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Yandle ties NHL Iron Man mark; Flyers lose 12th straight

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Keith Yandle's streak earned him a standing ovation, stick taps from his Flyers' teammates and a slice of NHL history. As for the Flyers' streak? Their ignominiou...

Singer Adele postponement sidelines fans, disrupts live music recovery

(Reuters) - Elton John returned to the stage this week for the first time in nearly two years, and big names including Billie Eilish and Justin Bieber are getting ready to tour around the world. Bu...

Meat Loaf, 'Bat Out of Hell' rock superstar, dies at 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Meat Loaf, the heavyweight rock superstar loved by millions for his “Bat Out of Hell” album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as “Paradise By the Dashboard Light,” “Two Out...

Ontario to lift lockdown on dining rooms and gyms

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s largest province is ending a lockdown of restaurant dining rooms, gyms and cinemas at the end of the month. Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Thursday they will ...

Dutch museums open as salons to protest COVID rules

Museums and concert halls in the Netherlands opened briefly on Wednesday to protest their continued closure. Cultural venues, including famous museums and Amsterdam's historic concert hall, offe...

Dutch cultural sector protests pandemic lockdown measures

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam's Concertgebouw orchestra played second fiddle Wednesday to a pair of hairdressers. Vincent van Gogh's self-portraits were briefly upstaged by a nail salon and barber as civ...

Colombian author García Márquez had secret Mexican daughter

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For decades renowned Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez kept the public from knowing about an intimate aspect of his life: He had a daughter with a Mexican writer, with wh...

6 people shot outside Oregon concert; suspect not in custody

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon set up a tip line Saturday and asked for witnesses to come forward with any information about a shooting that injured six people outside a concert. ...

Taiwanese classic rocker Wu Bai to perform self-directed rock opera in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To commemorate his 54th birthday, Taiwanese classic rocker Wu Bai (伍佰) announced he will stage a rock opera at the Taipei Pop Music Center in June. The China Blue front...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2022. There are 351 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 14,...

Harry Reid buried in family ceremony in Searchlight, Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The late Sen. Harry Reid was buried Thursday at a desert cemetery in his hometown of Searchlight, Nevada, following a week of ceremonies in Las Vegas and at the U.S. Capitol that hono...

As killings rise in many cities, St. Louis sees big decline

In a year when many U.S. cities saw a substantial increase in killings, St. Louis bucked the trend in 2021 — a dose of good news for a city that for decades has had among the worst homicide rates in t...

5 reasons why ‘shoulder season’ is the best time to travel

In many ways, travel in 2021 was more challenging than it was in 2020. While demand for travel returned, sufficient hospitality staffing often did not, leading to long waits at airports, hotel check-i...

Lionel Richie to receive Gershwin Prize for pop music

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lionel Richie will be honored all night long for his musical achievements. The Library of Congress said Thursday that Richie will receive the national library's G...

Mälkki could be 1st woman music director of NY Philharmonic

NEW YORK (AP) — Her arms at her side against her glimmering, long black jacket and her blond hair pulled into a ponytail, Susanna Mälkki soaked in several minutes of applause after a thrilling Carnegi...