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Ramadan drives donations, memberships to giving circles

Ramadan drives donations, memberships to giving circles

Sahina Islam can still recall the day when she heard an elderly Pakistani couple got kicked out of their New York City home by their son-in-law and were sitting near John F. Kennedy International Airport, stranded and with nowhere to go.
John Legend to headline Tulsa Race Massacre remembrance

John Legend to headline Tulsa Race Massacre remembrance

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter John Legend will headline a nationally televised ceremony in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, an event official said Friday.
Target suspends in-store sales of sports cards, cites safety

Target suspends in-store sales of sports cards, cites safety

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target on Friday cited safety concerns in suspending in-store sales of sports and Pokemon trading cards, but made no mention of a recent fight over cards outside a Wisconsin store.
The unwitting are the target of COVID-19 falsehoods online

The unwitting are the target of COVID-19 falsehoods online

Dr. Michelle Rockwell lost a pregnancy in December and shared her heartache with her 30,000 Instagram followers. Weeks later, she received the COVID-19 vaccine and posted about that, too.
Russian bailiffs show up at US broadcaster's office

Russian bailiffs show up at US broadcaster's office

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian court bailiffs showed up Friday at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Moscow bureau to notify it about the launch of enforcement proceedings over unpaid fines as part of mounting pressure on the U.S.-funded broadcaster.
Federal agent charged in cyberstalking plot against ex-lover

Federal agent charged in cyberstalking plot against ex-lover

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deputy U.S. marshal was charged in a cyberstalking scheme that authorities said he perpetrated with his ex-wife to have a former lover thrown in jail, the Justice Department said Friday.
UK eager for a big reopening thanks to vaccine success

UK eager for a big reopening thanks to vaccine success

LONDON (AP) — When London’s Science Museum reopens next week, it will have some new artifacts: empty vaccine vials, testing kits and other items collected during the pandemic, to be featured in a new COVID-19 display.
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out.
Europe's 4 Visegrad nations lift some travel restrictions

Europe's 4 Visegrad nations lift some travel restrictions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's four Visegrad countries on Friday lifted travel restrictions between the Czech Republic and Hungary for people vaccinated against COVID-19 and discussed how to cooperate to boost tourism.
Mi'kmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby on pushing boundaries, pursuing his vision

Mi'kmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby on pushing boundaries, pursuing his vision

TORONTO — Jeff Barnaby is a visionary in the filmmaking world — so much so that it seems the industry is still trying to figure out where he fits, he says.
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