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Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings at Miami Art Basel

Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings at Miami Art Basel

MIAMI (AP) — After a pandemic hiatus, the official Art Basel show is back in Miami with all its eccentric glory, a dizzying list of celebrity attendees and dozens of spin-off shows that are already generating a buzz, including a phenom child painter
Paris archbishop who had 'ambiguous' relationship resigns

Paris archbishop who had 'ambiguous' relationship resigns

PARIS (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday accepted the resignation of the archbishop of Paris, who unexpectedly offered to step down last week after admitting to an “ambiguous” relationship with a woman in 2012.
US will resume policy for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

US will resume policy for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration has struck an agreement with Mexico to next week reinstate a Trump-era border policy that forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Murder charge for Ohio deputy in Casey Goodson Jr. shooting

Murder charge for Ohio deputy in Casey Goodson Jr. shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio sheriff's deputy who fatally shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times was charged Thursday with murder in an encounter that is still largely unexplained and involved no body camera or dash cam footage.
India confirms omicron variant cases, says get the shot now

India confirms omicron variant cases, says get the shot now

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Thursday confirmed its first cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in two people who traveled abroad, and a top medical expert urged people to get vaccinated.
In Denmark, a snow storm means people overnight in an IKEA

In Denmark, a snow storm means people overnight in an IKEA

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In northern Denmark, an IKEA showroom turned into a vast bedroom. Six customers and about two dozen employees were stranded by a snowstorm and spent the night in the store, sleeping in the beds that are usually on show.
MLB owners lock out players, 1st work stoppage since 1995

MLB owners lock out players, 1st work stoppage since 1995

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport’s collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring tr
US defense chief slams China's drive for hypersonic weapons

US defense chief slams China's drive for hypersonic weapons

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. defense chief says that China’s pursuit of hypersonic weapons “increases tensions in the region.

Japan retracts new flight bookings ban after criticisms

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it has retracted a ban on new bookings on incoming international flights to defend against the new variant of the coronavirus only a day after the policy was announced.
WTA to AP: Loss of China events over Peng could go past '22

WTA to AP: Loss of China events over Peng could go past '22

The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a Grand Slam doubles champion who accused a former government official there of sexual assault, could result in cancellations of those events beyond 20