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Africa passes 1M confirmed virus cases; true number far more

Africa passes 1M confirmed virus cases; true number far more

JOHANNESBURG — Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed 1 million, but global health experts tell The Associated Press the true toll is likely several times higher. That reflects the gaping lack of testing for the continent’s 1.
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
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, an early advocate among Republicans of wearing masks and other pandemic precautions, tested positive Thursday for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump.
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.