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Sisters’ online memories open window to history, their lives

Oct. 16, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sister Francis Louise Honeychuck helped her mother clean a casket factory in Scottdale and watched over the two youngest of her five siblings after her father died in the 1918 flu pandemic, just before she turned 4. “I recall picking up oodles...

George Floyd's brother to speak in Vermont

Oct. 10, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — George Floyd’s brother will be speaking in Vermont this month about the impact on race relations of his brother's death by a police officer. Philonise Floyd will be part of a diversity speaker series at the Flynn on October 29, the Greater...

Jets' Williams brothers represent during Crucial Catch month

Oct. 09, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

For its current Crucial Catch initiative to bring awareness to the fight against breast cancer, the NFL has perfect spokesmen in Quinnen and Quincy Williams of the New York Jets. The brothers — Quinnen on the defensive line, Quincy at linebacker — are all too...

German-born siblings meet for the first time in Lebanon

Oct. 02, 2021 03:04 AM EDT

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — “I think I found your brother”: German-born siblings meet for the first time in Lebanon Matthew Toth Lebanon Daily News About five years ago, Elizabeth Lynch was looking for information about her birth...

NFL Holt brothers' firm to build North Carolina Freedom Park

Sep. 27, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A construction company founded by former NFL players and brothers Torry and Terrence Holt will build the project designed to honor the contributions of African Americans in North Carolina. Leaders of the North Carolina Freedom Park initiative...

Japanese sisters certified as world's oldest twins at 107

Sep. 20, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Guinness World Records has certified two Japanese sisters as the world’s oldest living identical twins at 107, in an announcement Monday coinciding with Respect for the Aged Day, a national holiday in Japan. Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama were born the...

Interpreter’s past put his family in danger

Sep. 18, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

He finds himself in a house in Kabul. It’s his parents’ home, he thinks, though it looks different than he remembers. He hears a commotion outside, steps through the front door. Dark clouds block the sun. The Taliban has flooded the city, and the fighters know who he is: To them, he is a...

3 sisters from Racine climb one of world's highest mountains

Sep. 11, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Elizabeth DeKraay Dunlap never wants to see an energy drink or energy bar again. “They’re just disgusting,” she said. Elizabeth, along with her two sisters, Carolyn DeKraay Dickens and Sarah DeKraay, had to drink an...

Authorities: Teen fatally shoots older brother during fight

Sep. 03, 2021 10:17 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fight between two teenage brothers in Ohio's capital city ended when one fatally shot the other, authorities said. The shooting in Columbus occurred around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. A dispute between a 16-year-old boy and his...

Siblings line up to offer kidneys to 11-year-old brother

Aug. 29, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Shafer Daves’ siblings — Shayli, 19, Sharayah, 17, Shanel, 15, and Shaw, 14 — have known for years that a day might come when they could each become their little brother’s life preserver. Shafer, an 11-year-old Chattanooga boy and the...