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Moscow mall opens for Russian business after big brand exodus

Western fashion brands are conspicuous by their absence at a gleaming new shopping centre on the outskirts of Moscow - and customers say they scarcely miss them. Following Moscow's decision to ...

Cassidy Hutchinson, Trump White House aide, now in spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two years out of college, Cassidy Hutchinson said she watched as a valet mopped up the president's lunch after he had smashed his plate against a wall. Donald Trump was in a rag...

Rescuers dig for survivors after Russian missiles demolish Ukrainian shopping mall

Firefighters and soldiers searched on Tuesday for survivors in the rubble of a shopping mall in central Ukraine after a Russian missile strike killed at least 18 people in an attack condemned by the U...

Verdict in Paris terror trial: A further step in the healing process

For nearly 10 months, the area around the Justice Palace in central Paris has resembled a high-security zone, surrounded by metal fencing and guarded by hundreds of police officers in riot gear, polic...

'Zombie fever' creeps into 18 Levels of Hell in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The zombie craze kicked off by an exhibition at Tainan Art Museum has boosted visits tenfold at a nearby temple known for its "Eighteen Levels of Hell" (十八地獄). ...

Column: Chase Elliott pushes to race Nashville Fairgrounds

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — To be clear, Chase Elliott will take a victory anywhere he can get one. But not long after lifting the celebratory guitar he earned for winning at Nashville Su...

Seven accusers write to Ghislaine Maxwell's sentencing judge

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven women who say Ghislaine Maxwell helped Jeffrey Epstein steal the innocence of their youth and poison the promise of their future are asking a judge to consider their pain a...

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday stripped away women’s constitutional protections for abortion, a fundamental and deeply personal change for Americans' lives after nearly a half-century u...

Religious group attacks art performances for opening doors to hell

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Art Museum's zombie exhibition and a National Theater and Concert Hall stage performance have come under fire from a religious group for blasphemy. “Gh...

LGBTQ youth of faith retell their stories to inspire others

Sabrina Hodak grew up in a Modern Jewish Orthodox family but only truly embraced Judaism at age 16, around the same time she understood she was bisexual. It was an upsetting and con...

EXPLAINER: What led to priests being killed in Mexico?

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two Jesuit priests and a tour guide murdered in Mexico’s Sierra Tarahumara this week are the latest in a long line of activists, reporters, travelers and local residents who have be...

Live updates | American Medical Association weighs in

The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling on New York's gun law: The American Medical Association has called the ruling a “harmful and deeply disturbing decision.’’ "F...

Avalanche a win away from dethroning 2-time champ Lightning

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar and the Colorado Avalanche weren't all that interested in glancing back at the simmering controversy over the way Game 4 ended in overtime. Of way more impo...

Religious critics of south Taiwan zombie exhibition spark debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following recent comments criticizing and calling for the cancelation of the Tainan Art Museum’s upcoming “Ghosts and Hells: The Underworld in Asian Art”...

Threats testimony rings familiar for election workers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — This week’s gripping testimony to Congress about threats to local election officials after the 2020 presidential election had a rapt audience far beyond Washington — secretaries ...