nuclear talks restart amid strains over enrichment move, Natanz attack PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Caster Semenya won the 5,000-meter race at the South African national championships on Thursday in a personal-best time and then said she's likely to focus on... China will assess food safety threats posed by Fukushima water release - ministry Top associate of Navalny convicted of trespassing in Russia Beijing skies turn yellow as sand, dust engulf Chinese capital EXPLAINER: What are the Iran nuclear talks all about?By DAVID RISINGApril 15, 2021 GMT Iran nuclear talks to resume amid strains over enrichment move, Natanz attack UAE official says U.S. in driver's seat for stronger Iran deal France advises citizens to leave Pakistan after serious threats: sources UK queen has to step into debate over Philip's funeral outfits: media U.S. envoy: border talks with Israel will help crisis-hit Lebanon China says it shares stance with South Korea opposing Japan's Fukushima water release Turkey says not picking a side in Ukraine-Russia conflict - Turkish formin BANGKOK, Thailand — Thailand’s coronavirus cases surpassed 1,500 on Thursday to set another record, sparking concerns the pandemic may spiral out of hand. U.S. envoy: resolving border talks with Israel will benefit crisis-hit Lebanon Hyundai Motor Group plans to launch EVs in China every year starting 2022 Sweden faces sperm deficit as pandemic keeps donors away from clinics BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after Wall Street retreated from a record high as major banks reported strong profits. Biden, Suga to send signal to assertive China at U.S.-Japan summit China-linked Japan shares shunned ahead of PM Suga's U.S. visit WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election... WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election... U.S. set to slap new sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday: sources China must halve power sector emissions by 2030 to meet climate goals: study U.S. hearing on China competition told research funding falling behind U.S. says indirect nuclear talks with Iran to resume on Thursday Germany, United States call on Russia to pull back troops from Ukrainian border Janitors wanted: Canada opens immigration door wider as pandemic cuts arrivals Iran almost ready to start enriching uranium to 60% purity - IAEA REIMS, France (AP) — France's president promised free psychological counseling Wednesday for children and teenagers struck by a wave of mental health difficulties that accompanied the coronavirus... First Look Iran to enrich uranium by 60% yet wants relief on sanctions U.S. spy chiefs say China is 'unparalleled priority' LYON, France (AP) — France's highest court confirmed on Wednesday that the former archbishop of Lyon, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, did not cover up the sexual abuse of minors by a predator... Russia, Ukraine hold military drills, NATO criticises Russian troop build-up Italy suspends distribution of J&J shots after use paused in U.S Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip Iran president calls 60% enrichment an answer to ‘evilness’By JON GAMBRELLApril 14, 2021 GMT U.S. spy chiefs warn of 'unparalleled' China threat in return to Congress European powers warn Iran over 'dangerous' uranium enrichment move As NATO meets, Ukraine says Russia could store nuclear weapons in Crimea Saudi Arabia says it is concerned about Iran uranium enrichment Saudi official: Expanded talks should follow any Iran nuclear deal France plans to allow cameras in court as part of justice reforms European powers warn Iran over fate of talks after 60% enrichment move Closure of online feminist groups in China sparks call for women to 'stick together' Greece to lift quarantine rule for more travelers from next week: official South Africa not considering terminating J&J contract, minister says Canada to go big on budget spending as pandemic lingers, election looms Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip South Africa says downpayments to J&J, Pfizer not refundable China-drafted electoral reform bill introduced in Hong Kong China says Chinese climate envoy to hold talks with Kerry on COP 26 French Finance Minister reaffirms 5% growth forecast for France in 2021 Iran president calls 60% enrichment an answer to ‘evilness’By JON GAMBRELLApril 14, 2021 GMT BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after U.S. inflation ticked up and Japanese machinery orders fell. SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has recorded its highest daily jump in new COVID-19 infections in about three months, as officials urge the public to maintain vigilance. As Biden's emissaries go to Taiwan, China terms exercises 'combat drills' Taiwan says its chip firms will adhere to new U.S. rules blacklisting China supercomputing entities Ahead of U.S. visit, China terms Taiwan exercises 'combat drills' Tesla data collected in China is kept in China, exec says China says its Taiwan Strait military drills necessary to address security situation U.S. climate envoy John Kerry is heading to China for talks between the world's two biggest carbon emitters ahead of President Joe Biden's climate summit of world leaders. France says EU push for tougher emissions rules goes too far: Le Figaro White House hopes U.S. and Russia can work on arms, Iran Queen Elizabeth returns to royal duties four days after her husband's death -PA Media Iran says it will enrich uranium to 60%, highest level everBy JON GAMBRELLApril 13, 2021 GMT Oil rises after robust China data but J&J vaccine pause weighs THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government on Tuesday presented a roadmap for relaxing coronavirus lockdown measures, but caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte stressed that it is still too... Biden's climate envoy Kerry to hold talks with China, South Korea Canada talking to J&J about vaccine setback as PM frets over virus variants China push for global power tops U.S. security threats: intelligence report Canada talking to J&J about vaccine setback as PM frets over variants Biden proposes summit with Putin after Russia calls U.S. 'adversary' over Ukraine Russia says troop buildup near Ukraine is a response to NATO Russia calls U.S. 'adversary', rejects NATO call to end Ukraine build-up Russia detains academic for allegedly passing secrets to NATO country: Interfax Lebanon to ask Russia for help restoring port, building power plants
