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Police tell criminals to take the weekend off as stifling heat grips US

By Lucia Binding, news reporter Police in the US have told criminals to take the weekend…

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs

By Lucia Binding, news reporter Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen…

Thibaut Pinot Surges Into Contention at Tour de France

FOIX, France — When one French rider starts to fade, another comes to the fore. One…

‘Go Back Where You Came From,’ Georgia Lawmaker Says She Was Told

A black member of Georgia’s House of Representatives said she had been the target of verbal…

A roaring success! Lion King dominates the box office on debut weekend

A star-studded version of The Lion King dominated the box office in its opening weekend, and…

Renault and Nissan Need Each Other to Thrive in Future, 2 Leaders Say

A hoped-for merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault is dead. Long live the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance —…

Katie Ledecky Upset in First Race at World Championships

GWANGJU, South Korea — After she earned her fourth gold medal of the 2016 Olympics, Katie…

A Historic Contender for Canada’s Top Political Job

VANCOUVER — The head of one of Canada’s major political parties tells a story about how…

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting.

The renewed prospect that Saudi Arabia might lift its restrictive guardianship laws has been met with…

A Peculiarly Dutch Summer Rite: Children Abandoned in the Night Woods

ImageIn the Dutch scouting tradition known as “dropping” groups of children, generally pre-teenagers, are deposited in…

Shane Lowry Wins Emotional First British Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — This time, Shane Lowry held firm with a lead at a major…

Michigan Beauty Queen Ousted Over ‘Offensive’ Twitter Posts, Officials Say

The tiara went to Kathy Zhu, but one day after she had been crowned Miss Michigan…

Trump Sets the Terms on Racial Division. Do Democrats Know What to Do?

GREENVILLE, N.C. — President Trump waited for 13 seconds, as the chants from the crowd of…

Kane wonder strike gives Tottenham 3-2 win over Juventus

SINGAPORE (AP) — Harry Kane smashed the winning goal from the halfway line as Tottenham beat…

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power

MOSCOW — Ukrainians voted on Sunday in an early parliamentary election called by President Volodymyr Zelensky,…