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NYCFC blanks DC United 2-0 for first road win of season

May. 18, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Callens and Valentín Castellanos scored first-half goals to propel New York City FC to a 2-0 victory over DC United on Wednesday. Callens' goal came in the 6th minute to give NYCFC (6-3-2) an early lead. Castellanos' seventh goal of the season came on a...

Tom Cruise and 'Top Gun: Maverick' touch down in Cannes

May. 18, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Tom Cruise mania descended Wednesday in Cannes where the actor made a whirlwind appearance at the film festival, walking the red carpet, receiving a surprise Palme d'Or and watching a squadron of French fighter jets fly over the European premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick.”...

Oz, McCormick still neck and neck in Pa. GOP Senate primary

May. 18, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick spent Wednesday essentially tied in Pennsylvania's hotly contested race for the Republican nomination to fill an open U.S. Senate seat. It's also expected to be among the party's most...

Jill Biden, Selena Gomez lead talk on youth mental health

May. 18, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Selena Gomez joined first lady Jill Biden and U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy at the White House on Wednesday for a conversation about youth mental health. The singer/actor has been public about her struggles and revealed in 2020 that she had been diagnosed...

Elton John doc ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ lands at Disney

May. 18, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

Sir Elton John is preparing to say goodbye in fabulous splendor, with the help of a documentary crew and the Walt Disney Co. Disney Original Documentary and Disney+ said Wednesday that the film, entitled “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances and the Years...

Taylor Swift gets honorary degree from New York University

May. 18, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has Grammys galore and now she has a new title — “doctor.” The superstar received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from New York University on Wednesday, blowing kisses as the crowd roared when she walked toward the stage at a packed Yankee...

Baron Cohen drops lawsuit over cannabis dispensary billboard

May. 18, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) — Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped his lawsuit against a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary that used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission. A document filed in Boston federal court on Tuesday said the two sides have agreed to...

Tight Pennsylvania GOP Senate race; Mastriano wins gov nod

May. 18, 2022 07:30 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump's preferred candidate in Pennsylvania's Senate Republican primary was essentially tied with a more traditional rival, while his pick for governor notched a commanding victory Tuesday as the former president worked to expand his hold on the GOP. ...

Bill Cosby lawyers cry foul as civil sex assault trial looms

May. 17, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — With jury selection less than a week away, attorneys scrambled to deal with shifting evidence Tuesday in Bill Cosby’s civil trial over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl at the Playboy mansion nearly 50 years ago. Plaintiff Judy...

Man convicted in fatal shooting of a Santa Fe star athlete

May. 17, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting of a Santa Fe High School basketball star nearly two years ago. A jury on Tuesday returned the verdict against Estevan Montoya in the August 2020 shooting of Fedonta “JB” White. ...