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FRENCH OPEN 2022: The AP's quiz about the clay-court Slam

How well do you know the French Open, the Grand Slam tennis tournament that begins Sunday at Roland Garros in Paris? Give this AP quiz a try: ___ 1st Round: Neither...

Johnny Depp's jealousy, substance abuse recounted by friends

The trial for Johnny Depp's libel suit against ex-wife Amber Heard returned to the themes of Depp's jealousy and substance abuse Thursday. Bruce Witkin, a musician who was friends w...

20 years after spate of hospital deaths, ex-worker accused

In the five months that Jennifer Anne Hall was a respiratory therapist at Hedrick Medical Center, the rural Missouri hospital experienced 18 “code blue” incidents — an alarming increase in sudden card...

Court reinstates New York City’s ban on police restraints

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court reinstated a New York City law Thursday that prohibits the city’s police officers from putting pressure on a person’s torso while making an arrest, reversing a lower c...

Indiana jury convicts man in slayings of woman, her 3 kids

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A jury convicted a man Thursday in the killings of a woman and her three children who were slain last year in their northeastern Indiana home. An Allen County...

Jordan king places 'erratic' half-brother under house arrest

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordan's king has gone public with a royal rift with his half-brother and formalized the former crown prince's house arrest, calling him “erratic” in an unprecedented harshly worded l...

Spanish prosecutors probe Super Cup contracts after leaks

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish state prosecutors have opened an investigation into the contracts behind the country's Super Cup soccer matches in Saudi Arabia following leaked audio between the presi...

Fed nominee Michael Barr calls inflation 'far too high'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Barr, President Joe Biden's pick to be the Federal Reserve's top banking regulator, pledged Thursday to help reduce high inflation and provide “clear rules” to govern financi...

Russian soldier on trial asks victim's widow to forgive him

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since the start of the war in Ukraine testified Thursday that he shot a civilian on orders from two officers and pleaded for hi...

Afghan Taliban order women TV anchors to cover their faces

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Taliban rulers ordered all female presenters on TV channels to cover their faces on air, the country's biggest media outlet said Thursday. The...

Soccer fan gets 24-week jail sentence for assaulting player

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — A soccer fan was sentenced on Thursday to 24 weeks in prison for assaulting Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp at the end of the team's Championship playoff game against N...

Harris to meet with abortion providers as court ruling looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will speak Thursday with abortion providers from states with some of the nation's strictest restrictions to thank them for their work, the White House sa...

Scandal-hit former king returning to Spain after 2 years

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former king is set to return to the country Thursday for his first visit since leaving nearly two years ago amid a cloud of financial scandals. The royal house...

Live updates | Turkey opposes Sweden, Finland NATO bid

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president emphasized his opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, stating Ankara would say “no” to their bid. Speaking to a group of Turkish youth, Turkish ...

Germany's top court OKs vaccine mandate for health workers

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top court said Thursday it has approved rules requiring health workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Federal Constitutional Court announced that it h...