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BBC says sorry for using racist term in news report

LONDON (AP) — The BBC apologized Sunday for broadcasting a racist slur in a news report, saying it was a mistake that has caused...

Virtual preparation allows Miss Nicaragua amid pandemic

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — For four months, everything was virtual: the modeling and speech classes, the make-up courses and the emotional support session via...

Black people in Portland struggle to be heard amid protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chaotic and often violent protests against racial injustice have topped the headlines for days, but lost in the shouting are...

Lebanon priests recount horror as blast rocked church

The video shows Father Rabih Thoumy swinging a chain censer sending smoke into the air when abruptly there is a rumble and then a...

Native mascots still a sticking point in high school sports

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — At a mostly white high school near Salt Lake City, the steps leading to the football field are covered in...

5.1-magnitude quake hits North Carolina; no damage reported

SPARTA, N.C. (AP) — The most powerful earthquake to hit North Carolina in more than 100 years shook much of the state early Sunday,...

Insider Q&A: Leader for independent restaurants hit by virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amanda Cohen is a leader of the Independent Restaurant Coalition, a new lobbying group of chefs and restaurants that was formed...

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the...

6 Gulf Arab countries back extending UN arms embargo on Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A six-nation bloc of Gulf Arab nations torn apart by internal strife endorsed on Sunday an extension of...

Puerto Rico’s historic primaries marred by lack of ballots

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s historic primaries were marred early Sunday by a lack of voting materials in a majority of...

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