Australia changes word in anthem to honor Indigenous people

Australia changes word in anthem to honor Indigenous people

CANBERRA – Australia has changed one word in its national anthem to reflect what the prime minister called “the spirit of unity” and the country’s Indigenous population. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on New Year’s Eve announced that the second line of the anthem, Advance Australia Fair, has been…
Pearl Harbor ceremony to honor those killed in 1941 attack

Pearl Harbor ceremony to honor those killed in 1941 attack

HONOLULU – Officials were scheduled to gather in Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack, though public health measures adopted because of the coronavirus pandemic mean no survivors will be present. The military will broadcast video of the ceremony live online for…
Amid racial reckoning, Grammys honor the Black experience

Amid racial reckoning, Grammys honor the Black experience

NEW YORK – With police brutality continuing to devastate Black families and the coronavirus ravishing Black America disproportionately, the world was driven to the significance of this year’s Juneteenth more than ever before. And Beyoncé knew she wanted to release a song on that momentous day — so…
Huawei selling Honor phone brand in face of US sanctions

Huawei selling Honor phone brand in face of US sanctions

BEIJING – Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling its budget-price Honor smartphone brand in an effort to rescue the struggling business from damaging U.S. sanctions imposed on its parent company. The move announced Tuesday is aimed at reviving Honor by separating it from Huawei’s network equipment and other…