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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 18, the 108th day of 2021. There are 257 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April ...

AP PHOTOS: Photographers reflect on single shot of pandemic

ROME (AP) — The images show the intimacy of husbands and wives saying goodbye for the last time, or reuniting after months apart. They honor the courage of nurses, funeral workers and clerics who risk...

Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labbaik fuels anti-France violence in Pakistan

Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labbaik played a major role in fomenting this week’s anti-French protests in Pakistan, prompting Islamabad to announce the group’s dissolution on Thursday as Franc...

Ranieri makes the right moves in Sampdoria win

ROME (AP) — Claudio Ranieri’s halftime substitutions paid off in a 3-1 win over Hellas Verona in a midtable Serie A clash on Saturday. After Darko Lazovic put Verona ahead early from...

Journalists allege police harassment at Minnesota protests

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Some journalists covering protests over a police shooting in suburban Minneapolis say officers have harassed and assaulted them despite a federal order to leave them alon...

COVID: India's PM Modi assesses situation as cases surge

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a special meeting with top officials on Saturday amid a surge in COVID-19 infections across the country. Modi reviewed the government response to COVI...

Black Americans experiencing collective trauma, grief

Carlil Pittman knows trauma firsthand. As the co-founder of the Chicago-based youth organization GoodKidsMadCity-Englewood, he grieved the loss of Delmonte Johnson, a young community...

As mask mandates end, Oregon bucks trend with permanent rule

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As states around the country lift COVID-19 restrictions, Oregon is poised to go the opposite direction — and many residents are fuming about it. A top health of...

Four Sikhs among victims of Indianapolis mass shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis' tight knit Sikh community mourned Saturday as members learned that four Sikhs were among the eight people killed in the mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse. ...

Pressure mounts for Merkel's bloc to end its power struggle

BERLIN (AP) — Pressure mounted Saturday on the two contenders hoping to lead German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right bloc into September's national election to end their power struggle and agre...

Lawyers: DOJ defense in Trump defamation suit is 'dangerous'

The U.S. Justice Department made a “wrong and dangerous” argument in seeking to defend former President Donald Trump against a former advice columnist’s claim that he defamed her when he denied her al...

Cuomo retreats from open news briefings that made him a star

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor gained national attention last spring, and won an International Emmy, for daily, televised news briefings at which he answered barrages of qu...

Belarus: Two men accused of planning coup arrested in Moscow

Russian authorities on Saturday announced they had arrested two men in Moscow for allegedly planning a coup in Belarus. The two Belarusian men, Yuri Zyankovich and Alexander Feduta, were allegedly pla...

Roma's Smalling says family 'shaken up' by armed robbery

ROME (AP) — Roma defender Chris Smalling and his family were unharmed but “very shaken up” by an armed robbery inside their home in the Italian capital. The former Manchester United ...

46 Taiwanese charged for telecom fraud in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Beijing court on Friday (April 16) sentenced 46 Taiwanese nationals to up to 13 years in prison for their alleged involvement in a cross-border telecom fraud. The sus...