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5 in California contract omicron linked to Wisconsin wedding

Dec. 03, 2021 22:06 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — At least five people in Northern California have contracted the omicron variant of the coronavirus, and the outbreak is linked to a wedding in Wisconsin last month, public health officials said Friday. The outbreak was announced just two days...

Chris Cuomo's off-air role: Brother Andrew's strategist

Nov. 29, 2021 22:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a bigger role than previously known in helping defend his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, from sexual harassment allegations that forced him out of office, newly released transcripts and text messages show. The TV...

Lockdown-free Florida top vacation spot for holidays

Nov. 29, 2021 14:40 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH (AP) — Cooped-up tourists eager for a taste of Florida's sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and warmer climates are visiting the Sunshine State in droves, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months. Miami is one of the top search destinations on travel...

Historic Illinois home serves as counseling, events center

Nov. 28, 2021 01:17 AM EST

PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — Built in 1862, a historic home in Pekin currently serves as both the Crossroads Programs Inc. counseling center and as The Mansion on Walnut events center. Life coach Bonnie Harken bought the property in 2012 and rented it for a year to the previous...

School sweethearts who lost touch for decades marry at 82

Nov. 27, 2021 00:08 AM EST

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — It turns out sometimes the backdrop of a fairy-tale ending is the parking lot of a Walmart store. That was the case for Jane Billedeaux and Harris Putnam, who got married Nov. 13 outside a Walmart near Myrtle Beach, where Billedeaux has worked...

Indiana woman allegedly sold her daughter, 13, to man, 27

Nov. 19, 2021 16:00 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman allegedly sold her 13-year-old daughter to a 27-year-old man before she and her husband forced her to marry him and then celebrated the wedding with a party, authorities said. The girl's mother was charged Thursday in Allen...

Florist who refused same-sex wedding job settles with couple

Nov. 18, 2021 22:14 PM EST

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A florist in Washington state who was in an eight-year legal battle that reached the U.S. Supreme Court will retire after settling with the same-sex couple whose wedding job she refused. Barronelle Stutzman of Richland, Washington, announced the...

'You can't even cry loudly': Counting Ethiopia's war dead

Nov. 15, 2021 06:35 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The man who counts the dead sees them everywhere. They’re in the handwritten lists of names smuggled out of a region cut off from the world by war. They’re in the images of people shot and tossed off a cliff, tortured and pushed into a river, left...

A groom, a lawyer, an ambulance driver among Ethiopia's dead

Nov. 15, 2021 06:34 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A groom at his wedding, a construction worker and father of four, an ambulance driver: All three are among the thousands who have died in Ethiopia’s brutal year-long war that began in Tigray. The death toll is one of the biggest unknowns of the...

'You can't even cry loudly': Counting Ethiopia's war dead

Nov. 15, 2021 06:33 AM EST

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) — The man who counts the dead sees them everywhere. They’re in the handwritten lists of names smuggled out of a region cut off from the world by war. They’re in the images of people shot and tossed off a cliff, tortured and pushed into a...