Drinking alcohol in moderation can reduce stress on the brain, lower heart disease risk Cup of leafy green veggies (even in a smoothie) a day keeps heart disease away! Pandemic has wreaked health havoc on moms with children in pre-school, study reveals Pokémonas: Scientists discover bacteria linked to lung parasites, name them after Pokémon One cup of leafy green vegetables (even in a smoothie) can lower heart disease risk Pausing the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is doing more harm than good, scientists warn Scientists discover bacteria linked to lung parasites, name them after Pokémon No immunity? COVID-19 virus reinfection ‘common’ in healthy young adults, study suggests Past COVID-19 infection may not mean immunity for young adults, study warns How many bubbles are in a glass of beer? Scientists say they have the answer! Do fish feel pain? Scientists say it’s likely, even without certain brain regions Autism can be detected with new smartphone app created by Duke scientists Scientists reveal the worst time for older adults to drink tea Popular depression drug may also protect against heart disease, blood clots Night Shift does not help smartphone users sleep better, study reveals Work random hours? Inconsistent shifts can be harmful to your health, study warns Indoor air quality study shows airplane cabins cleanest, while restaurants have highest levels of aerosol particles Scientists confirm humans can transmit COVID-19 to cats Scientists find no evidence mothers receiving an epidural during birth leads to autism Having a sweet tooth could lead to heart disease and death in middle age Extra belly weight increases heart disease risk — even if you’re not obese Half of Americans stock up on old, expired medications to avoid future trips to doctor Green breakthrough: Scientists create biodegradable single-use plastic that ‘eats itself’ Proportion of Black doctors in America has barely changed in 120 years, study reveals Get fit fast: Short, high-intensity exercise sessions really work, study reveals Cancer research has been derailed by nearly two years due to COVID-19, scientists say ‘Highly infectious’ norovirus clusters show resistance to disinfectants, scientists warn of ‘superbug’ Exposure to meatpacking plants leads to higher COVID infection rates, study claims Some Alzheimer’s plaques in the brain may be helpful, not destructive, surprising study reveals First Look Why some climate scientists are joining the finance industry UK scientists find higher risk of brain clots from COVID-19 compared with vaccines Climate scientists swap fieldwork for finance Climate scientists swap fieldwork for finance MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense at former Officer Derek Chauvin's... WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation Wednesday that would create a commission to study the... A new study says leaving middle seats open could give airline passengers more protection from the virus that causes COVID-19.Researchers said the risk of passengers being exposed to the... China must halve power sector emissions by 2030 to meet climate goals: study Defense expert testifies George Floyd died of heart disease, car exhaust fumes Prosecutors grill defense expert who said George Floyd died from heart disease, exhaust fumes When it comes to almonds, a calorie isn’t necessarily a calorie Defense expert testifies George Floyd died from heart disease, exhaust fumes Scientists unveil new way to save actual street art from graffiti MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm problem due to his heart disease while being restrained by police, a retired forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday... Defense expert testifies Floyd died from heart disease in Chauvin murder trial Brazil's P1 coronavirus variant mutating, may become more dangerous: study ‘Language of the spider’: Scientists turn spider webs into otherworldly music Elderly show similar antibody response to 1st dose of Astra, Pfizer COVID-19 shots -UK study Study finds people want more than watchdogs for journalistsBy DAVID BAUDERApril 14, 2021 GMT South African regulator says no major safety concerns from local J&J study Scientists turn spider webs into otherworldly music Nearly one in three Americans say they donate to a crowdfunding effort each year, according to a first-of its-kind study by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. And all... MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Tuesday he was suing his prison for withholding the Quran, which he intended to study while serving time outside... Comfort food a myth? Feeling stress does not push people to binge-eat, study says New gene discovery may ‘revolutionize’ heart attack treatment Regeneron's COVID-19 cocktail helps prevent symptomatic disease: study About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic. South African variant may evade protection from Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says South African variant can 'break through' Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says ‘Doomsday glacier’ in the Antarctic is melting faster than scientists feared Biden forms panel to study possible U.S. Supreme Court expansion Easy does it? Increasing exercise intensity won’t impact risk of death for older adults Study: Facebook delivers biased job ads, skewed by gender Biden assigns study on delicate issue of Supreme Court Biden creates commission to study potential Supreme Court expansion Toenail fungus medication may also protect against COVID-19 Study flags gender bias in Facebook's ads tools Scientists finally uncover the reason why women are more prone to chronic pain Vaccine rollout in England prevented 10,400 deaths by end-March, study says Some female veterinarians earn $100,000 less than their male counterparts, study says MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Scientists were documenting stranded sea turtles on California's beaches nearly 40 years ago when they noticed that leatherbacks — massive sea turtles that date to the time... Electric trucks may soon challenge diesel if charging hurdle cleared, study shows LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s COVID-19 vaccination program is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or death, according to the latest results from an ongoing study of the... BERLIN — Germany’s health minister says the European Union won’t order Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine and his country will hold bilateral talks with Russia on whether an order makes... Shrinking sea meadows store more carbon than forests. Scientists are racing to track what’s left COVID-19 prevalence in England dropped in March, but decline flattening off: study WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Republicans are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency provide records related to a decision by the agency's new leader to remove dozens of scientists and... Americans are ‘super-spreaders of COVID misinformation,’ study claims Scientists call for new probe into COVID-19 origins: with or without China Changes in gut microbiome play a role in autism development, study reveals U.S. begins study on allergic reaction risk in Moderna, Pfizer vaccines A third of COVID survivors suffer neurological or mental disorders: study Scientists discover dangerous neurotoxin is responsible for killing bald eagles Study: Drought-breaking rains more erratic, rare in US West Oxford pauses COVID-19 vaccine study in kids, awaits more data on blood clot issues 40,000 children have lost a parent to COVID-19, study reveals SEOUL, South Korea — Health officials in South Korea are considering measures to prevent a shortage in coronavirus vaccines and haven't specifically ruled out curbing exports of AstraZeneca shots... Climate change shrinks marine life richness near equator: study Venezuela doctors and scientists urge COVID-19 vaccination progress as cases spike New study discovers why some cancer drugs work on mice, but not people SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — North Atlantic right whales gave birth over the winter in greater numbers than scientists have seen since 2015, an encouraging sign for researchers who became alarmed three... RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An advocacy group plans to spend millions next year to elect more doctors, scientists and other professionals to office, arguing the pandemic and Donald Trump's handling of it... Scientists uncover clues to cause of mystery illness leaving people blind, deaf, and paralyzed Big muscles, old mind: Study finds steroids speed up brain aging 13 new Alzheimer’s genes discovered in first-of-its-kind study ROME — Police in Italy have seized computers and other devices allegedly used by four Italians to send death threats and offensive emails to the country's health minister to protest his firm... April Fools’ prank? Scientists reveal how climate change, poaching impacts Pokémon 1 in 5 Colorado high school students have easy access to handguns, study reveals Study: US pesticide use falls but harms pollinators more Exclusive: White House asks EPA to study how EVs can generate renewable fuel credits Exclusive: White House asks EPA to study whether EVs can generate renewable fuel credits
AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year Republicans want to yank baseball's antitrust immunity after MLB reaction to Georgia voting law MLB will have minor league experiment with moving back mound INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bobby “Slick” Leonard, the former NBA player and Hall of Fame coach who won three ABA championships with the Indiana Pacers and spent more than a half century with the... Immediately eligible: NCAA on verge of transfer rule change NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has hired Shea Ralph away from UConn to help revive the Commodores' struggling women's basketball program, which hasn't reached the NCAA Tournament since... As teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it’s injuries to key players — not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 — that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race... NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Schroder helped send a Lakers team missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis off to a sizzling start.And after Schroder was thrown out along with Kyrie Irving in the... T-wolves owner: A-Rod, partner in agreement to buy NBA club Catching No-Nos: Padres’ Caratini an MLB 1st with 2nd in row Advocates call on NCAA to act in response to anti-trans laws The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The possibility of the Toronto Blue Jays playing games this season in Buffalo, New York, has... LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are both healthy, they are one of the most difficult duos to stop in the NBA. The Los Angeles Clippers superstars showed that again Thursday... The Stanford logo was missing on Shane Griffith's all-black wrestling singlet when he won an NCAA national title last month. Arizona has parted ways with men's basketball coach Sean Miller as the program awaits its fate in an NCAA infractions investigation, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated... AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — It was April 7, 2003. Exactly 18 years ago Wednesday, Syracuse defeated Kansas to win the NCAA men’s basketball national championship. The biggest win in school history, the... SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry’s tender tailbone much-improved, the two-time MVP led one of those furious finishes that defined Golden State during recent years and all those NBA Finals... Colorado to host MLB All-Star Game after Georgia voting law prompts pullout NEW YORK (AP) — Even an NCAA championship matchup between two widely acknowledged as the best men's college basketball teams in the country wasn't enough to set the television world... NCAA may consider single site for part of future tourneys MLB officially moves All-Star Game to Denver’s Coors Field Analysis: Results vary in NBA with trades, buyouts AP source: MLB moving All-Star Game to Denver’s Coors Field Abbott won’t throw pitch, in rebuff to MLB voting stance Stanford holds off Arizona 54-53 to win women's NCAA title There was a “college basketball team” this season with a collection of players who figure to go high in the upcoming NBA draft. Stanford holds off Arizona 54-53 to win women’s NCAA titleBy DOUG FEINBERGApril 5, 2021 GMT Stanford tops Arizona 54-53 to win women's NCAA Tournament, giving coach Tara VanDerveer first title since 1992. West has been the best in this year's NCAA Tournament Detroit’s Baddoo homers on first pitch of first MLB at-bat INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The only reason Baylor's backcourt can't be considered a true brotherhood is the blood coursing through their veins.Whether they were declaring together for the NBA... Undefeated Gonzaga beats UCLA on last-second shot, advances to NCAA Tournament final against Baylor INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health officials in Indiana said Saturday they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to COVID-19 by Alabama residents following Friday night’s death of a Crimson Tide... The Latest: Baylor rolling over Houston 45-20 at halftime Georgia governor vows a fight after MLB yanks All-Star GameMAE ANDERSONApril 3, 2021 GMT Oklahoma hired Loyola Chicago’s Porter Moser as its basketball coach Saturday following Lon Kruger’s retirement.Moser, who led Loyola to two deep runs in the NCAA Tournament, takes over a... Arizona reaches NCAA title game with 69-59 win over UConn Stanford and Arizona meet in all Pac-12 NCAA title game SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Haley Jones scored 24 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 32 seconds left, to help Stanford beat South Carolina 66-65 on Friday night and advance to the women's NCAA... A first: NCAA names women's Final Four officials early UCLA’s Juzang could be first Asian American NBA lottery pick NCAA tourney teams get concierge help to survive bubble life NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant was fined $50,000 by the NBA on Friday for his offensive and derogatory language in social media messages to actor Michael Rapaport. MLB moving All-Star Game, draft out of Georgia following outcry over voting law AP Sources: NCAA has not tested for drugs at championshipsBy EDDIE PELLSApril 2, 2021 GMT SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will allow indoor concerts, theater performances and other private gatherings starting April 15 as the rate of people testing positive for the coronavirus in... MLB moving All-Star Game in response to voting restrictionsBy RONALD BLUMApril 2, 2021 GMT MLB postpones rest of Nationals-Mets series due to COVID-19 ROME — Police in Italy have seized computers and other devices allegedly used by four Italians to send death threats and offensive emails to the country's health minister to protest his firm... MIAMI (AP) — Victor Oladipo got swept out of the first round of the playoffs last season by Miami, and when that series concluded he had no doubt the Heat would end up in the NBA Finals. A trio of men's basketball players asked NCAA President Mark Emmert during a video call Thursday to abide by, and enforce, Title IX gender equity rules and to create a waiver that would let... Amid glow open day, cloud looms over MLB All-Star Game What cold? Frigid temps can't stop joy as fans return to MLB Quick flurry: Cabrera 1st HR of MLB season in