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The Latest: Dubai to restrict nightlife amid virus increase

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai has announced new restrictions on nightlife to curb a rising tide of coronavirus infections. ...

The Latest: Mexico virus data may not be available for years

Mexico City — Mexico’s top coronavirus official said Sunday that definitive data on the country’s death toll from COVID-19 won’t be available for “a...

The Latest: Graham: Court vote could be week before election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court (all times local): ...

For North Korea, UN membership is a key link to larger world

TOKYO (AP) — Hermit Kingdom? Not quite. ...

Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who brought investigative moxie to the British press, newsmaking dash to...

Dear Donald, Dear Mr. President: A Trump-Nixon ’80s tale

WASHINGTON (AP) — They were two men in Manhattan who craved the same thing: validation. One was a brash, young real estate developer looking...

Asia Today: China to let in more foreigners as virus recedes

BEIJING (AP) — Foreigners holding certain types of visas and residence permits will be permitted to return to China starting next week as the...

Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

WASHINGTON (AP) — With crowds of admirers swelling outside, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family,...

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

CHICAGO (AP) — Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite the briefest of careers...

The Latest: Trump says he won’t meet with Judge Lagoa

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court and the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (all times local): ...

Sayers, Piccolo friendship lives on in ‘Brian’s Song’

When Chicago Bears teammates Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo became roommates in 1967, the first time NFL players of different colors shared accommodations on...

French media: Raspy-voiced singer Juliette Greco dead at 93

PARIS (AP) — Juliette Greco, a French singer, actress, cultural icon and muse to existentialist philosophers of the country’s post-War period, has died, French...

Dear Donald, Dear Mr. President: A Trump-Nixon ’80s tale

WASHINGTON (AP) — They were two men in Manhattan who craved the same thing: validation. One was a brash, young real estate developer looking...

Tommy DeVito, founding member of the Four Seasons, dies

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Tommy DeVito, a founding member of the 1960s Four Seasons band, has died from the coronavirus at the age of...

‘Justice Joan’ Larsen emerges as finalist for Supreme Court

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of the women on Donald Trump’s short list to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court...

The Latest: Trump boasts about how many court picks he’s had

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (all times local): ...

Barrett emerges as court favorite; Trump to pick by weekend

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Monday with Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the White House as the conservative jurist emerged as a...

Bob Nevin, won 2 Stanley Cups with Maple Leafs, dies at 82

Bob Nevin, a fan favorite who won two Stanley Cups with the Toronto Maple Leafs before a successful run as captain of the New...

Sam McBratney, ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ author, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam McBratney, the Irish children's author whose picture story of ever-wider and higher devotion “Guess How I Much Love You"...

Famed French actor Michael Lonsdale dies at 89

PARIS (AP) — Michael Lonsdale, a giant of the silver screen and theater in France who worked with some of the world’s top directors...

Ginsburg’s body will lie in repose at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court this week, with arrangements to allow...

Algeria leader says early parliament vote before year’s end

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Algerian president says early legislative elections aimed at opening parliament to civil society will be held before the end...

Robert W. Gore, the inventor of Gore-Tex fabric, dead at 83

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn...

Longtime baseball pro scout Gary Hughes dies at 79

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gary Hughes, a beloved professional scout for numerous big league organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California...

‘We (Heart) You RBG’: NY celebrates Ginsburg, homegrown icon

NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life is being celebrated in her native New York City with plans for a...

‘I loved her to pieces,’ retired Justice Souter says of RBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — The remaining eight Supreme Court justices, and two former colleagues, are speaking out about their colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at...

Flowers, homemade signs by high court in Ginsburg tribute

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mourners dropped off bouquets and gathered outside the Supreme Court early Saturday in quiet tribute to the late Justice Ruth Bader...

China sends more warplanes as Taiwan honors late leader

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China sent more warplanes toward Taiwan for the second day Saturday as the island's leader, senior government officials and a...

Ginsburg, a feminist icon memorialized as the Notorious RBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved slowly. ...

The Latest: Trump orders flags at half-staff for Ginsburg

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (all times local): ...

Ginsburg, a feminist icon memorialized as the Notorious RBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved slowly. ...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at...

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dead at 77

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring...

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dead at 77

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring...

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. ...

The Latest: Sally weakens to depression; still dumping rain

Here are the latest developments on tropical weather: ...

Stanley Crouch, contentious man of letters, dead at 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Stanley Crouch, a contentious and influential critic, columnist and self-taught Renaissance man who in fiction and nonfiction was inspired by...

Oklahoma’s epidemiologist warned of Trump rally deaths

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's former state epidemiologist warned that President Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa in June could lead to as many as...

César García, AP Colombia reporter, dies after illness at 61

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — César García, a veteran reporter for The Associated Press who ventured across Colombia to tell the story of the nation’s...

Bill Gates Sr., father of Microsoft co-founder, dies at 94

SEATTLE (AP) — William H. Gates II, a lawyer and philanthropist best known as the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has died at...

Mali’s former president Moussa Traore dies at 83

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali’s former president Moussa Traore, who ruled the West Africa nation for more than 22 years, has died at age...

