NEW YORK | APNewsBreak: Obama’s book sells 1.4 million copies in a week

NEW YORK— Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” has become a massive hit. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press…

VATICAN CITY | Italy’s bishops respond to long-ignored clergy sex abuse

VATICAN CITY — Italy’s Catholic bishops are declaring a new era of transparency and truth about…

NEW YORK | NPR’s Guy Raz is working on ‘How I Built This’ book

NEW YORK — NPR host Guy Raz is bringing his show to the world of books.…

BOSTON | Warren DNA analysis points to Native American heritage

BOSTON— A DNA analysis done on Sen. Elizabeth Warren provides strong evidence she has Native American…

BERLIN | German magazine stands by its reporting on Ronaldo

BERLIN — The German weekly magazine that first published the rape allegation against Cristiano Ronaldo says…

BEIRUT | Syrian president grants general amnesty to army deserters

BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad granted general amnesty on Tuesday to army deserters both within…

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | US opens criminal probe of Denmark’s top bank amid scandal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The United States government has opened a criminal investigation into the flow of dirty…

VATICAN CITY | Letter confirms Vatican received McCarrick complaint in 2000

VATICAN CITY — A 2006 letter from a top Vatican official confirms that the Holy See…

NEW YORK | Book of Garcia Marquez’s journalism to be published

NEW YORK — In the beginning, Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a reporter. A selection of the…

DUBLIN  | Vatican ex-ambassador pens j’accuse in McCarrick affair

DUBLIN  — The Vatican’s retired ambassador to the United States has penned an 11-page letter accusing…

NEW YORK | Hemingway story from 1956 published for first time

NEW YORK  — The themes and trappings are familiar for an Ernest Hemingway narrative: Paris, wartime,…

Simmons says he will ‘defend’ himself following rape claims

NEW YORK / December 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Music mogul Russell Simmons said on Instagram that…