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U.K.'s newest carrier joins IS fight, stirs Russian interest

Jun. 21, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — Britain's newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is helping to take on the “lion’s share” of operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq, U.K. naval commanders said. It has also piqued the interest of Russian warplanes, who try to keep...

Vietnamese community emerges among Alabama’s most vaccinated

Jun. 20, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (AP) — At the boat dock in Bayou La Batre, Alabama, shrimp boat Captain Truc Le unties a thick mooring line attached to his blue and white vessel with the name “Lucky Kim” painted on the side. Le and his wife and son are at the dock to restock...

Westmoreland thriving at U.S. Open after Air Force service

Jun. 18, 2021 22:01 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The steady stream of fighter jets roaring overhead mostly go unnoticed, background noise to the beautiful views and brilliant golf at Torrey Pines. The cacophony brings Kyle Westmoreland comfort. “It makes you feel right at...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jun. 16, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

(Charleston) Post and Courier. June 13, 2021. Editorial: The court has spoken. Now it’s time to conserve Captain Sam’s Spit for all of us forever The owners of the southernmost parcel on Kiawah Island, known by most as Captain Sam’s Spit, have...

Committed Brazil a favorite to defend Copa America title

Jun. 11, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s international players were reluctant to play in the Copa America on home soil. Now that they’re committed, they're favored to win it. Argentina still looms as a threat to Brazil's title defense, but now as a visiting team. ...

Today in History

Jun. 11, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 11, the 162nd day of 2021. There are 203 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 11, 1993, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that people who commit “hate...

Indiana court nixes Land Rover seizure over $400 drug deal

Jun. 10, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man whose $35,000 Land Rover was seized after his arrest for selling $400 in heroin will get to keep the vehicle, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday, more than two years after the U.S. Supreme Court sided with him in a key ruling on criminal fines. ...

Captain America: Steffens hoping to lead US to another gold

Jun. 10, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — For more than a decade, Maggie Steffens has been there for the U.S. women’s water polo team. Sometimes with a ball in her hand. Sometimes talking. Sometimes listening. For her grieving coach after his brother died. ...

Rowling, Pilkey among authors mourning Scholastic CEO

Jun. 07, 2021 10:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — J.K. Rowling is praising the longtime head of the U.S. publisher of her "Harry Potter” books as an ally and early defender of the beloved fantasy series. Richard Robinson, who led Scholastic Inc. for more than 40 years, died on June 5 at 84. “Dick...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 13-19

Jun. 07, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 13-19 June 13: Actor Bob McGrath (“Sesame Street”) is 89. Actor Malcolm McDowell is 78. Singer Dennis Locorriere (Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show) is 72. Actor Stellan Skarsgard (“Mamma Mia”) is 70. Actor Richard Thomas is...