By Russ BynumTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAVANNAH, Ga. – When white men armed with guns pursued and killed Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through their neighbourhood, few outside the Georgia port city of Brunswick paid much attention at first. A year later, as three men await trial in the Feb. 23, […]

By Ed WhiteTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT – A judge overseeing misdemeanour charges against a former Michigan governor in the Flint water scandal said Tuesday he’s struggling with how to handle an aggressive effort to have the case dismissed. Judge William Crawford II said he needs more time to research whether […]

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON – Prince William said Monday that his grandfather, Prince Philip, is “OK” as the 99-year-old royal consort remains in a London hospital for rest and observation. William was asked about Philip when he visited a coronavirus vaccination centre in eastern England. “Yes, he’s OK, they’re keeping […]

By Thomas Adamson And Alex TurnbullTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS – The 518-year-old Mona Lisa has seen many things in her life on a wall, but rarely this: Almost four months with no Louvre visitors. As she stares out through bulletproof glass into the silent Salle des Etats, in what was […]

Eric Tucker The Associated Press WASHINGTON – A Democratic congressman accused Donald Trump in a federal lawsuit on Tuesday of inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and of conspiring with his lawyer and extremist groups to try to prevent the Senate from certifying the results of the presidential […]

Nicole Winfield The Associated Press ROME–The Vatican is calling for a new paradigm of care for older people after what it calls the “massacre” wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, which has disproportionately killed people living in nursing homes. The Vatican’s Pontifical Council of Life issued a position paper Tuesday that […]

Terry Spencer The Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–As the Senate’s impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins Tuesday in Washington, a matter even more important to his immediate future is being discussed some 990 miles to the south by the Palm Beach Town Council: Whether he can continue living […]

Stephanie Taylor The Canadian Press REGINA – A newly released document shows prosecutors in Saskatchewan weighed backlash and remorse felt by people accused of posting hateful online messages after the high-profile shooting death of a young Cree man. Tuesday marks the three-year anniversary of the acquittal of Gerald Stanley in […]

Lisa Mascaro and Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Lawyers for Donald Trump on Monday blasted the impeachment case against him as an act of “political theatre” by Democrats, whom they accused of exploiting for their own party’s gain the chaos and trauma of last month’s riot at the […]

Eric Tucker And Mary Clare Jalonick The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Donald Trump endangered the lives of all members of Congress when he aimed a mob of supporters “like a loaded cannon” at the U.S. Capitol, House Democrats said Tuesday in making their most detailed case yet for why the […]

The Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico–Puerto Rico is slated to receive more than $6 billion in federal funds to help prepare the U.S. territory for future hurricanes and other disasters, officials said Tuesday. The money assigned by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development would be used for […]

Robin McDowell, Margie Mason And Grant Peck The Associated Press BANGKOK–A day after Myanmar’s military pulled off a well-choreographed coup, the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, finds herself right back where she was just over a decade ago – under house arrest. But this time, her standoff with […]