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Liz Weston: Who gets the keys to your digital estate?

Jul. 12, 2021 06:51 AM EDT

You may not own cryptocurrency or nonfungible tokens. You may not have a big Instagram following or run an online business. But if you do almost anything online, you probably have digital assets — electronic records that you own, control or license. Failing to make arrangements for those...

Police: 6-year-old drowns in Gulf of Mexico during vacation

Jul. 06, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy believed to have drowned during a family vacation in Florida, police said. The body of Enrique Cortez-Dubon was found Tuesday afternoon in the sand, the Panama City Beach Police...

Election set for Aug. 17 to fill Greenwich Senate seat

Jul. 02, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A special election has been scheduled for Aug. 17 to fill the state Senate seat being vacated by former Greenwich Democrat Alex Kasser, who announced last week she was resigning amid a high-profile and contentious divorce. Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz...

Breastfeeding Olympians allowed to bring babies to Tokyo

Jun. 30, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian basketball player Kim Gaucher, who is breastfeeding her infant daughter, has won in her quest to bring the baby to the Tokyo Olympics, which she called “the right decision for women in sports.” The International Olympic Committee announced...

Chicago boy, 7, honored for helping save his mother's life

Jun. 19, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 7-year-old Chicago boy has been honored and showered with gifts for helping save his mother by calling 911 and calmly providing information on her condition as she was suffering a seizure. Daniel Armani and his family got a tour Friday of the Engine 16...

Dutch princess won't accept payment when she turns 18

Jun. 11, 2021 11:33 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The heir to the Dutch throne, Princess Amalia, has decided for the next few years not to accept the allowance -- worth some 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) per year -- that she is entitled to receive annually once she turns 18 in December. ...

Mom who gave birth on flight didn't know she was pregnant

May. 05, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga had no idea a baby was coming when she went into labor on a flight from her home in Utah to Honolulu last week. “I just didn't know I was pregnant, and then this guy just came out of nowhere,” Mounga said during a video...

Nurses, doctor help 'lucky' mom who gave birth on flight

May. 03, 2021 02:46 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A doctor and a team of neonatal medical professionals were in the right place at the right time — helping a Utah woman deliver her baby onboard an hourslong flight to Hawaii. Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga was traveling from Salt Lake City to Hawaii on...

Young boy dies with COVID-19 after family travels to Hawaii

Apr. 27, 2021 21:27 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A child who traveled to Hawaii with his vaccinated parents has died after contracting COVID-19. The Hawaii Department of Health said Tuesday the boy is under 11 and had known underlying conditions. “While we mourn all victims of...