'If not now, when?': Black women seize political spotlight

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The little girl ran up to her, wide-eyed and giddy. “Are you Charisse Davis?” the fourth grader asked. Davis was stunned. A former kindergarte...

Pakistani women on Tinder break dating taboos

Faiqa is a 32-year-old entrepreneur in Islamabad, and like many young, single women around the world, she uses dating apps to connect with men. Although casual dating for women is still frowned upon ...

Sa Sa x Boutir Makes New Inroads into New Retail

Building integrated channels and helping business owners Develop new systems to boost sales HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 10 August 2020 - Sa Sa International Holdings Limited (...

Virtual preparation allows Miss Nicaragua amid pandemic

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — For four months, everything was virtual: the modeling and speech classes, the make-up courses and the emotional support session via videoconference. And when eight contestant...

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century,...

In 1976, Comaneci's perfect 10s made her the perfect one

EDITOR’S NOTE — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. AP Sports Writer Tim Reynolds intervi...

Q&A: Nagasaki marks 75th A-bomb anniversary on Sunday

TOKYO (AP) — The city of Nagasaki in southern Japan marks the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing on Sunday. It was the second nuclear bomb dropped by the U.S. three days af...

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverte...

5 things to know as Hiroshima marks 75th A-bomb anniversary

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The city of Hiroshima in western Japan marks the 75th anniversary of the world’s first nuclear attack on Thursday. Three days after its Aug. 6, 1945, bombing...

AP Was There: Don Schollander wins 4 gold medals in swimming

EDITOR’S NOTE — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. This story was transmitted from Tokyo...

The Latest: New Zealand unemployment rate shows improvement

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s unemployment rate showed a surprising improvement to 4% during the midst of the nation’s virus lockdown, although the headline number doesn’t tell the full stor...

Asia Today: Australian state reports record virus increase

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s hot spot Victoria state announced a new record 725 COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths on Wednesday, while businesses in Melbourne city prepared to draw down their shu...

Singapore Celebrities Gather to Celebrate National Day at Madame Tussauds

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 5 August 2020 - Stefanie Sun, JJ Lin and Dick Lee are just a handful of the local celebrities who have gathered together for National Day celebrations at Madame Tussauds o...

Von Miller's transformation driven by Kobe, MJ, COVID-19

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller’s body is buffer, his hair tinted orange on top. The real changes go a whole lot deeper. The Broncos star linebacker on Tuesday revealed four fact...

Fashion Walk Actively Evolves Innovative Pop-up Store Concept

Launching "In the Name of Summer" Pop-up Twin Stores together with Lifestyle Brand - Asian Gold Showcasing a Selection of Globally Exclusive Brands, Setting Off an Aesthetic Movement this Summer H...