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Michelle Obama promotes girls education in Vietnam school

LONG AN, Vietnam (AP) - Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama spoke to students at a school in southern Vietnam while promoting education for...

Royal scandal: Prince Andrew to step back from public duties

LONDON (AP) - Britain's Prince Andrew is stepping back from public duties with the queen's permission because of his association with a notorious sex...

Judge orders Trump to pay $2M for charity foundation misuse

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York judge ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging he misused his...

Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into...

8 nonfiction authors receive $40,000 Whiting grants

NEW YORK (AP) - Authors working on nonfiction books with subjects ranging from Cuban independence from Spain to gay rights have received $40,000 grants...

AP Exclusive: Colleges got $60M-plus from OxyContin family

BOSTON (AP) - Prestigious universities around the world have accepted at least $60 million over the past five years from the family that owns...

French billionaire gives $109 million to rebuild Notre Dame

PARIS (AP) - French billionaire Francois Pinault and son Francois-Henri Pinault have officially signed documents setting aside 100 million euros ($109 million) toward rebuilding...

Young people’s longlist announced for National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander are among the 10 authors on the young people's literature longlist for...

2 top researchers quitting MIT Media Lab over Epstein ties

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Two prominent researchers are quitting MIT's Media Lab over revelations that the famed technology research hub and its director took...

2 top researchers quitting MIT Media Lab over Epstein ties

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Two prominent researchers are quitting MIT's Media Lab over revelations that the famed technology research hub and its director took...