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Still too fast: Caster Semenya arrested for speeding

Still too fast: Caster Semenya arrested for speeding

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Olympic champion Caster Semenya was sentenced to 50 hours of community service for speeding while driving in South Africa, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, she was offered a job from a World Health Organization doctor at double her salary — in exchange for sex.
Germany eases travel rules for vaccinated as vacations loom

Germany eases travel rules for vaccinated as vacations loom

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has agreed to let travelers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or recovered from infection avoid testing and quarantine when entering the country, unless they come from areas where variants of concern are pr
Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs the Subaru Forester

The launch of Ford’s Bronco, its highly anticipated Jeep Wrangler-like SUV, won’t likely happen until late this year. But there is already a Bronco-badged alternative at dealer lots: the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport .
Crescent Point Energy reports $21.7M Q1 profit compared with a loss a year ago

Crescent Point Energy reports $21.7M Q1 profit compared with a loss a year ago

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. reported a first-quarter profit of $21.7 million compared with a $2.3-billion loss a year ago when oil prices were falling at the start of the pandemic.
How to plan an eco-friendly remodel without overspending

How to plan an eco-friendly remodel without overspending

When Cliff and Karen Tyllick set out to install solar panels on their Austin, Texas , home in 2012, their goal was to reduce their carbon footprint. The fact that they also saved thousands of dollars upfront and lowered their bills was a nice bonus.
Dua Lipa wins big at Brits, urges health worker pay raise

Dua Lipa wins big at Brits, urges health worker pay raise

LONDON (AP) — British singer Dua Lipa called for a “fair” pay raise for U.K. health workers as she was named a double winner at the Brit Awards in London on Tuesday night.
Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media.
Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker censured for haka protest

Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker censured for haka protest

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker was thrown out of Parliament's debating chamber Wednesday for performing a Maori haka in protest at what he said were racist arguments.

16 new cases cause worry in Taiwan, Tsai says don't panic

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president on Wednesday sought to reassure the public that the government is capable of withstanding a further outbreak of COVID -19 after 16 local cases were detected.