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Man, 93, continues lifelong learning quest at IU Northwest

Nov. 28, 2021 00:09 AM EST

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University Northwest Adjunct Professor Chelsea Whittington was teaching an introductory computer and social media class as part of IUN’s Senior University when a student casually introduced himself. “He said, ‘I’m Stan and I’m 93...

Seniors enjoy good cheer at Thanksgiving feast in Georgetown

Nov. 27, 2021 09:06 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — There was plenty to be thankful for Tuesday at CHEER’s Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Community Center. More than 200 members of senior centers across Sussex County gathered for CHEER’s annual Holiday Feast — its first large-scale indoor...

Three injured in stabbing at Omaha apartment complex

Nov. 26, 2021 07:50 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An investigation continues after three people suffered knife wounds at an apartment complex in Omaha. The altercation happened around 3:30 a.m. Thursday at a complex near 90th and Blondo streets. Police say the victims were stabbed multiple times, but...

Coronavirus infections hit new record high in Czech Republic

Nov. 24, 2021 05:26 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic soared to a new record high, reaching almost 26,000 daily cases, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday. The daily tally hit 25,864 on Tuesday, about 3,000 more than the previous record registered on Friday. ...

WHO Europe warns of possible surge in COVID deaths ahead

Nov. 23, 2021 07:18 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's Europe office says projections show its 53-country region could face another 700,000 deaths in the coronavirus pandemic by next spring, topping 2 million in total. WHO Europe, which is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, also...

Wisconsin parade-crash dead identified as four women ages 52 to 79, and an 81-year-old man

Nov. 22, 2021 14:20 PM EST
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin parade-crash dead identified as four women ages 52 to 79, and an 81-year-old man.

What happened to America’s first LGBTQ retirement community?

Nov. 21, 2021 03:13 AM EST

PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) — Fred Hodges can still remember the names and faces of neighbors who are long gone. There was Irving, who adopted his lifelong partner, Ron, so they could have some sort of legal recognition while same-sex marriage was still banned in Florida. ...

Mistrial declared in case of man charged in 18 Texas deaths

Nov. 19, 2021 20:58 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas judge declared a mistrial Friday in the first murder case against a man charged with killing 18 older women in the Dallas area over a two-year span, but prosecutors vowed to continue to pursue convictions. Judge Raquel Jones issued the ruling...

House OKs $2T social, climate bill in Biden win; Senate next

Nov. 19, 2021 16:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fractious House handed President Joe Biden a marquee victory Friday by approving a roughly $2 trillion social and environment bill, as Democrats cast aside disputes that for months had stalled the measure and hampered efforts to sell their priorities to voters. ...

House moves toward OK of Dems' sweeping social, climate bill

Nov. 18, 2021 23:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats brushed aside months-long divisions and approached House passage of their expansive social and environment bill late Thursday, as President Joe Biden and his party neared a defining win in their drive to use their control of government to funnel its resources...