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Britain's Prince Louis a baby no more, turning 1 on Tuesday

Apr. 22, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The youngest child of Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, is about to celebrate his first birthday. Prince Louis will mark the milestone on Tuesday. He is fifth in line to the throne, behind his grandfather, Prince Charles, his father, Prince William, his brother, Prince George, and...

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s mother dies after battle with cancer

Apr. 22, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 65. The team announced her death Monday. Jackson was the daughter of NASCAR fabricator Robert Gee,...

News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein's hearing open

Apr. 22, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defense want held in secret. The organizations, including The Associated Press and The New York Times, argued in court papers filed Monday that the sides haven't met a...

Correction: Morehouse Commencement story

Apr. 22, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story April 21 about Morehouse College's 135th annual commencement exercises, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the ceremonies were held Sunday, April 21. They are scheduled for May 19. A corrected version of the story is below: Morehouse to honor philanthropist Smith,...

'Young and the Restless' honors Kristoff St. John, his work

Apr. 22, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As "The Young and the Restless" head writer Josh Griffith screened the episode in which Neil Winters' family learns of his death, the tears began to flow. Viewers might brace for a similar reaction when the CBS daytime serial says farewell to Neil and to Kristoff St. John, the actor who...

Country star, Titans coach talk about NFL draft in Nashville

Apr. 22, 2019 10:59 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star Tim McGraw watched as Philadelphia hosted the NFL draft in 2017 with more than 250,000 people on hand and immediately had a vision of how to make the three-day event even better: Bring it to Nashville and add the Music City touch. "My first thought was, 'Man I'd...

Wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has brain surgery

Apr. 22, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor. She says the surgery lasted 12 hours and shared other details Sunday on her Instagram account. Earlier this month, she shared that an MRI showed the tumor after she...

Former Alaska baseball star killed in California accident

Apr. 22, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former Alaska high school baseball star died after being struck by a car in California, police said. Sladen Mohl, 19, died Thursday night in Torrance, California, The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday. Mohl was standing on an island separating lanes near an intersection when a...

'Today' co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager expecting 3rd child

Apr. 22, 2019 9:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her third child. The 37-year-old journalist shared the news with colleagues during Monday morning's show. The announcement comes less than a week after her co-anchor, Hoda Kotb, announced she had adopted her second child. She joined...

Henry Winkler has 3-book deal for new middle-grade series

Apr. 22, 2019 7:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Henry Winkler is planning an out-of-this-world take on fame and show business. The 73-year-old actor known for "Happy Days" and "Barry" has a three-book deal with Abrams Children's Books for a middle-grade series about an alien who somehow lands in Hollywood and becomes a teen sensation....