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State Sen. Anthony Muse to run for Prince George’s County executive

Longtime politician, preacher is the first Democrat to say he will run to succeed Rushern L. Baker III.

Londoners' Share Their Break-Up Stories

2 hours agoEngland / London : Londonist

We asked our readers for their tales of London break-ups.

LA Observed Notes: Press Club winners and Channel 4 loses a news van

Plus it's time to pay attention to the Dodgers, Roxane Gay is in town, media people doing stuff and selected tweets.

French weekly magazines review 25 June 2017

Once again, the new French government made the headlines in this week's magazines, but this time it isn't all praise for the Macron's team, as several cabinet resign following a funding scandal. Meanwhile, aerospace companies gathered at the Paris Air show are getting excited about the retrun of supersonic planes...

Ranks of homeless veterans keep swelling in Los Angeles

Kendrick Bailey is standing outside the tent he has pitched on a filthy sidewalk in downtown Los Angeles and points to the American flag he served proudly during the Vietnam War. "I didn't have education back then," says Bailey, recalling his time in combat. Show More Summary

Congo president's daughter charged with corruption in France

Investigators have widened a corruption probe into the French assets of three African ruling families, charging the daughter and son-in-law of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso.

???? Enjoy a magical night of jazz with the talented Anne Evenou at The Pearl this Friday!

3 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Get ready for a magical night of jazz with Anne Evenou this Friday! Taking the spotlight with The Pearl's 17 piece Big Band and Antonio Ximenez as the conductor, they'll be performing all your favorite jazz divas' classics such as Billie...Show More Summary

Down by the river

My favorite place near the water in this island country isn’t the ocean. Next month is July which is quickly approaching. The weather has been crazy cool but one thing we can always count on is the heat in July. It will be full on summer by then. Show More Summary

How Alexandria's 'leaning tower' became an emblem of the city's corruption

When the 13-storey tower block toppled it exposed the problems at the heart of Egypt’s construction industry, a country where 400 residential buildings collapse each year Pensioner Madiha Abdel Alim was heading home to her flat in Alexandria...Show More Summary

Xscape reunites for performance on BET Awards

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Consider the Xscape reunion launched. Performing for the first time in 18 years, the original quartet of Kandi Burruss, LaTocha Scott, Tamika Scott and Tameka “Tiny” Harris hit the stage at the 2017...Show More Summary

Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153

Pakistan began Eid in mourning Monday as the death toll in an oil tanker explosion rose to 153, with scores injured after they were caught in a fireball while scooping up spilled fuel. Dozens of relatives were waiting outside hospitals...Show More Summary

Concert review and photos: Sheryl Crow hit the W during the day, Chastain at night

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Early Sunday afternoon, Sheryl Crow arrived on a small stage set up inside the W Atlanta Buckhead. She wasn’t there to perform. Rather, with longtime songwriting collaborator Jeff Trott by her sid...

Garth Brooks announced as first Mercedes-Benz Stadium concert performer

BY JEWEL WICKER A country icon will host the first concert at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Garth Brooks will be joined by his wife Trisha Yearwood for a concert at the new Atlanta stadium on Oct. 12. “Two of Arthur...

S. Korea's Moon heads to US as North threat grows

South Korea's dovish new President Moon Jae-In -- who backs engagement with the nuclear-armed North -- heads to Washington this week for talks with his hawkish US counterpart Donald Trump, as Pyongyang defies international sanctions to accelerate its missile programme. Show More Summary

Myanmar and Thailand torch $1 billion of seized drugs

Myanmar and Thailand started torching nearly $1 billion worth of seized narcotics on Monday, a defiant show of force as law enforcement struggles to stem the rising flow of drugs in the region. The burnings, to mark world anti-drugsShow More Summary

Glencore makes new bid for Rio's Australia coal assets

Rio Tinto said on Monday that Swiss commodities giant Glencore has upped its offerthe firm's Australian coal assets,raising the stakes in a bidding war with China-backed Yancoal. Rio, the world's second-largest miner, said in January...Show More Summary

Photos: Chicago Goes Big For Annual Pride Parade In Boystown

An estimated 1 million people lined the streets of Boystown, Lakeview, Buena Park and Lincoln Park Sunday morning to celebrate LGBTQ pride in Chicago. [ more › ]

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