Trump tries religious gestures to hike support amid protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cloaking himself in religion for the second day in a row, President Donald Trump sought to seize the moral authority to justify his hard line against demonstrators protesting the kil...

Trump tries religious gestures to hike support amid protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cloaking himself in religion for the second day in a row, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to seize the moral authority to justify his hard line against demonstrators protesting...

Will open seats be familiar sight in sports as virus fades?

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Empty seats have been the norm the past few years at the University of Kansas, where a succession of football coaches has failed to turn around the flailing fortunes of the Jayha...

SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts launched by SpaceX declared victory Monday in NASA’s cosmic capture-the-flag game. They quickly claimed the prize left behind at the ...

Competitive sports resume in England after 75-day shutdown

A mid-morning greyhound race in a virtually empty venue in the central English city of Birmingham wouldn’t typically be an occasion warranting special attention. For English sports f...

Jackie Chan backs China's draconian security law for HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Friday (May 29), Jackie Chan (成龍), the "Clown Prince of Kung fu," joined over 2,000 performing artists in supporting China's new repressive security law f...

AMERICAN DIARY: To be black and a journalist at this moment

For many Americans, “space” means leaving the Earth’s atmosphere and exploring the galaxy. They think of this weekend’s Space X launch. Or going where no one has gone before on “Star Trek.” ...

Democrats to interview ousted State Department watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate Democrats will interview former State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Wednesday as part of their investigation into his abrupt firing by President Donal...

Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas

BEIJING (AP) — Zhang Dan was among the first to respond to the call for help in China's coronavirus epicenter. The 36-year-old nurse worked through grueling days, ministering to patients who needed as...

Warrant: Police find remains of second child in yard

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The remains of a second child that belonged to a Tennessee couple facing abuse charges have been found buried in a yard, court records said. A search warrant ...

German police investigating find of ape body parts in forest

BERLIN (AP) — German police say the grisly find of an ape’s hand and foot in a forest west of Munich appears to be less nefarious than previously thought, and certainly not as outlandish than wildly s...

5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ‘THIS IS THE RIGHT CALL’ Four officers were fired a day after George Floyd’...

Global pandemic: Through the eyes of the world's children

CHICAGO (AP) — These are children of the global pandemic. In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to the news to learn everything he can about the coronavi...

Missing hikers found after 18 days in New Zealand wilderness

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Two missing hikers were found alive Wednesday after surviving for 18 days in the New Zealand wilderness, police said. Jessica O’Connor and Dion Reynold...

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

NEW YORK (AP) — The verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pande...