snowy Detroit WASHINGTON (AP) — The opening day baseball game between the Nationals and Mets was postponed hours before it was scheduled to begin Thursday night because of coronavirus concerns after one of... Oklahoma St star freshman Cade Cunningham to enter NBA draft No NCAA Tournament, yet lots of memories for top D3 teams NCAA: Ending daily testing or delaying games not an option 3 high school teammates become MLB opening day starters SAN ANTONIO (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert promised the Women's Basketball Coaches Association he will work with coaches to fix the “stark difference” between the Division I men's and women's... UConn's James Bouknight says he'll enter the NBA draft Welcome back, fans! MLB openers bring Soto, Tatis and crowds U.S. Supreme Court weighs NCAA athlete compensation dispute 1st-timer Arizona joins mainstays in women's NCAA Final Four WASHINGTON (AP) — The NCAA and former college athletes are getting ready to play ball at the Supreme Court.With the March Madness basketball tournament ongoing, the high court will hear... USC's early turnovers doom NCAA upset bid against Gonzaga NCAA President to meet with protesting basketball players Dapper Labs, creators of NBA Top Shot, get $305M in funding Texas two step: Houston, Baylor end Final Four droughtsBy The Associated PressMarch 30, 2021 GMT Another contender emerged from the mist at the NCAA Tournament — nothing dramatic, mind you, like in the movies, because we already knew No. 1 seed Baylor was very good. Analysis: Triple-doubles no longer a rarity in the NBA Texas two step: Houston, Baylor end Final Four droughts SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Aari McDonald scored 33 points and No. 3 seed Arizona beat fourth-seeded Indiana 66-53 on Monday night to earn its first trip to the Final Four of the women's NCAA... No call: Baylor women call foul after NCAA loss to UConn Houston tops Oregon State, reaches 1st Final Four since '84 Pac-12 showing league's strength in both NCAA Tournaments MLB to relax virus protocols when 85% on field vaccinated What to watch on Tuesday at the NCAA tournaments in Indiana and Texas:MENNo. 1 seed Gonzaga (29-0) vs. No. 6 seed Southern California (25-7), West Region final, Lucas Oil Stadium,... NCAA tourney hits halfway point, still the field vs. Gonzaga NCAA tourney hits halfway point, still the field vs. Gonzaga SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Texas put the brakes on Maryland's high-octane offense and the Longhorns are rolling into the Elite Eight as the lowest seed still alive in the women's NCAA... ACC ends forgettable season with early NCAA Tournament exit SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Hannah Jump scored 17 points to lead top seed Stanford to an 89-62 romp over No. 5 Missouri State on Sunday, sending the Cardinal to the Elite Eight of the women's NCAA... What to watch on Monday at the NCAA tournaments in Indiana and Texas:MENNo. 2 seed Houston (27-3) vs. No. 12 seed Oregon State (20-12), Midwest Region final, Lucas Oil Stadium,... Oregon State is 18th double-digit seed in NCAA Elite Eight The chairman of the NCAA's Board of Governors gave President Mark Emmert a vote of confidence Saturday, saying the association’s top governing body was satisfied with how he has addressed... NCAA Sweet 16: Baylor beats Michigan in OT 78-75 What to watch on Sunday at the NCAA tournaments in Indiana and Texas:TOP GAMESMen: No. 4 seed Florida State (18-6) vs. No. 1 seed Michigan (22-4), East Region semifinal, Bankers... NCAA Sweet 16: Williams, Bueckers lead UConn past Iowa 92-72By DOUG FEINBERGMarch 27, 2021 GMT Scott thinks Pac-12′s NCAA run will bode well for future What to watch on Saturday at the NCAA tournaments in Indiana and Texas:TOP GAMESMen: No. 1 seed Baylor (24-2) vs. No. 5 seed Villanova (18-6), South Region semifinal, Hinkle... SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Mark Emmert acknowledged the glaring failures to give the coaches and players in the women's tournament the same attention the NCAA gave the men was a result of a lack of... Post players having big impact on women's NCAA Tournament UCLA, USC go from late night to NCAA prime-time spotlight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It is the region that has caused more busted NCAA Tournament brackets than any other, the quadrant where No. 1 seed Illinois was sent packing by Loyola Chicago, West Virginia... The NBA called this season’s trade deadline the busiest in the last 35 years, with 46 players from 23 teams involved in 16 different deals. 2 MLB players test positive for COVID-19 in past week MLB stadiums pass 1 million COVID-19 vaccination shots given Stan Albeck, longtime NBA coach, dies at 89 in hospice care DETROIT (AP) — General Motors said Thursday that it has expanded its board to 13 members and appointed former Hewlett-Packard chief Meg Whitman and NBA executive Mark Tatum as directors....
How a winter storm in Texas sent a chill through America's RV industry AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The storms that stopped play for a little more than hour Saturday at the Masters were expected. The masterpiece delivered by Hideki Matsuyama after the break was... The Latest: Masters takes break as storms suspend 3rd round BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Highway 1 along Big Sur is expected to reopen by April 30 because work to repair a huge piece of roadway that crumbled during a storm is nearly two months ahead of schedule,... Honduran delegation starts U.S. talks seeking aid for hurricane damage Powerful thunderstorms, possible tornadoes predicted in U.S. South Shell expects Texas storm to have up to $200 million hit on first-quarter earnings WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending fell in February after several months of steady gains, likely because of unseasonably cold weather and winter storms in the south. Witnesses recount deadly tornadoes in Alabama: 'It came and it took them' Consumer spending dipped 1% as winter storms raked the US At least five killed as tornadoes rip through Alabama, destroying homes At least 5 dead as series of tornadoes strike Deep SouthBy KEVIN McGILLMarch 26, 2021 GMT At least 5 killed as tornadoes rip through Alabama, destroying homes At least 3 killed as tornadoes rip through Alabama, destroying homes and businesses Texas death toll from February storm, outages surpasses 100 Tornado causes damage in Alabama; more twisters forecast Nike faces social media storm in China over Xinjiang statement Nike sees social media storm in China over Xinjiang statement Old H&M comment on 'forced labour' in China's Xinjiang raises online storm H&M's Xinjiang labour stance raises social media storm in China The National Weather Service has turbocharged its lagging forecast model to better predict extreme weather events such as hurricanes, blizzards and downpours, as well as day-to-day... DETROIT (AP) — A global semiconductor shortage and a February winter storm have combined to force Ford to build F-150 pickup trucks without some computers. Texas lieutenant governor urges governor to roll back storm power pricing Texas Lt. Governor urges governor to roll back storm power pricing Altice reaches $72 million settlement with New York over response to Tropical Storm Isaias Storms moving eastward, leave trail of damage in Deep SouthBy JAY REEVESMarch 