In Africa, stigma surrounding coronavirus hinders response

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — After 23 days in quarantine in Uganda — far longer than required — Jimmy Spire Ssentongo walked free in part because of a cartoon he drew. It showed a bound prisoner begging for...

RI issues tax refunds signed by Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island mistakenly sent more than 175 tax refund checks signed by Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse, rather than the state treasurer and controller. The Rhod...

AP FACT CHECK: A more measured Trump doesn't mean accurate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump in recent days suddenly acknowledged the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic and edged away from some of his most audacious falsehoods about it. That's not to ...

AP FACT CHECK: A more measured Trump doesn't mean accurate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump in recent days suddenly acknowledged the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic and edged away from some of his most audacious falsehoods about it. That's not to ...

Changsha IFS teams up with Looney Tunes and Graffiti Artist Dezio to Unveil the Very First "Summer Streets" Exhibition in Central China

CHANGSHA, CHINA - Media OutReach - 24 July 2020 - Since its opening 2 years ago, Changsha IFS has promptly emerged as the landmark and trendsetter in Central  China by continuously injecting new impet...

Hong Kong protesters adapt signs, slogans to skirt new law

HONG KONG (AP) — It was one of the first protests in Hong Kong after a feared national security law came into effect. Among a dozen or so lunchtime demonstrators at a luxury mall in...

Fox's Chris Wallace gets praise for his interview with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — As veteran journalists who now teach the craft to college students, Tom Bettag and Frank Sesno both said they will use Chris Wallace's interview with President Donald Trump to show how...

Kansas paper owner apologizes for tying mask rule, Holocaust

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas county Republican Party chairman who owns a weekly newspaper apologized Sunday for a cartoon posted on the paper's Facebook page that equated the Democratic governor's cor...

Kansas newspaper's post equates mask mandate with Holocaust

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A weekly Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican Party chairman posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the Democratic governor's order requiring people to w...

Rights activists say Danes unaware of racism in their nation

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Rights activists on Thursday accused Danish officials of being unable to recognize racism after authorities said the killing of a biracial man by two white men was not racia...

Taiwanese-American wows UK cooking show judges with pig's blood cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tiffany Chang (張易涵), a Taiwanese-born chef who moved to the U.S. when she was 12, won the "Golden Apple" prize on Netflix's popular food show "Crazy Deli...

Taiwanese digital minister shares country’s coronavirus response on CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen across the U.S., Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) joined CNN on Tuesday (June 30) to share Taiwan's pandemic...

Using 'face doubles,' a new doc captures an anti-LGBTQ purge

Anonymous sources in documentaries have often been reduced to a shadowy, voice-distorted figure — or worse, a pixelated blur. But a new documentary premiering Tuesday on HBO has, wi...

Elizabeth Banks to drive 'Magic School Bus' onto big screens

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Magic School Bus” has traveled everywhere from Pluto to inside the human body. Now it's going somewhere new: the big screen. Scholastic Entertainment said Thursd...

Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virus

A trumpeter who came up in the shadow of Miles Davis then stepped out of it. An architect whose soaring stadiums and concert halls are sitting silent in his native Italy. A rocker whose song gave flig...