World Oct 16Chaos as Hong Kong lawmakers thwart leader’s annual address
Calling her "the mother of the mafia police," yelling pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives Wednesday.
World Oct 15LeBron James angers Hong Kong protesters with ‘free speech’ comments
"Yes, we do have freedom of speech," James said. "But at times, there are ramifications for the negative that can happen when you're not thinking about others, when you only think about yourself."…
World Oct 05Hong Kong ‘semi-paralyzed’ as ban-defying marches persist
With subway services shut down, the wearing of face masks criminalized at rallies and Hong Kong's leader reaffirming her determination not to let rioters get the upper hand, anti-government protests that have shaken the city diminished in intensity Saturday but…
World Oct 04Hong Kong leader bans protesters from wearing masks
Even as Carrie Lam wrapped up her announcement, protesters in masks and concealing themselves under umbrellas gathered in central Hong Kong.
World Oct 01Thousands protest in Hong Kong as China marks 70 years of Communist rule
A shooting of a protester on Tuesday marked a dramatic escalation in violence that spread chaos to multiple areas of China's freest and most international city.
World Jul 28Egan Bernal wins Tour de France
On the Champs-Elysees fittingly bathed in the yellow of a golden dusk, a Tour de France for the ages crowned a champion of an unusually young age on Sunday: 22-year-old Egan Bernal, South America's first winner of cycling's greatest race.
World Jun 06On D-Day 75, nations honor veterans, memory of fallen troops
With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after…
World Jun 05World leaders honor veterans on D-Day anniversary
The Royal British Legion brought about 300 veterans, aged 91 to 101, to the ceremonies in Portsmouth, where many of the troops embarked for Normandy on June 5, 1944.
World Dec 12Suspected Strasbourg gunman had criminal history, French police say
Police union officials identified the suspected assailant as Frenchman Cherif Chekatt, a 29-year-old with a thick police record for crimes including armed robbery and monitored as a suspected religious radical by the French intelligence services.
World Dec 08Scuffles, tear gas as police clamp down on Paris protest
Crowds of yellow-vested protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron and France’s high taxes tried to converge on the presidential palace Saturday, as police fired tear gas, amid exceptional security measures.