'Climate strike' crosses continents: A look at the protests

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of mostly young people marched, rallied and demonstrated around the world Friday, demanding action to combat climate change. A look at some of the "Global Climate...

The Latest: Judge orders trial in synagogue shooting

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a preliminary hearing for John T. Earnest, who is charged with an attack on a Southern California synagogue that killed one woman and injured three people. (all times lo...

Belarusian leader reinstates teacher fired over rage video

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has ordered the reinstatement of an elementary school teacher fired over a video that allegedly showed her threatening a 10-year-old stu...

The Latest: Filipinos honor dead environmental defenders

The Latest on the global climate protests being held in cities around the world (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Dozens of Filipino activists have marched in Manila to honor the memory of activists ...

Tens of thousands join climate protests before UN summit

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New Y...

Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, along with their infant son, Archie, are making their first official tour as a family, starting Monday in a troubled South Africa whose president...

Global climate protests begin in Australia before UN summit

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New Yor...

Judge set to rule on trial for suspect in synagogue shooting

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge was expected to rule Friday whether a 20-year-old former college student should stand trial on charges of firing an assault rifle inside a synagogue, killing one woman and inj...

British Office holds reception to promote climate change action

The British Office, the representative office of the United Kingdom in Taiwan, held a reception in Taipei Thursday to urge people to act immediately against climate change. The environmentally frie...

4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid isn't enough

For 61% of students, college costs more than they expected, according to a recent survey from College Ave Student Loans conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights. Yoselin Guzm...

Chinese student chokes HK dormmate at Taiwanese college over post-it note

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hong Kong student was allegedly assaulted on Mid-Autumn Festival (Sept. 13) by a Chinese student at a university in Kaohsiung for a post-it note supporting the protests ...

A museum in Bolivia pays homage to President Evo Morales

ORINOCA, Bolivia (AP) — From the air, it stands like a concrete fortress amid the humble adobe and brick homes in the remote town of Orinoca high up in the desert of the Bolivian altiplano. ...

Ref who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks barred for 2 seasons

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A referee who told a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match last year has been suspended for two seasons. The state Division on...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 18 The Dallas Morning News on a U.S. Supreme Court decision to require asylum seekers who ent...

Creativity without the pressure at 'paint and sip' studios

They've become a global sensation — "paint and sip" studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all unleas...