DC releases bodycam footage from fatal crash amid protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the nation's capital on Thursday released body camera footage from a fatal vehicle accident during a police chase that has sparked two days of protests and clashes. ...

Even Mexico's tough-luck saint has tough year in 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s patron saint of lost causes and difficult cases had a tough day Wednesday, drawing only a fraction of the huge crowd he normally gets for his annual celebration. ...

Coronavirus digest: Protests in Italy as Europe locks down

Italian police deployed teargas after demonstrators rallied across the country against nationwide coronavirus resctrictions on Tuesday evening. Members of the neo-fascist political party Forza Nuova ...

Eager for change, Chile faces long road to new constitution

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The fireworks and street celebrations are over in Chile, and now many months of hard work and uncertainty loom for a population impatient for change. One of La...

Stop the music! Chorus of artists tell Trump to turn it down

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the beloved, “heard there was a secret chord" opening lines of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah” to the rousing, children's-choir conclusion of the Rolling Stones' “You Can't Always...

Low expections in Mexico as US election approaches

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A week before U.S. elections, expectations and attention are unusually low in a foreign country that may have more at stake than any other. Many Mexicans would be glad to see a more...

Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 will go ahead with its annual fireworks to ring in the New Year 2021 despite the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the company’s chairman said Friday...

Videos unclear on whether cruiser led moped rider to crash

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police released two new videos Wednesday showing events just before a crash that seriously injured a Black man on a moped that was being followed by a Providence police cruiser...

Taipei may scrap New Year bash over COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei will cancel its 2021 New Year’s Eve party if 15 or more coronavirus cases are reported there by the end of November, according to the city’s tourism age...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 15, the 289th day of 2020. There are 77 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 1...

67 arrests as fans, some rowdy, cheer Lakers win in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sixty-seven people were arrested during a downtown celebration after the Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th National Basketball Association championship, police said Monday. ...

Fans, some rowdy, cheer Lakers win outside Staples Center

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police and California Highway Patrol officers shut down ramps leading to the Los Angeles downtown area after the Lakers won the NBA Finals on Sunday night. Thousan...

Astros' big bats go silent in ALCS opener loss to Tampa Bay

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After the Houston Astros bashed the ball all over Dodger Stadium for the past week, they found it a whole lot harder to slug when they moved a couple of hours down the coast for the A...

French police station attacked with fireworks, metal bars

PARIS (AP) — Dozens of people attacked a police station outside Paris early Sunday with blasts of fireworks and damaged several police cars, officials said. No one was injured. It wa...

Police station in Paris suburbs attacked with fireworks

Some 40 unidentified people tried to storm a police station about 15 km (nine miles) southeast of central Paris on Saturday evening, police officials said. Armed with metal bars and fireworks, the a...