Longtime San Francisco benefactor Ann Getty dies at 79

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ann Getty, a longtime benefactor of the arts and culture in San Francisco who married into the storied Getty family,...

Florence Howe, co-founder of Feminist Press, dead at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Florence Howe, an activist, educator and major contributor to American literature and culture who as co-founder of the Feminist Press...

The Latest: Domestic air travel recovers in Wuhan, China

BEIJING — Domestic air travel in Wuhan, the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak, has returned to pre-pandemic levels, authorities say. ...

Mark Newman, oversaw Yankees’ prospects, dead at 71

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles...

Toots Hibbert, beloved reggae star, dead at 77

NEW YORK (AP) — Toots Hibbert, one of reggae's founders and most beloved stars who gave the music its name and later helped make...

Pioneering British designer Terence Conran dies at age of 88

LONDON (AP) — Terence Conran, the pioneering British designer, retailer and restaurateur, has died. He was 88. ...

Ex-World Anti-Doping Agency President John Fahey dies at 75

John Fahey, a former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency and a key player in getting the 2000 Summer Olympics for Sydney, has died....

Cowboys’ Prescott acknowledges mental struggles of offseason

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott says he was already feeling the emotional burden of the pandemic when the star quarterback of the Dallas...

‘Avengers’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ star Diana Rigg dies at 82

LONDON (AP) — Diana Rigg, a commanding British actress whose career stretched from iconic 1960s spy series “The Avengers” to fantasy juggernaut “Game of...

Kool & the Gang co-founder Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell dies at 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald “Khalis” Bell, a co-founder, singer and producer of the group Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 68. ...

Grammy-nominated composer William Pursell dies at age 94

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — William “Bill” Pursell, a Grammy-nominated composer who worked as a Nashville studio musician with artists like Willie Nelson and Bob...

Gene Budig, academic who ran American League, dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and...

The Latest: Illinois university quarantines all student body

PEORIA, Ill. — Bradley University in central Illinois is requiring its entire student body to quarantine for two weeks because of clusters of COVID-19...

Art dealer whose treasure sent hunters scouring US West dies

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Antiquities dealer and author Forrest Fenn, who gained fame after hiding a treasure chest filled with gold, jewels and...

Czech Oscar winning director Jiri Menzel dies at age 82

PRAGUE (AP) — Jiri Menzel, a Czech director whose 1966 movie “Closely Watched Trains” won the Academy Award for the best foreign language film...

Hall of Fame outfielder, speedster Brock dies at age 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Famer Lou Brock, one of baseball’s signature leadoff hitters and base stealers who helped the St. Louis Cardinals...

David Gaines, former Globetrotter, college coach, dies at 80

DETROIT (AP) — David “Smokey” Gaines, the former Harlem Globetrotters and ABA player who coached at Detroit-Mercy and San Diego State, has died. He...

Longtime Cal football staffer Bud Turner dies at age 84

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Bud “Dog” Turner, who worked in various roles for the California football program for a half-century, has died. He was...

Bocharova, star of 1st Soviet Olympic gymnastics team, dies

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) —...

The Latest: Australian hot spot extends state of emergency

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s...

A keeper of New Orleans Black culture dies at 73

NEW ORLEANS (AP) —...

Detroit turns island park into COVID-19 memorial garden

DETROIT (AP) — A...

New this week: ‘Mulan,’ Billy Ocean music, ‘Transplant’

Here’s a collection curated...

Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame coach John Thompson

Reaction from the sports...

Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78

WASHINGTON (AP) — John...

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee dies at age 84

NEW DELHI (AP) —...

Mitsubishi Motors executive behind Nissan alliance dies

TOKYO (AP) — Former...

Julia Reed, chronicler of Southern life and food, dies at 59

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) —...

Randall Kenan dies: Author depicted Black, gay life in prose

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP)...

Cliff Robinson, ex-UConn star, top NBA 6th man, dies at 53

Cliff Robinson guided UConn...

Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Chadwick Boseman didn’t just play icons. He was one.

The image that keeps...

Hamilton dedicates F1 pole position to Chadwick Boseman

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) —...

Amid virus lockdowns, prison ministry groups had to adapt

Normally Teresa Stanfield spends...

Lute Olson, Hall of Fame coach, Arizona icon, dies at 85

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) —...

Jakob van Zyl, key Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer, dies

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) —...

Evacuations lifted near California fires, some go home

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Zimbabwean activist and opposition leader dies of cancer

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) —...

Musician Justin Townes Earle dead at age 38

NEW YORK (AP) —...

Greece: 1 killed, 3 hurt in engine-room blast on ferry

ATHENS, Greece (AP) —...

Longest season ends with Bayern beating PSG for 6th Euro Cup

LISBON, Portugal (AP) —...

Tripoli and rival parliament announce Libya cease-fire

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s...

White House holds memorial service for president’s brother

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometimes...

The Latest: Biden accepts Democratic presidential nomination

The Democratic Party officially...

Carol Burnett seeks to be guardian of teen grandson

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Pilot killed fighting wildfire leaves grieving family

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Slade Gorton, former Washington US senator, dies at 92

SEATTLE (AP) — Slade...

Guatemalan man seeking asylum drowns along US-Mexico border

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —...

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