General news

Aaron Moorer uses a pipette to draw liquid in a biology lab at Hampden-Sydney College in Hampden Sydney, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Moorer is from Fairfax County Va., where It's an annual rite in Fairfax County, when hundreds of second-graders trooping off to private psychologists, taking IQ tests to prove they're worthy of the county's advanced academic programs. Data shows that worthy black and Hispanic students are mostly left out. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 03, 2018 - 5:45 pm
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — It's an annual rite in Fairfax County, which has one of the wealthiest, best-educated populations in America: Hundreds of second-graders troop off to private psychologists for IQ tests to prove they're worthy of advanced academic programs in the public schools. The competition is...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Janet Jackson attends the 22nd Annual OUT100 Celebration Gala at the Altman Building in New York. Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl halftime show Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
February 03, 2018 - 5:41 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Janet Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during this year's Super Bowl halftime show. The pop icon says in a statement "to put to rest any speculation or rumors" as to whether she will be performing at the Super Bowl between the...
Read More
February 03, 2018 - 5:29 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Janet Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during this year's Super Bowl halftime show. The pop icon says in a statement "to put to rest any speculation or rumors" as to whether she will be performing at the Super Bowl between the...
Read More
A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 4:49 pm
MILAN (AP) — An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager's gruesome killing. Police...
Read More
A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 4:32 pm
MILAN (AP) — An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager's gruesome killing. Police...
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2017 file photo, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the powerful leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice party, waves after the government survived a no-confidence vote at the parliament building in Warsaw, Poland. Kaczynski said Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 that Poland legislation banning certain statements about the Holocaust is being misunderstood, but should be signed into law by the president. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski/file)
February 03, 2018 - 3:44 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The powerful leader of Poland's ruling party said Saturday that the president should approve a divisive bill that criminalizes certain statements about the Holocaust. Jaroslaw Kaczynski told Poland's state radio that the bill — which has ignited a bitter dispute with Israel —...
Read More
FILE - In this May 18, 2017 file photo, actress Uma Thurman poses for photographers during the photo call for the Un Certain Regard jury at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Thurman has accused embattled Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of forcing himself upon her sexually and director Quentin Tarantino of making her perform a dangerous car stunt that injured her. Thurman is quoted in The New York Times on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, as saying Weinstein attacked her in London. She says he pushed her down and tried to shove himself on her and expose himself. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
February 03, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Uma Thurman, in long-awaited remarks, has accused embattled Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of forcing himself upon her sexually and accused "Kill Bill" director Quentin Tarantino of making her perform a dangerous car stunt that injured her. Thurman's allegations against...
Read More
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, John Stamos, left, and Caitlin McHugh arrive at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. Police say burglars stole $165,000 in jewelry from a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel that was occupied by McHugh. A police statement says Caitlin McHugh was away from her room Friday, Feb. 2, when a crook or crooks got in and took several items of jewelry. It’s unclear how the burglars got inside. There’s no indication of forced entry.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 03, 2018 - 3:23 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Police say burglars stole $165,000 in jewelry from a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel that was occupied by actor John Stamos' fiancee. A police statement says Caitlin McHugh was away from her room Friday evening when a crook or crooks got in and took several items of...
Read More
February 03, 2018 - 3:12 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Police say burglars stole $165,000 in jewelry from a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel that was occupied by actor John Stamos' fiancee. A police statement says Caitlin McHugh was away from her room Friday evening when a crook or crooks got in and took several items of...
Read More
Paramedics, background center, attend a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Italian police arrested a lone gunman in a series of drive-by shootings targeting foreigners Saturday morning that paralyzed a small central Italian city still reeling from the gruesome murder of a young Italian woman allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (Guido Picchio/ANSA via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 3:11 pm
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on drive-by shootings in Italy (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Italy's interior minister says the suspected gunman in the drive-by shootings of six African immigrants was immersed in "racial hatred" and had an extreme-right background with both neo-Nazi and neo-Fascist ties...
Read More

Pages