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Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip

Apr. 14, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has returned to royal duties, four days after the death of her husband, Prince Philip, as preparations stepped up on Wednesday for his ceremonial funeral on the weekend. The 94-year-old British monarch attended a retirement ceremony for...

'The Bachelor' star Colton Underwood comes out as gay

Apr. 14, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

Colton Underwood, the former football tight end who found fame on "The Bachelor” has revealed that he is gay. “I’ve ran from myself for a long time. I’ve hated myself for a long time,” Underwood told “Good Morning America” on Wednesday. “And I’m gay. And...

Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for crash that killed 2

Apr. 14, 2021 08:08 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Cannon Ball man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two people on the Standing Rock Reservation. Matthew Wood, 37, pleaded guilty last December to two counts of involuntary...

NWSL to probe player's claim of discrimination by security

Apr. 13, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

The National Women’s Soccer League opened an investigation Tuesday under its anti-discrimination policy after a Black player for the Chicago Red Stars said a security guard in Houston treated her and her boyfriend inappropriately because of their race. In a social media...

Man who attacked 2 women in SF not guilty of felony assault

Apr. 13, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who attacked two women on San Francisco's Embarcadero was acquitted of felony assault after his attorneys said he suffered a psychotic episode. George Kennedy was acquitted Monday of the felony and convicted only of a misdemeanor charge of...

Missouri lawmakers consider day to honor Rush Limbaugh

Apr. 13, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are considering setting aside a day each January to honor the late Rush Limbaugh, a proposal that has ignited controversy. The Cape Girardeau native gained national fame before he died in February at age 70 after a battle...

ACM nominee engineer Gena Johnson crafts hit records

Apr. 13, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Inside the Nashville basement studio of audio engineer Gena Johnson, she has mementos from many of the artists she's helped to record and who have also shaped her own career. A turn of the century upright piano that Ben Folds helped her find...

Skate park honoring late skater gets boost from Tony Hawk

Apr. 13, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

LEOMINSTER, Mass. (AP) — A skate park renovation project honoring a skater who was killed when a driver struck him as he was walking to work is getting a $10,000 donation from skateboarding pioneer Tony Hawk's foundation. The town of Leominster has secured other...

Selena Gomez and J.Lo headline vax concert for poor nations

Apr. 13, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Backed by an international concert hosted by Selena Gomez and headlined by Jennifer Lopez, Global Citizen is unveiling an ambitious campaign to help medical workers in the world’s poorest countries quickly receive COVID-19 vaccines. The anti-poverty...

Prince Philip shaped, and was shaped by, a century of tumult

Apr. 13, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Born into an age of revolutions in the wake of a pandemic, Prince Philip lived through a tumultuous century and worked to make the British monarchy a rock of stability in changing times. He bore witness to — and participated in — many of the...