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IMF: Mideast loses $270B oil income amid virus, recession

IMF: Mideast loses $270B oil income amid virus, recession

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Middle East's energy producers are expected to earn $270 billion less in oil revenue compared to last year as the region's economic heavyweight, Saudi Arabia, sinks deeper into recession amid the coronavirus pandemic
Washington's NFL team drops 'Redskins' name after 87 years

Washington's NFL team drops 'Redskins' name after 87 years

WASHINGTON — The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo, bowing to recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans.

China sanctions Cruz, Rubio, Smith, Brownback for criticism

BEIJING — China said Monday it will impose sanctions on three U.S. lawmakers and one ambassador in response to similar actions taken by the U.S.
Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dies at 59

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dies at 59

JOHANNESBURG — Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died aged 59.
Reports: Washington to shed 'Redskins' name Monday

Reports: Washington to shed 'Redskins' name Monday

ASHBURN, Va. — Washington’s NFL team will get rid of the name ‘Redskins’ on Monday, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear when a new name will be revealed for one of the league’s oldest franchises.
Boy, 12, arrested after Palace player Zaha gets racist posts

Boy, 12, arrested after Palace player Zaha gets racist posts

LONDON — A 12-year-old boy was arrested by police after Crystal Palace player Wilfried Zaha highlighted racist abuse he received ahead of Sunday's Premier League match at Aston Villa.
Florida reports largest, single-day increase in COVID cases

Florida reports largest, single-day increase in COVID cases

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.

Foreign students in NC fear online classes mean deportation

RALEIGH, N.C. — Although most North Carolina universities — including Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill and N.C.
F1 star Hamilton raises right fist in fight against racism

F1 star Hamilton raises right fist in fight against racism

SPIELBERG, Austria — Standing on the podium to celebrate his latest win, Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton raised a clenched right fist and then delivered a message to his fellow drivers not to slow down in the fight against racism.
Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan, 3 family members test positive

Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan, 3 family members test positive

NEW DELHI — Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, his son and two other family members have tested positive for the coronavirus in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, a government minister said Sunday.