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FILE - Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London on March 5, 2020. The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July. Meghan described the experience in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Wednesday. She wrote:

Duchess of Sussex reveals she had miscarriage in the summer

Nov. 25, 2020 12:31 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others. Meghan described the miscarriage in an opinion piece in The New York Times on Wednesday, writing that “I knew, as I clutched my...

Germany warns of anti-Semitism among lockdown protests

Nov. 24, 2020 11:07 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A German government official warned Tuesday that anti-Semitism is emerging as a common position among people protesting pandemic lockdown measures who otherwise come from widely differing political backgrounds. Felix Klein, who was appointed in 2018 to head the government's efforts to combat...

FILE - In this Nov. 2019 photo provided by Mila Dorji, Rhodes Scholar Brian Reyes poses for a photo on Yale’s campus in New Haven, Conn. Reyes, a history major at Yale University from the Bronx, is the son of immigrants from the Dominican Republic. He is a student counselor who has been living on campus this school year and taking his classes online. He is planning on a two-year degree program in comparative social policy and a career in government or the nonprofit sector. (Mila Dorji via AP)

US Rhodes Scholars chosen virtually for the 1st time

Nov. 22, 2020 6:54 PM EST

The U.S. Rhodes Scholars for 2021 were elected virtually this year for the first time as the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe, though that didn't extinguish enthusiasm among the 32 students who won scholarships to Oxford University. The Rhodes Trust announced the winners early Sunday, which include 22...

Counter demonstrators shows a poster reading: 'shame on you' as the protest against a so called  'silent march' against the corona policy of the federal government, at the district Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin Germany, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (Fabian Sommer/dpa via AP)

Confrontation at German coronavirus protest goes viral

Nov. 22, 2020 12:58 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A video went viral Sunday in Germany of a confrontation at a coronavirus protest, where a young woman compared herself to a famous Nazi resistance fighter and then was accused by a security guard of “trivializing” the Holocaust. Several people protesting coronavirus restrictions...

FILE - In this May 29, 2013 file photo, travel writer, journalist and author, Jan Morris, center, with the Duke of Edinburgh, right, during a reception to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the ascent of Everest, at the Royal Geographical Society in London. Morris, the celebrated journalist, historian, world traveler and fiction writer who became a pioneer of the transgender movement, has died at 94. Her literary representative, United Agents, says Morris died in Wales on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Yui Mok/PA via AP, file)

Jan Morris, author and transgender pioneer, dies at 94

Nov. 20, 2020 6:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jan Morris, the celebrated journalist, historian, world traveler and fiction writer who in middle age became a pioneer of the transgender movement, has died at 94. Morris died in Wales on Friday morning, according to her literary representative, United Agents. Her agent Sophie Scard...

Today in History

Nov. 17, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 17, the 322nd day of 2020. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1800, Congress held its first session in the partially completed U.S. Capitol building. On this date: In 1558, Elizabeth I acceded to the English throne upon...

Kevin and Rontunda Moran, who lost their 17-year-old son, Jaquan Anderson, to the coronavirus, pose with T-shirts bearing his likeness, in their home in New Orleans, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Jaquan was getting ready for his senior year in high school and all the milestones that mark the beginning of adulthood — getting his driver's license, voting and heading to college. He died March 22, one of the youngest victims of the coronavirus that has largely taken the lives of older people. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Lives Lost: A smiling teenager ready to meet the future

Nov. 12, 2020 12:18 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jaquan Anderson, a 17-year-old from New Orleans, was getting ready for his senior year in high school and all the milestones that mark the beginning of adulthood — getting his driver's license, voting and heading to college. “He was so ready for this year. He was so...

FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, March 9, 2020, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, centre, speaks during a news conference on updates regarding on the coronavirus COVID-19, at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Accompanying Tedros are Michael Ryan, left, executive director of WHO's Health Emergencies program, and Maria van Kerkhove, right, technical lead of WHO's Health Emergencies program. The way WHO handled the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic is under scrutiny, facing calls for the U.N. health agency to be overhauled and WHO has bowed to demands for an independent review. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone FILE via AP)

Recordings reveal WHO's analysis of pandemic in private

Nov. 11, 2020 3:23 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — As the coronavirus explodes again, the World Health Organization finds itself both under intense pressure to reform and holding out hope that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will reverse a decision by Washington to leave the health agency. With its annual meeting underway this week, WHO has...

Voters line up before polls open on Election Day at a precinct in Warren, Mich., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

'Vote and get home,' anxious voters say on Election Day

Nov. 3, 2020 4:54 PM EST

She carefully planned a five-hour drive to the polling place in her Tennessee hometown to vote on Election Day. She considered the traffic, the weather, the surging coronavirus pandemic and — something she never imagined having to contemplate — the possibility of civil unrest in the aftermath of an...

Today in History

Nov. 1, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 1, the 306th day of 2020. There are 60 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 1, 1950, two Puerto Rican nationalists tried to force their way into Blair House in Washington, D.C., in a failed attempt to assassinate President Harry S. Truman....