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Injuries reported in stampede at Lil Wayne's music festival

Sep. 8, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A crowd stampede injured several people attending a New Orleans festival organized by rapper Lil Wayne. Large portions of an audience estimated to include 15,000 people ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest. The...

Comedian Kevin Hart injured in Southern California car crash

Sep. 1, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor-comedian Kevin Hart has been injured in the crash of a vintage muscle car in the hills above Malibu. A California Highway Patrol collision report says the 40-year-old Hart was a passenger in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that went off Mulholland Highway and rolled down an embankment...

The Latest: Monfils takes his show to the Open fourth round

Aug. 31, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Gael Monfils is taking his dazzling shotmaking into the fourth round of the U.S. Open after outlasting Denis Shapovalov 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3. Monfils, the No. 13 seed, matched the 33rd-ranked Canadian...

Alex Trebek, saying he's on the mend, back at 'Jeopardy!'

Aug. 29, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek has returned to work, saying he's "on the mend" following treatment for pancreatic cancer. The game show posted a video Thursday on Twitter showing the 79-year-old host back on set and promising "a good year" ahead. He actually started work on July 22, his...

The Latest: Kyrgios calls ATP "corrupt" for $100K fine

Aug. 28, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:50 a.m. Nick Kyrgios says the ATP is "corrupt" for fining him more than $100,000 this month for his behavior during a match. Asked if that recent punishment from the men's tour — only the latest in a long series that...

Gibbs, who beat cancer this year, loses to Halep at US Open

Aug. 27, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicole Gibbs was all even with the Wimbledon champion, a set away from a triumphant return to Grand Slam tennis. She couldn't pull it off. Nor could she be too upset. Beating cancer was already the most important victory Gibbs was going to get this year, no matter what happened against No....

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

Aug. 24, 2019 12:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's hands." Money's comments appear in a video released Saturday from his AXS TV reality series "Real Money." The full episode...

Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour over singer's health

Aug. 21, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Country band Alabama says it is postponing the remainder of its 50th anniversary tour as lead singer Randy Owen battles health complications. The group announced Wednesday that the 69-year-old Owen is suffering from migraines and vertigo, and doctors say he needs more time to recover....

Syracuse basketball star perseveres in breast cancer fight

Aug. 20, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The question "Why me?" has entered her mind, but Tiana Mangakahia knows these things happen all the time. The 24-year-old star point guard for the Syracuse women's basketball team was diagnosed with breast cancer about two months ago, and now she is halfway through chemotherapy....

Aretha Franklin's cancer doctors recall her grace, grit

Aug. 15, 2019 9:30 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Regardless of her reputation as a performer, Aretha Franklin's cancer doctors say she was no diva as a patient. As the anniversary of her death approaches, two of her doctors tell The Associated Press that the Queen of Soul handled the diagnosis and treatment with grace — and the grit...