Giants winless after four games with Joe Judge in charge

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The first-quarter marking period is over and it might be easy to make a knee-jerk reaction and give New York Giants coach Joe Judge a D for failing to win a game. ...

Colton Herta leads 1-2-3 Andretti sweep at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Colton Herta led an Andretti Autosport resurrection as the struggling team swept the podium Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and earned its first victory of the season. ...

AP PHOTOS: Grieving find new spaces for urns of Peru's dead

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A young woman caresses the grey marble urn containing her father's ashes. Other urns sit, like people, carefully placed on the seats of a bus delivering them to their loved ones. ...

Rites surrounding death change as coronavirus ravages Peru

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Every day Joselyn García lights two red candles before a marble urn that holds her mother's ashes in the living room of her wooden home in the north of Peru’s capital. ...

Eusebio Leal, who oversaw renewal of Old Havana, dies at 77

HAVANA (AP) — Eusebio Leal Spengler, who oversaw the transformation of crumbling Old Havana to an immaculately restored colonial tourist attraction, becoming the de-facto mayor of the historic city ce...

Planning for Olympics in a pandemic has echoes of 1920 Games

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Olympic athletes competing for gold medals in a world reeling from a pandemic? It won't be the first time. A century before the Tokyo Games were postponed ...

Ertugrul: 'Muslim Game of Thrones' grips Pakistani viewers

Kanwal K is a school teacher in the city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan's Punjab province. Kanwal tries to dedicate as much time as possible to her three children as she works around the clock to make ...

Berlin-based African director wins Taipei Film Festival's grand prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Film Festival on Tuesday (Jun 30) announced its winners of the International New Talent Competition. According to the film festival's press release, African ...

New talent film competition begins at Taipei Film Festival

A dozen full-length feature films by new and emerging filmmakers around the world began screening Friday (June 27) in a competition for new talent at the annual Taipei Film Festival. A total of 12 ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 24, the 176th day of 2020. There are 190 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June...

AP PHOTOS: Romanian port city marks Easter late due to virus

CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — Stretching the church calendar, Orthodox Easter arrived over a month late in a Romanian city on the shores of the Black Sea. Wanting to give worshippers the...

Danish priest who proclaimed that there is no God has died.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish Lutheran minister who attracted international attention by proclaiming that there is no God or afterlife, but retracted after being suspended, has died. He was 72. ...

Air travel wanes, but bodies still fly to Israel for burial

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Air travel to Israel has come to a near standstill due to coronavirus restrictions, but one type of voyage still endures: the final journey of Jews wishing to be buried in Isra...

Churches mostly empty for Orthodox Easter due to virus rules

MOSCOW (AP) — The holiest day of the year for Orthodox Christians was reserved and glum in many countries where churches were closed to worshipers for Easter services because of restrictions aimed at ...

Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For Orthodox Christians, this is normally a time of reflection and communal mourning followed by joyful release, of centuries-old ceremonies steeped in symbolism and tradition. ...