Haunting 'Roma' scene shines a rare spotlight on stillbirths

Of all the little moments of joy and strife that fill the top-nominated Oscar film "Roma," the most gut-wrenching takes place in a Mexico City hospital room, where a doctor coolly tells a frightened y...

Prosecutors seek 3-year sentence in 'celebgate' hacking case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have recommended a sentence of nearly three years in prison for a former Virginia high school teacher convicted of hacking into private digital accounts of cel...

USA Today editor apologizes for yearbook blackface photo

PHOENIX (AP) — The editor of USA Today apologized Thursday for an image portraying blackface that was published in the Arizona State University yearbook on her watch. Nicole Carroll ...

Michael Jackson accusers detail road to 'Leaving Neverland'

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Wade Robson and James Safechuck didn't know what to think when the lights went up after the first public screening of "Leaving Neverland" late last month at the Sundance Film Fe...

High school English test draws attention for insult to Taiwan's President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Chiayi Senior High School (國立嘉義高中) has drawn national attention this week for a peculiar question on an English test, which led students to criticize their teache...

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died. George Mendonsa was 95. Mendonsa's daughter, Sharon Mo...

New state Capitol exhibit highlights New York's diversity

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Four years after Englishman Henry Hudson and his Dutch crew sailed the ship Half Moon up a North American river that would later bear his name, a Portuguese-African sailor born in ...

Kenya police: 5 dead including 3 Americans in plane crash

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan police official says a small plane has crashed in the country's west killing all five people on board, including three Americans. Kericho County Comman...

Anna Sui puts on a pop-tastic NY Fashion Week show

NEW YORK (AP) — Bella Hadid and Kaia Gerber looked positively pop-tastic on the New York Fashion Week runway of Anna Sui's 1960s-inspired show where short, teased wigs in groovy hues of blue, purple a...

AP WAS THERE: Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution sweeps nation

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Feb. 11, 1979, after days of running street battles and uncertainty, Iran's military stood down and allowed the Islamic Revolution to sweep across the country. The ...

Bezos says Enquirer threatened to publish revealing pics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid. Bezo...

Torture still scars Iranians 40 years after revolution

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The halls of the former prison in the heart of Iran's capital now are hushed, befitting the sounds of the museum that it has become. Wax mannequins silently portray the horrific ac...

Two Taiwanese nominated in Sony World Photography Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Two Taiwanese photographers have been nominated in this year’s Sony World Photography Awards. The nominees of the international photography competition were announ...

Don McCullin photo show looks at 6 decades covering conflict

LONDON (AP) — Don McCullin's most famous photographs scorch with the physical and emotional brutality of conflict: a shell-shocked American soldier in Vietnam, a starving woman and child in Nigeria's ...

Basking in an Oscar nod, Richard E. Grant recalls 'Withnail'

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard E. Grant braved a paralyzingly cold night on Thursday to attend a screening of "Withnail & I," his cultishly adored film debut, in the midst of a whirlwind and much-enjoyed...