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6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images

BOSTON (AP) — Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business...

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. The dog walker was shot once...

Kim and Kanye: Tales of an uber celeb marriage gone wrong

NEW YORK (AP) — Holograms and Twitter rants, roving gospel gatherings and billion-dollar business ventures. If there's one word that defines the lives of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, it's BIG. ...

Scores protest in India against arrest of climate activist

NEW DELHI (AP) — Scores of people demonstrated in the Indian cities of Bengaluru and Mumbai on Monday after a climate activist was arrested for circulating a document on social media supporting months...

India Twitter standoff puts spotlight on free speech

India's Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Parliament last week that social media networks like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn would have to follow the Indian Co...

Indian police arrest climate activist for supporting farmers

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian climate activist has been arrested for circulating a document on social media that allegedly incited protesting farmers to turn violent last month, leaving one protester dea...

5 things you should know about the Year of the Ox

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — With the Lunar Year comes the arrival of the Year of the Ox. After all the turbulence of the Year of the Rat, a change is most welcome — but what does it actually...

Doc films about Demi Lovato, Tom Petty headline SXSW 2021

Documentaries about Demi Lovato, Tom Petty, Selma Blair and Charli XCX are among the films set to premiere at next month's South by Southwest Film Festival. Organizers on Wednesday announced the lineu...

Korean American K-pop stars promote mental health awareness

SEOUL (AP) — K-pop star Eric Nam was having a meeting in New York when he suddenly felt a pain in his chest. “I thought I was going to have to call 911,” he said, recounting the exp...

AP PHOTOS: Tom Brady wins 7th Super Bowl, 1st with Tampa Bay

Tom Brady has won a record seventh Super Bowl in his first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, throwing three touchdown passes while keeping Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs from winning a...

Review: Sullivan, Church blend beautifully on anthem

NEW YORK (AP) — The side-eye emoji was a fair choice reply to the NFL's announcement that R&B performer Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church would join forces to sing the national anthe...

India farmer protests face a tough road to success

In what has become a recurring event in recent months, tens of thousands of protesting farmers in northern India blocked national highways on Saturday by parking trucks and tractors or sitting on the ...

India: Farmers blockade highways over controversial reforms

Tens of thousands of protesting farmers across India began a three-hour blockade of national highways in a continued effort to force the government's hand to repeal controversial agriculture laws....

India clamps down on free speech to fight farmer protests

NEW DELHI (AP) — When Vinod K. Jose, executive editor of The Caravan, India’s leading investigating magazine, logged onto Twitter on Monday, he was shocked to find the magazine’s account blocked. ...

Greta Thunberg under fire for tweeting about Indian farmers' 'toolkit'

Police in New Delhi on Thursday registered a case against the creators of a "toolkit" that was previously shared online by climate activist Greta Thunberg. The Swedish environmental crusader...