Photo of sick boy on floor roils British election campaign

LONDON (AP) — A photo of a sick boy sleeping on a hospital floor because no beds were available has become one of the defining images of Britain’s bruising election campaign. It for...

Jury to decide if college student's killing was hate crime

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Three friends were waiting at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s campus around 3 a.m. on a Saturday when a stranger approached them, screaming. "St...

Andrew Yang having fun, but Democrat's message is serious.

CHICAGO (AP) — Of all the many Democrats running for president, Andrew Yang is having the most fun. Unburdened by expectations and unbothered by political convention, the tech entre...

Kiffin becomes coach at Ole Miss, steps down at FAU

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is headed to Ole Miss. Kiffin and the Rebels made the announcement Saturday after Florida Atlantic defeated UAB in the Conference USA championship...

Gabon striker Bouanga thriving with Saint-Etienne under Puel

Striker Denis Bouanga’s move from Nimes to Saint-Etienne did not make headlines last offseason. With sports fans focusing on Julian Alaphilippe's exploits at the Tour de France, Boua...

July 25 forecast: Sunny, with cloud of impeachment for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The forecast for July 25 was typical for Washington: sunny, mid-80s. President Donald Trump had good reason to be feeling bright and sunny himself. It was the morni...

Belgian Carnival town renounces UNESCO title over racism row

BRUSSELS (AP) — The famed Belgian Carnival town of Aalst is renouncing its place on the U.N. cultural heritage list, saying it is sick of widespread complaints that this spring’s edition contained bla...

July 25 forecast: Sunny, with cloud of impeachment for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The forecast for July 25 was typical for Washington: sunny, mid-80s. President Donald Trump had good reason to be feeling bright and sunny himself. It was the morni...

Taiwanese are not funny enough: university study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese do not rate highly on the international scale for sense of humor, but such a sense can be learned, a research team at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) sa...

Get in the holiday mood with Ne-Yo, Lea Michele and Chicago

Here's a collection of holiday albums reviewed by The Associated Press. _________ Ne-Yo, “Another Kind of Christmas” (Motown/Compound Entertainment) ...

Fiery theater critic John Simon has died at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — John Simon, a theater and film critic known for his lacerating reviews and often withering assessment of performers' physical appearance, has died. He was 94. Patrici...

Jessye Norman remembered as force of nature at Met memorial

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessye Norman was remembered as a force of nature as thousands filled the Metropolitan Opera House on Sunday for a celebration of the soprano, who died Sept. 30 at age 74. ...

Review: Leonard Cohen’s posthumous album centers on poetry

Leonard Cohen, “Thanks for the Dance” (Columbia/Legacy Recordings) Leonard Cohen’s last album, released just weeks before he passed in 2016, was “You Want It Darker,” which had a sen...

TV comedy greats take a bow, make ’em laugh at ceremony

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “There’s nothing I believe more than this, that laughter adds time to one’s life,” Norman Lear told an audience gathered to honor him and other four other television comed...

Sculptor crafting first women’s statue for Central Park

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A sculptor known for trying to redress history through her art is creating the first statue of real-life women for New York’s Central Park, where the only females so honored u...