New law paves way to reinvestigate abusive SKorean facility

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s parliament on Wednesday passed a law allowing new investigations into the country’s past human rights atrocities, rewarding a years-long struggle for redemption...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Spaniards have filled the streets to exercise outside in gorgeous spring weather for the first time in seven weeks and German children rushed to playgrounds as countries in Western Europe gradually r...

Misery of Italy's migrants grows not from virus but lockdown

CASTEL VOLTURNO, Italy (AP) — They are known as “the invisibles": Undocumented African migrants who, even before the coronavirus outbreak plunged Italy into crisis, barely scraped by as day laborers, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 21, the 112th day of 2020. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21...

Sex. Drugs. Virus. Venezuela elites still party in pandemic

MIAMI (AP) — They whiled away the week on a sex- and drug-fueled romp: dancing on white-sand beaches and frolicking on a paradisaical Caribbean island with prostitutes from Europe, some snapping selfi...

More Bundesliga protests: Fans slam German soccer federation

BERLIN (AP) — There were more widespread protests at Bundesliga games over the weekend as fans vented their anger with the German soccer federation. Bayern Munich ultras also took ai...

Imprisoned for life as a teen, Myon Burrell finds his voice

BAYPORT, Minn. (AP) — When he was just a teenager, Myon Burrell lost his identity, his voice and even his name. For much of the past 17 years, he has been trying to understand how i...

AP Exclusive: DEA agent accused of conspiring with cartel

MIAMI (AP) — A once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has been arrested on charges of conspiring to launder money with the same Colom...

Indicted K-pop star Seungri may face military court

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A K-pop star charged with violating South Korea’s anti-prostitution law may have to join the country’s army and face trial in a military court. Last week, ...

Casino execs: Clean up Atlantic City, no Showboat gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Top executives of most of Atlantic City's casinos say the city needs to become cleaner and safer, with a better public perception in order for business conditions to truly i...

Ari Behn, Spacey accuser and ex of Norwegian princess, dies

Scandinavian writer Ari Behn — the ex-husband of Norwegian Princess Martha Louise and among the people who had accused actor Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct — died this week, his manager said. He wa...

Historical documents show Japan's role in WWII sex slaves

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's army during World War II asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers, according to historical documents reviewed by Kyodo News service that highl...

Historical documents show Japan’s role in WWII sex slaves

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s army during World War II asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers, according to historical documents reviewed by Kyodo News service that hig...

Kyodo: Historical documents show Japan's role in sex slaves

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's army during World War II asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers, according to historical documents reviewed by Kyodo News service that highlight the s...

The Latest: Extreme stalking case hearing to be held in Utah

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Hawaii man accused of sending hundreds of unwanted service providers and others to a Utah home, including plumbers and prostitutes. (all times local):...