Missouri House candidates spar in key congressional district

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Candidates in one of the nation’s most closely watched congressional races used a joint virtual forum appearance Monday to push back against attack ads in the bitterly fought camp...

Wales locks down as COVID-19 cases spike; Manchester resists

LONDON (AP) — Wales on Monday became the second nation in the United Kingdom to lock down large swathes of its economy to combat rising coronavirus infections, but British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

AP-NORC/SAP poll: 1 in 4 US workers have weighed quitting

New York (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work. But many of those still working are fearful, distressed and stretched thin. A quarter of U.S. work...

Irish regulator investigates Instagram over children's data

LONDON (AP) — Irish privacy regulators have opened two investigations into Instagram over the social media site's handling of young people's personal data. Ireland's Data Protection...

2020 Watch: Is debate Trump's last chance to save himself?

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 15 Days to next schedul...

AXA Hong Kong Corporate Responsibility Week 2020 Mobilised 300 volunteers to promote mental health

Instilled positivity among 800 beneficiaries and fundraised for Mental Health Foundation HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 19 October 2020 - AXA Hong Kong is committed to enhancing the holistic well...

Massachusetts foster parents could be first to unionize

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts could become home to the first union to successfully represent foster parents. SEIU 509 announced plans Thursday to unionize thousands of foster parents a...

Time's Up study: Many who report harassment face retaliation

Three years into the #MeToo movement, there may be more awareness around workplace sexual harassment. But a new report finds that almost three-quarters of people reporting such harassment suffer from ...

A popular Ardern poised to win 2nd term in New Zealand vote

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — In the final days of campaigning before New Zealand holds an election on Saturday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is being greeted like a rock star. Hun...

"Cheer" star Jerry Harris asks for jail release until trial

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge said Wednesday that she will decide soon whether to allow Jerry Harris, a star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” to be released from jail and placed on home confinement...

Malcolm Jenkins says therapy helps him cope with stress

Malcolm Jenkins is passionate about many subjects, including mental health awareness. Going to weekly therapy helps him cope with stress and he wants young men to know it’s not a weakness. ...

Federal judge rules Tennessee abortion law unconstitutional

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period law for abortions is unconstitutional. Tennessee’s 2015 law requires women to make...

Photo of the Day: 'Save 12' signs for HK activists seen in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kongers living in Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 12) posted neon signs at famous landmarks in Taipei to show solidarity with 12 activists who have been imprisoned for trying ...

Takeaways: Barrett is reticent as Dems focus on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett faced her first day’s worth of questions Tuesday from Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and it was a calmer affair ...

Oregon protest fallout dominates close Portland mayor race

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In most election cycles, America wouldn’t pay attention to the Portland, Oregon, mayoral race — but this isn’t a normal year. Months of protests against racial...