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Documentary tries to prove existence of dead Lincoln photo

Documentary tries to prove existence of dead Lincoln photo

NEW YORK — The image is haunting, depicting a gaunt-faced man with a familiar beard, staring ahead lifelessly. The right eye is bulging and appears disfigured from an unseen wound.
New Steinem biopic shines light on a sisterhood of activists

New Steinem biopic shines light on a sisterhood of activists

Among the pithy quips attributed to Gloria Steinem over the years is this reply to why she wasn't interested in getting married: “I can’t mate in captivity.” She did eventually marry, to her own surprise, at age 66.
Prince Harry speaks about race, marks UK Black History Month

Prince Harry speaks about race, marks UK Black History Month

LONDON — Prince Harry has spoken about his “awakening” to race issues as he and his wife, Meghan, launched an anti-racism campaign to mark Black History Month in the U.K.
Last solo recording of jazz icon Dave Brubeck to be released

Last solo recording of jazz icon Dave Brubeck to be released

Nearly eight years after his death, the final solo recording of late American jazz pianist legend Dave Brubeck is set for release next month.

Paternity ruling nudges Delphine Boel to Belgian royalty

Artist and sculptor Delphine Boel is on the cusp of officially becoming a Belgian princess after a Brussels court ruled in her favour Thursday in a decades-old royal paternity scandal pitting her against former King Albert II.
Barrett opposed 'abortion on demand,' raising doubts on Roe

Barrett opposed 'abortion on demand,' raising doubts on Roe

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett signed a 2006 newspaper ad sponsored by an anti-abortion group in which she said she opposed “abortion on demand” and defended “the right to life from fertilization to the end of natural life.
Unemployment marches higher in Europe as pandemic grinds on

Unemployment marches higher in Europe as pandemic grinds on

FRANKFURT — Unemployment rose for a fifth straight month in Europe in August and is expected to grow further amid concern that extensive government support programs won't be able keep many businesses hit by coronavirus restrictions afloat forever.
Russia's Navalny accuses Putin of being behind his poisoning

Russia's Navalny accuses Putin of being behind his poisoning

BERLIN — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is recovering in Germany after being poisoned in Russia, said in comments published Thursday that only Russian President Vladimir Putin could have been behind the attack against him with a Soviet
Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to the poor faces trouble

Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to the poor faces trouble

LONDON — An ambitious humanitarian project to deliver coronavirus vaccines to the world's poorest people is facing potential shortages of money, cargo planes, refrigeration and vaccines themselves — and is running into skepticism even from some of th
After pandemic delay, Biden launching in-person canvassing

After pandemic delay, Biden launching in-person canvassing

NEW YORK — After months of avoiding direct contact with voters because of the pandemic, Joe Biden's campaign is about to launch door-to-door canvassing across several battleground states.