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Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump

Apr. 8, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post has written an unauthorized biography of first lady Melania Trump. Mary Jordan's “The Art of Her Deal,” which draws upon more than 100 interviews, comes out June 16. "The picture is one of a woman who is savvy, steely,...

'Hawaii Five-0, 'Good Doctor' benefit from stay-at-homes

Apr. 7, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two television shows that were saying farewell last week — one permanently and the other for a few months — may have gained more viewers as people stayed home last week because of the coronavirus outbreak. The final episode of CBS' “Hawaii Five-0” and the season...

Terry repeats as AP Division 3 Player of the Year

Apr. 7, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

Flint Beecher coach Mike Williams is certain the Mr. Basketball Award would be residing on the east side of Michigan rather than the west had Jalen Terry not missed seven games with foot and ankle injuries. The Beecher guard finished second in the Mr. Basketball race behind Benton Harbor’s Carlos...

Terry, Kemp win Division 3 awards from The Associated Press

Apr. 7, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

Division 3 All-State The 2020 Associated Press Division 3 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of Michigan sports writers. Player of the Year Jalen Terry, Flint Beecher, Sr. First-Team All-State Jalen Terry, Flint Beecher, Sr. Reece Hazelton, Maple City Glen Lake, Sr. Jeffrey Carrier,...

Pulitzer Prize announcement to be postponed due to pandemic

Apr. 7, 2020 3:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pulitzer Prize Board will postpone the announcement of this year's winners because some board members have been busy covering the global coronavirus outbreak, the organization announced Tuesday. The announcement of Pulitzer winners in journalism and the arts will be postponed from April...

Southfield Christian sweeps player, coach awards

Apr. 7, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

Division 4 All-State The 2020 Associated Press Division 4 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of Michigan sports writers. Player of the Year Da’Jion Humphrey, Southfield Christian, Sr. First-Team All-State Da’Jion Humphrey, Southfield Christian, Sr. Blake Goodman, Novi...

President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter as he speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

White House pushes unproven drug for virus, but doctors wary

Apr. 7, 2020 8:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration are promoting an anti-malaria drug not officially approved for fighting the new coronavirus, even though scientists say more testing is needed before it’s proven safe and effective against COVID-19. Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro...

St. Louis weekly newspaper stops publication during pandemic

Apr. 6, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A weekly St. Louis newspaper with a strong focus on crime is temporarily halting publication due to the coronavirus pandemic. The St. Louis Evening Whirl has been in circulation for more than 80 years. St. Louis Public Radio reported that a spokesman for the newspaper said it was no...

In this file picture taken on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, Miroslav Marcek, one of the suspected shooters in the slaying of an investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova sits in a courtroom ahead of the trial in Pezinok, Slovakia. On Monday April 6, 2020, a court in Slovakia has convicted Miroslav Marcek, a former soldier, of murder of an investigative journalist and his fiancee and sentenced him to 23 years in prison. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek/File)

Defendant in Slovak reporter's slaying sentenced to 23 years

Apr. 6, 2020 11:01 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A Slovakian court on Moday sentenced a former soldier to 23 years in prison for the alleged contract killings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, a case that triggered a political crisis and brought down the country’s government. The court in the town of...

President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, April 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Trump tempers officials' grave assessments with optimism

Apr. 6, 2020 12:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general says that Americans should brace for levels of tragedy reminiscent of the Sept. 11 attacks and the bombing of Pearl Harbor, while the nation’s infectious disease chief warned that the new coronavirus may never be completely eradicated from the globe. Those...