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'Meyers Manx' dune buggy creator dead at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Meyers was hanging out at Pismo Beach on California's Central Coast one afternoon in 1963 when he saw something that both blew his mind and changed his life: a handful of old,...

Republican wants to require national anthem in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The national anthem would have to be played before all sporting events held at Wisconsin venues that received any public funding, from Green Bay Packers games at Lambeau Field to ...

Walmart, SunPower fall; Twilio, Cheesecake Factory rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or made big moves Thursday: Sleep Number Corp., up $1.23 to $121.24. The bed maker reported earnings for its latest quar...

Roush Fenway becomes 1st carbon neutral NASCAR team

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Roush Fenway Racing set a goal to reduce its carbon footprint even as it raced a pair of gas-guzzling cars all across the country. The initiative started w...

Kubalik scores 2, lifts Blackhakws to 3-2 win over Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) — Dominik Kubalik scored his second goal of the game 4:43 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Monday night. Kubalik and Mattias J...

Brazil Carnival goes online with street parties banned

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Supergirl came out of the dressing room ready for action as usual. She took her place alongside Freddy Krueger, Poison Ivy and Captain America and they kicked o...

Egypt: Archaeologists unearth ancient beer factory in Abydos

CAIRO (AP) — American and Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed what could be the oldest known beer factory at one of the most prominent archaeological sites of ancient Egypt, a top antiquities offic...

Man charged with shooting guard at Virginia federal facility

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man accused of shooting a security guard at a Virginia social security building came equipped with several weapons, 600 rounds of ammunition and three bottles of beer, authoritie...

Ludacris is cooking in the kitchen on new streaming show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ludacris can rap, write songs, and act. He just can’t cook, and no, opening cans and slapping together bologna or grilled cheese sandwiches doesn’t count. Back in ...

UK man convicted in policeman's death leaves Bali prison

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — A British man convicted of murdering a traffic police officer on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali walked free from prison Thursday after completing his sentence. ...

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___ Powell stresses commitment to full employment and low rates WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has underscored the Fed’s commitment to reduci...

Chasing a repeat: Elliott out for 2nd straight NASCAR title

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR's newest champion will wreck one of his best friends to win a race. An exhibition race! Nothing but the trophy at stake. Chase Elliott perhaps offe...

Florida gov takes aim at media for Super Bowl virus coverage

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis again lashed out at the news media when he suggested Wednesday a bias in coverage of the pandemic, even as concerns swirl over more contagious strain...

Wait a minute: Postponements test skiers' patience at worlds

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin hates it. Marta Bassino gets nervous about it. Michelle Gisin, on the other hand, doesn’t mind. Waiting. With all e...

Brewer Heineken to cut 8,000 jobs after pandemic losses

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch beer brewer Heineken said Wednesday it plans to cut 8,000 staff, nearly 10% of its global workforce, as part of a cost-cutting reorganization after a pandemic-domin...