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After months in lockdown, a weary world is ready to dance

Even in the depths of the pandemic -- even when the world locked down, leaving billions isolated and desolated -- there were those who danced. “I did not stop dancing for a second,” ...

Cuba's danzón genre: '150 years later, it's still alive.'

MATANZAS, Cuba (AP) — A man in a white guayabera approaches a woman and stretches out his hand, palm up, inviting her to dance. She stands up and waves her fan. On the dance floor, they get closer. ...

French study warns of massive scale of Chinese influence around the world

In a vast and detailed report, the Strategic Research Institute of France's renowned Military College (Irsem) describes how "Machiavellic" China has built a tentacular network to exert i...

Honduran left-wing opposition party pledges to establish relations with China if elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The major left-wing opposition party in Honduras, a diplomatic ally of Taiwan, has said it plans to establish diplomatic relations with China “immediately" if i...

Leftist teacher, political novice, is Peru's president-elect

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A teacher in one of the poorest communities in the Andes who had never held office is now Peru's president-elect after officials in the South American country declared him the winner...

Leftist rural teacher declared president-elect in Peru

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Rural teacher-turned-political novice Pedro Castillo on Monday became the winner of Peru’s presidential election after the country’s longest electoral count in 40 years. ...

Some EU newspapers refuse to publish ads from Hungarian PM

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Times of Malta on Thursday joined several other European newspapers in refusing requests from Hungary's government to publish a full-page paid advertisement featuring Prim...

Shop owner's plea as California reopens: 'I need customers'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — During the darkest days of the coronavirus pandemic, Martha Medina would occasionally slip into her shuttered store on Los Angeles’ oldest street to ensure everything was secure. ...

Honduras still has no results from primary voting

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Two days later, Honduras still has no results from Sunday’s primaries to select the field of candidates to replace President Juan Orlando Hernández in November. ...

Hondurans to vote in primaries amid corruption allegations

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández’s name keeps popping up in the New York trial of an alleged drug trafficker. And one of the candidates running to replace him in ...

Honduras investigates murders of 2 indigenous leaders

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities said Wednesday they are investigating the murders of two activists and Indigenous leaders killed in separate incidents over the weekend. ...

French NGOs fight media company's trademark on word 'planet'

PARIS (AP) — Can a company own the word planet? Powerful French entertainment company Canal Plus trademarked the term in France, but environmental groups are pushing back, saying the...

Juventus vwnce a Turin 2-1 en Serie A

MILÁN (AP) — El estadounidense Weston McKennie anotó para la Juventus el sábado, que superó una desventaja inicial para vencer a Torino 2-1 por la Serie A italiana. Es el primer jugador de su país que...

Miami Herald apologizes for 'racist' insert column

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Herald is investigating how it published a paid insert with what it called “racist and anti-Semitic commentary” and distributed to readers of its Spanish-language sister paper. ...

2020 Watch: How much more damage can Woodward do?

MIAMI (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 50 Days to first debate: 1...