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Cuba's leader lays some blame for protests on his government

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel for the first time is offering some self-criticism while saying that government shortcomings in handling shortages and other problems played a role in t...

Dortmund doubts return ahead of Manchester City clash

BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund is experiencing another bout of reflection, self-criticism and doubt just before Tuesday’s Champions League quarterfinal first leg at Manchester City. ...

Whitworth hopes return will boost Rams' struggling offense

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Whitworth put his surgically repaired knee through seven weeks of tough rehabilitation starting in mid-November because he believed the Los Angeles Rams would be fi...

'I couldn't be silent': UN whistleblower on WHO Italy report

ROME (AP) — The U.N. epidemiologist who denounced the World Health Organization’s withdrawal of a report on Italy’s coronavirus response says he is suffering retaliation for having spoken out and is c...

Brazil voters ignore Bolsonaro's city election endorsements

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has suffered a setback as most of the dozens of candidates he backed for municipal elections failed to secure victories or spots in runoffs. ...

Refereeing criticism increases as Madrid nears Spanish title

MADRID (AP) — The closer Real Madrid gets to the Spanish league title, the stronger the accusations it is benefiting from the referees. Its opponents are not holding back, and Madrid...

German president urges more self-criticism on racism

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s president urged his compatriots on Tuesday to be more self-critical and active in combating racism, arguing that it makes no sense to lament the death of George Floyd at the ha...

Millennial Money: How to learn from, not live in, a mistake

“I feel like such an idiot.” It’s something I’ve said more than once as I crumble in the face of a money mistake. I recently called myself the i-word as I revealed to my husband that...

Argentina has to deliver against Tonga in must-win RWC game

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Argentina has done the self-criticism following an agonizing opening defeat, and has to deliver against Tonga in their must-win Rugby World Cup match on Saturday. ...

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father

YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Cooper was a 20-something Californian unsure of his place in the world when he struck up a pen pal correspondence in the 1970s with Otto Frank, the father of the young Holo...

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father

YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Cooper was a 20-something Californian unsure of his place in the world when he struck up a pen pal correspondence in the 1970s with Otto Frank, the father of the young Holo...

Ex-president Da Silva: Brazil governed by 'crazy people'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — From the federal police headquarters where he is serving a sentence for corruption and money laundering, Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says the South Americ...

How Japan's Akihito redefined the role of emperor

This Monday in Japan, a new era will be named to replace the "Heisei" era of Japan's Emperor Akihito. His reign will officially end on April 30, and talks have been going on for months o...

Xi forces top Chinese officials to conduct self-criticisms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media is reporting President Xi Jinping forced top party officials to conduct “self-criticisms” in meetings this week. Xinhua News reports on ...

Dolce&Gabbana fiasco shows importance, risks of China market

BEIJING (AP) — Don't mess with China and its growing cadre of powerful luxury consumers. That's the lesson Dolce&Gabbana learned the hard way when it faced a boycott after Chines...