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TOKYO (AP) — North Korea, the world's last great master of socialist spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds its first congress in 36 years later this week. What exactly is in store during the congress, which opens Friday and will be presided over...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The big question at Palau's Jellyfish Lake: Where are all the jellyfish? Part of a UNESCO World Heritage area, the saltwater lake has long been a source of wonder for tourists, who have delighted in snorkeling among the millions of golden jellyfish...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The business tycoon who led South Korea's organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics quit on Tuesday amid escalating financial troubles at the business group his family controls. Seoul's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourisms accepted the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? For many in the tech world, the identity of bitcoin's elusive creator has been a long-running parlor game. And the speculation might not be over. Australian entrepreneur Craig Steven Wright, who announced Monday that he founded the...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat San Antonio 98-97 on Monday night, evening the series at one game apiece when the Spurs failed to score on a wild sequence in the final seconds. Kevin Durant added 28...
NEW YORK (AP) — They came as robots and gladiators, light-up princesses and high-haired goddesses shimmering in green, copper and silver. As predicted, the annual parade of fashion and star power at the Met Gala on Monday night included an array of interpretations on the evening...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local): 9:00 p.m. A solar-powered plane has landed in suburban Phoenix after a flight from California on the latest leg of...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There will be "ample security" at the funeral for six of the eight people shot and killed in rural southern Ohio in what authorities call a planned attack targeting one family, Ohio's attorney general said. The service Tuesday at a West Portsmouth church is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama wasn't offended by comedian Larry Wilmore's use of a racial slur at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Wilmore concluded his remarks noting progress on race and how much it...