China's air pollution could have been factor in Taiwanese-Canadian actor's death: Doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Wednesday (Nov. 27) that a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model had suddenly died of a heart attack, Taiwanese physician Su I-feng (蘇一峰) on Thursday (Nov...

Buddhist nationalists claim victory in Sri Lankan election

In this mountain city that was for centuries home to Sri Lanka’s kings and in recent years has been riven by religious violence, Buddhist nationalists are rejoicing the election of the country&r...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2019. There are 34 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 27,...

In published letter, Epstein’s judge urges prison reform

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge who denied bail for financier Jeffrey Epstein before he died is urging the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and the Justice Department to study prison conditions nationwide and make nece...

Dutch police arrest 2 men suspected of year-end terror plot

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested two men suspected of plotting a jihadi attack using suicide vests and one or more car bombs. The National Pro...

French students denounce precarious living conditions

PARIS (AP) — French university students are denouncing the often precarious conditions of student life, following the self-immolation of a student in Lyon earlier this month. Student...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2019. There are 35 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 2...

April trial date set for guards charged in Epstein death

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has set an April trial date for two jail guards accused of failing to make required checks on Jeffrey Epstein the day he died. U.S. District Judge Analisa Tor...

Colleges struggle with soaring student demand for counseling

More college students are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems, and many must wait weeks for treatment or find help elsewhere as campus clinics s...

Colleges struggle with soaring student demand for counseling

More college students are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems, and many must wait weeks for treatment or find help elsewhere as campus clinics s...

Japanese boxer formerly on death row attends pope’s Mass

TOKYO (AP) — A former Japanese professional boxer who spent 48 years in prison for murders he says he did not commit was among some 50,000 people greeting Pope Francis as he entered Tokyo Dome stadium...

The Latest: Pope denounces ‘epidemic’ of bullying in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Japan (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Pope Francis is denouncing what he called an “epidemic” of bullying that is tor...

K-pop star Goo Hara found dead in Seoul

Korean celebrity entertainer Goo Hara, formerly a member of the girl group Kara, passed away at the age of 28, South Korean police said Sunday. Her body was discovered in her apartment in southern ...

Feds fight back as Epstein death conspiracy theories swirl

NEW YORK (AP) — At another time in history, the indictment of two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself might have served as an emphatic rebuttal to ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2019. There are 37 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 24, 19...