Costume Designers Guild to honor Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar nominees Glenn Close and "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth E. Carter will be honored Tuesday night at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards. Clo...

'Black Panther' designer Ruth Carter on her start, Spike Lee

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a big week for Ruth E. Carter, who on Sunday could become the first African-American to win an Academy Award for costume design through her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in "Black ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2019. There are 315 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1...

'Black Panther' costume designer blazes trail to inspire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth E. Carter says she wants her Oscar recognition to create more opportunities for African-Americans and women of color who desire to follow her f...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - February 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Taiwan's China Airlines pilot strike officially ends: Air New Zealand plane turned back from China for referring to Taiwan as country; 16-ye...

10 days before show time, a full-on revolt over the Oscars

Would anyone — anyone at all — like to thank the academy? This is normally the time of year when Oscar hopefuls are readying acceptance speeches that almost always begin with a few w...

How Virginia's top 3 leaders are handling scandals

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — All three of Virginia's top elected officials remain in office despite varying calls for their ouster amid scandals involving blackface costumes and sexual-assault allegations. Bu...

New Jersey becomes first US state to take legal Oscars bets

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Perhaps you weren't sure — or didn't care — if Gisele Bundchen's husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why "The Favourite" is a favorite to ...

Winners of the 2019 British Academy Film Awards

Winners of the 2019 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film — "Roma" British Film — "The Favourite" Director — Alfonso Cuaron, "Roma" ...

The Latest: Northam says he thought about resigning

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the blackface and sexual assault allegations involving Virginia's top three Democrats (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Virginia Gov....

The Latest: Va. Dems call on Lt. Gov. Fairfax to resign

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on fallout from scandals roiling Virginia's top officials (all times local): 11:40 p.m. The Democratic Party of Virginia is calling ...

16-year-old girl dressed in T-Rex costume attacked by thug in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 16-year-old young woman, who wears an inflatable T-Rex costume to raise funds, on Friday (Feb. 8) reported being assaulted while performing on the streets of Tainan. On Fr...

People of color angry, not surprised, by blackface scandal

DETROIT (AP) — In the brightly lit Vintage Barbershop in northwest Detroit, Thomas Carter carefully trimmed the graying hair of a customer as he was asked about photos that depict whites wearing black...

How Virginia Gov. survives scandal by staying out of sight

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — He promised to start an honest conversation about race and how to heal the lingering wounds of Virginia's painful past. Then he disappeared. For the past week, G...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. During the p...