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Sally Rooney holds off on Hebrew translation of new novel

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Sally Rooney is holding off on allowing her current book to be translated into Hebrew, citing Israel's “system of racial domination and segregation against Palestinians.
Biden to meet Kenya president as war roils nearby Ethiopia

Biden to meet Kenya president as war roils nearby Ethiopia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to hold his first bilateral talks as president with an African leader on Thursday, hosting Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as war and a humanitarian crisis roil neighboring Ethiopia, according to the White

Bus crash in rugged Nepal district leaves 28 dead, 15 hurt

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — At least 28 people died on Tuesday in western Nepal after the bus they were on skidded off a mountain road and fell hundreds of meters (yards) into a gorge, authorities said.

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolts Greek island of Crete

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A strong earthquake jolted the Greek island of Crete on Tuesday, three weeks after another temblor killed a man and damaged hundreds of buildings.
California coronavirus death count tops 70,000 as cases fall

California coronavirus death count tops 70,000 as cases fall

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's coronavirus death toll reached another once-unfathomable milestone — 70,000 people — on Monday as the state emerges from the latest infection surge with the lowest rate of new cases among all states.
Report: Raiders coach Gruden sent more offensive emails

Report: Raiders coach Gruden sent more offensive emails

Raiders coach Jon Gruden frequently used misogynistic and homophobic language directed at Commissioner Roger Goodell and others in the NFL, according to emails reviewed by The New York Times.
Indigenous Peoples Day marked with celebrations, protests

Indigenous Peoples Day marked with celebrations, protests

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Indigenous people across the United States marked Monday with celebrations of their heritage, education campaigns and a push for the Biden administration to make good on its word.

U.S. to accept travellers immunized with vaccines approved by WHO, FDA, says CDC

Canadians immunized against COVID-19 with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine can visit the United States when new travel regulations come into play next month, but it's not yet clear whether those with mixed doses will make the cut. The U.S.
No charges for task force members in Winston Smith death

No charges for task force members in Winston Smith death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of a U.S. Marshals Service task force will not be charged in the fatal shooting of Winston Smith Jr .
Changed race, familiar result: Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

Changed race, familiar result: Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — With fall foliage replacing the blooming daffodils and mylar blankets sharing space with masks, the pandemic-delayed Boston Marathon returned Monday after a 30-month absence for a smaller, socially distanced race that ended in a very fa