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Evaristo says Booker win a landmark for black British women

Evaristo says Booker win a landmark for black British women

LONDON — Winning the Booker Prize is one big step for Bernardine Evaristo — and, she hopes, a giant leap for British women writers of colour .

Deputies ask man to quit calling about his stolen marijuana

DADE CITY, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida man repeatedly called 911 to report that his roommate had stolen his marijuana. A deputy for the Pasco County Sheriff's Office posted a Twitter response to the man's calls Saturday night: Stop calling.

ABC apologizes for video wrongly said to be from Syria

NEW YORK — ABC News is apologizing for airing a video that it said depicted a Turkish attack on Kurds in Syria, but instead was taken at a military gun demonstration in Kentucky.
Farrow details lack of enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein story

Farrow details lack of enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein story

NEW YORK — In reporter Ronan Farrow's account of his contentious divorce from NBC News, the more evidence he gathered on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, the less enthusiastic his bosses seemed to be.
Hunter Biden denies wrongdoing in Ukraine, China dealings

Hunter Biden denies wrongdoing in Ukraine, China dealings

WASHINGTON — Hunter Biden, acknowledging that his family name created business opportunities, rejected assertions by President Donald Trump that he did anything wrong by engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China.
'Chrisley Knows Best' stars sue Georgia tax official

'Chrisley Knows Best' stars sue Georgia tax official

ATLANTA — Reality television personalities Todd and Julie Chrisley on Tuesday accused a Georgia tax official of abusing his office to pursue "bogus tax evasion claims" against them.
AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor lead 1st team

AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor lead 1st team

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is on a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team released Tuesday. No. 2 LSU, No.
Vietnam bans Hollywood's 'Abominable' Over S. China Sea map

Vietnam bans Hollywood's 'Abominable' Over S. China Sea map

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam has pulled the Hollywood animation movie "Abominable" from theatres for featuring a scene with a map containing the controversial South China Sea nine-dash line, state media reported.

Author of 'Wreck This Journal' works on project for kids

NEW YORK — Author Keri Smith is bringing the wreckage to a new group of readers. The creator of the million-selling "Wreck This Journal" is working on "Wreck This Picture Book," an interactive project for ages 5-8.
North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup qualifier

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup qualifier

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw Tuesday in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang. Specific details of the game weren't immediately available.