Romanian museum defends screening of AIDS film amid protest

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian museum has defended its screening of French AIDS drama "120 Beats Per Minute" amid protests over gay themes which feature in the film. Lila Passi...

Religious protests against films expose divisions in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Religious protesters in Romania have disrupted the screening of two movies in Bucharest, saying they violate traditional values in the Eastern European country. ...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2018. There are 317 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 17, ...

Column: England's shame failing victims of pedophile coaches

English soccer has reluctantly been forced to confront its dark secrets. With each police update, the scale of abuse of aspiring players by their coaches becomes a larger stain on th...

South African President Zuma succumbs to pressure, resigns

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday in a televised address to the nation, ending a turbulent tenure marred by corruption scandals that sapped the popular...

Scandals finally catch up with South Africa's Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As scandal after scandal unfolded, South African President Jacob Zuma maintained an affable demeanor in public, rallying his support base, dispatching lawyers to fend off court cha...

Filipino rap battle to kickoff over Lunar New Year weekend in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filipino hip hop artists and groups from both Taiwan and the Philippines will be busting rhymes at the Laklakan 1 rap battle in Taichung and Taipei over the...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CONSERVATIVES: GOP NO LONGER PARTY OF FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ...

Can gene therapy be used to fight the AIDS virus?

Scientists are trying to perfect gene therapy to fight HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The efforts are inspired by a man who was cured of HIV infection a decade ago by a cell transp...

Figure skater saving pups from SKorean dog meat trade

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel is hoping to win a gold medal in South Korea this month — though no prize could be more life-changing than her previous Pyeongchan...

Harvey Weinstein's links to amfAR makes gala complicated

NEW YORK (AP) — The shadow of Harvey Weinstein has loomed large over red carpets of late and the amfAR gala in New York was no exception. Weinstein was a huge fundraiser for amfAR an...

Kenneth Cole steps down as amfAR president amid controversy

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Kenneth Cole has resigned as chairman of the board of the AIDS charity amfAR. The group's board of trustees says Cole and several other trustees agre...

Romania: AIDS movie that drew protests to be rescreened

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Romanian distributors of a French movie about AIDS say it will be shown again after a screening was disrupted by religious protesters. Filmmaker Cristia...

Publix reverses, will cover HIV prevention drug for workers

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Southeast's largest supermarket chain says it is changing its employee prescription plan to cover a drug that helps prevent HIV infections, resolving an omission that ...

Romania: protesters interrupt screening of movie about AIDS

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Protesters have interrupted a screening of a French AIDS drama in Bucharest, saying it violates traditional Romanian values. Footage posted on social media ...