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PBS, Netflix, MSNBC among 2020 duPont-Columbia award winners

NEW YORK — Groundbreaking reporting on the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexican border, the growth of America's white supremacist movement and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will be honoured at the 2020 Alfred I.
The people sing: 'Les Mis' soothes, breaks Hong Kong hearts

The people sing: 'Les Mis' soothes, breaks Hong Kong hearts

HONG KONG — For Hong Kong spectators mentally and physically drained from six months of pro-democracy protests that have convulsed the city, a rousing performance of “Les Miserables” proved almost too much to bear.

Atwood, Nesbit among those honoured by Center for Fiction

NEW YORK — The art of invention itself was a special guest as the Center for Fiction honoured Margaret Atwood and Hulu, literary agent Lynn Nesbit and debut author De'Shawn Charles Winslow.
6 killed in New Jersey gunbattle, including police officer

6 killed in New Jersey gunbattle, including police officer

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gun battle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy fire for hours, authorities said.
AP Interview: Taiwan may help if Hong Kong violence expands

AP Interview: Taiwan may help if Hong Kong violence expands

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s top diplomat said Tuesday that his government stands with Hong Kong citizens pushing for “freedom and democracy,” and would help those displaced from the semi-autonomous Chinese city if Beijing intervenes with greater force
Stormy Daniels' lawyers argue for timely lawyer-fee payments

Stormy Daniels' lawyers argue for timely lawyer-fee payments

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A judge should grant attorney fees to lawyers who represented porn actress Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against Ohio's capital city before competing claims on Daniels' $450,000 settlement are dealt with, including a claim by President
Chile combs Antarctic for missing plane with 38 aboard

Chile combs Antarctic for missing plane with 38 aboard

PUNTA ARENAS, Chile — Search crews are combing the Antarctic for a Chilean military transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished en route to a base on the frozen continent and will tirelessly press ahead as the hunt gains widening international s
Increased activity on New Zealand volcano stymies recovery

Increased activity on New Zealand volcano stymies recovery

WHAKATANE, New Zealand — Experts said geothermal activity on a New Zealand volcanic island increased significantly on Wednesday, dealing a blow to relatives waiting for crews to recover the bodies that remain there following a deadly eruption two day

Pentagon orders review of international student vetting

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Tuesday ordered a broad review of vetting procedures for international students who participate in training on U.S.
Cardi B shows up at court in style for strip club fight case

Cardi B shows up at court in style for strip club fight case

NEW YORK — Cardi B turned up for a court appearance Tuesday in an attempted assault case, staying mum — except for fashion statements — as it proceeds.
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