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Iranian athlete Elnaz Rekabi competes during the women’s Boulder & Lead final during the IFSC Climbing Asian Championships, in Seoul, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. Rekabi left South Korea on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 after competing at an event in which she climbed without her nation’s mandatory headscarf covering, authorities said. Farsi-language media outside of Iran warned she may have been forced to leave early by Iranian officials and could face arrest back home, which Tehran quickly denied. (Rhea Khang/International Federation of Sport Climbing via AP)

Iranian rock climber who competed in South Korea without hijab returns home

Elnaz Rekabi told Iran state television that going without a hijab had been an ‘unintentional’ act

Iranian athlete Elnaz Rekabi competes during the women’s Boulder & Lead final during the IFSC Climbing Asian Championships, in Seoul, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. Rekabi left South Korea on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 after competing at an event in which she climbed without her nation’s mandatory headscarf covering, authorities said. Farsi-language media outside of Iran warned she may have been forced to leave early by Iranian officials and could face arrest back home, which Tehran quickly denied. (Rhea Khang/International Federation of Sport Climbing via AP)
In this grab taken from video from the House of Commons, Prime Minister Liz Truss speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2022. (House of Commons/PA via AP)

Embattled UK leader Liz Truss insists she’s ‘not a quitter’

Truss apologized, admitted mistakes during her short tenure as the U.K.’s head of government

In this grab taken from video from the House of Commons, Prime Minister Liz Truss speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2022. (House of Commons/PA via AP)
Women wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus buy apples from a roadside vendor in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. The Indian capital reintroduced public mask mandates on Thursday as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

India stops journalist from flying to receive Pulitzer Prize

No immediate comment from Indian authorities after photographer stopped in New Delhi airport

Women wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus buy apples from a roadside vendor in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. The Indian capital reintroduced public mask mandates on Thursday as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Pierce Brosnan, left, and Dwayne Johnson in a scene from “Black Adam.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

Review: ‘Black Adam,’ a superhero franchise born on a Rock

Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’ isn’t bad, it’s just predictable and colour-by-numbers

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Pierce Brosnan, left, and Dwayne Johnson in a scene from “Black Adam.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
FILE - Cardi B appears at the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala in New York on Sept. 12, 2019. Cardi B humiliated and disrupted the life of a man whose back tattoos were illegally misappropriated for the cover of her 2016 mixtape “Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 1,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, during opening statements in a southern California federal court. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)

Lawyer: Cardi B ‘humiliated’ man with racy image on mixtape

A self-described family man with a distinctive back tattoo felt humiliated after…

FILE - Cardi B appears at the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala in New York on Sept. 12, 2019. Cardi B humiliated and disrupted the life of a man whose back tattoos were illegally misappropriated for the cover of her 2016 mixtape “Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 1,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, during opening statements in a southern California federal court. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)
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MacKenzie Scott donates $84.5 million to Girl Scouts

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donated $84.5 million to Girl Scouts of the USA…

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Street musicians play their instruments in a square without electric lights in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Putin declares Martial Law in Ukrainian regions annexed by Russian Forces

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered martial law on…

Street musicians play their instruments in a square without electric lights in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Columbus Blue Jackets’ Johnny Gaudreau, right, dumps the puck past Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Gavrikov’s OT tally lifts Blue Jackets to 4-3 win over struggling Canucks

Vancouver blows four straight multi-goal leads to start the season

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Johnny Gaudreau, right, dumps the puck past Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
This image shows the homepage for the new Semafor news website. Semafor says it plans to structure stories to make clear what is news, and what is analysis or opinion. (Semafor via AP)

Semafor news site makes debut, intent on reinventing news

News site wants to help consumers make sense of all the mess of information that’s out there

This image shows the homepage for the new Semafor news website. Semafor says it plans to structure stories to make clear what is news, and what is analysis or opinion. (Semafor via AP)
A pair of Impala roller skates belonging to Tammy Donroe Inman, 48, of Waltham, Mass., are shown on August 2022. Donroe Inman decided to try roller skating as a hobby during the pandemic. (Tammy Donroe Inman via AP)

What goes around comes around: Roller skating’s retro appeal

Trend part of a larger fashion and music throwback to the disco era of the ‘70s and ’80s

A pair of Impala roller skates belonging to Tammy Donroe Inman, 48, of Waltham, Mass., are shown on August 2022. Donroe Inman decided to try roller skating as a hobby during the pandemic. (Tammy Donroe Inman via AP)
FILE - Infowars founder Alex Jones is shown a clip of his former deposition while testifying in the Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Conn. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. A Connecticut jury’s ruling that Jones pay $965 million to people he targeted with Sandy Hook lies is heartening to people disgusted by the muck of disinformation. Just don’t expect conspiracy theories to go away. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool, File)

