Ratings up, future bright: NFL rebounds off troubled seasons

The most compelling drama in the NFL this season unfolded on the field, not off it. And any thought that the league was in jeopardy of losing its spot as America's favorite sport ha...

Movement to highlight missing Native women expands to males

TUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Margaret Bitsue's days are filled with prayer: that her son has a clear mind and that he remembers home, a traditional Navajo hogan at the end of a dirt road where a faded yell...

Year sees Day rise from unknown assistant to celebrity coach

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At a crowded news conference last December, Ryan Day sat next to Ohio State legend Urban Meyer whose sudden decision to retire overshadowed the announcement of Day’s ascension to...

Independent women's groups say 2019 year of progress in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — For 60 years, Cuba's communist government has monopolized virtually every aspect of life on the island, including dozens of state-controlled organizations that serve as official advocate...

Russia presents long-awaited domestic violence bill

MOSCOW (AP) — A group of lawmakers in the country’s upper house of parliament, mainly from President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party, have presented a long-anticipated bill on preventing domestic...

Woman’s call to 911 for pizza was signal for domestic abuse

OREGON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman trying to get help for her mother during a domestic violence dispute called police pretending to order a pizza. Oregon police arrested and charged 5...

38% of migrant caregivers in Taiwan abused by employers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 38 percent of migrant caregivers have been subjected to verbal or physical abuse while working in Taiwan, but only 46 percent have sought help, according to ...

Art show seeks the ‘real Moscow’ in grim suburbs

MOSCOW (AP) — As sleet falls on a cold November day, communist-era apartment blocks dominating Moscow’s suburban skyline look bleak and forbidding. But it’s precisely these sprawling city outskirts th...

CFL commissioner urges more work in ending domestic violence

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The commissioner of the Canadian Football League says his organization still has a lot of work to do in stopping violence against women. Randy Ambrosie spoke ...

No. 3 Ohio State sits star DE Chase Young, who blames loan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 3 Ohio State announced Friday it will not play star defensive end Chase Young against Maryland this weekend amid concerns he violated NCAA rules by taking a loan last year fr...

Chicago teachers' strike highlights support staff shortages

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Demands by striking Chicago teachers for more nurses, librarians and social workers are highlighting concerns that resonate in high-poverty school districts nationwide, where sho...

100s of accused priests living under radar with no oversight

Almost 1,700 priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living under the radar with little to no oversight from religious auth...

100s of accused priests living under radar with no oversight

Nearly 1,700 priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living under the radar with little to no oversight from religious auth...

UK court to hear Dubai royal custody dispute on Nov. 11

LONDON (AP) — The dispute between Dubai's ruler and his estranged wife is set to be heard before a British court in November. A full hearing of the case regarding the welfare of the ...

Taiwan to host world conference on women's shelters

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwan will host the fourth World Conference of Women's Shelters in November, with 1,500 female representatives from 120 countries participating, the Taiwanese co-organizer Garden o...