Euro 2024 study: Human rights concern in Turkey, not Germany

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA's evaluation of 2024 European Championship bidders says human rights issues are a concern in Turkey but not in Germany. The assessment of the two bid bo...

Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China

ISTANBUL (AP) — Chinese authorities are placing the children of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities into dozens of state-run orphanages across the far western Xinjiang region, as around 1 million adul...

Busy day lands Angels' Arcia in baseball record books

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels catcher Francisco Arcia began the day behind the plate, did a brief stint on the mound and ended up in the major league record books. Arcia ...

Malaysia to import smart library system from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysia will import the IDSmart Library system from Taiwan in order to improve the efficiency of its library management as well as the convenience for their readers, repo...

Review: In 'Colette,' a literary great is finally unbound

Wash Westmoreland's "Colette" is a very British movie about a very French feminist icon. A handsome and lively period film, it's too timid to capture the ravenous appetites of the literary force that ...

Editor of The New York Review of Books out after uproar

NEW YORK (AP) — The editor of The New York Review of Books has abruptly left his post following an outcry when the magazine published an essay by a former radio host accused of sexual misconduct that ...

Region in Ukraine's west bans Russian-language books, movies

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A regional council in western Ukraine has passed a motion to ban all Russian-language books, films and songs in the region. The legislature in the Lviv region v...

Hala Alyan, Ta-Nehisi Coates win Dayton Literary Peace Prize

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A debut novel about a displaced Palestinian family and a book of essays exploring race and identity during Barack Obama's presidency have been named the winners of the annual Dayto...

Colleagues of Kavanaugh accuser point to her integrity

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Her studies first brought her West, but for Christine Margaret Blasey Ford, the move to California proved a way to leave behind what had gone wrong in her teenage years in the...

'Silly old bear': New exhibition celebrates Winnie-the-Pooh

BOSTON (AP) — Winnie-the-Pooh, that silly old bear, is the star of a new exhibition at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic" explores how the beloved t...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending September 16, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Fear by Bob Woodward ...

Woodward's "Fear" already a million-seller

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Woodward's "Fear" is already a million-seller. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Woodward's takedown of President Donald Trump has sold more than 1.1 mi...

Pope role in study of Argentine sex abuse case in spotlight

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Pope Francis' role in Argentina's most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the Catholic...

Sloan Foundation programmer to receive honorary book award

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're a fan of "Hidden Figures" and Margot Lee Shetterly's story of three black female mathematicians' contributions to the space program, you should thank in part the efforts of t...

Film Review: 'House With a Clock' is a real time suck

The 10-year-old hero at the center of the film "The House With a Clock in Its Wall" likes to look up words in the dictionary, like "foreboding" and "indomitable." He might want to be familiar with the...