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British soap 'Emmerdale' leads in getting back to the set

British soap 'Emmerdale' leads in getting back to the set

LONDON — After weeks of shutdown, British soap opera “Emmerdale” is back in production, leading the way when it comes to resuming regular filming during the coronavirus era.
HBO Max removes 'Gone With the Wind,' will add context

HBO Max removes 'Gone With the Wind,' will add context

NEW YORK — HBO Max has temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming library in order to add historical context to the 1939 film long criticized for romanticizing slavery and the Civil War-era South.
Virus pummels global economy, jobs - even without 2nd wave

Virus pummels global economy, jobs - even without 2nd wave

PARIS — The virus crisis has triggered the worst global recession in nearly a century -- and the pain is not over yet even if there is no second wave of infections, an international economic report warned Wednesday.
Primary over, Harrison challenges Sen. Graham to debates

Primary over, Harrison challenges Sen. Graham to debates

COLUMBIA, S.C. — With his defeat of three little-known GOP challengers behind him, U.S. Sen.
May consumer prices fall 0.1%, the third consecutive month

May consumer prices fall 0.1%, the third consecutive month

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices dropped in May for the third straight month as the coronavirus pandemic pushed the American economy into a recession. The Labor Department said Wednesday that its consumer price index fell 0.
'Cops,' on air for 33 seasons, dropped by Paramount Network

'Cops,' on air for 33 seasons, dropped by Paramount Network

LOS ANGELES — After 33 seasons on the air, “Cops” has been dropped by the Paramount Network as protests against police proliferate around the world.
Sweden halts probe into 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Sweden halts probe into 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

STOCKHOLM — Sweden on Wednesday dropped its investigation into the unsolved murder of former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, who was shot dead 34 years ago in downtown Stockholm, saying that decision was made because the main suspect died in 2000.

What makes an American a patriot? Spike Lee has some answers

NEW YORK — Spike Lee was just 10 when Muhammad Ali, in 1967, refused to be drafted into the Vietnam War. It wasn’t his fight, Ali said then. The Vietnamese “never lynched me.
London mayor seeks answers over Taser use on rapper's father

London mayor seeks answers over Taser use on rapper's father

London’s mayor has called for an urgent investigation after rapper Wretch 32 released a video of his father being tasered in his home by a British police officer. The 36-second clip posted late Tuesday on Twitter shows police entering a house.
`He is going to change the world': Funeral held for Floyd

`He is going to change the world': Funeral held for Floyd

HOUSTON — George Floyd was fondly remembered Tuesday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and neighbourhood mentor, and now a catalyst for change — at a funeral for the black man whose death has sparked a global reckoning over police brutal