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Rapper and singer MIA, real name Mathangi Arulpragasam, is made an MBE by Prince William Duke of Cambridge, left, at Buckingham Palace, in London, Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020.  The honorary award is conferred in recognition of contributions to the arts, sport, sciences, and charitable works. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

Prince William honors singer M.I.A. at Buckingham Palace

Jan. 14, 2020 1:01 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British singer M.I.A. has received a prestigious award from Prince William at a Buckingham Palace. She was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, or MBE, at the palace ceremony Tuesday hosted by William as a representative of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. The 44-year-old...

Sheriff: 2 jail inmates escape after locking up deputy

Jan. 13, 2020 4:01 PM EST

WESTCLIFFE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in Colorado searched Monday for two inmates, including one suspected of attempted murder, who escaped from a jail in a small town after overpowering a guard and locking her in a cell. Jerry Williams, 39, of La Junta, who is suspected of attempted murder and other...

Confederate group sues Georgia city over rebel flag removal

Dec. 10, 2019 3:08 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Confederate heritage group is suing a Georgia city over the removal of rebel flags and flagpoles from a historic cemetery where more than 500 Confederate soldiers are buried. The Sons of Confederate Veterans filed the lawsuit Wednesday stating Columbus city leaders violated the...