The Conversation Muslims have visualized Prophet Muhammad in words and calligraphic art for centuries The republication of caricatures depicting the Prophet Muhammad by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in September 2020 led to protests in several Muslim-majority countries. It also resulted in disturbing acts of violence: In the weeks that […]

Security guard at City Hall, Lilith York checks the temperature of Lisa Antrican as she enters the building on Ludlow St. to pay her water bill Thursday October 1, 2020. Credit: jim noelker Credit: jim noelker City departments were instructed to grant permission for remote work to employees who can […]

WALNUT CREEK — The California Department of Motor Vehicles will close its field office in downtown Walnut Creek at 5 p.m. Friday after deciding not to renew its lease at 1910 N. Broadway St. In its place, the DMV will make permanent a new office about 23 miles away in […]

USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Published 11:26 a.m. CT Oct. 23, 2020 | Updated 11:26 a.m. CT Oct. 23, 2020 CLOSE Manitowoc celebrated the completion of the Waldo Boulevard project with a brief ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday with state and local officials. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter An effort to keep Manitowoc’s Eternal Flame […]

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is wrapping up the first COVID-era international cinema showcase Saturday, with critics, filmmakers and actors alike cheering organizers for having dared to hold the festival amid a pandemic and demonstrating how to go to the movies again, safely. The coveted Golden Lion […]

Hong Kong is closing its schools again, as a surge in coronavirus cases within the community after a long stretch without infections – Bloomberg Hong Kong’s Education Bureau on Friday announced the suspension of all schools from Monday after a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus cases that has fuelled fears of […]