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Omicron unravels travel industry's plans for a comeback

Dec. 01, 2021 11:31 AM EST

Tourism businesses that were just finding their footing after nearly two years of devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are being rattled again as countries throw up new barriers to travel in an effort to contain the omicron variant. From shopping districts in...

Camped in Calais, migrants renew resolve to try for England

Nov. 28, 2021 04:45 AM EST

CALAIS, France (AP) — At the makeshift camps in France near Calais and Dunkirk, migrants are digging in, waiting for their chance to make a dash across the English Channel despite the deaths of at least 27 people this week when their boat sank a few miles (kilometers) from the French coast....

Poland to have no ambassador in Israel, amid tepid ties

Nov. 25, 2021 12:31 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday that the European Union nation will have no ambassador in Israel for the time being, bringing the mission level down to that of Israel's mission in Poland. The traditionally sensitive bilateral relations...

AP Top 25 Podcast: College football's silliest silly season

Nov. 18, 2021 11:47 AM EST

Less patience and more money have made hiring a college football coach riskier than ever before. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, Ari Wasserman of The Athletic joins Ralph Russo to talk about college football's silly season of...

Oregon State beats Stanford, 35-14, to become bowl eligible

Nov. 13, 2021 21:59 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Chance Nolan passed for 257 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for a score, leading Oregon State to a 35-14 win over Stanford on Saturday. The victory makes Oregon State (6-4, 4-3 Pac-12) bowl eligible for the first time since 2013, and snapped an...

Stanford looks to rebound against Oregon State

Nov. 11, 2021 18:06 PM EST

Stanford coach David Shaw won't sugarcoat it: The Cardinal have had four bad weeks. Stanford hasn't won since its 31-24 overtime upset of Oregon on Oct. 2. Last weekend was especially rough on the Cardinal, who fell 52-7 at home to Utah. The loss to the Utes was...

Top Republicans bullish on 2022 prospects after Virginia win

Nov. 07, 2021 23:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fresh off a strong showing in last week's elections, some of the nation's leading Republicans expressed newfound confidence this weekend that they were well positioned to retake control of Congress next year and ultimately win back the White House. ...

Charlotte stages late comeback, downs Rice 31-24 in OT

Nov. 06, 2021 21:53 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Reynolds and Elijah Spencer connected late in regulation to tie it and again in overtime for the win and Charlotte rallied late to beat Rice 31-24 on Saturday. Ari Broussard's scoring run from the 2 with 6:35 left ended a 16-play, 84-yard...

Burt Bacharach, Steven Sater album attracts Broadway stars

Nov. 01, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of musical theater's most exciting new writing partnerships started with a breakup song. Composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Steven Sater bonded while creating “Ready to Be Done With You,” cementing a collaboration that has now produced a...

US industry wonders: What should tomorrow's casino floor be?

Oct. 25, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Walk into a casino today, and chances are it won’t look that much different than it did in the 1942 movie “Casablanca” when Humphrey Bogart made his way through the gambling tables in the smoke-filled room. Sure, the slot machines are...