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Paul Simon and Peter Singer discuss 'The Life You Can Save.'

Dec. 3, 2019 4:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon, world famous singer-songwriter, isn’t only inspired by fellow musicians. Simon is an admirer of the author-philosopher Peter Singer, the longtime Princeton University professor whose “The Life You Can Save” has been a guide for Simon and others looking for...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Dec. 3, 2019 1:29 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 1, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 2. Minecraft, Mojang 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. NBA 2K20, 2K 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 7. Terraria, 505 Games (US), Inc. 8. Plague Inc.,...

Millennial Money: Give back without busting your budget

Dec. 3, 2019 11:20 AM EST

It may not come as a surprise that millennials are passionate about giving back. Millennials as a generation believe in supporting causes more than individual organizations, are likely to be influenced by peer networks when it comes to giving and want to give back in terms of money, time and leadership, according...

Shelley Morrison, Rosario on ‘Will & Grace,’ dies at 83

Dec. 2, 2019 12:56 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shelley Morrison, an actress with a 50-year career who was best known for playing a memorable maid on “Will & Grace,” died Sunday, her publicist said. Morrison died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from heart failure after a brief illness, publicist Lori...

Agencies aim to work better together to help rural children

Nov. 26, 2019 10:21 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Cocke County, Tennessee, Kathy Holt is meeting with parents, day care providers and others to spread the word about what children need to know to be ready for kindergarten. The former educator is among a group of leaders in three Appalachian communities chosen to try a new...

Minnesota to do state review of proposed copper-nickel mine

Nov. 22, 2019 4:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officials announced Friday that the state will conduct its own environmental review of a proposed copper-nickel mine, rather than join the federal government’s environmental assessment of the project that some say will pollute a pristine wilderness area. The Department...

UK praised for bringing back some British orphans from Syria

Nov. 22, 2019 6:24 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.K.’s decision to allow some British orphans from Syria to come back home has drawn praise from an international charity. Save the Children UK said Friday the government’s decision is a “triumph of compassion” that would allow the children to lead full lives....

Virginia counties approve ‘Second Amendment Sanctuaries’

Nov. 21, 2019 7:44 AM EST

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Local officials in a handful of Virginia counties have voted to honor and defend gun rights by declaring their counties to be “Second Amendment Sanctuaries.” The movement has spread in Virginia since the Nov. 5 election, when Democrats gained majority control of both the...

Impeachment intensifies buzz about Pompeo run for US Senate

Nov. 20, 2019 5:06 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A persistent buzz about Mike Pompeo stepping down as the top U.S. diplomat to run for an open Senate seat in Kansas has built to a roar as impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump have intensified scrutiny of the State Department. The U.S. secretary of state was in Brussels on...

Tennessee editorial roundup

Nov. 20, 2019 2:49 PM EST

Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: ___ Nov. 19 The Greenville Sun on smoke detectors: Smoke detectors save lives. If you needed convincing of that, an article on the front page of Monday’s edition (Nov. 18) of the Greeneville Sun should’ve done the trick. As Ken Little reported, a family...