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AP Methodology: Calculating Mariupol theater airstrike dead

May. 04, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

Close to 600 people died in the Russian airstrike on the Mariupol drama theater on March 16, evidence from an Associated Press investigation suggests. That's around twice the city government's estimate of 300 in the deadliest single known attack against civilians in the Ukraine war. ...

Many Broadway theaters will stop requiring vaccination proof

May. 01, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Broadway theaters are ending the policy of requiring customers to show proof of vaccination. In a statement, the Broadway League said that beginning Sunday, the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theaters are extending the mask requirement at least...

Beijing shuts dine-in services for holidays to stem outbreak

Apr. 30, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Restaurants in Beijing have been ordered to close dine-in services over the May holidays as the Chinese capital grapples with a COVID-19 outbreak. Authorities said at a news conference Saturday that dining in restaurants has become an infection risk, citing virus...

MLB managers trying to work ahead with ever-evolving lineups

Apr. 26, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff McNeil knows the stomach-drop feeling of walking into the clubhouse, glancing at that day’s lineup and being caught off guard when his name wasn’t there. “Oh yeah, it’s definitely happened,” said the New York Mets’ All-Star infielder and...

Coca-Cola sales surge offsetting rising costs, Russia exit

Apr. 25, 2022 08:09 AM EDT

Sales at Coca-Cola surged 16% during the first quarter as crowds returned to movie theaters, music venues and sport stadiums, offsetting rising input costs for the company and the suspension of operations in Russia. Coca-Cola was among the companies to pull the plug on Russian...

Titans closer to new stadium with $500 million from state

Apr. 22, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have taken a step closer to financing a new, enclosed stadium estimated to cost between $1.9 billion and $2.2 billion. The Tennessee legislature approved $500 million in bonds late Thursday night for an enclosed stadium. The proposal...

Pam Grier covers ‘everything’ in a new podcast of her career

Apr. 20, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

Pam Grier doesn’t look back that often. If she did, she said this week from New Mexico, “I’d be drinking.” But when Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz called to ask if she’d consider being the focus of the new season of his podcast “The Plot Thickens,” she knew...

Broadway theaters extend mask mandate through May 31

Apr. 15, 2022 14:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theatergoers will have to keep their masks up through at least May 31, the Broadway League said Friday. The announcement comes as the United States deals with a fresh COVID-19 surge, with cases rising nationally and in most states after a two-month decline....

Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen put on IL with oblique strain

Apr. 11, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen was put on the 10-day injured list Monday with a strained left oblique muscle. Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said before a series opener at Yankee Stadium that Jansen felt soreness in his side while swinging, was having a...

Arenado, Cardinals minus ill manager Marmol beat Pirates 6-2

Apr. 09, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals bench coach Skip Schumaker learned less than an hour before game time that he'd be filling in for ill manager Oliver Marmol. Nolan Arenado helped make his job a lot easier. Arenado hit three doubles and a single, Paul DeJong homered and St. Louis, minus...