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The Latest: Williams wins limited series actress Emmy

Sep. 22, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 71st annual Emmy Awards, being presented at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The Emmy Award for best actress in a limited series or movie goes to Michelle Williams for "Fosse/Verdon." Williams won the award Sunday night for playing Broadway star Gwen...

Area 51 festival wraps up in Nevada; Earthlings head home

Sep. 22, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The festivals are over and Earthlings from around the globe headed home Sunday after a weekend camping and partying in the dusty Nevada desert and trekking to remote gates of Area 51, a formerly top-secret U.S. military base long the focus of UFO and space alien lore. They left in peace,...

Bus driver in Utah crash that killed 4 Chinese was 1st trip

Sep. 22, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The driver of a tour bus that crashed near a national park in Utah, killing four Chinese tourists and injuring dozens more, was making his first trip for a company that only been in business for a short time, investigators said Sunday. The National Transportation Safety Board is...

Gucci takes a kinky turn; Dolce&Gabbana give a jungle roar

Sep. 22, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Fashion, according to Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, now is above all "a great platform. It has great power." Michele has used that platform during his 4½ years at Gucci's helm to give gender fluidity a voice. The fashion house also put sustainability on stage, saying it...

Emmys carpet lights up in reds, pinks and golden Hollywood

Sep. 22, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus stunned in classic Hollywood gold, MJ Rodriguez of "Pose" slayed in a classic magenta gown and Jodie Comer of "Killing Eve" wore sleek white on the Emmy Awards' purple carpet Sunday. Gwendoline Christie took her "Game of Thrones" mantle to the extreme in a medieval red...

4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

Sep. 22, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — Four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah near a national park were in their 60s and from Shanghai. Three women and one man died in the crash on a highway running through the red-rock landscape near Bryce Canyon National Park on Friday. The victims have been...

Fate of travel firm Thomas Cook up in the air after talks

Sep. 22, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — More than 600,000 vacationers who booked through tour operator Thomas Cook were on edge Sunday, wondering if they will be able to get home, as one of the world's oldest and biggest travel companies teetered on the edge of collapse. The debt-laden company, which confirmed Friday it was seeking...

University study says wind turbines threaten migrating bats

Sep. 22, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Pacific Northwest bat that that migrates south for the winter faces a serious threat from wind turbines, according to a study by the by Oregon State University-Cascades. The study concludes that the hoary bat faces an uncertain future because its numbers have declined by 2% per year,...

Earthlings dwindle, music fading at Area 51 events in Nevada

Sep. 22, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — Bands played to a dwindling crowd of Earthlings late Saturday at one remaining festival spawned by a "Storm Area 51" internet craze in the remote Nevada desert. Lights were dark at another venue where promoters pulled the plug because of low attendance. Little A'Le'Inn owner Connie West...

'Everybody cries here': Hope and despair in Mexican shelter

Sep. 22, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob. The sound is quiet, muffled. The only light comes from streetlights shimmering above the razor wire. It's impossible to see who is...