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Actor-comedian Louie Anderson undergoing cancer treatment

Jan. 18, 2022 15:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson is being treated for cancer in a Las Vegas hospital, a spokesman for the actor and comedian said. Anderson, 68, was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and “is resting comfortably,” his longtime publicist Glenn Schwartz said Tuesday. ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro hospitalized with intestinal obstruction

Jan. 03, 2022 18:10 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was taken to a Sao Paulo hospital for tests early Monday after experiencing abdominal discomfort, the government said in a statement. The hospital where he was admitted, Vila Nova Star, said in a morning statement the...

Jazz pull away in 4th quarter, beat Timberwolves 120-108

Jan. 01, 2022 01:17 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored a season-high 39 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 120-108 on Friday night. Mitchell added six rebounds and five assists in his return from a two-game absence due to a back strain. With both Mike Conley and Joe...

Towns, Timberwolves cruise past short-handed Lakers 110-92

Dec. 18, 2021 01:55 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves blew out the depleted Los Angeles Lakers for a second time this season, 110-92 on Friday night. In coach Chris Finch's view, Towns has doubled down lately on a quest to establish...

LA Bowl features Kimmel, Oregon State and Utah State

Dec. 17, 2021 20:16 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The inaugural LA Bowl will be headlined by Jimmy Kimmel, features a vomiting camel — “Jimmy Camel” — as a mascot and an official sandwich to keep the fans entertained. It also includes two evenly matched teams on the field as Oregon State takes on...

No. 3 UConn loses a third guard, Nika Muhl, to injury

Dec. 08, 2021 15:24 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma said Wednesday his team has lost a third guard to injury a day after learning that star Paige Bueckers likely will be out up to two months with a left leg fracture. Nika Muhl is expected to miss about three weeks dealing with pain and...

Shemekia Copeland talks cancer, COVID-19 and new project

Dec. 04, 2021 00:04 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Last week blues singer Shemekia Copeland netted her fourth Grammy nomination, earning a nod in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category, for her latest, “Uncivil War.” It was a happy note to what has been a difficult pandemic period for the 42-year-old Copeland....

Elizabeth Holmes takes the stand in her criminal fraud trial

Nov. 19, 2021 21:52 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Fallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes, accused of bamboozling investors and patients about her startup Theranos and its medical device that she said would reshape health care, took the witness stand late Friday in her trial for criminal fraud. ...

N. Ireland official suing Van Morrison over COVID criticism

Nov. 08, 2021 05:33 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland’s health minister is suing Van Morrison after the singer called him “very dangerous” for his handling of coronavirus restrictions. The Belfast-born singer opposes restrictions to curb the spread of the virus, and has released several...

SW Indiana zoo's Indian rhinoceros euthanized at age 35

Nov. 01, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indian rhinoceros that was a star attraction at a southwest Indiana zoo for more than a decade has been euthanized at age 35 after facing a host of health challenges, including an inoperable tumor. The Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden...