Cyprus cancels maligned 'golden passport' scheme

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus on Tuesday scrapped a lucrative program granting citizenship to wealthy investors amid new allegations that a top state official and a veteran lawmaker were implicated in...

Trump vs. Biden: Where they stand on health, economy, more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the tumult of the 2020 presidential campaign, one dynamic has remained constant: The Nov. 3 election offers voters a choice between substantially different policy paths. ...

EU nations set to adopt common travel rules amid pandemic

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries are getting ready to adopt a common traffic light system to coordinate traveling across the 27-nation bloc, but a return to a full freedom of movement in the m...

Her words: Amy Coney Barrett on faith, precedent, abortion

Some notable quotes from Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor and current judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Her confirmation hearings ...

Court: Son born abroad to gay couple is a U.S. citizen

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled against the U.S. State Department in its quest to deny the citizenship of one of two twins born abroad to a gay married couple. T...

Catarina Macario gets US camp call-up, citizenship in 1 day

Brazilian-born Catarina Macario had an eventful day: she got called into training camp with the U.S. women’s national team and she became a U.S. citizen. The Stanford midfielder is ...

Politics has way of finding Supreme Court eager to avoid it

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court might prefer to avoid politics, but politics has a way of finding the court. President Donald Trump wants the court to keep his taxes from being t...

Lakers will look to close Heat out in Game 5 of NBA Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The trophy ceremony plans are getting finalized. Boxes are being shipped out of the NBA bubble in advance of the looming shutdown. Hotel rooms, sometime in the next few d...

Stanford's Macario on USWNT's training camp roster

Brazilian-born Stanford midfielder Catarina Macario is among the players who will take part in the U.S. women's national team training camp this month. The two-time winner of the MA...

Rights group decries Myanmar's camps for displaced Rohingya

BANGKOK (AP) — The de facto detention of 130,000 ethnic Rohingya in squalid camps in Myanmar amounts to a form of apartheid, a human rights group alleged Thursday in urging the world to pressure Aung ...

Saudi Arabia pressures Bangladesh to take in stateless Rohingya

Almost 40 years ago, Saudi Arabia took in tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees who were facing persecution in Myanmar. Now, Riyadh wants Muslim-majority Bangladesh to take back some 54,000 Rohingya....

Proposed Sri Lankan charter change raises rights concerns

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A proposed amendment to Sri Lanka’s Constitution that would consolidate power in the president’s hands has raised concerns about the independence of the country’s institution...

Prosecutor says 'Hotel Rwanda' man to be tried with rebels

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's prosecution on Monday said it intends to hold a joint trial of Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda,” together with 16 priso...

Afghan refugees in India cast adrift amid coronavirus pandemic

It's a busy weekend for Ahmad Ghani as he drives through New Delhi's Lajpat Nagar neighborhood (pictured above). Although Ghani is recovering from a COVID-19 infection, as the head of the Afg...

Lawyer: Iran grants furlough to French-Iranian researcher

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has indefinitely furloughed a prominent researcher with dual French-Iranian citizenship who was imprisoned on security charges, her lawyer said Sunday. Alth...