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Police arrest man accused of carjacking good Samaritan

Apr. 10, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The family of a 62-year-old woman who was struck with her own vehicle in New Mexico after a man she offered to help stole her car earlier this week has said she is still in a Texas hospital, a television station reported. Alyson Lyons was taken to a...

The Latest: US 7th Fleet: 14,000 personnel fully vaccinated

Apr. 09, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

PHILIPPINE SEA — The U.S. 7th Fleet that operates throughout the Indo-Pacific says more than 14,000 of its service members have received their full doses of the coronavirus vaccine, which it began administering on January 5. “We are in a pandemic and our principle...

Turkey demands apology after Draghi calls Erdogan a dictator

Apr. 09, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Turkey demanded an apology Friday from Italy's premier for having called President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a “dictator,” a comment that added fuel to a dispute over a perceived seating snub involving a top European Union official. The comment also deepened...

Turkey rejects claims of sexist snub towards von der Leyen

Apr. 08, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Thursday strongly rejected accusations that it snubbed Ursula von der Leyen — one of the European Union’s most powerful executives — because of her gender after a protocol gaffe during a meeting at the Turkish presidential palace ignited a public...

Classic Stage Company has a treat: Three 'Assassins' casts

Apr. 07, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — White House hopefuls may want to steer clear of Classic Stage Company next week: Not one or even two, but three casts of the dark musical “Assassins” are massing. The off-Broadway powerhouse is celebrating the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman show...

AP survey: ADs concerned NIL will skew competitive balance

Apr. 04, 2021 09:50 AM EDT

College athletes will someday soon be permitted to be paid sponsors, social media influencers and product endorsers. Change is imminent, but not everyone in college sports believes it is for the better as athletes get closer to earning money from third parties for use of...

Young professionals cut ahead of older Italians for vaccine

Apr. 03, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Octogenarians in Tuscany watched in disbelief and indignation as lawyers, magistrates, professors and other younger professionals got vaccinated against COVID-19 before them, despite government pledges of prioritizing Italy’s oldest citizens. Even some of their adult children...

World leaders call for pandemic treaty, but short on details

Mar. 30, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — More than 20 heads of government and global agencies called in a commentary published Tuesday for an international treaty for pandemic preparedness that they say will protect future generations in the wake of COVID-19. But there were few details to explain...

Today in History

Mar. 28, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 28, the 87th day of 2021. There are 278 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 28, 1979, America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred with a partial...

Portugal, Belgium held in WCup qualifying, Ireland shocked

Mar. 27, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

Portugal and Belgium were left frustrated by draws in their World Cup qualifying matches. Ireland was left in shock. Cristiano Ronaldo stormed off after he failed to score as Portugal was held 2-2 by Serbia — though TV replays indicated he did put the ball over the line...