Thai protesters call for end of monarchy on king's birthday

Thailand celebrated the 68th birthday of King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday with official religious ceremonies and public displays of loyalty throughout the country. The king himself, however, was ab...

Space Camp in danger of closing permanently due to pandemic

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Space Camp, an educational program attended by nearly 1 million people, including a dozen who went on to become astronauts or cosmonauts, said Tuesday it’s in danger of closing...

Bahrain buys 20% stake in 2nd-division French club Paris FC

PARIS (AP) — The country of Bahrain has bought a minority stake of 20% in second-division French club Paris FC with its sovereign wealth fund. With its new investment, Paris FC hopes...

Amazon Singapore and National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre launch Wishlist initiative to deliver smiles and support communities in need this National Day

Amazon invites the public to support local charities Blessings in a Bag, Children’s Wishing Well, Food Bank Singapore, and Singapore Red Cross by purchasing items listed on their Amazon.sg wishlists S...

NASCAR banks on minority drivers to broaden sport's exposure

Rajah Caruth liked the animated autos of “Cars” as a kid, got hooked on the race scene after a trip to the track and sharpened his driving skills as a teen via online racing. Caruth ...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Bayern chair says UEFA 'didn't do a great job' on City case

UEFA “didn’t do a great job” investigating Manchester City after the English club’s two-year ban from European competitions was overturned, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said Monday. ...

Officials: 2 protesters killed in new clashes in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two anti-government protesters were killed and 21 were injured in Baghdad in new clashes between demonstrators and Iraqi security forces, human rights monitors and officials said Monday...

Virus adds to deep despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

BAGHDAD (AP) — At 24, Sama al-Diwani and her college sweetheart had big dreams. He was working on opening a bakery in Iraq. She was preparing to leave to England, where she would sp...

AP FACT CHECK: A more measured Trump doesn't mean accurate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump in recent days suddenly acknowledged the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic and edged away from some of his most audacious falsehoods about it. That's not to ...

Virus adds to deep despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

BAGHDAD (AP) — At 24, Sama al-Diwani and her college sweetheart had big dreams. He was working on opening a bakery in Iraq. She was preparing to leave to England, where she would sp...

German court upholds expulsion of far-right party member

BERLIN (AP) — A federal German court on Saturday upheld the expulsion of a prominent regional leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Andreas Kalbitz had won an emerge...

Fight for police-free schools has been years in the making

PHOENIX (AP) — The group of protesters started out small, just a handful of students who told officials at school board meetings why they wanted police out of Madison, Wisconsin, schools. ...

AP FACT CHECK: A more measured Trump doesn't mean accurate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump in recent days suddenly acknowledged the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic and edged away from some of his most audacious falsehoods about it. That's not to ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 25, the 207th day of 2020. There are 159 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 2...