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Scandinavian Airlines medevac plane lands in Malaysian island where Norwegian king is hospitalized

Mar. 01, 2024 02:54 AM EST

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (AP) — A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane arrived on Friday in Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi, where the Norwegian king is in hospital and being treated for an infection. King Harald V, Europe's oldest monarch at 87, was hospitalized...

India's richest man is bringing Rihanna and 1,200 guests to a pre-wedding bash for his son

Mar. 01, 2024 02:20 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — It could be the biggest party this small west Indian city has ever seen. As billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani prepares for the wedding of his young son this summer, he's expecting billionaires from around the world, heads of state, and Hollywood and Bollywood royalty to...

Artists outraged by removal of groundbreaking work along Des Moines pond

Mar. 01, 2024 01:06 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines arts organization is preparing to rip out a groundbreaking artwork that lines a pond in a historic city park, surprising the New York artist who created the work decades ago and leading to an outpouring of opposition by other artists and local residents. ...

They are TV's ghosts — networks that somehow survive with little reason to watch them anymore

Mar. 01, 2024 00:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The list of memorable characters and personalities who entered popular culture through cable television is long: Honey Boo Boo. Tony Soprano. Lizzie McGuire. Don Draper. Jon Stewart. Beavis and Butt-Head. Chip and Joanna Gaines. SpongeBob SquarePants. Pick your own...

Airlines could face more fines for mishandling wheelchairs under a Biden administration proposal

Feb. 29, 2024 17:05 PM EST

The Biden administration is proposing to make it easier for the government to fine airlines for damaging or misplacing wheelchairs by making it an automatic violation of a federal law on accessible air travel. The U.S. Transportation Department also called Thursday for airlines to...

New designer Chemena Kamali reboots Chloe with a 1970s-tinged debut at Paris Fashion Week

Feb. 29, 2024 16:15 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Chloe revisited its vibrant 1970s essence, infused with late Karl Lagerfeld’s indelible influence, while propelling the brand into a new era for the debut show of its new designer Chemena Kamali on Thursday at Paris Fashion Week. Despite Lagerfeld’s lasting...

A sure sign of spring: The iconic cherry trees in the nation's capital will soon begin to bloom

Feb. 29, 2024 16:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's cherry blossom season again, and officials in the nation's capital are predicting a banner year for the signature pink blooms. To herald the iconic blossoms, the nation's capital has prepared several weeks of events, including a parade, concerts and fireworks for both...

A blender from the 1960s, a restored 1936 piano. What I learned from clearing out my childhood home

Feb. 29, 2024 15:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been eight months since I closed the door for the last time to my childhood home in suburban New Jersey and said goodbye to more than a half century of memories. I sometimes still struggle to let it go. Mom passed away in February 2023 after a...

Some doorbell cameras sold on Amazon and other online sites have major security flaws, report says

Feb. 29, 2024 15:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Some doorbell cameras sold by Amazon and other online retailers have security flaws that could allow bad actors to view footage from the devices or control them completely, according to an investigation published Thursday by Consumer Reports. Researchers from the...

Climate change cost U.S. ski industry billions, study says, and future depends on emissions

Feb. 29, 2024 09:47 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — U.S. ski areas lost $5 billion from 2000 to 2019 as a result of human-caused climate change and could lose around $1 billion annually in the 2050s depending on how much emissions are reduced, a new study found. People “may not care about the loss of the species...