Is Alex Jones verdict the death of disinformation? Unlikely

‘It doesn’t even seem to be chilling him’: analyst

FILE - Infowars founder Alex Jones is shown a clip of his former deposition while testifying in the Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Conn. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. A Connecticut jury’s ruling that Jones pay $965 million to people he targeted with Sandy Hook lies is heartening to people disgusted by the muck of disinformation. Just don’t expect conspiracy theories to go away. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool, File)
Washington Capitals right wing Connor Brown (28) and Vancouver Canucks center Elias Pettersson (40) reach for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jess Rapfogel)

Ovechkin scores 2, Capitals come back to beat winless Canucks 6-4

Vancouver drops to 0-3 early in NHL season

Washington Capitals right wing Connor Brown (28) and Vancouver Canucks center Elias Pettersson (40) reach for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jess Rapfogel)
Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at Federal court for his civil lawsuit trial, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, in New York. Spacey is facing a jury in a New York City courtroom during a civil trial accusing him of sexually abusing a 14-year-old actor in the 1980s when he was 26. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

From witness stand, Kevin Spacey denies sex abuse claims

Kevin Spacey testified in a New York courtroom Monday that he never…

Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at Federal court for his civil lawsuit trial, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, in New York. Spacey is facing a jury in a New York City courtroom during a civil trial accusing him of sexually abusing a 14-year-old actor in the 1980s when he was 26. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this handout photo taken from video released by Ostorozhno Novosty, flames and smoke engulf a building after a warplane crashed into a residential area in Yeysk, Russia, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. The Russian military says one of its warplanes crashed in the port of Yeysk on the Sea of Azov after experiencing engine failure. The Russian Defense Ministry said that a Su-34 bomber crashed into a residential area in Yeysk and caused a fire on Monday. (Ostorozhno Novosty via AP)

Russian warplane crashes into Russian city, killing 2, igniting apartment blaze

Su-34 bomber came down in the port city of Yeysk during a training mission, Russia says

In this handout photo taken from video released by Ostorozhno Novosty, flames and smoke engulf a building after a warplane crashed into a residential area in Yeysk, Russia, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. The Russian military says one of its warplanes crashed in the port of Yeysk on the Sea of Azov after experiencing engine failure. The Russian Defense Ministry said that a Su-34 bomber crashed into a residential area in Yeysk and caused a fire on Monday. (Ostorozhno Novosty via AP)
Migrants, most of them from Afghanistan, rest at an old school used as a temporary shelter on the island of Kythira, southern Greece, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Turkey, Greece trade accusations over 92 naked migrants

Greece accuses Turkey of pushing migrants over the border, Turkey accuses Greece of ‘fake news’

Migrants, most of them from Afghanistan, rest at an old school used as a temporary shelter on the island of Kythira, southern Greece, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Firefighters try to extinguish a fire after a drone fired at buildings in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Ukrainians’ resilience persists despite new Russian barrage

‘We will restore and rebuild everything, but our hatred will live for centuries’

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire after a drone fired at buildings in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Dwayne Johnson, star and producer of the film Black Adam, is photographed at an event for the film in Toronto, on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

Can the Rock steady the DC universe with ‘Black Adam’?

Mega-star’s foray into the super-hero world aimed at jump-starting a franchise reset

Dwayne Johnson, star and producer of the film Black Adam, is photographed at an event for the film in Toronto, on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
FILE - Kanye West arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The rapper formerly known as Kanye West is offering to buy right-wing friendly social network Parler after being booted off of Twitter and Instagram. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Kanye West to buy conservative social media platform Parler

Rapper was booted off Twitter and Instagram for antisemitic posts

FILE - Kanye West arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The rapper formerly known as Kanye West is offering to buy right-wing friendly social network Parler after being booted off of Twitter and Instagram. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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Agency says BTS members will serve in South Korea’s military

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The members of K-pop band BTS will…

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Shakeela Bibi who is pregnant stands beside her tent at a relief camp for flood victims, in Fazilpur near Multan, Pakistan, Sept. 23, 2022. Pregnant women are struggling to get care after Pakistan’s unprecedented flooding, which inundated a third of the country at its height and drove millions from their homes. The UN says around 130,000 pregnant women in flood-hit areas require urgent healthcare and more than 2,000 are giving birth every day, most in unsafe conditions. (AP Photo/Shazia Bhatti)

Pregnant women struggle to find care after Pakistan’s floods

RAJANPUR, Pakistan (AP) — The first five months of Shakeela Bibi’s pregnancy…

Shakeela Bibi who is pregnant stands beside her tent at a relief camp for flood victims, in Fazilpur near Multan, Pakistan, Sept. 23, 2022. Pregnant women are struggling to get care after Pakistan’s unprecedented flooding, which inundated a third of the country at its height and drove millions from their homes. The UN says around 130,000 pregnant women in flood-hit areas require urgent healthcare and more than 2,000 are giving birth every day, most in unsafe conditions. (AP Photo/Shazia Bhatti)