Urgency to bear witness grows for last Hiroshima victims

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — For nearly 70 years, until he turned 85, Lee Jong-keun hid his past as an atomic bomb survivor, fearful of the widespread discrimination against blast victims that has long per...

WEtv to honor Tamar Braxton's request to end future work

LOS ANGELES (AP) — WEtv will honor Tamar Braxton’s request to end future work together, but the network expects to premiere the singer’s reality show next month. The network wished B...

'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...

'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...

SOOCAS S3 Electric Shaver Hits US Market with Infinity Floating Tech

SHENZHEN, CHINA - Media OutReach - 3 August 2020 - China's SOOCAS, a personal care appliance startup based in Shenzhen, has launched its first electric shaver S3 in the US market, following a big succ...

Tamar Braxton pays tribute to boyfriend for 'saving my life'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tamar Braxton is thanking her boyfriend for “saving my life” after her hospitalization last month. Braxton posted a lengthy message on social media late Saturday t...

AP WAS THERE: 1952 Helsinki Games

HELSINKI (AP) — EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. This story was publishe...

Final days of hajj and Eid festival impacted by coronavirus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Small groups of pilgrims performed one of the final rites of the Islamic hajj on Friday as Muslims worldwide marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a globa...

A virus cluster in France splits generations, raises fears

PARIS (AP) — As the sun went down, their partying got into full flow, with an unwanted guest: the coronavirus. An outbreak among 18- to 25-year-olds at a seaside resort on the Britta...

Former Illinois, New Mexico St coach Lou Henson dies at 88

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Lou Henson, the plain-spoken coach who took New Mexico State and Illinois to the Final Four during a 21-year career that included nearly 800 victories and a feud with fellow Big...

Stakes high as Depp's libel case against UK tabloid closes

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp’s libel case against a British tabloid that accused him of abusing ex-wife Amber Heard wraps up Tuesday after three weeks of court hearings that dissected a toxic celebrity l...

Virus exacts a heavy toll in Queens neighborhood of Corona

NEW YORK (AP) — Damiana Reyes is back at work at a busy Manhattan hair salon, making highlights, blowouts and extensions. But her mind often drifts to her father, with whom she lived in Queens, before...

New MICHELIN Guide Taipei & Taichung to be officially launched Aug 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelin announced on Monday (July 27) that its annual guide will be revealed Aug. 24 at the National Taichung Theater to mark its inclusion of the city in the gastronomic...

US ambassador shaves mustache under Seoul's summer heat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea has shaved his mildly controversial mustache, saying it was too uncomfortable to keep while wearing a coronavirus mask during South Korea’s...

Barr able to put his stamp on executive power as Trump's AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gathered in the small assembly hall in Little Rock, Arkansas, their chairs spaced 6 feet (1.83 meters) apart, the business leaders listen admiringly to the nation’s chief law enforce...