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AP PHOTOS: Serena Williams, the athlete and cultural icon

Aug. 09, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

After winning 23 Grand Slam titles, Serena Williams says she is turning her focus to having another child and her business interests as she readies to step away from tennis. “I’m turning 41 this month, and something’s got to give,” Williams wrote in an essay released Tuesday...

Marshawn Lynch, ex-NFL, booked on suspicion of DUI in Vegas

Aug. 09, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested Tuesday in Las Vegas on suspicion of driving impaired, according to police. Officers stopped the vehicle that Lynch, 36, was driving at about 7:30 a.m., concluded that he was impaired and detained him, police said...

Kenan Thompson of 'SNL' to host Sept. 12 Emmy Awards

Aug. 09, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson will host next month's Emmy Awards. “Being a part of this incredible evening where we honor the best of the television community is ridiculously exciting, and to do it on NBC – my longtime network...

Southwest attendant suffers broken back in hard landing

Aug. 09, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight attendant suffered a compression fracture to a vertebra in her upper back during a hard landing last month in California, according to federal safety investigators. The National Transportation Safety Board said the impact of landing was so...

Famed Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84

Aug. 09, 2022 06:18 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, has died. He was 84. Miyake died Aug. 5 of liver cancer, Miyake Design Office said...

Japanese media reports say fashion designer Issey Miyake, reputed for his signature pleats, has died at age 84

Aug. 09, 2022 05:31 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media reports say fashion designer Issey Miyake, reputed for his signature pleats, has died at age 84.

Burn pits recognition for veterans took decade of struggle

Aug. 09, 2022 00:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rosie Torres of Robstown, Texas, is no Washington lobbyist, but she’s been making the long trek to Capitol Hill for some 13 years, knocking year after year on lawmakers’ doors. Her mission: Alert them — convince them — that something awful has been happening to Iraq and...

Rapper Fetty Wap jailed after alleged FaceTime death threat

Aug. 09, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Fetty Wap was jailed Monday after, prosecutors say, he threatened to kill a man during a FaceTime call in 2021, violating the terms of his pretrial release in a pending federal drug conspiracy case. Wap, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, told the man,...

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary in Vermont

Aug. 09, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Actor Ezra Miller has been charged with felony burglary in Stamford, Vermont, the latest in a string of incidents involving the embattled star of “The Flash.” In a report Monday, Vermont State Police said they responded to a burglary complaint in Stamford on May 1 and found...

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

Aug. 08, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of...