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In this recent photo, lifelong friends Cissie McLeod and Angel Wright, who were roommates at LSU when their alma mater won its first national title in 1958, pose in New Orleans. The pair were in New Orleans as they watched their beloved Tigers capture another title. (Kathleen Hilliard/American Press via AP)

Lifelong friends, former LSU roommates reminisce on history

Jan. 18, 2020 12:01 AM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — “The greatest gift of life is friendship,” said Hubert H. Humphrey. Such is true of Cissie McLeod and Angel Wright. The two women, born and raised in Lake Charles, were college roommates at LSU in 1958 when the university won its first national title. They’ve...

FILE  - In this Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince William, left, and Prince Harry arrive for an event at the memorial garden in Kensington Palace, London. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is set to hold face-to-face talks Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 with Prince Harry for the first time since he and his wife, Meghan, unveiled their controversial plan to walk away from royal roles — at a dramatic family summit meant to chart a future course for the couple. The meeting at the monarch's private Sandringham estate in eastern England will also include Harry's father Prince Charles and his brother Prince William. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move part time to Canada

Jan. 13, 2020 5:41 PM EST

SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Britain’s pragmatic queen brokered a deal Monday to secure the future of the monarchy, charting a course for Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, that allows them to live part time in Canada while still remaining firmly tied to the House of Windsor. The decision followed a...

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Review: Tanen Jones offers a gripping plot in `Better Liar'

Jan. 13, 2020 2:46 PM EST

“The Better Liar: a Novel,” Ballantine Books, by Tanen Jones In Tanen Jones’ debut novel, “The Better Liar,” Leslie Voigt Flores must reunite with her estranged sister, Robin, to claim a joint inheritance from their father. However, when she arrives at Robin’s Las Vegas...

Jackie, Tito Jackson return to Gary to tour hometown school

Jan. 9, 2020 4:04 PM EST

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Two of Michael Jackson’s brothers returned to their hometown of Gary, Indiana, to watch students perform at a school the siblings last visited nearly a half-century ago. Jackie and Tito Jackson dropped by Gary's West Side Leadership Academy on Wednesday for a tour of its performing...

Family: Man suffered head injury before police custody death

Jan. 7, 2020 10:07 AM EST

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who died in police custody Sunday had fallen and injured his head a day before his arrest, according to his relatives. Justin Griffin's twin sister and grandmother told WTNH-TV on Monday that he fell about 12 feet from a ledge and hit his head Friday, a day before...

Georgia officer investigates background, finds 3 brothers

Dec. 24, 2019 6:24 PM EST

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer investigated her own background and found three brothers who grew up in the city where she moved for her current job. What's more, WSB-TV reports, two of them were career public service, like their sister. Maj. Linda Burke, commander of criminal...

New England Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty (30) warms up near linebacker Shilique Calhoun (90) during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

For McCourty twins, Christmas is about family again

Dec. 24, 2019 5:52 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Christmas has always been about tradition for Devin McCourty: Dressing the kids in matching onesies, letting them open one present on Christmas Eve, and preparing for the NFL playoffs. The Patriots safety has had to balance family and football during his 10-year career, with New...

The youngest students to ever attend UNLV Shenmei Wu, 13, left, and Shenlone Wu, 12, center, and professor Xiaoling Hays focus during a Chinese final exam at UNLV in Las Vegas on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.(Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

At 12 and 13, siblings among youngest students at UNLV

Dec. 20, 2019 3:01 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dr. Ming-Wei Wu drives his son and daughter to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and escorts them to and from classes. Most college students would find that arrangement unusual and restrictive. But Wu’s children — 12-year-old Shenlone Wu and 13-year-old Shenmei Wu...

5 sisters officially adopted by Kentucky foster family

Dec. 20, 2019 3:14 AM EST

HAWESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky couple has officially adopted a group of five sisters who they have been fostering since 2016. Aubrey, 11, and her four sisters, ranging in age from 4 to 10, were officially adopted by Whitney and James Meserve on Tuesday, WFIE-TV reported. Aubrey told the station that...

Florida siblings found safe after 48 hours in swampy woods

Dec. 17, 2019 7:30 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida siblings have been found safely in the woods, two days after they disappeared from their home. More than 150 police officers, firefighters and other officials scoured the area near the Jacksonville trailer park where six-year-old Braxton Williams and his 5-year-old...