Changsha IFS teams up with Looney Tunes and Graffiti Artist Dezio to Unveil the Very First "Summer Streets" Exhibition in Central China

CHANGSHA, CHINA - Media OutReach - 24 July 2020 - Since its opening 2 years ago, Changsha IFS has promptly emerged as the landmark and trendsetter in Central  China by continuously injecting new impet...

Nurse punched after protesters say she drove into crowd

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California say a nurse driving home from her shift at a hospital was punched in the face and her vehicle was vandalized after she encountered a group of pr...

How Brighton was a voice of Premier League during shutdown

When Manchester City wanted some tips ahead of the Premier League restart, the defending champions turned to a team trying to avoid relegation. As players were suddenly ordered home...

Los Angeles mayor takes knee amid peaceful protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands thronged the streets of Los Angeles in peaceful protests Tuesday and smaller demonstrations dotted California while authorities renewed overnight curfews in LA and other a...

Scrub Hub to the rescue: 4 women succeed where UK stumbled

LONDON (AP) — They just wanted to help. But they created a movement. Four women from London's Hackney Wick neighborhood responded to the coronavirus pandemic by organizing volunteers...

'Dreary summer' expected in California as virus dims plans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In these dark times, clouded by fears of an enemy we can’t see and sheltered in homes we're itching to leave, it's reassuring to know that California's sunsets over the Pacific are ...

Snowbound: White says he'll skip skateboard, stick to snow

VAIL, Colo. (AP) — If the world sees Shaun White at an Olympics again, it will be in 2022, not later this year. The three-time snowboarding champion told The Associated Press that he...

War-weary Afghan youth turn to snowboarding for thrills

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Aspen! Zermatt! Kabul? While Afghanistan’s capital may seem an unlikely destination for snowboarders, a group of young Afghans is looking to put the city o...

Winners of the 2020 British Academy Film Awards

LONDON (AP) — Winners of the 2020 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film -- “1917” British Film -- “1917” Director -- Sam Mendes, “19...

The faces of Venezuela's wide political divide

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Some Venezuelans care little about the calls from political leaders, others say they are ready to give their lives to defend their starkly opposed political positions. ...

Name dropping: A few up-and-comers who may make mark in '20

Some are already on the ascent (rock climber Brooke Raboutou). Others are currently making waves (surfer Kanoa Igarashi) or shooting for the stars (skateboarder Poppy Starr Olsen). ...

Video shows American skater perform illegal stunt in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police are investigating the culprit behind a skateboard stunt illegally performed between two busy streets in Taipei after a video of the incident was released earlier th...

'Everybody cries here': Hope and despair in Mexican shelter

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob. The s...

Funeral set for LA sheriff's deputy shot in off-duty attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A large turnout was expected Monday at the funeral of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot in an off-duty attack at a fast-food restaurant by a man also suspected of killing a...

Review: 'Last Black Man in San Francisco' a soulful lament

"The Last Black Man in San Francisco " is deeply, even spiritually, connected to its home city, but Joe Talbot's film resides in such a dreamy, plaintive register that it feels like a broader lament f...