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In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Jesse Armstrong, center, and the team from

The Latest: 'Succession' swipes the crown for best TV drama

Sep. 21, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest from the Emmy Awards (all times PDT): 8 p.m. “Succession” has taken its turn at the top. The HBO series won best television drama series at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night for its second season. It was the fourth Emmy of the night for...

This photo provided by Columbia Fire Department, firefighters battle a blaze at Babcock Building in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020.  Officials said crews were called early Saturday to a three-alarm fire at the Babcock Building, a shuttered former mental asylum that had been planned as part of a luxury housing development. In the fire, the first three-alarm blaze in the city’s recent history, Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins told reporters the building would likely “burn to a shell.”  (Columbia Fire Department via AP)

Fire destroys historic South Carolina mental institution

Sep. 12, 2020 11:51 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An early morning fire has devastated an iconic building whose architectural beauty and past as South Carolina's state mental institution have long been features of both the capital city's skyline and historic lore. Officials said crews were called early Saturday to a fire at the Dr....

Jimenez, Toms, Pride share senior lead in rainy South Dakota

Sep. 11, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez bogeyed the par-4 18th to fall into a tie with David Toms and Dicky Pride for the first-round lead Friday in the rainy Sanford International, the first PGA Tour Champions' event with fans since returning from a break because of the coronavirus pandempic. The...

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Alex Trebek expects to mark 2-year cancer survival in 2021

Sep. 3, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek says he’s responding exceptionally well to treatment for pancreatic cancer and expects to mark his two-year survival next February. His doctor has said he’s counting on that milestone, the “Jeopardy!” host said, “so I expect to be around...

Health workers wearing protective suits disinfect at an area placed under stricter lockdown measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Caloocan city, Philippines on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. The capital and outlying provinces is still under lockdown due to rising COVID-19 cases. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

The Latest: 2nd wave of cases traced to 2 Australia hotels

Aug. 17, 2020 11:29 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia — An epidemiologist told an inquiry on Tuesday that almost all of a second wave of coronavirus infections in Australia’s hard-hit Victoria state can be traced back to returned travelers in two Melbourne hotels. Department of Health and Human Services epidemiologist Charles...

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, actress Sharon Stone poses at the 2019

Actress Sharon Stone criticizes COVID-19 testing in Montana

Aug. 17, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Actress Sharon Stone is criticizing the availability of COVID-19 testing in Montana, where her sister and brother-in-law are hospitalized with the respiratory virus. Stone posted a video on Instagram Sunday expressing frustration that there aren't enough tests for front-line workers...

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, Simon Cowell arrives at the

'America's Got Talent' tops ratings, loses Cowell for now

Aug. 11, 2020 8:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “America's Got Talent” topped the ratings last week, but it faces the absence of Simon Cowell, seriously injured in an electric bicycle accident. Cowell, the NBC talent contest's creator and linchpin of its judging panel, underwent surgery for a broken back last Saturday,...

FIE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Simon Cowell arrives at the

Simon Cowell has surgery for broken back after bike accident

Aug. 9, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Simon Cowell underwent surgery to repair a broken back, the result of an electric bicycle accident, and was recovering at a hospital, a spokesperson said Sunday. “Simon has broken his back in a number of places" after falling from the new bike he'd been testing in the courtyard of...

Amber Heard arrives at High Court, in London, Monday, July 27, 2020. Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers over a story about his former wife Amber Heard, published in The Sun in 2018 which branded him a 'wife beater', a claim he denies.(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

Lawyer claims Depp was misogynistic abuser of ex-wife Heard

Jul. 27, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for British tabloid The Sun claimed Monday that Johnny Depp was “a hopeless addict” whose violence toward ex-wife Amber Heard was fueled by misogyny and a toxic combination of drink, drugs, jealousy and anger. Attorney Sasha Wass was summing up at Depp’s libel...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2020, file photo, Octavia Spencer arrives at the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. The Oscar-winning actress said Hollywood needs to do better casting people with disabilities. She is part of a video campaign timed with the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act in July. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Octavia Spencer: Cast more actors with disabilities

Jul. 27, 2020 2:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer says Hollywood needs to do better casting people with disabilities. The star of “The Help” and “Hidden Figures” is part of a new video campaign timed with the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act this month....