Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Oct. 27 The Los Angeles Times on the Dodgers' World Series win: ...

Philadelphia police shooting of Black man sparks unrest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police shot and killed a 27-year-old Black man on a Philadelphia street after yelling at him to drop his knife, sparking violent protests that police said injured 30 officers and l...

Germany grants Hong Kong pro-democracy protester asylum

BERLIN (AP) — A 22-year-old university student from Hong Kong says she has been given refugee status by Germany after demonstrating against the city's extradition law. Germany’s Fede...

Missouri House candidates spar in key congressional district

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Candidates in one of the nation’s most closely watched congressional races used a joint virtual forum appearance Monday to push back against attack ads in the bitterly fought camp...

AXA Hong Kong Corporate Responsibility Week 2020 Mobilised 300 volunteers to promote mental health

Instilled positivity among 800 beneficiaries and fundraised for Mental Health Foundation HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 19 October 2020 - AXA Hong Kong is committed to enhancing the holistic well...

Japan's 'yami kawaii' culture breaks down mental health barriers

To the outside observer, the "yami kawaii" subculture of Japanese fashion can be unsettling, disturbing. It brings together the cute pinks and pastels of more mainstream "kawaii culture...

'Empire' star Taraji P. Henson hailed for mental health work

“Empire” star Taraji P. Henson has enjoyed wealth, celebrity, a Golden Globe win and an Academy Award nomination. But behind the scenes, she's battled anxiety and depression. On Thur...

Assange bugged while at Ecuadorian Embassy, UK court told

LONDON (AP) — Julian Assange's conversations in the latter part of his 7-year stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London were systematically bugged, even in the toilet, a London court heard Wednesday. ...

Assange may end up at Colorado Supermax jail, UK court told

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would have to be “almost dying” to get out of arguably the most notorious prison in the United States if convicted of espionage charges and sent there, t...

Red Stars' Gordon launches nonprofit to help Black girls

Sarah Gordon tells the story often, about how she was a kid playing on a club soccer team when an opponent called her a racial slur. “I was raised around white people in a white com...

Hall of Famer Aeneas Williams helps players through podcast

After shutting down receivers during his Hall of Fame career, Aeneas Williams is helping open doors for NFL players. Williams, the former Cardinals and Rams defensive back, hosts the...

AXA Wellness Index 2020: Mental wellbeing takes over financial wellbeing to become the most important factor affecting public’s wellness in HK, Macau and other GBA cities

Hong Kong's workplace stress tops the region 1 in 4 working class suffer from mental health issues Mental health support at workplace is seriously insufficient AXA Wellness Index 2020 -- Hong...

Bill to end mandatory jail time for assaults on police fails

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers on Tuesday killed legislation that called for eliminating mandatory jail time for assaulting a police officer, a bill that drew heated opposition from Republica...

Police release footage after officers shoot 13-year-old boy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 13-year-old Utah boy with autism was shot by police after his mother asked for help getting him to a hospital and officers agreed to talk with him, police footage released Mond...

4 Louisiana police officers charged in Black man's death

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Four police officers in northwest Louisiana have been charged with negligent homicide and malfeasance in connection with the death last April of a 44-year-old Black man followin...