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AP PHOTOS: Huddling around fires, dancing at Ottawa protest

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Hugs under the falling snow, dancing in the street, people warming themselves around fires. That's what the last few hours of a truckers' protest outside Parliament looked like ...

La Palma volcano: Residents fear for their future

After 20 years in La Palma, Leonardo Rodriguez is packing his bags and preparing to bid goodbye to his home. It won't be easy. Together with his partner and their two cats, the chef plans to start...

9 taboos to avoid during Taiwan's Ghost Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ghost Festival in Taiwan is on Sunday (Aug. 22), a time when many Taiwanese send offerings and pray to their ancestors, gods, and ghosts. The Ghost Festival falls halfw...

La Vie Boheme: 'Rent' musical celebrates 25th anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-five years ago, stage actors Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega had been cast in a new, edgy musical downtown and wondered if anyone would remember it. “Can you...

Anti-police 'satanist' runs for sheriff as Republican in NH

With more than 4,200 votes, Republicans in one New Hampshire county nominated an unconventional candidate for sheriff: a self-described satanist whose campaign slogan disparages the police. ...

Museum says displaying Confederate statue part of healing

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston museum dedicated to conserving African American culture said Tuesday that its decision to display a more than 100-year-old Confederate statue is about providing Black American...

VIRUS DIARY: He draws, and a world opens up for his mother

LONDON (AP) — I cannot draw. I am unable to sketch anything past the outlines of a simple flower or a house no one would want to live in. For my verbally delayed autistic 6-year-old son though, drawin...

Iconic lines, other info on sports movies in the AP Top 25

A look at iconic lines and other key information about the sports movies that made the AP Top 25: 1. “Hoosiers” Year: 1986 Screenwriter: Angelo Pi...

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15. Some information about the victims: HUSNA AHMED Farid Ahmed re...

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. Some information about the victims: HUSNA AHMED Farid Ahmed refu...

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. Some information on the victims who were lost: HUSNA AHMED Farid...

Critics say helpers of homeless do them no favors

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mohammed Aly does not see why he shouldn't try to ease the lives of Orange County's homeless. But the authorities — and many of his neighbors — disagree. Aly, ...

Food, showers, tents: Does the help help the homeless?

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mohammed Aly does not see any reason why he shouldn't try to ease the lives of Orange County's homeless. But the authorities — and many of his neighbors — disagree. ...

Latest: Man faces charges after car pulls into rally; 3 hurt

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on police shooting protesters in St. Louis being injured when a car pulled into the group (all times local): 7:40 p.m. A 59-year-old man...