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The Latest: Australia mourns Prince Philip

Apr. 10, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

Reaction from around the world on the death of Prince Philip at age 99: SYDNEY — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison offered his country’s “deepest sympathies and condolences” to Queen Elizabeth II on the passing of Prince Philip. ...

Philip, defined by role of husband to British queen, dies

Apr. 09, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. His life spanned...

First lady Jill Biden set to visit Alabama

Apr. 08, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden is set to visit Alabama to promote her husband’s pandemic recovery plan, the White House said Thursday. Biden will land in Birmingham on Friday morning and visit an early learning center in the city, and announcement said....

Jill Biden shines fresh spotlight on military family program

Apr. 07, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Wednesday delivered on her promise to prioritize the struggles of military families by reviving a decade-old initiative that challenged Americans to do something as simple as mow the lawn or drop off a meal for a family with a loved one in the armed forces. ...

Former Vice President Mike Pence memoir set for 2023 release

Apr. 07, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence has a book deal. His autobiography, currently untitled, is scheduled to come out in 2023. “I am grateful to have the opportunity to tell the story of my life in public service to the American people, from serving in...

The Latest: Montana governor tests positive for COVID-19

Apr. 05, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19 a few days after receiving his first dose of a coronavirus vaccine. The governor’s office released a statement Monday evening saying that after experiencing mild symptoms a day earlier,...

No egg roll again, but Easter Bunny still visits White House

Apr. 05, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus forced the White House to scrap its traditional Easter Egg Roll for a second straight year on Monday, but that didn't stop President Joe Biden from giving a nod to the tradition in an appearance with a special guest. The president and...

White House Easter eggs depict mask-wearing bunny

Apr. 03, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

BUCKFIELD, Maine (AP) — The tradition of Maine-made commemorative Easter eggs for the White House is continuing despite the pandemic. Wells Wood Turning and Finishing in Buckfield did the honors this year, producing colorful, wooden eggs. “The...

The Latest: Flags at half-staff after Capitol officer killed

Apr. 02, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Friday's lockdown at the U.S. Capitol complex (all times local): 5 p.m. President Joe Biden has ordered that U.S. flags at the White House be lowered to half-staff until April 6 in honor of a U.S. Capitol Police...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Apr. 02, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Delivering...