18, 2021 GMT Severe storms, tornadoes possible across the Deep South Bye Alpha, Eta: Greek alphabet ditched for hurricane names Assumptions about hurricane season face winds of change The company that drew attention after sending huge electricity bills to customers after last month’s blackout-causing winter storm in Texas has filed for bankruptcy protection. WASHINGTON (AP) — Industrial output fell sharply in February as severe winter storms battered much of the country, disrupting a wide range of manufacturing activities from autos to chemical... Winter storms hammer U.S. manufacturing production Yemeni protesters storm palace with cabinet members inside Texas state Senate passes bill to cut $5.1 billion in winter storm power fees Texas lawmakers pass bill to cut $5.1 billion in winter storm power fees Texas lawmakers prepare bill to cut $5.1 billion in winter storm power fees Dangerous winter storm batters western U.S. as airport, highways shut down Winter storm closes roads in Wyoming, Colorado, NebraskaThe Associated PressMarch 14, 2021 GMT Dangerous spring snow storm takes aim at U.S. Rockies, High Plains Texas regulator warns lawmakers against rollback in storm power prices Texas power regulator warns lawmakers against retroactively cutting storm power prices Exclusive: Texas power regulator, under pressure to roll back storm prices, huddles with Wall Street HOUSTON (AP) — Ernest and Hester Collins already faced their share of hardships before last month's deadly winter storm plunged much of Texas into a deep freeze and knocked out power to millions... Texas city-run and rural electric firms face bailout over storm crisis Competitive Texas power market hindered winter storm prep - Shell Al Shabaab militants storm Somali jail, seven soldiers killed Texas grid operator made $16 billion price error during winter storm, watchdog says WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement was on high alert Thursday around the U.S. Capitol after intelligence uncovered a “possible plot” by a militia group to storm the iconic building again, two... WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement was on high alert Thursday around the U.S. Capitol after intelligence uncovered a “possible plot” by a militia group to storm the iconic building yet again, two... House panel seeks storm documents from Texas grid operator Texas electricity regulator cuts some emergency fees tied to winter storm Weeks after storms, water crisis continues in Mississippi AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — America's infrastructure has scored near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water systems due to years of inaction from the federal... Texas electricity regulator under pressure to slash winter storm bills AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — America's infrastructure has scored near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water systems due to years of inaction from the federal... Australian economy storms ahead as COVID recovery turns 'V-shaped' NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When frantic messages started trickling in that a tornado had hit a beloved music venue in Nashville, Mike Grimes told himself it couldn't possibly be that bad. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When frantic messages started trickling in that a tornado had hit a beloved music venue in Nashville, Mike Grimes told himself it couldn't possibly be that bad. Texas power company seeks bankruptcy protection after storm AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' top utilities regulator resigned Monday in the widening fallout from blackouts triggered by an unusually heavy and widespread winter storm that left millions in the... LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky firefighter Eddie Stacy was turning his fire truck around in the dark while responding to storm damage when he noticed a tiny light coming from the flooded Red... AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' attorney general said Monday he's suing electricity provider Griddy for passing along massive bills to its customers during last month's winter storm. BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Work to replace a section of roadway along Big Sur that crumbled during a recent storm is set to begin on Monday and is expected to continue until summer, officials... AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When an unusually heavy winter storm blanketed much of Texas with snow, knocking out electricity to millions of homes and leaving many struggling to find clean water, one... Biden brings empathy to storm-battered Texas, security official lays out state's mistakes White House climate czar to AP: Texas storm ‘a wake-up call’By MATTHEW DALYFebruary 26, 2021 GMT Vitamin B6 may prevent lethal cytokine storms, blood clots in COVID-19 patients Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms By the numbers, 2021 looks promising for Miami. Humans are more skeptical about the Hurricanes being back.On the flip side, the math on Notre Dame suggests regression next season. The... Poorer Texans already had trouble paying energy bills - then came the storm Oil hovers near 13-month highs as storm hits U.S. output, Fed assures rates staying low Texas governor vows to overhaul electric grid operator after storm failure Texas governor vows to overhaul state's electric grid operator after storm failure Top executives of Texas electric grid resign after storm failure Oil settles mixed amid post-storm uncertainty Occidental Petroleum expects temporary impact from winter storms Just Energy says Texas customers protected from storm-related price surge Georgian police storm opposition party offices, detain its leader In Texas, attention turns to storm repairs, political peril By JAKE BLEIBERGFebruary 22, 2021 GMT Oil jumps almost 4% as output slow to recover from Texas storms Utah catching up on vaccine appointments postponed by storm Oil extends rally as output slow to recover from Texas storms Oil up 3% as storm-hit U.S. output set for slow return Oil prices rise as storm-hit U.S. output set for slow return The deadly winter storms that have wreaked havoc in large swaths of the country recently can also damage trees and shrubs.Snow can of course enhance the look of yards and gardens, visually... Oil prices rise with storm-hit U.S. output set for slow return Oil prices rise as output in storm-hit U.S. begins slow return Oil rises as U.S. output slowly returns after winter storms Texas utilities can't stick customers with huge bills after storm: Abbott MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Workers in Tennessee raced Sunday to fix water mains that failed in freezing temperatures, and COVID-19 vaccine shipments resumed as the South carried on with efforts to... HOUSTON (AP) — Two days before the storm began, Houston’s chief elected official warned her constituents to prepare as they would for a major hurricane. Many took heed: Texans who could stocked up... 10 deaths in Tennessee storm aftermath as water woes linger Senator seeks probe of natural gas price spikes during storm Winter storm woes send gas prices up in NJ, around nation Power outages continue across Appalachia after winter storms Texas storm may cost insurers record first-quarter losses - A.M. 