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Influencers behaving badly: Mexico kicks them out of ruins

MEXICO CITY — Archaeological authorities in Mexico said Tuesday they kicked some cast members of a popular local “Jersey Shore”-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "immaturely" and refused to wear masks or follow soc
Germany's Merkel defends government record during pandemic

Germany's Merkel defends government record during pandemic

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday defended her government's record during the coronavirus pandemic, telling lawmakers that the country had fared well compared to many of its peers.
Israeli PM to UN: Hezbollah storing missiles in Beirut

Israeli PM to UN: Hezbollah storing missiles in Beirut

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of maintaining a "secret arms depot" in a residential neighbourhood of Beirut, warning it could cause another tragic explosion in the Leban
Giant pumpkins smash Utah state record at weigh-off in Lehi

Giant pumpkins smash Utah state record at weigh-off in Lehi

LEHI, Utah — The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers group has recorded eight pumpkins from the state this year that weighed more than 1,000 pounds (455 kilograms), setting a state record.
Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

NEW DELHI — Joginder Chaudhary was his parents’ greatest pride, raised with the little they earned farming a half-acre plot in central India to become the first doctor from their village.

Rapper NBA YoungBoy among 16 arrested in Louisiana's capital

BATON ROUGE, La. — Rap artist NBA YoungBoy is among 16 people arrested Monday on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana's capital city.
Kuwait ruler, longtime diplomat Sheikh Sabah, dies at age 91

Kuwait ruler, longtime diplomat Sheikh Sabah, dies at age 91

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the ruler of Kuwait who drew on his decades as the oil-rich nation’s top diplomat to push for closer ties to Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War and solutions to other regional crises, died Tuesd
Former Titan Haynesworth charged with domestic assault

Former Titan Haynesworth charged with domestic assault

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was arrested Monday after he was accused of threatening and yelling at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.
Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump's debt

Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump's debt

WASHINGTON — Revelations that President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway U.S.

They wanted disruption in 2016. Now they're Trump defectors

Shawna Jensen’s moment of reckoning came in March, as she sat in her suburban Fort Worth, Texas, living room next to her fireplace. Her laptop was open to a Zoom happy hour with five girlfriends.