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Kansas mother, four children killed in collision with semi

Sep. 28, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

VIOLA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas mother and her four children were killed Friday after hitting a semitrailer loaded with grain in southwest Sedgwick County, the sheriff's office said. Jessica Noel, 32, of Viola was driving a Ford Expedition shortly before 5 p.m. when the driver of a semitrailer loaded with...

Captain of MT New Diamond, a large oil tanker that caught fire off Sri Lanka’s coast, Steiros Illias, center in personal protective costume, stands outside the magistrate court with unidentified Sri Lankan officials in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. MT New Diamond, which was carrying nearly 2 million barrels of crude oil, was damaged by two fires in early September. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Captain of fire-stricken ship barred from leaving Sri Lanka

Sep. 28, 2020 10:13 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A court in Sri Lanka on Monday barred the captain of an oil tanker that caught fire off the coast from leaving the Indian ocean nation. A magistrate in Colombo imposed the restriction on Steiros Illias, captain of the MT New Diamond. He appeared in court after the attorney general...

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016 file photo, author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie appears at a celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day at Seattle's City Hall.  Alexie is included in a list of authors who wrote books that were among the 100 most subjected to censorship efforts over the past decade, as compiled by the American Library Association. Alexie's prize-winning “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” came in at No. 1.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Alexie, Pilkey books among most 'challenged' of past decade

Sep. 27, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Morrison is on the list. So are John Green and Harper Lee. And John Steinbeck and Margaret Atwood. All wrote books that were among the 100 most subjected to censorship efforts over the past decade, as compiled by the American Library Association. Sherman Alexie's prize-winning...

Maryland ban on foam food containers to take effect

Sep. 26, 2020 12:48 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland law banning restaurants, schools and other food servers from using foam containers takes effect next week. The Baltimore Sun reports Maryland will become the first state in the nation to ban polystyrene food containers when the law goes into effect on Thursday. Maine, New...

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk (22) celebrates his goal against the Dallas Stars with Victor Hedman (77) during overtime in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Shattenkirk scores in OT, Lightning up 3-1, on verge of Cup

Sep. 26, 2020 12:23 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kevin Shattenkirk will never forget having his contract bought out in the summer of 2019 and joining the Tampa Bay Lightning because he felt their core players had a similar chip on their shoulders after a shocking first-round exit. More than a year later, he created a moment to...

In this UNTV image, Evariste Ndayishimiye, President of Burundi, speaks in a pre-recorded video message during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at UN headquarters in New York. The U.N.'s first virtual meeting of world leaders started Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from heads-of-state, kept at home by the coronavirus pandemic. (UNTV via AP)

The Latest: UN panel says corruption hits the poor hardest

Sep. 24, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 8:08 p.m. A U.N. panel says tax abuse, corruption and money laundering are draining hundreds of billions of dollars from governments that could help the world’s poor. A report from the high-level panel on International...

Tampa Bay Lightning players celebrate a win over the Dallas Stars in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Tampa Bay takes momentum into back-to-back Cup games

Sep. 24, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

The Dallas Stars have to fix some things in a hurry, or this Stanley Cup Final could be over quickly. After consecutive games with three-goal periods, Tampa Bay has all of the momentum and a 2-1 series lead. This most unusual Stanley Cup is now headed into the first back-to-back games in a final since 2009 and...

FILE- A cargo ship approaches the port of Piraeus as other ships are anchored, near Athens, Greece in this May 26, 2020 file photo. The United Nations is trying to figure out how to help more than 300,000 merchant mariners trapped at sea because of COVID-19 virus restrictions that they face when they get home. Describing the desperation of seafarers who've been afloat for a year or more, Captain Hedi Marzougui pleaded their case Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 at a U.N.-organized meeting with shipping executives and government transport officials.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

Stuck at sea: Nations urged to help virus-stranded mariners

Sep. 24, 2020 5:55 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Another COVID-19 problem that the U.N. is trying to solve: how to help more than 300,000 merchant mariners who are trapped at sea because of coronavirus restrictions. Describing the mounting desperation of seafarers who have been afloat for a year or more, Captain Hedi Marzougui pleaded their...

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Holly Hunter suits up as US prosecutor in 'The Comey Rule'

Sep. 24, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holly Hunter has been entrusted with playing an array of real-world women, from tennis great Billie Jean King to a cheerleading mom gone astray to her latest role, a federal prosecutor caught in the maw of politics. In Showtime’s “The Comey Rule,” the Oscar-winning...

White inactive for Patriots following death of father

Sep. 20, 2020 10:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The father of New England Patriots’ running back James White was killed Sunday in a car crash in Florida, authorities said. The wreck that killed Tyrone White happened around 1 p.m. in Cooper City, Florida, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. When...