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A server carries food for a customer at Ye Olde King's Head on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. The British restaurant and bar in seaside Southern California has been battered the past nine months and was in the process of adapting to new restrictions that took effect Friday, Nov. 20 that would further crimp its recovery even as the prospect of a crippling shutdown loomed.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

California pub tries to keep calm, carry on with virus rules

Nov. 20, 2020 8:19 PM EST

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — By most measures of what keeps a pub afloat, the coronavirus pandemic should already have Ye Olde King's Head on its last kegs. The British restaurant and bar in seaside Southern California has been battered the past nine months. It was in the process of adapting to new...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 1981 file photo, Actress Rhonda Fleming poses for a photo in Hollywood, Calif. Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. She was 97.(AP Photo/Wally Fong)

Rhonda Fleming, film star of ‘40s and ‘50s, dies at 97

Oct. 17, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 97. Fleming died Wednesday in Santa Monica, California, assistant Carla Sapon told The Associated...