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Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx looks back at lean, driving years

NEW YORK (AP) — Before he was a heavy metal icon, he sold lightbulbs. Before he shouted at the devil, he shouted at his mom. Before he was Nikki Sixx, he was Franklin Feranna. The Mö...

Taliban-style security welcomed by some, feared by others

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — It wasn’t 7 a.m. yet and already the line outside the police station’s gates was long, with men bringing their complaints and demands for justice to Afghanistan’s new Taliban...

Bangladesh: Who killed Rohingya leader Mohibullah?

Mohibullah, a high-profile figurehead for the Rohingya who have fled Myanmar, was killed by unidentified gunmen last week, in an event which has left investigators looking for a culprit. Mohibullah w...

Seven Hong Kong activists handed prison sentences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Hong Kong activists were handed down sentences ranging from 11 to 16 months in prison for their part in an unauthorized assembly that took place in 2019. The...

Afghanistan's repressed minority faces a hostile Taliban

As Taliban fighters patrolled Kabul's streets, a terrified 19-year old — hidden away at home like countless other women and girls — turned to her beloved movies for solace. Her curren...

Man killed in shooting at Atlanta-area country club

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A shooting at an Atlanta-area country club has left one man dead as authorities search for his killer. The slaying occurred Saturday afternoon at Pinetree Countr...

The Latest: Richardson breezes to win in 100 meters

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The latest on U.S. Track and Field Olympic trials (all times PDT): ___ 8:10 p.m. Sha’Carri Richardson breezed to a win in the...

At Tehran garage, Iranian woman polishes cars and her dreams

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — It’s a men's-only club in the tangle of auto repair shops on the traffic-clogged streets of Iran’s capital, Tehran. Among them, workers toil in dim garages, welding and wrenching, ...

Egyptian mummy was a pregnant woman, not a male priest

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish researchers examining an ancient Egyptian mummy that they expected to be a male priest were surprised when X-rays and computer tests revealed instead it was a mummy of a w...

Cuba's Communist Party chooses Miguel Díaz-Canel as leader

HAVANA (AP) — In many ways, Cuba's new maximum leader is nothing like those who have governed the island for the past six decades. Miguel Díaz-Canel was never a guerrilla fighter and...

Flamboyant former Argentine President Carlos Menem dies

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Carlos Menem, a former Argentine president who delivered short-lived economic stability and forged close ties with the United States in the 1990s even...

'New chance at life': Man gets face, hands in rare surgery

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost six months after a rare face and hands transplant, Joe DiMeo is relearning how to smile, blink, pinch and squeeze. The 22-year-old New Jersey resident had the ...

Changes, challenges: The not-so-secret life of pandemic pets

CINCINNATI (AP) — Olivia Hinerfeld's dog Lincoln and Kate Hilts' cat Potato have something in common: They both like to interrupt Zoom calls as their owners work from home. “Sometime...

Eagles center Jason Kelce set to make 100th straight start

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jason Kelce wore a brace on his injured elbow and needed help from a teammate to buckle his chin strap. Pain wasn’t going to stop him from playing. It hardly ever...

Transgender Pakistanis find solace in a church of their own

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s Christian transgender people, often mocked, abused and bullied, say they have found peace and solace in a church of their own. Shunned by other ch...