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Activists protest Sinema at Bisbee wedding

Oct. 26, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Activists protested outside a wedding where U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was officiating over the weekend, the latest confrontation between demonstrators and the Arizona Democrat who opposes key parts of President Joe Biden's social services and climate change package. ...

Brooklyn Diocese fires music teacher after same-sex wedding

Oct. 26, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Diocese fired a Catholic music school teacher in Queens after he married a man, saying he violated a contractual stipulation to the Catholic Church. Matthew LaBanca, a teacher at St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy in...

Sri Lanka gives booster shots to front-line workers, seniors

Oct. 23, 2021 04:35 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Saturday announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by the elderly as the island nation gears up to further ease COVID-19 restrictions. Starting Nov. 1, workers in the health, security, airport and...

The Latest: Fauci dismayed by Texas' move to ban mandates

Oct. 17, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

WASHNGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci is saying Sunday that it is “really unfortunate” that Gov. Greg Abbott has moved to ban vaccine mandates in the state of Texas. The nation’s leading infectious disease doctor, speaking on Fox News Sunday, said that the Republican...

Louisiana: Abbeville wedding exposed about 150 to COVID-19

Oct. 05, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — About 150 people were exposed to COVID-19 at a recent wedding, and any who are not vaccinated should quarantine themselves through Saturday, the Louisiana Department of Health said Tuesday. Everyone who attended the wedding in Abbeville on Sept....

A wedding with flare: 2 men fined over Coast Guard search

Oct. 05, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two Rhode Island men authorities say touched off a needless and expensive ocean search-and-rescue effort when they fired maritime distress flares to celebrate a friend's wedding have agreed to pay $5,000 each to settle the case, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. ...

North Korea says hypersonic missile made 1st test flight

Sep. 29, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday that it successfully tested a new hypersonic missile it implied was being developed as nuclear capable, as it continues to expand its military capabilities and pressure Washington and Seoul over long-stalled negotiations over its nuclear...

Japanese princess's fiancé returns for delayed marriage

Sep. 27, 2021 06:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Princess Mako’s fiancé returned to Japan on Monday for their marriage, which was suspended for more than three years because of a financial dispute involving his mother. Kei Komuro, 29, arrived from New York, where he studied law and plans to...

Delayed unveiling of students' marble carving is Saturday

Sep. 17, 2021 04:07 AM EDT

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some Kentucky students who have been working on a marble carving will finally see their work unveiled this weekend. Artist Andrew Wielawski has been working with five high school students to create the first of four large carvings at the corners...

Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94

Sep. 09, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died. He was 94. Constantine died Aug. 31 at his home in Reading, Pennsylvania,...