Trends. Page 2

Leaders agree in Paris on helping African economies revive

PARIS (AP) — More than 20 African heads of state and top officials from European governments, the European Union and the International Monetary Fund a...
21:00 18 May 2021

More California counties see COVID-19 case improvements

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five more California counties will move to less restrictive tiers because of improving COVID-19 conditions and no counties regresse...
20:52 18 May 2021

Congress OKs bill to fight hate crimes vs. Asian Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islande...
20:42 18 May 2021

10-man City loses 3-2 at Brighton, Gundogan off injured

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Manchester City paid heavily for the 10th-minute sending-off of Joao Cancelo as the newly crowned Premier League champions sq...
20:19 18 May 2021

Leeds secures top-half finish in EPL by beating Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leeds struck twice late in the game to secure a hard-fought 2-0 win over Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium on Tuesday and g...
19:34 18 May 2021

Webby Awards go to Fauci, Oprah, DuVernay and Pharrell

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Riz Ahmed, Dua Lipa, Andra Day and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson all won honors Tuesday at...
18:56 18 May 2021

Storm atop WNBA power poll after weekend of buzzer-beaters

The WNBA’s 25th anniversary season is off to an exciting start....
18:44 18 May 2021

LeVert to miss Pacers’ play-in game against Hornets

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The short-handed Indiana Pacers will be down at least one more player for Tuesday night’s play-in game against the Charlotte Horne...
18:42 18 May 2021

Hoover mass vaccination site closes amid dwindling demand

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — One of the largest COVID-19 vaccination sites in Alabama operated for a final day Tuesday as dwindling demand forced a shutdown de...
18:25 18 May 2021

Israel, Gaza violence overshadows Biden’s domestic plans

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s efforts to spotlight his big infrastructure plans are suddenly being overshadowed by the escalating viole...
17:54 18 May 2021

Spain, Morocco square off after 8,000 migrants arrive by sea

CEUTA, Spain (AP) — Spain deployed its military to the Moroccan border Tuesday and expelled nearly half of the thousands of migrants who jumped fences...
17:39 18 May 2021

EU seeks Mideast cease-fire, concerned conflict will spread

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers called Tuesday for a cease-fire to end days of heavy fighting between the Israeli armed forces and Pa...
17:01 18 May 2021

Kerry says US examining carbon border tax, sees risks

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry said Tuesday that Washington is looking into the possibility of introducing a fee on imports f...
16:52 18 May 2021

US-Russia showdown looms as top diplomats meet in Iceland

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Top diplomats from the United States and Russia are set to square off this week in Iceland for their first face-to-face enco...
16:34 18 May 2021

Darwin’s Arch loses its top due to erosion in Galapagos

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The famed Darwin’s Arch in the Galapagos Islands has lost its top, and officials are blaming natural erosion of the stone....
16:26 18 May 2021

Romania-built plane used by Ceausescu going up for auction

BUCHAREST (AP) — An airplane used for official trips by late Romanian communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu will be put up for auction on May 27 with a s...
16:22 18 May 2021

Long after grisly end, Túpac Amaru still fascinates in Peru

NEW YORK (AP) — Roads and schools in Peru carry the name of Túpac Amaru. A framed depiction of him — stern gaze, flowing hair, wide-brimmed hat — hang...
16:17 18 May 2021

Tennessee to mandate bathroom signs about transgender use

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will become the first state in the United States to require businesses and government facilities open to the public ...
15:38 18 May 2021

Biden adviser makes personal appeal to young to get shots

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House aide made his pitch for young people to get vaccinated personal, sharing the struggles his own son has dealt with ...
15:27 18 May 2021

Gathering again? Gifts to wow and thank your host

The weather has warmed up, a lot of vaccines have gotten into a lot of arms, and many of us are getting ready to gather with friends (following all CD...
13:55 18 May 2021

Hong Kong police say top officer did nothing immoral

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police said Tuesday there is no evidence the director of its National Security Department, who was caught up in a raid on a...
13:30 18 May 2021

Arrest warrant issued for man in Confederate monument theft

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama have issued an arrest warrant for a man in connection with the bizarre theft of a Confederate monument that was t...
13:26 18 May 2021

Hodgson, 73, stepping down as Crystal Palace manager

Roy Hodgson, the Premier League’s oldest manager at 73, is leaving his role at Crystal Palace at the end of the season after four years at the club......
11:32 18 May 2021

Stellantis, Foxconn team up to make cars more connected

MILAN (AP) — Carmaker Stellantis and Taiwan’s Foxconn on Tuesday announced plans to develop a jointly operated automotive supplier focusing on technol...
11:26 18 May 2021

Monet’s gardens reopening, a picture-perfect pandemic tonic

GIVERNY, France (AP) — Beneath the scudding clouds and amid the luscious blooms, the gardeners tend the flowerbeds that were the pride and joy of impr...
11:19 18 May 2021

Qatar detains Kenyan guard who wrote on laborers’ struggles

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Kenyan who wrote compelling dispatches under a pseudonym about the challenges of living as a low-wage worker in Q...
11:16 18 May 2021

EXPLAINER: How worrying is the variant first seen in India?

LONDON (AP) — For the first time in months, people across England are meeting indoors at pubs, restaurants, cinemas, gyms and elsewhere as coronavirus...
10:47 18 May 2021

New Dutch exhibition takes unflinching look at slavery

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The delicacy of one of the first objects in new exhibition at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum belies its brutality. At the end of a thin iron...
9:58 18 May 2021

Italy’s Lampedusa island slammed again by migrant arrivals

LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) — The tiny Mediterranean island of Lampedusa is in the throes of yet another season of migrants arriving by sea, and Ibrahima M...
7:38 18 May 2021

Energy agency: End new fossil fuel supply investments

BERLIN (AP) — A report by the International Energy Agency says immediate action is needed to reshape the world’s energy sector in order to meet ambiti...
7:32 18 May 2021