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Unions connect soccer players with migrant workers in Qatar

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GENEVA — Soccer players have talked with migrant workers in Qatar to learn more about their conditions while building stadiums and other projects for...

For pregnant women, pandemic made hunt for drug rehab harder

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After using drugs on and off for years, Megan Sims wanted to get clean again. But she couldn’t bring herself to stop during the...

Garland lets immigration judges put off deportation cases

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Attorney General Merrick Garland has tossed out a Trump administration policy that barred immigration judges from temporarily shelving some deportation cases. ...

Barcelona to build 1st cricket pitch thanks to women’s push

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BARCELONA, Spain — The crack of leather on willow is not a sound one associates with Spain. There will be a connection from 2022,...

Booksellers association apologizes for anti-trans mailing

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NEW YORK — The American Booksellers Association is apologizing for sending a publication widely criticized as anti-transgender, Abigail Shrier's "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze...

Child tax credit starts hitting US families’ bank accounts

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WASHINGTON — The child tax credit had always been an empty gesture to millions of parents like Tamika Daniel. ...

US unemployment claims fall to 360,000, a new pandemic low

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WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that...

Lebanon’s PM-designate steps down after months of deadlock

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BEIRUT — Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri stepped down Thursday, citing “key differences” with the president after nine months of political wrangling that failed...

EU court rules employers can limit religious symbols

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BERLIN — The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that employers may forbid the wearing of visible symbols of religious or political belief, such...

US unemployment claims fall to 360,000, a new pandemic low

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WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that...