Social affairs

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda, left, hands new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki the document of his appointment as head of government at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Duda and Morawiecki will be among Polish government officials who will take part in a yearly march organized by nationalist groups on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
November 10, 2018 - 4:20 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government and the organizers of a yearly march organized by nationalist groups have agreed to hold a joint march on the 100th anniversary of Poland's rebirth as a state on Sunday. The announcement late Friday means President Andrzej Duda, Prime Minister Mateusz...
Read More
Chinese dissident writer Ma Jian speaks to media after his press conference at the Tai Kwun venue in Hong Kong, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Concerns have been raised about freedom of expression in Hong Kong following the cancellation of literary and artistic events and the refusal to allow an editor from the Financial Times to enter the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. A Hong Kong arts venue has canceled the appearance at a literary festival of exiled Chinese writer Ma Jian, known for his novels criticizing China's ruling Communist Party.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 10, 2018 - 12:26 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The cancellation of literary and artistic events and the refusal to allow a Financial Times editor to enter Hong Kong have reignited concern about freedom of expression in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. A last-minute decision Friday to reinstate the literary event...
Read More
Former Connecticut men's basketball head coach Jim Calhoun talks to his team before the tip off in his debut as the head coach of the University of St. Joseph in an NCAA college basketball game against the William Paterson University, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at the Ray Oosting Gymnasium at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. (Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 11:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jim Calhoun heard all the speculation that he would be a kinder, gentler coach at Division III University of Saint Joseph. He is 76 years old, with health issues and no desire to offend the nuns at a small Catholic school that had only accepted women until this semester. But...
Read More
Helen Brosnan, of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, trains volunteers who are working the phones in a warehouse, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Atlanta, where they are frantically trying to reach Georgians who voted with provisional ballots to make sure their votes are counted. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
November 09, 2018 - 10:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In a frantic search by phone and on foot, volunteers have been trying to find ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in Georgia's unresolved race for governor. Kemp leads in unofficial returns, and he already has resigned as...
Read More
People seeking asylum in the United States are seen through a fence at the San Ysidro Port of Entry Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in San Diego. The military is expected to have the vast majority of the more than 7,000 troops planned for the mission along the border deployed by Monday, and that number could grow. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 09, 2018 - 10:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued a proclamation Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The plan was immediately challenged in court. Trump invoked the same powers he...
Read More
Helen Brosnan, of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, trains volunteers who are working the phones in a warehouse, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Atlanta, where they are frantically trying to reach Georgians who voted with provisional ballots to make sure their votes are counted. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
November 09, 2018 - 9:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Volunteers spread out Friday trying to find any ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in their unsettled, too-close-to-call race for Georgia governor. Unofficial returns show Kemp with an advantage, and he's already resigned as...
Read More
November 09, 2018 - 5:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has joined more than 30 other states in legalizing medical marijuana by passing a ballot measure that was opposed by influential Mormon leaders. The plan that crossed the finish line on Friday creates a state-regulated growing and dispensing operation and allows people...
Read More
November 09, 2018 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 8 about Election Day turnout, The Associated Press misidentified the source of an analysis of youth voters. It is the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University, not "Civil Learning." A corrected version of the story is...
Read More
November 09, 2018 - 5:47 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When a 10-year-old Wisconsin girl was charged with homicide this week in the death of an infant, it was a rare — but not unprecedented — case of adult charges being filed against someone so young. The girl told investigators she panicked after dropping the baby at a home day care...
Read More
FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2018, file photo, a makeshift memorial stands outside the Tree of Life synagogue in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the in Pittsburgh. A moment of silence to honor the 11 people killed in the synagogue shooting is planned for a downtown Pittsburgh park, on Friday, Nov. 9. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
November 09, 2018 - 3:46 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nearly two weeks after a gunman shot to death 11 people inside a Pittsburgh synagogue, their lives were remembered Friday with a moment of silence and rally for peace in a downtown park. Rabbis from all three congregations whose members were meeting in the Tree of Life synagogue...
Read More

Pages