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Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

Apr. 21, 2018 4:41 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the greatest generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled the church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family. Former...

Queen Elizabeth II attends pop concert for 92nd birthday

Apr. 21, 2018 4:37 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 92nd birthday with a Saturday night concert in London featuring British singers such as Sting, Tom Jones and Jamie Cullum. Kylie Minogue, Shaggy and Craig David also were set to perform for the "Queen's Birthday Party" at Royal Albert Hall. Elizabeth —...

Roberta Flack leaves Harlem awards show after feeling ill

Apr. 21, 2018 3:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Roberta Flack is under observation at a Manhattan hospital after cutting short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well. TMZ reports the 81-year-old singer was taken to Harlem Hospital in an ambulance Friday evening. Flack apparently felt dizzy as she was...

Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner

Apr. 21, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive. Wined and dined on multiple state visits during his tour of Asia last year, Trump is paying it forward and celebrating nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations by playing host to President Emmanuel Macron at...

'CHiPs' TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency

Apr. 21, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) — "CHiPs" actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he's a reserve police officer. The Rexburg Standard Journal report ed in a story on Friday that the star of the 1970s TV series about California Highway Patrol officers donated a 3-year-old...

Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Apr. 21, 2018 1:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit by Democratic Party accuses Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law of engaging in a conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents. The lawsuit filed Friday in Manhattan...

Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

Apr. 21, 2018 1:33 PM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. Onetime San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid presented...

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Apr. 21, 2018 1:20 PM EDT

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more...

Mob Museum in Vegas lets visitors play police officer

Apr. 21, 2018 12:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom. A police officer immediately starts giving verbal commands, ordering the man to let the woman go, but the intruder refuses and lunges toward the officer with a weapon in hand. The officer then raises her gun and...

Library of Congress brings America to life in LA photo show

Apr. 21, 2018 11:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If a picture tells a thousand words, the Library of Congress is bringing 440,000 of them to Los Angeles with a free-wheeling photo exhibition that seeks to define America's zeitgeist in a way people have never seen. "Not An Ostrich: And Other Images From America's Library," which opened...