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ABC tries something brave: drama with journalist as hero

ABC is bringing actress Hilary Swank and the writer of the 2015 Oscar-winning film “Spotlight” together for a new drama about a journalist working in Alaska. The Thursday series “Ala...

'Dancing With the Stars' moves from ABC to sibling Disney+

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Dancing With the Stars” will waltz away from its longtime ABC home and over to streaming service Disney+, the network's corporate sibling. The competition series,...

'I'm a better person': Northam reflects on his complex term

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Ralph Northam first decided to jump into politics, he wasn't sure which party to join. He chose the Democrats, and a decade and a half later — after a quic...

Cuomo crisis recalls Northam’s; supporters say no comparison

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The political crisis engulfing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has triggered a flurry of comparisons to another chief executive who once found himself facing deafening calls from fello...

Mourning daughter, a Guatemalan couple find healing in dance

Jenifer Vásquez was 32 when she died of renal insufficiency in June, leaving behind grief-stricken parents already struggling with the isolation of the coronavirus lockdown in Guatemala. ...

Virginia lieutenant governor enters race for governor

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax formally kicked off his campaign for governor Saturday, a year after facing two allegations of sexual assault. Fairfax...

The 8th "Xinhui Yamen Gudou Crab Festival" Grandly Opens to Indulge Summer Craze at "Crab Party at Planet Galaxy Beach"

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 19 June 2020 - The 8th "Xinhui Yamen Gudou Crab Festival" will be held from 20 June to 20 August in Xinhui Gudou Hot Spring Town, which is familiar to many Hong Kon...

With hand sanitizer nearby, Dubai Comic Con laughs at virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As papier-mâché hand grenades and plastic assault rifles barely caught the attention of security guards, a health official in Dubai wordlessly watched over an infrar...

Taiwan flag grayed out at International dance contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese street dancer was selected as one of the top 16 contestants in the annual Red Bull BC One International Dance Competition on Saturday (Nov. 9), but the Taiwan ...

Northam bounces back from blackface scandal to campaign

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — When a blackface scandal nearly forced Gov. Ralph Northam from office in February, the folksy pediatrician became an instant pariah among fellow Democrats. A political death...

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov's yearbook

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results on 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...

Virginia lieutenant governor resists calls to step down

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor has urged authorities to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him, but hasn't heeded calls to resign and it is unclear what...

Calls mount for Virginia lieutenant governor's resignation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Calls were mounting for Virginia's lieutenant governor to resign Saturday, at the tail end of an astonishing week that saw the state's top three elected officials — all Democrats ...

Virginia lieutenant governor embattled by new sex allegation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's state government seemed to come unglued Friday as an embattled Gov. Ralph Northam made it clear he won't resign and the man in line to succeed him was hit with another ...