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South Africa eases; liquor is sold, school openings delayed

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Many South Africans spent their Monday morning lining up outside liquor stores, as alcohol sales were allowed again after a ...
12:20 1 June 2020

The Latest: One dead in Indianapolis shootings amid protests

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his nec...
5:16 31 May 2020

Papal ping-pong? Vatican opens summer camp amid virus

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is getting into the summer camp business, with ping pong tables taking over the Vatican auditorium, a giant pool in the Vat...
20:25 29 May 2020

New USAID adviser sparks furor over past anti-Islam comments

NEW YORK — Some Muslim American groups are calling for the dismissal of a newly appointed religious freedom adviser for the U.S. Agency for Internatio...
12:43 29 May 2020

Asia Today: Indonesians return to mosques, at a distance

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Muslims in some parts of Indonesia attended Friday prayers as mosques closed by the coronavirus for weeks were allowed to start r...
7:47 29 May 2020

Sitcom casts to do virtual reading for Asian Heritage Month

The casts of “Fresh Off the Boat” and “Kim's Convenience” are partnering for one night for charity.
18:34 28 May 2020

The Latest: India surpasses 150,000 virus cases

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and pe...
5:55 27 May 2020

William Small, ‘hero to journalism’ at CBS, NBC, dies at 93

NEW YORK — Longtime broadcast news executive William J. Small, who led CBS News' Washington coverage during the civil rights movement, Vietnam War and...
23:50 25 May 2020

Out of the Woods: Tiger emerges for TV match with Lefty, QBs

The purpose is to raise $10 million or more for COVID-19 relief efforts, and provide entertainment with four of the biggest stars from the PGA Tour an...
18:23 23 May 2020

Review: ‘Sunny Days’ tells of beginnings of ‘Sesame Street’

In “Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America,” journalist David Kamp takes readers on a fascinating journey through the d...
20:00 21 May 2020

Jazz competition for high school students goes virtual

NEW YORK — The coronavirus pandemic has altered the annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival, but it will still g...
13:19 21 May 2020

Genetics expert Francis Collins wins major religion prize

Physician and geneticist Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health since 2009, has been awarded one of the world’s leading religi...
20:13 20 May 2020

Pandemic will alter Communion rituals for many US Christians

NEW YORK — Holy Communion will have a different look when in-person worship services resume at the end of May in the Catholic Diocese of Knoxville, Te...
13:15 19 May 2020

Vatican ties virus rethink to pope’s environmental appeal

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is marking the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical by calling for the world to map out a sustainable ...
16:27 18 May 2020

Online English classes revive ties severed by war in Syria

BEIRUT — Who got married? Who had a baby? Have we lost anyone?
6:09 17 May 2020

Keith Urban hosts drive-in concert for medical workers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Keith Urban is used to playing massive stages full of lights, speakers and screens in front of tens of thousands of sc...
17:02 15 May 2020

The Latest: S.Korea: Rules stay relaxed despite virus spike

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and pe...
5:07 13 May 2020

Trump ‘not sure we even have a choice’ on reopening states

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was continuing his push to get states reopened as he praised another Republican governor for rolling back state co...
5:07 8 May 2020

Virginia defends coronavirus restrictions in church lawsuit

RICHMOND, Va. — An attempt by a Virginia church to prevent the state from barring gatherings of more than 10 people “would seriously undermine” the st...
23:07 7 May 2020

HGTV, Food Network helped by coronavirus stay-at-homes

NEW YORK — Americans stuck at home staring at fading furniture and wondering what to cook for dinner have been a boon for television networks like HGT...
21:13 5 May 2020

Court overturns Quincy Jones’ win in Michael Jackson lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A California appeals court on Tuesday overturned most of a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and fees fr...
20:39 5 May 2020

HBO doc puts spotlight on Natalie Wood’s life, not her death

LOS ANGELES — The fate of “ Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind ” hung on a Robert Wagner interview. Director Laurent Bouzereau knew that it would be a ...
14:38 5 May 2020

Asia Today: Japan debuts robots at hotels for virus patients

BANGKOK — Robot staff debuted at a Tokyo hotel used for mildly sick coronavirus patients under a new plan to free up beds at hospitals overburdened wi...
12:45 1 May 2020

Queen and Adam Lambert honor global COVID-19 ‘Champions’

LONDON — Queen and singer Adam Lambert have a message for workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 fight: “You Are the Champions.”
23:00 30 April 2020

‘Goonies’ cast, ‘Flintstones’ rescue TV viewers in pandemic

LOS ANGELES — Josh Gad had a notion about what might soothe the kid in him during a scary time and maybe do the same for others. The actor got to work...
20:50 30 April 2020

Producer’s memoir talks life of hits, magic of Ed Van Halen

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. — In a life full of magical musical moments, few compare for Ted Templeman to the night he first saw Van Halen in a mostly empt...
15:28 30 April 2020

Dalla Torre, grand master of Knights of Malta, dies at 75

ROME — Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, an Italian aristocrat who steered the ancient Knights of Malta religious order after an institut...
18:53 29 April 2020

Religious freedom watchdog pitches adding India to blacklist

NEW YORK — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is urging that the State Department add India to its list of nations with uniquely p...
17:05 28 April 2020

Storybooks, radio connect kids isolated in far-flung Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — All it takes is a few words from a storybook to connect kids over the crackle of an AM radio station. It's not 1950s entertainment...
16:56 28 April 2020