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Jewish women spied, smuggled, and sabotaged under the Nazis’ noses Christ the Redeemer lit up to mark 100 days till the Olympics U.S. senators match House bill to assist Uighur refugees Credit Suisse nominates Christian Gellerstad to board of Swiss entity German Catholics chafe against Vatican's same-sex marriage ruling ‘How many of us will be left?’ Catholic nuns face loss, pain Under pressure over Xinjiang, China takes aim at overseas Uighurs, academics 'How many of us will be left?' Catholic nuns face loss, pain BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Authorities in Northern Ireland sought to restore calm Thursday after Protestant and Catholic youths in Belfast hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at... 800-year-old pottery reveals medieval Jewish diets BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Crowds from Protestant and Catholic communities hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and each other overnight in Belfast, as a week of street... JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis stood in silence on Thursday as a two-minute siren wailed across the country in remembrance of the Holocaust’s 6 million Jewish victims. SEATTLE (AP) — An organizer of a neo-Nazi campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in three states has pleaded guilty in federal court in Seattle. TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Coronavirus lockdowns last year shifted some anti-Semitic hatred online, where conspiracy theories blaming Jews for the pandemic’s medical and economic devastation... Orthodox Jewish couple alleges NYC housing discrimination Turkey summons Chinese ambassador over response to Uighur claims Christians around the globe celebrated Holy Week in face masks and observing social distance guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic dramatically altered the sacred Easter season for a second... Japan expresses concerns to China about territorial waters, Hong Kong, Uighur situation SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints decried abortion as evil and issued another plea for members to combat prejudice and racism during the first day of... Singing hymns through masks, Christians mark pandemic Easter JERUSALEM (AP) — Christians in the Holy Land are marking Good Friday this year amid signs the coronavirus crisis is winding down, with religious sites open to limited numbers of faithful but none... JERUSALEM (AP) — Christians in the Holy Land are marking Good Friday this year amid signs the coronavirus crisis is winding down, with religious sites open to limited numbers of faithful but none... Islamist turned Israeli kingmaker offers olive branch to rightist Jews Lebanon's top Christian cleric criticizes Hezbollah in leaked video Catholic women’s groups protest Vatican’s gay union stance Ukrainian artist couple turns military ammo boxes into Christian icons ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A private Christian camp in northern New Mexico is looking for volunteers and donations as it prepares for the potential arrival of immigrant children from the U.S.-Mexico... For Christians across the United States, Easter services on Sunday will reflect an extra measure of joy as the nation experiences rising optimism after a year of pandemic. Even if still observing... U.S. human rights report blasts China over Uighurs, Russia's targeting of Navalny Jewish genocide lawyer, son of Holocaust survivors, confronts past with poetry MAKASSAR, Indonesia (AP) — A recently married couple with suspected militant links used pressure cooker bombs to blow themselves up outside a Roman Catholic cathedral during Palm Sunday Mass,... DENVER (AP) — A Roman Catholic funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday for a Colorado police officer shot and killed after rushing into a supermarket where a gunman had opened fire. LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — An avowed anti-Semite who shot three people to death at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites in 2014 is asking the Kansas Supreme Court to overturn his death sentence, saying... Romanian police investigate death threats against prominent Jewish actor Philippines Catholics brave COVID-19 threat to celebrate Palm Sunday JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a packed Roman Catholic cathedral on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island during a Palm Sunday Mass, wounding at least nine people, police... United States condemns China's sanctions in dispute over Uighurs Lebanon's largest Christian bloc warns against sidelining president California woman sentenced for Catholic school bomb threats NEW YORK (AP) — For nearly two decades, Juan Tapia, head of maintenance at Our Lady of Sorrows, has taken pride in the upkeep of the Roman Catholic church he considers his second home. But in... New Zealand's Catholic Church apologises to survivors of abuse Turkey raises Uighur issue with Chinese minister amid protests BUCHAREST (AP) — Romanian authorities announced Thursday that Easter celebrations in the deeply Christian country will go ahead in person this year, even though Romania is battling a surge of... Uighur Muslims protest in Turkey as Chinese foreign minister visits Chinese hackers used Facebook to target Uighurs abroad, company says SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — James Huntsman, a member of one of Utah's most prominent families and brother of a former governor, sued The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accusing it of fraud... BERLIN (AP) — The Roman Catholic archbishop of the German city of Cologne said Tuesday that he made mistakes in past cases involving sexual abuse allegations against priests, although a report has... UCLA brushes off Abilene Christian 67-47 to reach Sweet 16 Court: U Iowa officials liable for targeting Christian group BERLIN (AP) — More than 230 professors of Catholic theology in Germany and other countries where German is spoken have signed a statement protesting the Vatican's recent pronouncement that priests... UCLA-Abilene Christian another unlikely matchup in NCAAs FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Bill and Esther Ilnisky spent nearly seven decades together as Christian ministers and missionaries, including stints in the Caribbean and Middle East before preaching... Texas stunner: No. 14 Abilene Christian ousts 'Horns 53-52 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bishop made both ends of a one-and-one with 16 seconds left to give fifth-seeded Creighton the lead, and the Bluejays hung on to beat 12th-seeded UC Santa Barbara... ROME (AP) — A second Catholic cardinal has questioned the legitimacy of a recent decree by the Vatican to restrict the celebration of the old Latin Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica and forbid private... Asian American Christian leaders said Thursday their congregations are saddened and outraged after a white gunman killed eight people — most of them women of Asian descent — at three Atlanta-area... BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A former priest and LGBTQ activist who has blessed same-sex unions in Pope Francis’ home country, Argentina, is leaving the Roman Catholic Church after the Vatican... In Pictures: Meet the Muslim caretakers of Turkey’s Christian cave churches BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A former priest and LGBTQ activist who has blessed same-sex unions in Pope Francis’ home country, Argentina, is leaving the Roman Catholic Church after the Vatican... ROME (AP) — Three cardinals close to Pope Francis defended a recent Holy See pronouncement that priests cannot bless same-sex unions as the Vatican faced outright dissent from some Catholic clergy... ROME (AP) — Three cardinals close to Pope Francis defended a recent Holy See pronouncement that priests cannot bless same-sex unions as the Vatican faced outright dissent from some Catholic clergy... Uighur exiles urge Blinken to demand China close Xinjiang camps Report on Catholic church abuse to be released in Germany ‘In the Gospels, no one is essential but Jesus’: new translation adds fresh scholarship BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian bishop has lashed out at the Vatican over its decree that the Catholic Church won’t bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.” The U.S.