Tulane acquires archive of Vampire author Anne Rice

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University has acquired the complete archives of bestselling author Anne Rice, who was born and raised in New Orleans and whose books, including “Interview with a Vampire," o...

Alabama college opens home for Amistad slave ship murals

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A historically black college in Alabama is unveiling a new home for murals that depict a famous revolt by African captives aboard a slave-trading ship more than 180 years ago....

Pope chats at Vatican with president of Argentine homeland

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis chatted privately at the Vatican with the president of his native country, Argentina, on Friday. President Alberto Fernandez and Francis, the first p...

Kansas considers requiring 'In God We Trust' in classrooms

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Conservative Republicans are pushing for a law requiring government buildings and schools across Kansas to post the national motto of “In God We Trust,” an idea critics say is part...

Indian police detain man for firing during student protest

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police on Thursday detained a man who fired a shot near a university in the capital of New Delhi where students were protesting a new citizenship law that excludes Muslims. ...

Librarians honor books by Luiselli and Higginbotham

NEW YORK (AP) — Valeria Luiselli's novel “Lost Children Archive” and Adam Higginbotham's nonfiction “Midnight in Chernobyl” have been awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal, a $5,000 prize presented by the...

Agents recover stolen 500-year-old copy of Columbus letter

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Federal agents in Delaware have recovered a more than 500-year-old copy of a letter penned by Christopher Columbus that vanished from an Italian library decades ago. ...

Muslim women occupy streets in India against citizenship law

NEW DELHI (AP) — In the Indian capital’s Shaheen Bagh neighborhood, beside open sewers and dangerously dangling electricity wires, a group of Muslim women in colorful headscarves sit in resistance to ...

Minnesota man exposed as commander of Nazi-led unit dies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died. Michael Karkoc, whose ...

Utah police: Boy accused in killing 4 not cooperating

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — A boy accused of shooting and killing four members of a Utah family and wounding a fifth surrendered peacefully following the Friday night slayings, but has since refused to s...

Utah police: Boy accused in killing 4 not cooperating

A boy accused of killing four members of a Utah family surrendered peacefully following the Friday night slayings, but has since refused to speak with detectives trying to piece together a possible mo...

Imprisoned New Hampshire tax evader ashamed, wants divorce

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer for a woman awaiting re-sentencing with her husband for holding U.S. marshals at bay from their fortress-like home in 2007 says she is ashamed of her actions and is seeki...

Far-right Bolsonaro fires latest round in Brazil culture war

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's government has drawn criticism after launching a project that aims to revamp the country's arts scene, with a focus on nationalism and religion. The project is part of t...

Edgar Allan Poe house in Baltimore named literary landmark

BALTIMORE (AP) — A national association representing libraries is honoring the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore. A division of the American Library Association has added...

NBC to give price, details on new Peacock streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal is expected Thursday to unveil the price and other details of its upcoming streaming service, Peacock. The service launches in April and will be free for...