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'Bigger than just music:' Canadians remember Punjabi rapper two years after killing

'Bigger than just music:' Canadians remember Punjabi rapper two years after killing

Shub Karman was out for a recent walk in Calgary, when he passed a car full of kids singing along to the music of his favourite Punjabi rapper.
Globe-trotting anthropologist who drew comparisons to Indiana Jones dies at age 94

Globe-trotting anthropologist who drew comparisons to Indiana Jones dies at age 94

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Schuyler Jones, a globe-trotting American anthropologist and adventurer whose exploits drew comparisons to iconic movie character Indiana Jones, has died. He was 94.
Zimbabwe authorities mix charm with force in an attempt to shore up the world’s newest currency

Zimbabwe authorities mix charm with force in an attempt to shore up the world’s newest currency

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The introduction of the world's newest currency in April inspired a reggae artist to record a song praising the ZiG, or Zimbabwe Gold. The catchy tune , titled “Zig Mari,” received generous play on state television and radio.
A 19th century flag disrupts leadership at an Illinois museum and prompts a state investigation

A 19th century flag disrupts leadership at an Illinois museum and prompts a state investigation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.
The dreams of a 60-year-old beauty contestant come to an abrupt end in Argentina

The dreams of a 60-year-old beauty contestant come to an abrupt end in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A 60-year-old woman saw her dreams of becoming the oldest Miss Universe contestant in history melt away in a haze of sequins and selfies Saturday at Argentina’s annual beauty pageant.
Rare blue-eyed cicada spotted during 2024 emergence at suburban Chicago arboretum

Rare blue-eyed cicada spotted during 2024 emergence at suburban Chicago arboretum

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — It was late morning when The Morton Arboretum's Senior Horticulturist Kate Myroup arrived at the Children’s Garden with a special guest: a rare, blue-eyed female Magicicada cassini cicada, spotted earlier in the day by a visitor.
Sean Baker's 'Anora' wins Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top honor

Sean Baker's 'Anora' wins Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top honor

Sean Baker's “Anora,” a comic but devastating Brooklyn odyssey about a sex worker who marries the son of a wealthy Russian oligarch, won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or.
Hundreds in Peru mark Clown Day in hopes of getting the holiday official recognition

Hundreds in Peru mark Clown Day in hopes of getting the holiday official recognition

LIMA, Peru (AP) — With their unmistakable red noses, extravagant shoes, colorful outfits and unique makeup, hundreds of clowns Saturday gathered in the streets of Peru’s capital to mark Clown Day.
3 falcon chicks hatch atop the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York City

3 falcon chicks hatch atop the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Three peregrine falcon chicks have hatched in a nest built at the top of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York City, officials said.
Nicki Minaj's England concert postponed after rapper was detained by Dutch authorities over pot

Nicki Minaj's England concert postponed after rapper was detained by Dutch authorities over pot

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Nicki Minaj's concert in Manchester scheduled for Saturday night was postponed after police in the Netherlands discovered marijuana in her bags as she was preparing to leave the country.
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