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Shemekia Copeland talks cancer, COVID-19 and new project

Dec. 04, 2021 00:04 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Last week blues singer Shemekia Copeland netted her fourth Grammy nomination, earning a nod in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category, for her latest, “Uncivil War.” It was a happy note to what has been a difficult pandemic period for the 42-year-old Copeland....

Elizabeth Holmes takes the stand in her criminal fraud trial

Nov. 19, 2021 21:52 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Fallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes, accused of bamboozling investors and patients about her startup Theranos and its medical device that she said would reshape health care, took the witness stand late Friday in her trial for criminal fraud. ...

N. Ireland official suing Van Morrison over COVID criticism

Nov. 08, 2021 05:33 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland’s health minister is suing Van Morrison after the singer called him “very dangerous” for his handling of coronavirus restrictions. The Belfast-born singer opposes restrictions to curb the spread of the virus, and has released several...

SW Indiana zoo's Indian rhinoceros euthanized at age 35

Nov. 01, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indian rhinoceros that was a star attraction at a southwest Indiana zoo for more than a decade has been euthanized at age 35 after facing a host of health challenges, including an inoperable tumor. The Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden...

Sheriff: Producer Alec Baldwin fired the prop gun on a movie set that killed photography chief and injured director

Oct. 21, 2021 22:58 PM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Sheriff: Producer Alec Baldwin fired the prop gun on a movie set that killed photography chief and injured director.

Clinton, on the mend, 'touched by the outpouring of support'

Oct. 21, 2021 06:42 AM EDT

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton released a video saying he is on the road to recovery after being hospitalized in Southern California for six days to treat an infection unrelated to COVID-19. The 75-year-old Clinton, who arrived Sunday at his home...

Anna Netrebko needs shoulder surgery, cancels performances

Oct. 19, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

Soprano Anna Netrebko needs shoulder surgery and has canceled performances in Verdi's “Nabucco” at the Vienna State Opera. The 50-year-old was to have sung Abigaille on Nov. 1, 6, 9 and 12, the first three with Amartuvshin Enkhbat in the title role and the last with...

Bill Clinton back home after hospitalization from infection

Oct. 17, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton arrived Sunday at his home in New York to continue recovering from an infection that left him in treatment for six days at a Southern California hospital, officials said. The former president left the University of California Irvine...

Savannah OKs marathon for runners with vaccine or virus test

Oct. 17, 2021 10:50 AM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officials in Georgia have decided the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon can proceed as planned next month as long as runners show they’re vaccinated against the coronavirus or recently tested negative. Savannah Mayor Van Johnson announced that health...

Bill Clinton to spend 1 more night in California hospital

Oct. 16, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton will spend one more night at a Southern California hospital where he is recovering from an infection, a spokesman said Saturday. “President Clinton has continued to make excellent progress over the past 24 hours,” spokesman Angel...