2020 by the numbers: Democrats posting big campaign stats

WASHINGTON (AP) — How many ways can you measure the first quarter of the year? For Democratic presidential candidates, it's 300-plus events, 24 states and hundreds of voter questions. ...

Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press a...

Taking stock: UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit

DUNSTABLE, England (AP) — Brexit has British business owners on edge — and that is great news for Lovespace, a storage and warehousing company outside London. Lovespace, which collec...

Tips for changing how your business searches for staffers

NEW YORK (AP) — Many small business owners are changing how they look for staffers because the tried-and-true methods may no longer work with a shrinking labor pool and changing work force demographic...

Mexico: Lopez Obrador expands plan for Yucatan tourist train

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president-elect announced an even more ambitious proposal for a train on the Yucatan peninsula Monday that would link nearly all the region's main tourist draws and cost do...

Mexico's president-elect proposes Cancun-Palenque train

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president-elect wants to bring tourism revenues to remote and forgotten stretches of Mexico, but some are scratching their heads at his main proposal: to build a $3.2 billi...

One of world's most remote islands gets commercial flights

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of the world's most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight departed for St. Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recentl...

Project aims to attract tourists to remote Albanian villages

NIVICA, Albania (AP) — High in the mountains of southern Albania, a bone-jarring drive along a rough track with switchbacks frequented more by goats than by cars leads to a cluster of small villages w...

Ramirez' new home a far cry from the bright lights of Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — Manny Ramirez is set to begin the next chapter of his baseball odyssey by playing for the Kochi Fighting Dogs of Japan's independent Shikoku Island League. Ramirez is no...

Art and nature intertwined at massive Brazilian park

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Smack in the middle of lush eucalyptus forests in Brazil's heartland, Inhotim Park offers visitors a mix of sensations rarely combined into one experience: art and nature. ...

2017 Tour will scale all of France's mountains

PARIS (AP) — All five mountain ranges of continental France will feature in next year's Tour de France, setting up a grueling, three-week racing challenge that seems tailor-made for the climbing stren...