Navajo woman who survived COVID-19 finds joy in simple steps

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An ambulance whisked Carol Todecheene from her house in late March as some of her 13 rescue dogs barked and neighbors stood in their yards wondering what was wrong. ...

Germany: 800 mourn death of 5 kids allegedly killed by mom

BERLIN (AP) — More than 800 people came together for a memorial for the five children who were allegedly killed by their mother at their home in the western city of Solingen, the German news agency dp...

Zoo: Oldest African elephant in North America dies at 56

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The oldest African elephant in North America has died at the age of 56, officials at a Tennessee zoo said. Tyranza, who was the longtime matriarch of the elepha...

Acuña hits 2 HRs as surging Braves beat struggling Nats 7-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. homered twice, Dansby Swanson added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling Washington Nationals 7-1 on Friday in the first game of a doubleheader. ...

No 7th trial for Mississippi man freed from prison in 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man freed last year after 22 years in prison will not be tried a seventh time in a quadruple murder case, his defense attorney said Friday. Curti...

Alonso HR in 10th lifts Mets over Yanks after Seaver tribute

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit a two-run homer leading off the 10th inning Thursday night, lifting the New York Mets to a come-from-behind, 9-7 win over the Yankees in the final Subway Series game of...

Mets honor Seaver with salute, jersey and dirt-smudged knee

NEW YORK (AP) — Far too young to remember Tom Seaver’s glory days, Pete Alonso and the New York Mets found a perfect way to pay tribute to the greatest player in franchise history. S...

AP PHOTOS: Grieving find new spaces for urns of Peru's dead

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A young woman caresses the grey marble urn containing her father's ashes. Other urns sit, like people, carefully placed on the seats of a bus delivering them to their loved ones. ...

Marquise Blair embraces position switch in Seahawks defense

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When the Seattle Seahawks spent a second-round pick in 2019 on Marquise Blair, their belief was that they had landed another hard-hitting safety in the mold of Kam Chancellor. ...

AIT observes Ghost Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unusual gesture to show respect for local Taiwanese culture, the U.S. de facto embassy on Wednesday (Sept. 2) posted photos of its staff observing Ghost Festival (鬼節...

Seahawks' Carson trying to focus on season, not contract

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Chris Carson is trying his best not to get caught up in the future. It’s not easy when a regular topic of conversation is what will happen to the Seattle Seahaw...

What's the rush? QB pressure has been priority in NFC North

The pressure has clearly been on in the NFC North. Oh, there's the usual urgency around Super Bowl aspirations and on-field improvement. Aaron Rodgers has reached the final stretch o...

It's class time again across Europe, virus or no

PARIS (AP) — Tugging on their masks or dashing to hug long-unseen friends, millions of children returned to school across Europe and beyond Tuesday in a mass experiment aimed at bridging inequalities ...

Arrests made at Hong Kong protest a year after police clash

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong used pepper spray and made several arrests as dozens of protesters gathered Monday at a subway station to mark the anniversary of a violent clash last year that st...

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

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Randall Kenan, an author whose stories explored the experience of being Black and gay in the American South, has died. He was 57. The University of North Car...