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Chunky bootmaker Dr. Martens to sell shares to public

Chunky bootmaker Dr. Martens to sell shares to public

LONDON — The maker of Dr.
Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

WASHINGTON — William Burns, a well-known figure in diplomatic circles around the world, is President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to lead the CIA, a selection likely to be embraced by the rank and file at the nation’s premier spy agency.
Capitol assault a more sinister attack than first appeared

Capitol assault a more sinister attack than first appeared

WASHINGTON — Under battle flags bearing Donald Trump's name, the Capitol's attackers pinned a bloodied police officer in a doorway, his twisted face and screams captured on video.

A theatre of propaganda: The Capitol, cameras and selfies

NEW YORK — One of the defining images of the Capitol Hill siege was of a man dangling from the balcony of the Senate chamber.
Cohen seeks to dismantle Trump legacy, one podcast at a time

Cohen seeks to dismantle Trump legacy, one podcast at a time

NEW YORK — The rehabilitation of Michael Cohen has reached a surreal new stage: Quizzing the actor Ben Stiller about his approach to impersonating him on “Saturday Night Live.

'Nomadland' wins 4 National Society of Film Critics awards

LOS ANGELES — “Nomadland” won four awards at this year's National Society of Film Critics awards, including best picture, best cinematography, best director and best actress.
Biden faces challenge in guiding America past Trump era

Biden faces challenge in guiding America past Trump era

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden appeared on television last week as a bipartisan group of lawmakers huddled in an undisclosed location to protect them from a violent mob that was ransacking the U.S. Capitol. “The whole room went silent,” Sen.
China: WHO experts arriving Thursday for virus origins probe

China: WHO experts arriving Thursday for virus origins probe

BEIJING — Experts from the World Health Organization are due to arrive in China this week for a long-anticipated investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, the government said Monday.
Capitol police were overrun, little defence against rioters

Capitol police were overrun, little defence against rioters

WASHINGTON — Despite ample warnings about pro-Trump demonstrations in Washington, U.S.
Hong Kong's new top judge urges impartiality in courts

Hong Kong's new top judge urges impartiality in courts

Hong Kong’s new top judge warned Monday that the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s courts need to show they are impartial amid a flurry of politically charged cases or risk losing public trust.