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Angry women block traffic across Poland over abortion ban

Angry women block traffic across Poland over abortion ban

WARSAW, Poland — Women’s rights activists and many thousands of supporters held a fifth day of protests across Poland on Monday, defying pandemic restrictions to express their fury at a top court decision that tightens the predominantly Catholic nati
Surgery successful for GOP US Senate candidate Jason Lewis

Surgery successful for GOP US Senate candidate Jason Lewis

MINNEAPOLIS — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis of Minnesota underwent successful emergency surgery for a severe internal hernia on Monday, just eight days before Election Day, his campaign announced.
Remembering his friends, Springsteen pens ‘Letter to You’

Remembering his friends, Springsteen pens ‘Letter to You’

NEW YORK — Last year as Bruce Springsteen reflected on the death of his friend and teenage bandmate George Theiss, who died in 2018, he grabbed his guitar and pen and began writing a song about being the sole living member of his first band.
Prince Harry says ignorance no excuse for unconscious bias

Prince Harry says ignorance no excuse for unconscious bias

LONDON — Britain’s Prince Harry says it took him many years and the experience of living with his wife, the former Meghan Markle, to understand how his privileged upbringing shielded him from the reality of unconscious bias.

Airstrike in northwestern Syria kills over 50 rebel fighters

BEIRUT — An airstrike on a rebel training camp in northwestern Syria on Monday killed more than 50 Turkish-backed fighters and wounded nearly as many, in one of the heaviest blows to the opposition's strongest groups, a spokesman and a war monitor sa
Early vote total exceeds 2016; GOP chips at Dems' advantage

Early vote total exceeds 2016; GOP chips at Dems' advantage

With eight days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year's presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent day
7 held for suspected tanker hijack after UK commando raid

7 held for suspected tanker hijack after UK commando raid

LONDON — Seven stowaways seized when British naval special forces stormed an oil tanker in the English Channel have been arrested on suspicion of hijacking, police said Monday.
Harry Styles investing in new music venue in Manchester

Harry Styles investing in new music venue in Manchester

LONDON — While most music stars are rescheduling tour dates to 2021, Harry Styles is looking farther ahead and making plans to headline his own arena — one he’s putting his money and ideas into.
Show goes on for Olivier Awards, even with UK theatres shut

Show goes on for Olivier Awards, even with UK theatres shut

LONDON — Andrew Scott and Ian McKellen were among acting winners as Britain’s Laurence Olivier Awards celebrated the best of the London stage in bittersweet fashion Sunday night — most U.K. theatres remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Passenger in Offset's car arrested for concealed weapon

Passenger in Offset's car arrested for concealed weapon

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — A passenger in a car driven by Migos rapper Offset was arrested in Beverly Hills, California Saturday evening on charges of carrying a concealed, loaded firearm in public, police said.