Mothers of April: Relatives of the slain unite in Nicaragua

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The two mothers walked shoulder-to-shoulder ahead of a casket in the northern Nicaraguan city of Esteli, wailing in shared grief at the killings of their sons during a wave of anti-...

Filipino 'Rapdutan' concert for charity to be held in Hsinchu, Taiwan Feb. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A local Filipino group is organizing a rap concert that will feature popular rap artists from the Philippines, as well as tattoo artists over the Lunar New Year holiday in nort...

Russian teenagers use social media to rebel against teachers

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The principal of a prestigious school near St. Petersburg summoned 16-year-old Leonid Shaidurov and 14-year-old Maxim Dautov in for a chat. Then he threatened them with e...

Path to power: House races to watch on election night

WASHINGTON (AP) — The path to power in the House winds through a few dozen districts, many of them suburban, in Tuesday's election. Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 2...

AP: Cardi B, Post Malone won't compete for new artist Grammy

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B and Post Malone marked major breakthroughs in the last year, but the rap stars won't compete for best new artist at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Cardi B, who earne...

The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 10:15 p.m. ...

The Latest: Small group of white nationalists end DC rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 6:20 p.m. ...

History shared but unreconciled in city's Confederate statue

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very different celebrations were af...

Turner, Maeda help Dodgers beat Miami 7-0 to end 6-game skid

MIAMI (AP) — For one afternoon, finally, the Dodgers were better than last. Justin Turner tied a career high with five RBIs and Kenta Maeda pitched eight innings Thursday to help Los...

ADDING MULTIMEDIA Los Angeles County Launches Teen-Inspired Media Campaign to Talk about Marijuana Use

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) launched an innovative, digital and social media-based public education campaign c...

Los Angeles County Launches Teen-Inspired Media Campaign to Talk about Marijuana Use

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) launched an innovative, digital and social media-based public education campaign c...

Winners of Filipino rap battle in northern Taiwan selected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The winners of a rap battle held on Sunday (April 8) were officially announced at the competition held in Taoyuan's Zhongli District, according to event organizer and ...

Filipino rappers to battle it out in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A rap battle featuring new Filipino artists will be held this weekend on April 8 in Taoyuan's Zhongli District, according to event organizer and head of Alpha Martial ...

Next up at the Kennedy Center? A new focus on hip-hop

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was late October 2017 and a packed house of VIPs had gathered at Washington's Kennedy Center to watch David Letterman receive the Mark Twain award for a career in comedy. A stream...

Filipino rap battle to kickoff over Lunar New Year weekend in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filipino hip hop artists and groups from both Taiwan and the Philippines will be busting rhymes at the Laklakan 1 rap battle in Taichung and Taipei over the...