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PGA Tour courses that held majors in the same year

Jun. 14, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Here are the courses that held a PGA Tour event and a major championship in the same year. Only two rounds were played at Pebble Beach and three rounds on the South Course at Torrey Pines for PGA Tour events: TORREY PINES GOLF COURSE ...

Anthony Bourdain doc 'an act of therapy' for an acute loss

Jun. 14, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When the filmmaker Morgan Neville began making a documentary on Anthony Bourdain, the late chef and globe-trotting television host, one of the first things he did was comb through every song Bourdain had ever referenced. He came up with a playlist 18½ hours long and called...

Ned Beatty, titanic character actor of 'Network,' dies at 83

Jun. 13, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even the smallest parts, has died. He was 83. Beatty's manager,...

Documentary celebrates Muhammad Ali 5 years after his death

Jun. 08, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

When Muhammad Ali died five years ago, his name was known worldwide. But it was home, to Louisville, Kentucky, where he returned. From his death on June 3, 2016, to his funeral a week later, the Bluegrass community that raised him joined visitors from around the globe to...

Jill Biden, Dr. Fauci visit vaccine site at Harlem church

Jun. 06, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Jill Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci toured a COVID-19 vaccination site at a historic Harlem church on Sunday. Biden, Fauci and U.S. Sen Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, watched as people got their shots in the basement of the Abyssinian...

Celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey dead at 87

Jun. 03, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — F. Lee Bailey, the celebrity attorney who defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler, but whose legal career halted when he was disbarred in two states, has died, a former colleague said Thursday. He was 87. Bailey died...

Celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey, who defended O.J. Simpson, Patty Hearst, alleged Boston Strangler, dies at 87

Jun. 03, 2021 17:12 PM EDT
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey, who defended O.J. Simpson, Patty Hearst, alleged Boston Strangler, dies at 87.

WWII veteran honored, after 78 years in unmarked grave

May. 31, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For 78 years, Pvt. Ben John Livingston’s life was as blank and mysterious as his unmarked grave. On Saturday, just in time for Memorial Day, his grave at the Markville Cemetery in northeastern Minnesota was adorned with a brand new veteran’s...

5 years after Pulse, new exhibit shows community response

May. 30, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A new exhibit showcases the response — locally and globally — to the Pulse nightclub shootings. “Community: Five Years After the Pulse Tragedy” opened to the public Saturday at the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown Orlando. ...

Italy's Carla Fracci, La Scala prima ballerina, dies at 84

May. 28, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Carla Fracci, an Italian cultural icon and former La Scala prima ballerina renowned for romantic roles alongside such greats as Rudolf Nureyev and Mikhail Baryshnikov, died Thursday at her home in Milan. She was 84. Milan’s Teatro alla Scala announced...