AP PHOTOS: Confined Moroccans find new ways to celebrate Eid

CASABLANCA Morocco (AP) — Instead of mass prayers and large family gatherings filled with colorful clothes, gifts and traditional foods, millions of Moroccan Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Fitr at home, su...

Virus stalls work to keep alive a rare rhino subspecies

NANYUKI, Kenya (AP) — It’s not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic. Groundbreaking work to keep a...

Moroccans trapped in Spain for 2 months head home at last

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — It’s a reverse migrant crisis: Moroccan workers trapped in Spain are begging their own government to let them come back home. Construction worker Mohammed Benal...

Britain divided over reopening schools as virus rules ease

LONDON (AP) — David Waugh is putting down barrier tape and spraying yellow lines on the ground outside the main door of his school near Manchester. Waugh, who oversees five schools i...

Global tourism upended; worst-case earnings scenario dodged

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to national and global response, the work place and the spre...

Film: 'Roe' plaintiff says her anti-abortion switch was act

WASHINGTON (AP) — Norma McCorvey loved the limelight. Better known as “Jane Roe,” her story was at the center of the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide. At first sh...

Investigators build a case for IS crimes against Yazidis

QASR AL-MIHRAB, Iraq (AP) — He was burly, with piercing blue eyes, and it was clear he was in charge when he entered the Galaxy, a wedding hall-turned-slave pen in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Dozens of Y...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 19 The Washington Post on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' plan on govern...

AP Analysis: NFL taking baby steps toward reopenings

The NFL is taking baby steps toward full reopenings for its teams. It has no other choice. No long throws downfield. Mostly halfback dives into the line. There are ...

5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

Your daily look at nonvirus stories in the news: 1. CYCLONE DUMPS RAIN ON INDIA, BANGLADESH Millions are frantically evacuated and the storm, packing 100 mph winds, could cause exte...

Cyclone dumps rain on India, Bangladesh, 2M head to shelters

NEW DELHI (AP) — A powerful cyclone began dumping rain on coastal India and Bangladesh early Wednesday as more than 2 million people were being moved to shelters before the storm hits land in the afte...

US births fall, and virus could drive them down more

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. births continued to fall last year, leading to the fewest number of newborns in 35 years. The decline is the latest sign of a prolonged national “baby bust” that...

J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder in US, Canada

FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada, where demand has dwindled amid thousands of lawsuits...

J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder in US, Canada

FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada, where demand has dwindled amid thousands of lawsuits claiming it...

Chiefs' Hill completes year-long reclamation of himself

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The steady stream of nurses filing out of St. Luke's Hospital for close to an hour was finally slowing down, which was altogether fortunate, because the young man with thighs l...