Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2020. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Black-and-white version of Oscars Best Feature 'Parasite' to be released in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The black-and-white cut of South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” which made Oscars history at the Academy Awards on Monday (Feb. 10), will be ...

Big wins for 'Parasite' give Oscar night an emotional high

Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink — “bloody ready.” But the Oscars weren't bloody ready to stop giving him awards. ...

Oscar: 'Parasite' wins best picture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Parasite” won the best picture Oscar Sunday night, becoming the first foreign-language film to take home the biggest honor in film. Bong Joon Ho’s class ...

Thai mass shooter killed after overnight standoff at mall

A soldier who killed at least 21 people and injured 42 others was fatally shot inside a mall in northeastern Thailand on Sunday, officials said, 16 hours after he went on a rampage that started on a m...

21 dead, 31 injured in Thai mass shooting, gunman hides in mall

A gunman described as a soldier angry over a financial dispute killed two people and then went on a far bloodier rampage Saturday in northeastern Thailand, shooting as he drove to a busy mall where sh...

Baldwin gives No. 19 Butler 79-76 win over No. 10 Villanova

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kamar Baldwin made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer and scored 17 points, lifting No. 19 Butler over No. 10 Villanova 79-76 on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (18-5, 6-4 ...

Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in “Spartacus,” “Lust for Life” and dozens of other films, helped fatally weaken the blacklist again...

Tshiebwe leads No. 13 West Virginia past Iowa State 76-61

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 13 West Virginia breezed to a 76-61 victory over Iowa State on Wednesday night. Chase Harler added 14 ...

Oscar Predictions: Can 'Parasite' upset '1917'?

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle shares his predictions for a ceremony with a lot of locks but the potential for a few surprises. ...

At the Oscars, 'The Cave' aims to provide hope to Syria

NEW YORK (AP) — Home is a complicated notion for Feras Fayyad, the director of the Oscar-nominated Syrian documentary “The Cave.” His family home in Syria is believed to have been taken just weeks ago...

Accuser in LA case to testify at Weinstein’s NY rape trial

NEW YORK (AP) — One last accuser is expected to take the witness stand at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial on Wednesday as prosecutors wind down the New York City case by highlighting an alleged assault...

Coyotes end 5-game losing streak with 3-0 win over Oilers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Conor Garland and Lawson Crouse scored two minutes apart in the second period, Antti Raanta stopped 30 shots and the Arizona Coyotes ended a five-game losing streak with a 3-0 w...

Guatemala names former drug czar head of new anti-graft body

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s recently inaugurated president on Tuesday named an expert on drug-trafficking issues as the head of his new commission that will investigate corruption in the Central...

Making Oscar history, 'Honeyland' shatters borders

NEW YORK (AP) — Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska were in a hard-to-reach area of Northern Macedonia — about as far from the Oscars as possible — when they came upon the beekeeper who would be the...