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New York attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over claims that top executives illegally diverted tens of millions of dollars for lavish personal trip
Trump, McConnell huddle with virus talks at risk of collapse

Trump, McConnell huddle with virus talks at risk of collapse

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and the Senate's top Republican huddled Thursday over a huge COVID-19 rescue package, but hopes on Capitol Hill for a deal are souring and there's increasing worry that bipartisan congressional negotiations might c
Coroner: TV host Flack killed herself before assault trial

Coroner: TV host Flack killed herself before assault trial

LONDON — A British coroner ruled Thursday that reality TV host Caroline Flack killed herself while facing an assault trial she feared would end her career and bring unbearable media scrutiny.
Vogue UK spotlights Black activists, social change

Vogue UK spotlights Black activists, social change

LONDON — The British issue of Vogue is devoting its September issue to activism, with a cover featuring two Black activists and produced by a predominantly Black team.
After recovering from virus, Domingo vows to clear name

After recovering from virus, Domingo vows to clear name

SALZBURG, Austria — Placido Domingo is back in Europe to receive a lifetime achievement award after a bout with the coronavirus, vowing in an interview with a top Italian daily newspaper to clear his name from allegations of sexual misconduct.
Grammy-winning producer Detail accused of sexual assault

Grammy-winning producer Detail accused of sexual assault

LOS ANGELES — Grammy Award-winning music producer Detail was arrested Wednesday on more than a dozen charges of sexual assault, authorities said. The 41-year-old producer was held on nearly $6.
Viola Davis, LeBron James among honorees at AAFCA TV Honours

Viola Davis, LeBron James among honorees at AAFCA TV Honours

LOS ANGELES — Viola Davis, Sterling K. Brown and LeBron James are among several honorees at the AAFCA TV Honors later this month. The African American Film Critics Association announced the recipients of the second annual event on Wednesday.
Weekly poems elevate New Hampshire city's virus newsletters

Weekly poems elevate New Hampshire city's virus newsletters

CONCORD, N.H. — Valerie Rochon is eager to read her email every Monday morning, even when it makes her cry.
Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

HIROSHIMA, Japan — Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack’s 75th anniversary, many of them urging the world, and their own government, to do more to ban nu
Bank of England says economy will take time to heal

Bank of England says economy will take time to heal

LONDON — The Bank of England predicted Thursday that the economic downturn in the U.K. economy might be less severe than it thought at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic - even as it warned it would take a longer time to heal the scars.