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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2019 file photo, singer Amy Grant performs during the Dove Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Grant has had open heart surgery to fix a heart condition she has had since birth. A publicist for the singer said doctors discovered the condition during a routine checkup. Grant is married to country singer Vince Gill and is a six-time Grammy winner with hits like “Baby, Baby,” and “That's What Love is For.

Amy Grant has open heart surgery to fix heart condition

Jun. 3, 2020 2:29 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for Amy Grant says the contemporary Christian singer had open heart surgery on Wednesday to fix a heart condition she has had since birth. Doctors discovered Grant had a heart condition called partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR) during a routine checkup....

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020 file photo, Brian May, of Queen, attends a press conference ahead of the Rhapsody Tour at a hotel in Seoul. May said he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.” The guitarist said Monday, May 25 in an Instagram video that the stents were put in after his doctor drove him to a hospital after he starting experiencing symptoms.  (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)

Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he's good now

May. 25, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.” May said Monday in an Instagram video that the stents were put in after his doctor drove him to a hospital after he starting feeling the symptoms of a heart attack. He...

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, Roger Daltrey of The Who performs at the 2017 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Daltrey is concerned that the coronavirus pandemic will have a devastating effect on teens with cancer. The Who frontman, along with bandmate Pete Townsend, started the Teen Cancer America foundation in 2012 to deal with the specific needs of teenage cancer patients. But funding depends on live performances, and with venues closed and touring postponed, the organization could be in trouble.(Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

The Who's Roger Daltrey concerned about teens with cancer

May. 21, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Daltrey worries that the coronavirus pandemic will have a devastating effect on a special group of people in need — teens with cancer The Who frontman, along with bandmate Pete Townsend, started the Teen Cancer America foundation in 2012 to deal with the specific needs of...

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2019 file photo, Wendy Williams attends the world premiere of Apple TV+'s

Wendy Williams pauses talk show because of health condition

May. 18, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wendy Williams is taking a break from her daytime talk show to receive treatment for a previously announced health condition. Williams has has been experiencing fatigue because of symptoms from Graves' disease, a spokesperson for “The Wendy Williams Show” said Monday. As a...

Migrant workers from other states trying to return to their homes wait for transportation to a train station in Ahmedabad, India, Sunday, May 17, 2020. Tens of thousands of migrant laborers have been returning from big cities to their villages after losing jobs because of a countrywide lockdown imposed in late March to contain the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

Asia Today: India extends lockdown for 2 more weeks

May. 17, 2020 11:41 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Sunday extended its nearly 2-month-old lockdown by two weeks after reporting nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases, but said restrictions could be eased in low-risk areas to boost economic activity. After surpassing China on Saturday, India now has the most confirmed virus cases in...

In a photo provided by The Call to Unite, Oprah Winfrey speaks during the 24-hour live event, which was transmitted Friday, May 1, 2020. (The Call to Unite via AP)

Stars deliver inspirational messages in Call to Unite event

May. 2, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Lee Daniels talked about past drug use and urged people not to give into the temptation to abuse drugs during the coronavirus pandemic, saying “You are not alone.” Actress Eva Longoria said the pandemic is giving the world a chance to reset itself, and praised...

FILE - This July 14, 2019 file photo shows Beyonce at the

Beyoncé, Gaga offer hope at all-star event fighting COVID-19

Apr. 19, 2020 8:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Lizzo, Shawn Mendes and others sang classic songs brimmed with messages of hope and change during a TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus, while Beyoncé and Alicia Keys spoke passionately about how the virus has disproportionately affected black...

FILE - This April 4, 2016 file photo shows members of The Rolling Stones, from left, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at the Rolling Stones Exhibitionism preview in London. The Rolling Stones will join Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish for the upcoming TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Advocacy organization Global Citizen announced Friday that the Stones will appear Saturday on “One World: Together At Home,” a two-hour televised event that will air at 8 p.m. Eastern simultaneously on ABC, NBC, CBS, iHeartMedia and Bell Media networks. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Rolling Stones to join Gaga for TV event battling COVID-19

Apr. 17, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones will join Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish for the upcoming TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Advocacy organization Global Citizen announced Friday that the Stones will appear Saturday on “One World: Together At...

FILE - In this March 25, 2020, file photo, donuts bearing the likeness of Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, rest on a plate at Donuts Delite in Rochester, N.Y. After decades of renown in American medicine, Dr. Fauci has become an unlikely celebrity in his role as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, where he has led the medical response to COVID-19 and tried to inform an anxious nation. (Shawn Dowd/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)

Top infectious disease doctor inspires 'Fauci fever'

Apr. 16, 2020 5:50 PM EDT

A new condition related to the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping the United States: Fauci fever. After decades of renown in American medicine, Dr. Anthony Fauci has become an unlikely celebrity in his role as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, where he has led the medical...