Life on the line: Early voters wait 'as long as it takes'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Americans are accustomed to standing in line. They queue up for airport security, the latest iPhone, COVID tests, concerts or food. But the line of voters building before sunris...

LGBT groups in Japan launch petition seeking equality law

TOKYO (AP) — Sexual minority groups and human rights activists launched a petition on Thursday calling for an LGBT equality law in Japan in hopes that it can be enacted next year, when the country is ...

Opinion: China's ethnic socialism

It has recently been reported that China is imposing forced labor on thousands of people in Tibet. Since annexing the Buddhist state in 1950, the People's Republic has done almost everything in it...

Review: A smart portrait of a living legend in ‘The Glorias'

Gloria Steinem is always in conversation with herself in “ The Glorias,” a sprawling and thoughtful biopic of the writer and activist. Director Julie Taymor knows better than to try to capture her ent...

Taiwan president listed among TIME's 100 most influential people of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been selected for TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2020, primarily because of her administration’s effective measures to ...

A rapper, an elevator and a camel: the stories Ginsburg told

WASHINGTON (AP) — In recent years Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was surprised to find herself so popular that “everyone wants to take a picture with me.” The justice, who died Friday at 87, had become a...

'I will dearly miss my friend,' Justice Thomas says of RBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — The remaining eight Supreme Court Justices are speaking out about their colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87. Some, like Clarence Thomas, and S...

Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, legacy

NEW YORK (AP) — Across television and streaming services, the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was already front and center Saturday, a day after her death at 87. A look at...

Ginsburg, a feminist icon memorialized as the Notorious RBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved slowly. When court was in session, she often had her head down, sometimes leading visitors to think she was asleep....

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. ...

Ginsburg, a feminist icon memorialized as the Notorious RBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved slowly. When court was in session, she often had her head down, sometimes leading visitors to think she was asleep....

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She ...

Trump's Mideast deals tout 'peace' where there was never war

JERUSALEM (AP) — For the first time in more than a quarter-century, a U.S. president will host a signing ceremony between Israelis and Arabs at the White House, billing it as an "historic breakthrough...

Turkey's Erdogan slams Macron amid Mediterranean tensions

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president has taken aim at France’s leader, following French criticism about Turkish maritime activities in the eastern Mediterranean that have ignited tensions with Greece an...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 5, the 249th day of 2020. There are 117 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....