Arts Mar 04Louvre bans cash over virus fears
The Louvre museum in Paris is no longer accepting cash as part of new measures to persuade employees worried about catching the coronavirus to return to work. But the Bank of France said refusing cash is illegal and unnecessary.
World Jan 03Iran general’s killing triggers global alarm
After the U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport early Friday that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, global leaders warned that "We are waking up in a more dangerous world."…
World Dec 08Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators crammed into Hong Kong's streets, their chants echoing off high-rises, in a mass show of support for the protest movement entering its seventh month.
World Nov 15French police launch new probe into rape allegations against Jeffrey Epstein
The amplified appeal came after women who say they were raped and sexually assaulted by one of Epstein’s associates, French modeling agent Jean-Luc Brunel, said they were disappointed with the limited scope of police efforts to track down witnesses.
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.