Monday, August 2, 2021

For her directorial debut, Robin Wright found ‘Land’

February 12, 2021 9:37 am Robin Wright used to joke that her directorial debut had already been made. It was called “Blue Valentine,” it starred Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling...

Black hospital faces vaccine mistrust from unlikely source

February 12, 2021 9:09 am CHICAGO — In a makeshift vaccination centre at a safety-net Chicago hospital, a patient services aide ushers an older woman with a cane toward a...

Biden urges allies to show democracies can ‘still deliver’

February 19, 2021 11:19 am WASHINGTON — In his first big appearance on the global stage, President Joe Biden called on fellow world leaders to show together that “democracies can...

Ex-cop guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case

April 20, 2021 4:12 pm MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that...

NASA rover lands on Mars to look for signs of ancient life

February 18, 2021 3:01 pm CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A NASA rover has landed on Mars in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever...

Biden’s $15 wage proposal: Job killer or a boon for workers?

February 17, 2021 12:12 pm WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden's effort to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour could provide a welcome opportunity for someone like Cristian...

Defence in ex-cop’s trial fears impact of $27M settlement

March 15, 2021 10:21 am MINNEAPOLIS — An attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death said Monday that he’s “gravely concerned” that the announcement of...

Judge says wife of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ to stay in jail

February 23, 2021 12:21 pm WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ordered the wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to remain temporarily jailed after she was arrested...

Food groups fight to save one Trump virus program

February 23, 2021 12:41 pm DES MOINES, Iowa — As the Biden administration sets up shop, many policies initiated by its hard-right predecessor are being targeted for extinction. But agricultural...

India’s dramatic fall in virus cases leaves experts stumped

February 16, 2021 12:13 am NEW DELHI — When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in India, there were fears it would sink the fragile health system of the world’s second-most...

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In heat emergency, southern Europe scrambles for resources

August 2, 2021 8:16 am ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A heat wave baking southeast Europe has fueled deadly wildfires in Turkey and threatened the national...

What election? California Democrats worry over recall apathy

August 2, 2021 8:11 am SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has a simple way to beat back the recall election that could...

EU slaps sanctions on Nicaraguan first lady, 7 others

August 2, 2021 8:06 am BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday slapped sanctions on Nicaraguan first lady and Vice-President Rosario Murillo and seven...