Associated Press

Gillian Tett, left, of the Financial Times, moderator, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley, second left, Wold Bank Group President Ajay Banga, third left, and Carolina Cosse, Mayor of Montevideo, Uruguay, participate in the United Nations Sustainable Development Forum, Monday, Sept. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Climate change has world at the ‘gates of hell’: United Nations chief

Carbon polluting nations silent as UN continues in New York

Gillian Tett, left, of the Financial Times, moderator, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley, second left, Wold Bank Group President Ajay Banga, third left, and Carolina Cosse, Mayor of Montevideo, Uruguay, participate in the United Nations Sustainable Development Forum, Monday, Sept. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
The entrance to the Las Vegas Review-Journal campus is shown in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. The Review-Journal is being viciously attacked, either because of a misunderstanding or willful attempt to mislead, over its coverage of an alleged murder. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

‘Firehose of hatred’: U.S. newspaper targeted online for coverage

Early story of retired police chief’s death feeds ‘internet mob’ after new facts emerge

The entrance to the Las Vegas Review-Journal campus is shown in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. The Review-Journal is being viciously attacked, either because of a misunderstanding or willful attempt to mislead, over its coverage of an alleged murder. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
FILE - Rupert Murdoch introduces Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during the Herman Kahn Award Gala, in New York, Oct. 30, 2018. Murdoch is stepping down at Fox and News Corp, son Lachlan will take over as chairman .(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Fox News mogul Rupert Murdoch steps down as active leader

Australian billionaire becomes chairman emeritus of both Fox’s parent company and his media holdings

FILE - Rupert Murdoch introduces Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during the Herman Kahn Award Gala, in New York, Oct. 30, 2018. Murdoch is stepping down at Fox and News Corp, son Lachlan will take over as chairman .(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Author John Grisham appears at the opening night of “A Time To Kill” on Broadway in New York on Oct. 20, 2013, left, and author R.R. Martin appears in Toronto on March 12, 2012. Grisham and Martin are among 17 authors suing OpenAI for “systematic theft on a mass scale.” Their suit was filed Tuesday in New York and is the latest in a wave of legal action by writers concerned that AI programs are using their copyrighted works without permission. (AP Photo)

Top authors accuse AI of ‘systematic theft on a mass scale’, launch lawsuit

John Grisham, Jodi Picoult and George R.R. Martin are among 17 writers suing OpenAI

Author John Grisham appears at the opening night of “A Time To Kill” on Broadway in New York on Oct. 20, 2013, left, and author R.R. Martin appears in Toronto on March 12, 2012. Grisham and Martin are among 17 authors suing OpenAI for “systematic theft on a mass scale.” Their suit was filed Tuesday in New York and is the latest in a wave of legal action by writers concerned that AI programs are using their copyrighted works without permission. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, The Bob Ross “Art of the Chill Game,” by Big G Creative, is displayed at the TTPM 2018 Spring Showcase, in New York. Ross was known for his unpretentious approach to painting on his long-running show, “The Joy of Painting,” but now the painting he completed on his first show in 1983 is for sale for nearly $10 million. Minneapolis gallery owner Ryan Nelson calls it the ‘rookie card’ for Ross. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

First Bob Ross TV painting can be yours for $10 million

First work produced on The Joy of Painting TV series is up for sale

FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, The Bob Ross “Art of the Chill Game,” by Big G Creative, is displayed at the TTPM 2018 Spring Showcase, in New York. Ross was known for his unpretentious approach to painting on his long-running show, “The Joy of Painting,” but now the painting he completed on his first show in 1983 is for sale for nearly $10 million. Minneapolis gallery owner Ryan Nelson calls it the ‘rookie card’ for Ross. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
FILE - Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, walks past Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they take part in a wreath-laying ceremony at Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi's cremation site, during the G20 Summit in New Delhi, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023. Trudeau said that Canada wasn't looking to escalate tensions, but asked India on Tuesday, Sept. 19, to take the killing of a Sikh activist seriously after India called accusations that the Indian government may have been involved absurd.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Caution urged: Citizens of India warned about travelling to Canada

Indian government cautions of ‘growing anti-India activities and politically condoned hate-crimes’

FILE - Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, walks past Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they take part in a wreath-laying ceremony at Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi's cremation site, during the G20 Summit in New Delhi, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023. Trudeau said that Canada wasn't looking to escalate tensions, but asked India on Tuesday, Sept. 19, to take the killing of a Sikh activist seriously after India called accusations that the Indian government may have been involved absurd.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
In this undated photo provided by Rebecca Hale, Marc Tyler Nobleman poses for a portrait. The author’s clash with a Georgia school district over a mention of someone’s homosexuality in a presentation highlights the reach of conservatives’ push for what what they call parents’ rights. Nobleman at first complied with a request not to mention that the son of Batman’s co-creator was gay but then rebelled. He and LGBTQ+ advocates say the Forsyth County district in suburban Atlanta was wrong. The district says schools shouldn’t engage in such discussions without parents knowing in advance. (Rebecca Hale via AP)

