Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin's public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red ...

After Florence, what to know about your insurance coverage

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, thousands of people in the Carolinas are still waiting to return to their homes. Those who have are assessing the damage. Catastrophe modeling...

Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love." The trio released the videos Friday. Proceeds f...

Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China

ISTANBUL (AP) — Chinese authorities are placing the children of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities into dozens of state-run orphanages across the far western Xinjiang region, as around 1 million adul...

Mexico's president-elect stuck aboard delayed flight

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's austerity-minded president-elect has vowed to sell the presidential jet and fly commercial. And he even appears prepared to suffer the plight of average travelers: being tr...

A final bow for 'Miss Val,' UCLA's Kondos Field to retire

Valorie Kondos Field nearly quit while she was behind. Nearly. Her first year as the women's gymnastics coach at UCLA in 1991 didn't go as planned. Neither did the second. Frustrated...

Peru's Congress backs referendum after threat of closure

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Facing closure, Peru's Congress has backed a proposal for a referendum on anti-corruption measures. The vote late Wednesday by the opposition-dominated Congress rep...

Women slain in Border Patrol case endured trying lives

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children...

The Latest: Official: More possible victims of doctor found

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a California surgeon and his girlfriend charged with drugging and raping women (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Prosecutors say they ha...

Amid banter, NHL officials get refresher course at camp

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lunch is over and before the next session of game film study begins, the jokes start flying among the 80-plus referees and linesmen assembled in a downtown hotel ballroom. ...

2 fired dancers, donor added to ballet lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who sued the New York City Ballet company over the sharing of nude photos and videos is amending her lawsuit to add two fired dancers and a donor as defendants. ...

Amnesty: 'Horrific' violence in Cameroon Anglophone regions

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Citing a graphic video of a beheaded security officer, Amnesty International notes a "horrific escalation of violence" in Cameroon's English-speaking areas ahead of next month's ...

Turkish delight for Venezuela's Maduro draws opponents' fury

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Videos of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro feasting on a steak dinner prepared by a celebrity chef at a time many in his crisis-wracked nation are going hungry has drawn f...

Nebraska governor hopeful Krist denies drinking allegations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican officials Monday accused Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist of drinking on the job as a state senator and implied that he drove while intoxicated, al...

Taiwan's Penghu seizes opportunity of hosting MBBW World Congress to promote tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Penghu County Government is gearing up for the World Congress (the annual meeting) of "The Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club" and at the same time is grasping the o...