No. 16 Hoosier women flex in 100-51 season-opening win

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes scored a career-high 26 points on perfect shooting from the floor, Grace Berger posted the first triple-double in program history and No. 16 Indiana defeated ...

Germany to compensate gay servicepeople for discrimination

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved legislation that would provide compensation to gay servicepeople who experienced discrimination in the military before a change of policy 20 years...

When to donate rewards to charity and when to give cash

If you’re looking to give to charity this holiday season but don’t want to dip into your bank account, donating unused credit card rewards, hotel points and airline miles can be a helpful alternative....

Opinion: When will India give women the right to bleed?

Imagine waking up in a bed soaked in blood. Imagine rushing to the school lavatory with a stained skirt. Imagine a tattered washcloth between your legs. Picturing this might fill you with disgust, bu...

What an offseason! Hawks bulk up big time in free agency

ATLANTA (AP) — Just like that, the Atlanta Hawks transformed themselves into a playoff contender. A team that averaged less than 25 wins the last three seasons added to its impressiv...

Lion cheaper than a pedigree kitten in Japan

The trade in wild animals is strictly regulated in Japan, and a lion cannot simply be purchased by a member of the public. But there are about 300 members of The Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquar...

Thanksgiving lessons jettison Pilgrim hats, welcome truth

BOSTON (AP) — A friendly feast shared by the plucky Pilgrims and their native neighbors? That’s yesterday’s Thanksgiving story. Students in many U.S. schools are now learning a more...

Review: A breezy, lighthearted rom-com in ‘Happiest Season’

Who we are with our parents and who we are in a romantic relationship can seem like different people. For Harper (Mackenzie Davis), a newspaper reporter living a nice adult life in P...

Obama memoir sells a record 1.7 million copies in first week

Former President Barack Obama's “A Promised Land” sold more than 1.7 million copies in North America in its first week, roughly equal to the combined first week sales of memoirs by his two immediate p...

Playful book about The Beatles wins major nonfiction prize

LONDON (AP) — A book that looks at The Beatles from a playful kaleidoscope of angles won Britain’s leading nonfiction literary award on Tuesday. Craig Brown’s “One Two Three Four: Th...

Douglas Stuart hopes Booker win helps working-class writers

LONDON (AP) — Fittingly in this year of work-from-home and lockdowns, Douglas Stuart’s life-changing moment came to him on his sofa. The Scottish writer was at home in Manhattan when...

Darwin notebooks reported stolen from Cambridge library

LONDON (AP) — Cambridge University launched an appeal Tuesday to find two valuable notebooks written by Charles Darwin after they were reported as stolen from the university’s library. ...

Amazon Singapore Previews Black Friday Cyber Monday Deals

Shop and save even more holiday deals this Black Friday on November 27 through Cyber Monday on November 30, as Amazon releases thousands of deals with deep discounts and extra savings on a wide select...

In Italy, theater reopens in town devastated by COVID

MILAN (AP) — In a signal of rebirth, the Donizetti theater in the northern Italian city of Bergamo, devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, reopened this weekend after three years of renovations. ...

Thanksgiving lessons jettison Pilgrim hats, welcome truth

BOSTON (AP) — A friendly feast shared by the plucky Pilgrims and their native neighbors? That’s yesterday’s Thanksgiving story. Students in many U.S. schools are now learning a more...