-based branch of the Jesuits has unveiled ambitious plans for a “truth and reconciliation” initiative in partnership with descendants of people once enslaved by the Roman Catholic order,... Same-sex union blessings ban upsets gay Catholics in Asia JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a desert cave and believed hidden during a Jewish... LGBTQ Catholics stung by Vatican rebuff of same-sex unionsBy DAVID CRARY and LUIS ANDRES HENAOMarch 15, 2021 GMT The road to reclaiming Jewish property rarely runs smoothly France to return Nazi-looted Klimt to rightful Jewish heirs LGBTQ Catholics stung by Vatican rebuff of same-sex unionsBy DAVID CRARY and LUIS ANDRES HENAOMarch 15, 2021 GMT ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Colorful kites danced in the skies above the hilltops and seafront promenades of Athens on Clean Monday as Greeks turned out to celebrate the Eastern Christian holiday in... In setback for gay Catholics, Vatican says church cannot bless same-sex unions Vatican decrees that Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions ROME (AP) — The Vatican decreed Monday that the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.”The Vatican’s orthodoxy office, the Congregation for the Doctrine... Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions: Vatican Some kind of boycott is almost sure to affect next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics.It's driven by the widely reported internment of Muslim Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in China, which... Mormon leader says family donation to Biden was ‘oversight’ Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Jews get COVID vaccine but still face resentment LONDON (AP) — Chelsea forward Christian Pulisic has yet to start an English Premier League match under Thomas Tuchel, but the manager stressed on Friday that the American remains “in my... SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The construction worker stood on his tiptoes and tried to arrange a crown of thorns on a statue of Jesus while architect Jorge Rigau fired a flurry of directions from... U.S. condemns China at UN rights forum for abuse of Uighurs, Tibetans U.S. will address Uighur 'genocide' in talks with Chinese: White House The global Christian ministry founded by the late Ravi Zacharias said Wednesday it will suspend fundraising, lay off 60% of its staff and overhaul its mission in the wake of revelations that he... NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — For nearly three decades, Beth Moore has been the very model of a modern Southern Baptist.She loves Jesus and the Bible and has dedicated her life to teaching... TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — From Queen Salome to the late RBG, from Moses to Sandy Koufax, Tel Aviv's newly revamped Museum of the Jewish People attempts the ambitious undertaking of bringing almost... Gulf opens door to public Jewish life amid Israel tiesBy ILAN BEN ZIONMarch 9, 2021 GMT Looming China extradition deal worries Uighurs in Turkey WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is reviving a lawsuit brought by a Georgia college student who sued school officials after being prevented from distributing Christian literature on campus, but... BAGHDAD (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday wrapped up his historic whirlwind tour of Iraq that sought to bring hope to the country's marginalized Christian minority with a message of coexistence,... First Look Pope Francis calls on Iraqi Christians to forgive Islamic State EL James’ ‘Freed,’ as told by Christian Grey, coming in June Where IS ruled, pope calls on Christians to forgive, rebuildBy NICOLE WINFIELD and SAMYA KULLABMarch 7, 2021 GMT QARAQOSH, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq, aimed at rallying the country's long-beleaguered Christian community and promoting interreligious tolerance (all times... Residents of Iraqi Christian enclave gather with olive branches and balloons to welcome pope NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dozens of Orthodox Christian faithful held up wooden crosses and sang Church hymns outside of Cyprus' state broadcaster on Saturday to demand the withdrawal of the... PLAINS OF UR, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq, aimed at rallying the country's dwindling Christian community after decades of war and unrest (all times... NAJAF, Iraq (AP) — After his historic meeting with Pope Francis on Saturday, Iraq’s top Shiite cleric affirmed that religious authorities have a role in protecting Iraq’s Christians and said they... After historic meeting with pope, Iraq’s top Shiite cleric says religious authorities have role in protecting Christians
Mexican Netflix street vendor star 'Lady Tacos' eyes jump to political stage LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West agrees with Kim Kardashian West that they should have joint custody of their four children and neither of them need spousal support, according to new divorce... LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West agrees with Kim Kardashian West that they should have joint custody of their four children and neither of them need spousal support, according to new divorce... Disney close to picking next ABC News president - NBC News Netflix scores streaming rights to new top Sony films After saying 'I'm Going to Disney World,' Brady did it again After saying ‘I’m Going to Disney World,’ Brady did it again At Disney World, smiles won't be hidden for much longer At Disney World, smiles won’t be hidden for much longer Prince Harry and Meghan's first Netflix project to focus on Invictus Games Meghan Markle, Prince Harry reveal first Netflix docuseries Meghan Markle, Prince Harry reveal first Netflix docuseries The starry cast of Aaron Sorkin’s 1960s courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” took the top prize Sunday at a virtual, pre-taped Screen Actors Guild Awards that saw Netflix snag Hollywood... World's last Blockbuster more popular after Netflix show Netflix lands ‘Knives Out’ sequels in high-priced deal Bend’s last Blockbuster even more popular after Netflix show Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ to debut on Disney+ and in theatersBy JAKE COYLEMarch 23, 2021 GMT Disney delays 'Black Widow' debut, adds home streaming option on same day Comic, Netflix staple Jo Koy talks race, rejection in memoir