Documents unsealed from suit against Epstein's ex-girlfriend

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly unsealed court documents provide a fresh glimpse into a fierce civil court fight between Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell, and one of the women who accused the ...

Finance firm founder gets 6 months in college bribery scam

The founder of a Silicon Valley venture capital firm was sentenced Wednesday to six months behind bars for paying about $450,000 in bribes to boost his two daughters' entrance exam scores and get one ...

Virgin Galactic shows off passenger spaceship cabin interior

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Passengers flying Virgin Galactic on suborbital trips into space will be able to see themselves floating weightless against the backdrop of the Earth below while 16 cameras document...

Ex-UCLA coach pleads guilty to accepting $200K in bribes

A former University of California, Los Angeles men’s soccer coach pleaded guilty Monday to accepting $200,000 in bribes to help two students get into the school as recruits. Jorge S...

Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto dies at 76

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, known for his avant-garde and colorful work that included flamboyant costumes of the late rock icon David Bowie, has died of leukemia, his compa...

Graft verdict for Malaysia ex-leader a test of rule of law

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — After years of insisting on his innocence, former Malaysian leader Najib Razak learns his fate this week in his first corruption trial linked to one of the world’s bigges...

Kansai Yamamoto: Japanese fashion pioneer dies at 76

Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, seen as a pioneer in his field, has died of leukemia at the age of 76, his daughter announced Monday. "He left this world peacefully, surrounded by lov...

Beijing partly reopens movie theaters as virus declines

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing partially reopened movie theaters Friday as the threat from the coronavirus continues to recede in China’s capital. Cinemas in parts of the city deemed at low...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 23, the 205th day of 2020. There are 161 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 2...

Dior unveils 2021 Cruise in Lecce, Italy's Baroque capital

MILAN (AP) — Dior creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri lured the French fashion house to her childhood haunt of Lecce, in southern Italy, to preview the 2021 cruise collection with a live destination...

Going in the water again: 'Jaws' boat clone supports sharks

The Orca is headed back to the waters of New England, but this time, its mission isn't to hunt sharks. It's to help save them. A group of ocean advocates and movie buffs is turning a...

Designer Vivienne Westwood leads protest supporting Assange

LONDON (AP) — Veteran fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood posed in a giant bird cage in London Tuesday to show her support for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and call for his extradition...

West wants $1M for new moms, slams Tubman at campaign rally

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Self-declared presidential candidate Kanye West delivered a winding and unconventional campaign introduction speech in which he proposed a $1 million payout to each new mother an...

Sizing up: As pandemic surges, so do waistlines

NEW YORK (AP) — When Allison Weiss Brady and Michael Ladin emerged from weeks of locking down during the pandemic, they needed new clothes in new sizes — for different reasons. Brady...

Mom gets 5 weeks in prison for son's online class cheating

A California woman who paid $9,000 to have someone secretly take online college courses for her son and then demanded a discount when he received a C was sentenced Wednesday to five weeks in prison. ...