Review: In 'Painter and the Thief,' an unlikely friendship

The documentary “The Painter and the Thief” has a few wrinkles to add to the old Picasso adage that great artists steal. “The Painter and the Thief,” by Norwegian fi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 17, the 138th day of 2020. There are 228 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 17, 179...

Astrid Kirchherr, photographer of the Beatles, dead at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Astrid Kirchherr, the German photographer who shot some of the earliest and most striking images of the Beatles and had a lasting impact on their visual style, has died at age 81. ...

Coronavirus complicates safety for families living together

CHICAGO (AP) — At the age of 24, Francy Sandoval has unwittingly become the sole breadwinner for her family, after her mom, dad and brother — a nanny, a painter and a server — all lost their jobs in t...

Thousands of hungry people line up for food in South Africa

OLIEVENHOUTBOS, South Africa (AP) — Thousands of people stood in line for hours on Saturday in a South African township waiting for handouts of food. The scene has repeated for days...

Recuperating nursing home residents get their own buildings

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A few states may have found a way to help slow the spread of the coronavirus in nursing homes by converting some of them into “recovery centers” set aside mostly for residents w...

Betsy Wyeth, widow and muse of Andrew Wyeth, dies at 98

CHADDS FORD, Pa. (AP) — Betsy James Wyeth, the widow, business manager and muse of painter Andrew Wyeth, died Tuesday at age 98, according to the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pennsyl...

Pledge brings Ohio neighborhood together -- at a distance

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — The idea came about because Jennifer Stamper was trying to make her family’s “new normal” feel a little bit more like their old one. Now, j...

Millions of tax-paying immigrants won't get stimulus checks

PHOENIX (AP) — The $2.2 trillion package that Congress approved to offer financial help during the coronavirus pandemic has one major exclusion: millions of immigrants who do not have legal status in ...

Haarms decides to leave Purdue, enter transfer portal

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue center Matt Haarms has entered the transfer portal and intends to play his final college season at another school, coach Matt Painter announced Monday. ...

Spanish singer-songwriter Luis Eduardo Aute dies at age 76

MADRID (AP) — Spanish singer-songwriter Luis Eduardo Aute, whose politically charged songs became popular during Spain’s transition from dictatorship to democracy, died Saturday at the age of 76, a pe...

Photo of the Day: 'Starry Taipei Night'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 28-year-old Taiwanese engineer painted this whimsical impressionistic scene of Taipei based on Vincent van Gogh's famous masterpiece. The artist, Jacky Wang, who ...

India marshals more resources to stop virus, but gaps remain

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is adding more resources to tackle the inevitable rise in its number of coronavirus cases by announcing that private hospitals may be requisitioned to help treat virus patients,...

Indian authorities send buses to take unemployed to villages

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities sent a fleet of buses to the outskirts of India's capital on Saturday to meet an exodus of migrant workers desperately trying to reach their home villages during the world...

Photo of the Day: 'Memory' of old Taiwanese homes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist working in the U.S. painted this nostalgic scene of old homes in Taiwan on Jan. 29. The painter, Ruby Wang (@rubywangart), a 28-year-old Taiwanese co...