CINCINNATI (AP) — No sleepovers with popcorn and Disney movies. No dance recitals or holiday pageants, let alone any Grandparents’ Day for visiting the kids' classrooms. NFL reaches long-term media deals with Amazon, Disney and others NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Smith didn’t initially think the 2019 college bribery scandal made for a good documentary subject. He was editing “Fyre,” the hit Netflix documentary about the music-festival... Oscar nominations Monday could belong to ‘Mank’ and Netflix Beyonce, Kanye West, Billie Eilish among early Grammy winners Netflix tests out a possible password-sharing crackdown Netflix tests feature that could limit password sharing Netflix testing a crackdown on password sharing: CNBC NHL, Disney reach 'groundbreaking' seven-year multi-platform broadcast deal NHL, Disney reach seven-year multi-platform broadcast deal Disney crosses streaming milestone, aims to open California parks in late April Disney+ streaming service tops 100 million paid subscribers Mexican regulator gives Fox Sports sale more time in Disney-Fox deal Mexican telecoms regulator approves granting extension to Disney, Fox to sell Fox Sports Disney to close at least 60 North American stores, focus on e-commerce Disney to close 60 North American retail stores, focus on e-commerce Contrary to what “Game of Thrones” might have you believe, not all dragons are agents of destruction. In the newest offering from Walt Disney Animation, “ Raya and the Last Dragon,” they are kind,... DAZN names former Disney exec Kevin Mayer as chairman Disney CEO says households without kids have boosted streaming success Diversity, Netflix dominate Golden Globes as 'Nomadland' wins best drama movie Chadwick Boseman, Netflix up for honors at virtual Golden Globes NFL denies report on media rights deal with Disney NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix on Friday released a study it commissioned from top academic researchers that shows the streaming giant is outpacing much of the film industry in the inclusivity of its... LOS ANGELES (AP) — When “WandaVision” wraps its initial run next month on the Disney+ streaming service, Elizabeth Olsen’s Wanda will make her next appearance in the big-screen “Doctor Strange”... LOS ANGELES (AP) — When “WandaVision” wraps its initial run next month on the Disney+ streaming service, Elizabeth Olsen’s Wanda will make her next appearance in the big-screen “Doctor Strange”... 'X-Files', 'Lost' in Mickey's clubhouse as Disney+ Star lands in Europe, Canada Nasdaq, S&P 500 end lower as U.S. yields rise; Disney lifts Dow The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to a dozen finalists who will gather on an ESPN campus at Walt Disney... LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Netflix documentary will use actor recreations of FBI wiretaps to tell the story of Rick Singer, the man at the center of the college admissions scandal that sent actors... The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to a dozen finalists who will gather on an ESPN campus at Walt Disney... LOS ANGELES (AP) — Initial signs suggest a smooth and amicable split between Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West. As “Kimye” becomes just Kim and Kanye with Kardashian filing for divorce... NEW YORK (AP) — Holograms and Twitter rants, roving gospel gatherings and billion-dollar business ventures. If there's one word that defines the lives of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, it's... LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce Friday from Kanye West after 6 1/2 years of marriage.Sources familiar with the filing but not authorized to speak publicly confirmed... Netflix and chilled wine: Americans choose their vino based on what’s on TV, not their food Mickey’s flashy dress, glowing castle mark Disney World 50th Former Disney executives Mayer and Staggs plan new SPAC - source Trump looks to reassert himself after impeachment acquittalBy JILL COLVINFebruary 14, 2021 GMT The Latest: Senators await closing arguments in Trump trial Disney returns to profit as streaming success offsets pandemic-hit parks Disney results beat expectations as streaming offsets park struggles NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.'s net income fell sharply in its most-recent quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic still weighs heavily on many of its businesses, from theme parks to... Disney posts smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly revenue For the G League Ignite, it was a beginning.For Jeremy Lin, it may be a new beginning.The G League season has finally started, opening Wednesday inside a bubble at Walt Disney World... Blart Your Engines: James stars in new Netflix NASCAR comedy With Disney shares near record high, investors eye streaming update At Disney characters union, lawsuit seeks end to takeover Disney to pull the plug on animation studio behind 'Ice Age,' 'Rio' films Michelle Obama to team up with puppets for a kids’ food show Disney World's Super Bowl parade is nixed, but ad will air Sci-fi films, young adult thriller among six new Obama projects for Netflix NEW YORK (AP) — After the format worked for HBO and Netflix, “Dateline NBC” is trying its own version of a multi-part true crime drama this month. ‘Mank’ leads Golden Globe nominees with 6; Netflix dominatesBy JAKE COYLEFebruary 3, 2021 GMT Netflix once again dominates Golden Globe TV nominations Golden Globes nominations could belong to Netflix Kingdom of Wakanda destined for Disney + streaming service 'Black Panther' director developing Wakanda TV series for Disney+ Netflix leads GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ representation Disney updates Jungle Cruise after insensitivity criticism Disney cuts bonuses for top executives in pandemic fallout Netflix forecasts an end to borrowing binge, shares surge Netflix says borrowing to end as global membership tops 200 million Netflix beats estimates for paid subscriber additions First time buyers for Disney World annual passes out of luck Amazon takes on Netflix in India with cheaper mobile-only Prime Video plan Walmart, Disney suspend contributions to U.S. lawmakers who opposed Biden certification Mexico's Santos Laguna sue Disney over broadcast rights The latest cinematic rendering of “ Pinocchio, ” from Italian director Matteo Garrone, is informed not by the friendly 1940 Walt Disney retelling, but the original source material. Carlo Collodi’s... Netflix reworks leftovers with food-based reality game show Bergman succeeds Horn as Disney Studios chairman Disney names Bergman as chairman of Studios Content division The Empires Strike Back: Disney, Comcast, AT&T set streaming battle LOS ANGELES (AP) — The video couldn’t have been simpler: A woman in her apartment, lip-syncing audio of President Donald Trump as he expounded on possible coronavirus treatments. Netflix says outage in U.S., Canada, South America resolved S&P 500 ends down, Walt Disney weighs Stimulus uncertainty hems in Wall Street; Disney soars Stimulus uncertainty holds Wall Street in check; Disney soars Wall Street drops as stimulus delay weighs; Disney soars Disney unveils plans to stream a galaxy of new series, films Disney unveils flurry of new programming amid rapid streaming growth Disney plans to stream a galaxy of Star Wars, Marvel series Disney expands Marvel, Star Wars on Disney+