Protests over China's COVID controls spread across country
Authorities in China’s western Xinjiang region have opened up some neighborhoods in the capital of Urumqi after residents held extraordinary late-night demonstrations against the city’s draconian “zero-COVID” lockdown that had lasted more than three months.
Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles
An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most significant protection for shark species targeted in the fin trade and scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers are being decimated by the pet trade.
Colorado shooting suspect changed name as teenager in Texas
Hundreds of people, many holding candles and wiping away tears, have gathered in a Colorado Springs park to honor those killed and wounded when a gunman opened fire on a nightlife venue that for decades was a sanctuary for the local LGBTQ community.
Geoff Wonfor, director of Beatles 'Anthology,' dead at 73
Geoff Wonfor, a Grammy winning British filmmaker who directed the Beatles’ acclaimed “Anthology” documentary and worked on the 1980s music program “The Tube” as well as several projects with Paul McCartney, has died at age 73.