Timeline of political events leading up to Maldives election

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives on Sunday holds its third-ever multiparty presidential election, as political tumult continues a decade after democracy was introduced to the Indian Ocean archipelag...

'Assassination Nation' wants to get under your skin

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director Sam Levinson creates a Salem witch trial for the digital age in his new film "Assassination Nation," which opens Friday. Starring a cast of up ...

Court rules against Poland over plane crash exhumations

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Court of Human rights has ruled that the Polish government violated the rights of two women whose husbands were exhumed without their consent as part of a probe into...

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of...

Partial list of winners of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of winners at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Monday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Actor, Comedy Series: Bill Hader, "...

Mexican president elect introduces civilian head of security

TEPIC, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's president-elect kicked off a nationwide tour Sunday with his new head of security in tow: a restaurant owner named Daniel Asaf who will coordinate a civilian brigade in l...

'Saturday Night Live,' politics, diversity could rule Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are critical points about the 70th Emmy Awards to keep in mind, starting with this: The ceremony airs Monday. Typically held on a Sunday, it was punted one d...

Pope paying tribute in Sicily to priest slain by Mafia

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Pope Francis is paying tribute in Sicily to a priest who worked to keep youths away from the Mafia and was slain by mobsters. Francis says he flew to the Medit...

Could Trump meet Kim in New York this month? AP takes a look

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Get ready for Trump-Kim Part Two. In recent weeks it's become clear that Donald Trump wants to meet with Kim Jong Un again, and the North Korean leader has ...

Accused abroad, Russians become celebrities at home

MOSCOW (AP) — The last time Britain accused two Russians of an assassination, one of them ended up in the Russian parliament. The case of Andrei Lugovoi, a key suspect in the 2006 ki...

Longlists for National Book Awards include 2 novels in verse

NEW YORK (AP) — A new novel by M.T. Anderson and a pair of novels in verse were among those on the National Book Awards longlist in young people's literature. Anderson and illustrato...

Philippines' Pres. Duterte predicts he may be assassinated on Sept. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After previously declaring that the CIA is conspiring to assassinate him, the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte in an interview on Tuesday, Sept. 11 claime...

Lebanon's Hariri attends special trial of father's killing

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri has attended the first day of closing statements in the international trial of the 2005 assassination of his father, former prime minister Rafiq Hari...

Emmy predictions: 'Game of Thrones' or 'Handmaid's Tale'?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scaling Emmy heights is tough in the era of so-called peak TV, with the volume of shows matched by lofty expectations from academy voters. Good isn't enough for co...

AP Explains: Modern media magnify impact of assassinations

Ever since the stabbing of Julius Cesar in ancient Rome, assassination has been a fixture of political life around the world. But when political murder is captured on television — or now by citizen jo...