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This Aug. 19, 2019 photo photo provided by Soha Saade,, shows Soha and her husband Jihad with their children Gemma and Karl, in Miziara, north of Lebanon. Jihad died in his wife's hands while staying with their sick six-year-old daughter at a hospital in a massive explosion that devastated Beirut Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (Soha Saade via AP)

A father, a sister, a son: Beirut blast takes a heavy toll

Aug. 8, 2020 3:04 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — A close twin sister, now separated forever. An attentive and doting husband who sacrificed for his family and promised his wife the moon. A student financing his education by working double shifts at Beirut's busy port. Tuesday's enormous explosion that killed scores of people, injured...

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa greets supporters following his election victory in the general election at his residence in Tangalle, Sri Lanka, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. The country's powerful Rajapaksa brothers secured a landslide victory in the parliamentary election, giving them nearly the two-thirds majority of seats required to make constitutional changes, according to results released Friday. Rajapaksa is likely to be sworn in the same position by his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, after the vote that could strengthen dynastic rule in the Indian Ocean island nation. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Rajapaksa brothers win by landslide in Sri Lanka's election

Aug. 7, 2020 3:31 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s powerful Rajapaksa brothers secured a landslide victory in the parliamentary election, giving them nearly the two-thirds majority of seats required to make constitutional changes, according to results released Friday. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018, file photo, immigrants who entered the United States illegally wait to board a plane for a deportation flight. More than 2,000 unaccompanied children have been expelled since March under an emergency declaration enacted by the Trump administration, which has cited the coronavirus in refusing to provide them protections under federal anti-trafficking and asylum laws. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Seeking refuge in US, children fleeing danger are expelled

Aug. 6, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When officers led them out of a detention facility near the U.S.-Mexico border and onto a bus last month, the 12-year-old from Honduras and his 9-year-old sister believed they were going to a shelter so they could be reunited with their mother in the Midwest. They had been told to sign a...

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, Mahinda Rajapaksa, left, and his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa wave to supporters during a party convention held to announce the presidential candidacy in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s powerful, popular Rajapaksa brothers are likely to get strong support in parliamentary elections Wednesday that could add to their family political dynasty and their ability to amend the constitution. The prospect of those changes raise fears of weakening government institutions and the rule of law. The results of the vote could also lead to sibling rivalry, charting the country into more confusion, analysts say.. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)

Rajapaksa brothers to get strong support in Sri Lanka polls

Aug. 3, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s powerful, popular Rajapaksa brothers are likely to get strong support in parliamentary elections Wednesday that could add to their family political dynasty and their ability to amend the constitution – a prospect raising fears of weakening government...

Wadsworth sisters become cross-town rivals in Aberdeen

Aug. 3, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — The Wadsworth children aren’t necessarily keen on forcing their parents into making difficult decisions. But neither are they apologizing for it, particularly the two eldest sisters Lexi and Kylee. Lexi Wadsworth will be a junior on the Northern State women’s basketball...

Texas Rangers' Scott Heineman (16) meets his brother Tyler Heineman as they represent their teams with umpires prior to a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Opposing brothers Scott, Tyler Heineman share special moment

Aug. 2, 2020 1:43 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They like to joke that Scott Heineman hits the home runs and his big brother brings him a little good luck then gets a front-row seat to watch him round the bases. Scott homered in the ninth inning for the Texas Rangers in a 7-3 loss to San Francisco as brother Tyler played catcher for...

Sisters seeking answers after nephew found wandering alone

Jul. 29, 2020 8:13 AM EDT

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Three sisters drove from Alabama to South Florida to reunite with their 2-year-old nephew, who was found Sunday morning wandering alone in the parking lot of an apartment complex. They met with detectives at the Miramar Police Department in hopes of learning why little Kamdyn Cavett...

FILE - In this Monday March 9, 2020, file photo, from left, Britain's Prince Harry, Prince William, Meghan Duchess of Sussex and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge leave the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. Prince William infuriated Prince Harry when he told his younger brother he should move slowly in his relationship with the former Meghan Markle, fearing that he was  being “blindsided by lust,’’ a new book on the Windsors says. The second installment of a serialized version of the book “Finding Freedom,” which appeared in the Sunday Times, Sunday, July 26, 2020 claimed that Harry was angered by what he perceived to be as William’s snobby tone in a discussion about the American actress.(Phil Harris/Pool via AP, file)

Rift between royal brothers laid bare in new book extract

Jul. 26, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince William infuriated Prince Harry when he told his younger brother he should move slowly in his relationship with the former Meghan Markle, fearing that he was being “blindsided by lust,’’ a new book on the Windsors says. The second installment of a serialized...

Chicago man reunites with his family after nearly 40 years

Jul. 20, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man whose relatives had not heard from him in nearly four decades has been reunited with family members, thanks to a nursing home administrator who turned to social media after the 77-year-old man entered the home with no known next of kin. Antonio Talavera reunited with his...

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McElroys writing book about how you, too, can have a podcast

Jul. 20, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Podcasters Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy would like to welcome you to the club. The siblings known for “My Brother, My Brother and Me” and “The Adventure Zone” have a deal with Harper Perennial for “Everybody Has a Podcast (Except You),” the...