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FILE - In this Sunday, July 12, 2020 file photo, Presidential candidate Rafal Trzaskowski gestures while addressing supporters at the end of the election day in Warsaw, Poland. The Supreme Court of Poland has upheld the reelection of President Andrzej Duda after deciding that complaints about the validity of the country’s presidential election were insufficient to void the results. The ruling paves the way for Duda to take the oath of office before both chambers of parliament on Thursday Aug. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)

Warsaw mayor mocked for pressuring DJ to change music

Sep. 14, 2020 9:53 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw's mayor has come under criticism after a video emerged of him demanding that DJs at a night club change their music, seeming to leverage his influence by stating "it's my city.” Rafal Trzaskowski, who was the opposition candidate in an unsuccessful presidential bid this...

Erika Banks cries as she eulogizes her sister Lydia Nunez, who died from COVID-19, during a funeral service in memory of Nunez at the Metropolitan Baptist Church Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Lives Lost: Beloved aunt would ask: 'Where's the party at?'

Sep. 9, 2020 11:16 AM EDT

For family and friends, Lydia Nunez always had jokes, hugs and lots of love. She was the “glue” that brought people together, the one who remembered birthdays, spoiled her nieces and nephews and brought a spark to any room she entered. “Where's the party at?” was one of her favorite...

A dog named Penny sits next to a naked strawberry chamomile cake AP reporter Terry Tang made to celebrate her birthday in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic in Phoenix, June 2020. (AP Photo/Terry Tang)

VIRUS DIARY: She has her cake, but others can't eat it, too

Aug. 28, 2020 11:42 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — When my birthday rolled around in June, I had to face the fact that, thanks to COVID-19, I would not be having cake with anyone. Yet I went ahead and made the cake I really wanted — a three-layer, naked strawberry chamomile cake. The whole time though, I asked myself: Why was I going...

West misses deadline for presidential ballot in home Wyoming

Aug. 25, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Rapper and music producer Kanye West has missed a deadline to submit signatures to get on the presidential ballot in his home state of Wyoming. West needed to turn in 4,025 verifiable signatures of registered voters but by Monday's close-of-business deadline had not submitted any,...

San Francisco Giants' Mike Yastrzemski rounds the bases on his solo home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the sixth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Yastrzemski homers on 30th birthday, Giants beat D'backs 6-1

Aug. 23, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski celebrated his 30th birthday with a go-ahead home run and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 Sunday for their sixth consecutive victory. Trevor Cahill and four relievers held the Diamondbacks to five hits, and the Giants completed their first...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Kanye West answers questions during a service at Lakewood Church, in Houston. Staff for the Wisconsin Elections Commission are recommending that rapper Kanye West be kept off the battleground state's presidential ballot in November 2020 because he missed a deadline to submit nomination papers. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)

Kanye West files to appear on ballot in Louisiana

Aug. 22, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Rapper Kanye West has filed paperwork to appear on the presidential ballot in Louisiana in November. West's filing Friday, just ahead of the deadline, lists himself as a candidate for “The Birthday Party” along with vice presidential running mate, Michelle Tidball, The...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Kanye West answers questions during a service at Lakewood Church, in Houston. Staff for the Wisconsin Elections Commission are recommending that rapper Kanye West be kept off the battleground state's presidential ballot in November 2020 because he missed a deadline to submit nomination papers. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)

Official: Kanye signature work in Wyoming too close to polls

Aug. 18, 2020 10:06 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Rapper and music producer Kanye West's campaign ran into trouble Tuesday on his first day of trying to get on the presidential ballot in his home state of Wyoming. People gathering signatures on behalf of West and another presidential candidate got too close to polling locations...

FILE - Antonio Banderas arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2020.  Banderas says he’s tested positive for COVID-19 and is celebrating his 60th birthday in quarantine. The Spanish actor announced his positive test on Instagram on Monday. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Antonio Banderas says he's tested positive for coronavirus

Aug. 10, 2020 1:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Antonio Banderas says he's tested positive for COVID-19 and is celebrating his 60th birthday in quarantine. The Spanish actor announced his positive test in a post Monday on Instagram. Banderas said he would spend his time in isolation reading, writing and “making plans to begin to...

Diana Vega, a registered respiratory therapist, peeks through a curtain during setup at a temporary coronavirus testing site Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

'Too many are selfish': US nears 5 million virus cases

Aug. 4, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Fourth of July gatherings, graduation parties, no-mask weddings, crowded bars — there are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths, by far the most of any country, and is fast approaching an off-the-charts 5 million confirmed infections, easily the highest in...

Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley wears a protective face covering between drills during a strength and conditioning NFL football workout Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Flowery Branch, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, Pool)

Gurley celebrates 26th birthday as Falcons' new lead back

Aug. 3, 2020 3:39 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Todd Gurley had good reason to celebrate. Monday was his first day on the Atlanta Falcons' practice fields, and he was upbeat about adjusting to new teammates, new coaches and his new playbook for the start of training camp. Gurley also was happy to be close to his friends from...