A Batman researcher said ‘gay’ in a talk to schoolkids. When asked to censor himself, he quit

Marc Tyler Nobleman was supposed to talk to kids about the secret…

In this undated photo provided by Rebecca Hale, Marc Tyler Nobleman poses for a portrait. The author’s clash with a Georgia school district over a mention of someone’s homosexuality in a presentation highlights the reach of conservatives’ push for what what they call parents’ rights. Nobleman at first complied with a request not to mention that the son of Batman’s co-creator was gay but then rebelled. He and LGBTQ+ advocates say the Forsyth County district in suburban Atlanta was wrong. The district says schools shouldn’t engage in such discussions without parents knowing in advance. (Rebecca Hale via AP)
Some news outlets say they’ve been unable to post on Meta’s social media sites some or all of the time since the digital giant began rolling out its restrictions on Canadian news. The Facebook logo is seen on a cellphone in Boston, Oct. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Dwyer

UK’s new online safety law adds to crackdown on Big Tech companies

British lawmakers have approved an ambitious but controversial new internet safety law…

Some news outlets say they’ve been unable to post on Meta’s social media sites some or all of the time since the digital giant began rolling out its restrictions on Canadian news. The Facebook logo is seen on a cellphone in Boston, Oct. 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Dwyer
William, Prince of Wales, right, visits a FDNY Firehouse on on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023, in New York City. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Pool Photo via AP)

Prince William, billionaires Gates and Bloomberg say innovation provides climate hope

With deadly extreme weather hitting all over the globe, rising temperatures peaking…

William, Prince of Wales, right, visits a FDNY Firehouse on on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023, in New York City. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Pool Photo via AP)
New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) runs in for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

The NFC is off to a record-setting start to the NFL season with seven teams at 2-0

The AFC came into the season with the lion’s share of the…

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) runs in for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
FILE - The Federal Trade Commission building, Jan. 28, 2015, in Washington. Parents whose kids bought virtual gear without their knowledge on the popular Fortnite video game could soon be able to get a refund. The U.S. regulators are starting to notify more than 37 million people by email that they may be eligible for compensation as part of a legal settlement with Fortnite’s maker, Epic Games Inc. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

U.S. orders Fortnite to refund parents, pay $520M in penalties

Order comes in connection to purchases made without parental knowledge, collecting child information

FILE - The Federal Trade Commission building, Jan. 28, 2015, in Washington. Parents whose kids bought virtual gear without their knowledge on the popular Fortnite video game could soon be able to get a refund. The U.S. regulators are starting to notify more than 37 million people by email that they may be eligible for compensation as part of a legal settlement with Fortnite’s maker, Epic Games Inc. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
FILE - Visitors walk inside the Hall of Mirrors in the Versailles castle, on Nov. 17, 2015 in Versailles, west of Paris. France is rolling out the red carpet for King Charles III’s state visit starting on Wednesday Sept. 20, 2023 at one of its most magnificent and emblematic monuments: the Palace of Versailles, which celebrates its 400th anniversary. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

King Charles III welcome just another day at the office for Versailles

Iconic French palace celebrating 4ooth anniversary of grand dinners and royal visits

FILE - Visitors walk inside the Hall of Mirrors in the Versailles castle, on Nov. 17, 2015 in Versailles, west of Paris. France is rolling out the red carpet for King Charles III’s state visit starting on Wednesday Sept. 20, 2023 at one of its most magnificent and emblematic monuments: the Palace of Versailles, which celebrates its 400th anniversary. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
(AP PHoto/Altaf Qadri)

Modi government expels a Canadian diplomat after Trudeau says India was involved in Sikh’s killing

India expelled a senior Canadian diplomat on Tuesday and accused Canada of…

(AP PHoto/Altaf Qadri)
FILE - Travis Scott performs at Day 1 of the Astroworld Music Festival at NRG Park on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston. The rap superstar was questioned on Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, in a deposition he is giving in connection with hundreds of lawsuits that were filed against him and others over the deaths and injuries at the 2021 Astroworld festival. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper Travis Scott is questioned over deadly crowd surge at Texas festival in wave of lawsuits

