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Indonesian brigadier general killed in 2-week Papua clash

Indonesian brigadier general killed in 2-week Papua clash

JAYAPURA, Indonesia — An Indonesian brigadier general was killed in an ongoing clash between security forces and a rebel group in restive Papua province, authorities said Monday.

Pamplona blames jab rollout for another summer without bulls

MADRID — Officials in northern Spain’s Pamplona have called off the famed San Fermín bull-running festival for the second year in a row because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Biden expanding summer food program for 34M schoolchildren

Biden expanding summer food program for 34M schoolchildren

The Biden administration is expanding a program to feed as many as 34 million schoolchildren during the summer months, using funds from the coronavirus relief package approved in March.
Chloé Zhao makes history with best director Oscar win

Chloé Zhao makes history with best director Oscar win

LOS ANGELES — Chloé Zhao has made history at the 2021 Academy Awards, becoming the first woman of colour to win best director and just the second woman to win the award.
Glenn Close knows all about 'Da Butt' in Oscars' game

Glenn Close knows all about 'Da Butt' in Oscars' game

The premise for an interlude at the Oscars was simple: Questlove played a song and a chosen celebrity had to guess if the tune was ever nominated for or won an Oscar.
Youn Yuh-jung wins best supporting actress Academy Award

Youn Yuh-jung wins best supporting actress Academy Award

LOS ANGELES — Youn Yuh-jung,'' the feisty grandmother in “Minari,” captured more than her grandson's heart. Youn, a prominent film and TV actor in her home country of South Korea, won the best supporting actress award at Sunday’s Oscars.
Virus 'swallowing' people in India; crematoriums overwhelmed

Virus 'swallowing' people in India; crematoriums overwhelmed

NEW DELHI — With life-saving oxygen in short supply, families are left on their own to ferry people sick with COVID-19 from hospital to hospital in search of treatment as India is engulfed in a devastating surge of infections.

Pixar's 'Soul' wins best animated feature Academy Award

LOS ANGELES — Pixar’s “Soul” has won the Oscar for best animated feature. Pixar has now won the award 11 times in the 20 years since the category was established. The film stars the voices of Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey.
Emerald Fennell, Daniel Kaluuya among early Oscar winners

Emerald Fennell, Daniel Kaluuya among early Oscar winners

LOS ANGELES — Winners so far at the 93rd Academy Awards: Original screenplay: “Promising Young Woman,” Emerald Fennell Adapted screenplay: Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton, “The Father” International film: “Another Round,” Denmark Best supporti
Regina King reacts to Chauvin verdict in Oscars opening

Regina King reacts to Chauvin verdict in Oscars opening

Actor and director Regina King acknowledged the hardships of the past year during an opening straight out of the movies for the 2021 Oscars. “It has been quite a year and we are still smack dab in the middle of it," King said.