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Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis

18 May 2019

LOS ANGELES Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said.

Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Roma'

25 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography. | Video

'Ref made a bad call,' Spike Lee says of 'Green Book' award

25 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES Director Spike Lee, whose film "BlacKkKlansman" was Oscar-nominated for best picture, said "the ref made a bad call" when the competing racial drama "Green Book" won the top prize at Sunday's Academy Awards.

Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Roma'

25 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography. | Video

Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Roma'

25 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography. | Video

'Ref made a bad call,' Spike Lee says of 'Green Book' award

25 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES, Feb 24 Director Spike Lee, whose film "BlacKkKlansman" was Oscar-nominated for best picture, said "the ref made a bad call" when the competing racial drama "Green Book" won the top prize at Sunday's Academy Awards.

UPDATE 2-Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Roma'

25 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES, Feb 24 Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography.

Virginia governor apologizes for racist photo but resists growing calls to quit

02 Feb 2019

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam apologized on Friday for a photograph in his 1984 medical school yearbook showing him and another person in racist garb at a party, but said he would serve out his term even as pressure piled on from fellow Democrats for him to step down. | Video

Explainer: What is the polar vortex and why is it so cold?

30 Jan 2019

Meteorologists have blamed a phenomenon called the polar vortex for the bitter cold that has descended on much of the central and eastern United States this week, forcing residents to huddle indoors, closing schools and businesses and canceling flights.

What the gunman didn't get - In Squirrel Hill, diversity made us strong

28 Oct 2018

In the 1960s, when I was growing up in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill district, we used to take the trolley up cobble-stoned Murray Avenue heading downtown, passing through a tableau of European-American Jewish life.

World News

German Greens leap in EU vote as left slumps

Germany's Green party doubled its share of the vote in Sunday's European Parliament election, leaping into second place behind Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and above the centre-left Social Democrats.