VIRUS DIARY: In Saudi Arabia, a photographer finds new focus

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — I moved to Saudi Arabia from Egypt last year, eager to photograph a national awakening that was once unimaginable in a country so beholden to ultraconservative mores. ...

Northeast Indian state bans sale of dog meat amid protest

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Authorities in India’s northeastern state of Nagaland have banned the sale of dog meat and halted the import and trading of dogs to be used for food, officials said Saturday. ...

Union: Colorado officer fired in Elijah McClain photo probe

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver officer has been fired amid an internal investigation into photos showing police near where Elijah McClain was put in a chokehold and later died, a police union ...

Report: Sardinia blocks Americans who land in private jet

ROME (AP) — Officials on the Italian island of Sardinia are distancing themselves from a reported decision by local airport authorities to prevent a group of Americans who arrived in a private plane f...

Officers put on leave over photos tied to Elijah McClain

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Multiple police officers in suburban Denver have been placed on paid leave during an investigation into photos that emerged of them near where Elijah McClain died last summer afte...

Experts dismiss dealer's claim to have long-lost Kahlo work

MADRID (AP) — Scholars in the work of surrealist Frida Kahlo have searched for more than six decades for “The Wounded Table,” a 1940 oil painting illuminating her pain over the breakup of her marriage...

New knotholes: Good MLB views, if fans know where to look

BOSTON (AP) — Tucked under the center field seats at Fenway Park, down some stairs from Lansdowne Street in an area previously used as the visiting team’s batting cage, is a sports bar that is prepari...

Madame Tussauds Singapore Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Local Stars

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 28 June 2020 - On the 1st of July 2020 Madame Tussauds Singapore will roll out the red carpet again, for you! So glam up and take the spotlight alongside more than 80 ...

Satellite image: Iran blast was near suspected missile site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An explosion that rattled Iran’s capital came from an area in its eastern mountains that analysts believe hides an underground tunnel system and missile production s...

Virus visitor bans renew interest in nursing home cameras

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Visitation bans at nursing homes have renewed interest in legislation that would allow families to put remote cameras inside the facilities to help see how loved ones are doing....

Probe underway of bean bag shot that blinded man in 1 eye

CLEVELAND (AP) — A bean bag shooting by law enforcement at a Cleveland Black Lives Matter protest that left a man blinded in one eye is under investigation by state and local authorities, an official ...

Syrian FM says US sanctions seek to 'starve the people'

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister accused the United States on Tuesday of allegedly “seeking to starve the people” of Syria by imposing new sanctions and opening the door for “terrorism"...

1 man dead, 11 people wounded in Minneapolis shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Minneapolis police had first said ...

China, India disavow clash but pledge to end border standoff

BEIJING (AP) — China and India accused each other Wednesday of instigating deadly border clashes between their forces along the disputed Himalayan frontier, pledging to safeguard their territory...

US hits Syria's elite with new sanctions under Caesar Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ramping up pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad and his inner circle with a raft of new economic and travel sanctions for human rights abuses. ...