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Young or old, Saudi women live under male relatives’ control

BY AYA BATRAWY DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — First she's in the hands of her father, then she moves to her husband. Often, she...

Geneva OKs bare-breasted swimming for women

BY JAMEY KEATEN GENEVA (AP) — Who needs St. Tropez? A glitzy Swiss city is allowing women to swim topless now, too. Geneva's regional council, modifying...

Candy, makeup, K-pop get doused amid China’s ire over THAAD

  BY YOUKYUNG LEE and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due...

Chinese Lunar New Year feast begins with drums and dumplings

  BY NOMAAN MERCHANT LIUMINYING VILLAGE, China (AP) — Four men in traditional yellow costumes bang large drums to announce the start of the New Year's...

China says it will shut down ivory trade by end of...

  BY CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA JOHANNESBURG (AP) — China says it plans to shut down its ivory trade by the end of 2017 in a move designed...

Harvard museum to dust off curiosities long kept in storage

BY PHILIP MARCELO CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — As one of the world's oldest museums dedicated to anthropology turns 150, it's undergoing some big changes to...

Credit card sensation: The hottest new plastic is metal

BY KEN SWEET NEW YORK (AP) — The demand has been so overwhelming that the manufacturer ran out of raw material in just a few...

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center: The Treasure of First...

Often, we find treasures in the most conspicuous places...occasionally, right beneath our noses.  We go about our days paying little regard and notice to...

WGCU Pays Homage to Myra Janco Daniels by Naming Public Media...

Distinguished guests filled the newly-named Myra Janco Daniels Public Media Center on Wednesday evening, all hoping for an opportunity to express sincere appreciation for...

The body, animals and deities: Mayan art on show in Berlin

BY GEIR MOULSON BERLIN (AP) — Sculptures celebrating the human body, precious jewelry, animals from frogs to jaguars and depictions of deities are going on...

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Weekly Chat: Jerry Lewis, a National Icon

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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

BY FRANK JORDANS VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic...

Defiant Trump renews criticism of ‘both sides’ in protest

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump defiantly blamed "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and...

SWFL can expect 77 percent coverage during eclipse, NASA scientist says

Americans across the country are preparing for the first cross-continental total solar eclipse in almost a century, and Southwest Florida residents are looking for...