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Latest graphic novel about John Lewis coming in August

Latest graphic novel about John Lewis coming in August

NEW YORK — The award-winning series of graphic novels about congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis will continue a year after his death. Abrams announced Tuesday that “Run: Book One” will be published Aug.
International court upholds Congolese warlord's conviction

International court upholds Congolese warlord's conviction

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — International Criminal Court appeals judges on Tuesday upheld the convictions and 30-year prison sentence of a Congolese warlord known as “The Terminator” who was found guilty of crimes including murder, rape and sexual slave
'Lighting a fuse': Amazon vote may spark more union pushes

'Lighting a fuse': Amazon vote may spark more union pushes

What happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, could have major implications not just for the country's second-largest employer but the labour movement at large.
Slovak premier, government resign over Russian vaccine deal

Slovak premier, government resign over Russian vaccine deal

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Slovakia's Prime Minister Igor Matovic and his government resigned on Tuesday to ease a political crisis triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.
Birds as revelations: Atwood writes foreword for Gibson book

Birds as revelations: Atwood writes foreword for Gibson book

NEW YORK — When Margaret Atwood would receive invitations over the years to literary events around the world, literature wasn't the only factor shaping her response.
BTS condemns anti-Asian racism, says they've experienced it

BTS condemns anti-Asian racism, says they've experienced it

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — K-pop superstar group BTS has condemned racism against Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in a statement saying they've experienced it themselves.

Writers from 4 continents up for International Booker Prize

LONDON — Chinese writer Can Xue and Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong’o, both long-favoured contenders for the Nobel Prize for literature, are among nominees for the International Booker Prize for fiction.
Some medical experts unconvinced about holding Tokyo Games

Some medical experts unconvinced about holding Tokyo Games

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics open in under four months, and the torch relay has begun to crisscross Japan with 10,000 runners. Organizers say they are mitigating the risks, but some medical experts aren't convinced.
Czech billionaire among 5 killed in Alaska helicopter crash

Czech billionaire among 5 killed in Alaska helicopter crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A helicopter carrying guides and guests on a heli-skiing excursion north of Anchorage slammed into a mountain and then rolled downhill hundreds of feet, killing the pilot and four of the five passengers, officials said Monday.
New Yorkers 30 and over can get COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday

New Yorkers 30 and over can get COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state residents over 30 will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Tuesday, and everyone over 16 will be eligible starting April 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
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