Rap superstar Travis Scott was questioned for several hours on Monday in…

FILE - Travis Scott performs at Day 1 of the Astroworld Music Festival at NRG Park on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston. The rap superstar was questioned on Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, in a deposition he is giving in connection with hundreds of lawsuits that were filed against him and others over the deaths and injuries at the 2021 Astroworld festival. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
This image released by 20th Century Studios shows Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot in a scene from "A Haunting in Venice." (20th Century Studios via AP)

Nun2 repeats as box office champ, Venice second in quiet movie weekend

“The Nun 2” and “A Haunting in Venice” virtually tied for the…

This image released by 20th Century Studios shows Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot in a scene from "A Haunting in Venice." (20th Century Studios via AP)
In this 2022 photo provided by Joby Aviation is Joby’s pre-production prototype aircraft at the company’s flight test facility in Marina, Calif. The same Ohio river valley where the Wright brothers pioneered human flight will soon manufacture cutting-edge electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. An agreement announced Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, between the state and Joby Aviation Inc. will bring air taxi production to a 140-acre site at Dayton International Airport by 2025. (Eric Adams/Joby Aviation via AP)

Hundreds of flying taxis to be made in Ohio, home of the Wright brothers and astronaut legend

The same Ohio river valley where the Wright brothers pioneered human flight…

In this 2022 photo provided by Joby Aviation is Joby’s pre-production prototype aircraft at the company’s flight test facility in Marina, Calif. The same Ohio river valley where the Wright brothers pioneered human flight will soon manufacture cutting-edge electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. An agreement announced Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, between the state and Joby Aviation Inc. will bring air taxi production to a 140-acre site at Dayton International Airport by 2025. (Eric Adams/Joby Aviation via AP)
Girls attend school on the first day of the new school year, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 25, 2023. Two years after the Taliban banned girls from school beyond sixth grade, Afghanistan is the only country in the world with restrictions on female education. Now, the rights of Afghan women and children are on the agenda of the United Nations General Assembly Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, in New York. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

The Taliban have banned girls from school for 2 years. It’s a worsening crisis for all Afghans

Two years after the Taliban banned girls from school beyond sixth grade,…

Girls attend school on the first day of the new school year, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 25, 2023. Two years after the Taliban banned girls from school beyond sixth grade, Afghanistan is the only country in the world with restrictions on female education. Now, the rights of Afghan women and children are on the agenda of the United Nations General Assembly Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, in New York. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
Relatives of Maurice “Mo” Miller, Mary Miller-Duffy, his sister, center left, and Sue Duffy, her wife, embrace after seeing his body at NYU Langone Health in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023. For a history-making 61 days and despite a brief rejection blip, a pig’s kidney worked normally inside his brain-dead body. (AP Photo/Shelby Lum)

Pig kidney works a record 2 months in donated body, raising hope for animal-human transplants

Dozens of doctors and nurses silently lined the hospital hallway in tribute:…

Relatives of Maurice “Mo” Miller, Mary Miller-Duffy, his sister, center left, and Sue Duffy, her wife, embrace after seeing his body at NYU Langone Health in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023. For a history-making 61 days and despite a brief rejection blip, a pig’s kidney worked normally inside his brain-dead body. (AP Photo/Shelby Lum)
Russell Brand leaves the Troubabour Wembley Park theater in northwest London after performing a comedy set on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. Three British news organizations are reporting that comedian and social influencer has been accused of rape, sexual assault and abuse based on allegations from four women who knew him over a seven-year period at the height of his fame. Brand denied the allegations. (James Manning/PA via AP)

UK police urged to investigate sex assault allegations against comedian Russell Brand

Senior British politicians on Monday urged police to investigate sexual assault allegations…

Russell Brand leaves the Troubabour Wembley Park theater in northwest London after performing a comedy set on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. Three British news organizations are reporting that comedian and social influencer has been accused of rape, sexual assault and abuse based on allegations from four women who knew him over a seven-year period at the height of his fame. Brand denied the allegations. (James Manning/PA via AP)
FILE - Drew Barrymore attends the Time100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at Frederick P. Rose Hall, April 26, 2023, in New York. The National Book Awards dropped Barrymore as the host for this year’s ceremony, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, a day after her talk show taped its first episode since the Hollywood writers strike began. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Drew Barrymore postpones her show’s new season launch until after strikes

Host received backlash for taping new episodes without union writers

FILE - Drew Barrymore attends the Time100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at Frederick P. Rose Hall, April 26, 2023, in New York. The National Book Awards dropped Barrymore as the host for this year’s ceremony, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, a day after her talk show taped its first episode since the Hollywood writers strike began. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)