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Model Naomi Campbell takes spotlight at London Fashion Week

Sep. 14, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum. The gala capped a warm day filled with shows and presentations, including runway offerings by Alexa Chung and House of...

Niemann takes 2-shot lead into final round at The Greenbrier

Sep. 14, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann was an 18-year-old amateur when he arrived in West Virginia two years ago and tied for 29th in the only PGA Tour event he played outside of the U.S. Open. In 2018, he improved to a tie for fifth at the tournament. Now he has a chance to become the first...

Virtual reality used to highlight uranium contamination

Sep. 14, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination. The arts collective Bombshelltoe has collected 360-degree footage of Churchrock, New Mexico, to show how people and the land have changed since a 1979 uranium mill...

NFL At 100: Jets-Browns squared off in MNF's debut in 1970

Sep. 14, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

It was the prime-time football game that kicked off decades of must-see TV. Broadway Joe and the New York Jets traveled to Cleveland to take on Leroy Kelly and the Browns in the 1970 season opener, with excited viewers around the United States glued to their sets — along with a club-record 85,763 at...

Baltimore symphony delays start of season amid labor dispute

Sep. 14, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra isn't starting its 2019-20 season as scheduled because of an extended labor dispute with its musicians. The orchestra announced a free concert set for Saturday evening was delayed by one week. The Baltimore Sun reports the concert is designed to preview...

Women's Hall of Fame inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred

Sep. 14, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred were among the inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame on Saturday. The Class of 2019 inducted into the hall in upstate New York also included activist Angela Davis , attorney Sarah Deer, fashion designer Diane von...

Larry Garron, member of original Patriots, dies at 82

Sep. 14, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Larry Garron, a star running back for the original Patriots, has died at 82. The team announced his death Saturday but did not give details. Garron played from 1960 to 1968 for the Boston Patriots, whose name changed to the New England Patriots in 1971. He holds the record for the...

Solid gold toilet stolen from Winston Churchill's birthplace

Sep. 14, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader Winston Churchill was born. The toilet, valued at roughly 1 million pounds ($1.25 million), was the work of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan....

Works of art or monuments to ego? Rock-stacking stirs debate

Sep. 14, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — To some along the north shoreline of Lake Superior in Minnesota, building stacks of rocks, or cairns, is akin to making sand castles and can even be meditative. To others, these manmade rock formations despoil nature's beauty and stand as monuments to the human ego. Those who live...

Women recreate Homer Simpson's New Orleans gobble tour

Sep. 14, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two Swiss women have recreated Homer Simpson's gourmandizing tour of New Orleans, snarf for snarf, finger-wiggle for finger-wiggle. It took Janine Wiget of Zürich and Katrin von Niederhäusern who now lives in Stockholm, a week to duplicate the segment, which covers 54...