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Bus in deadly Grand Canyon crash offers tours by comedians

A tour bus that rolled over last week at the Grand Canyon, killing one person and injuring others, was operated by a Las Vegas company that offers tours guided by comedians, authorities said Monday. ...

Kriechmayr edges Odermatt to win super-G in Kitzbühel

KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — Austrian skier Vincent Kriechmayr bounced back from two disappointing results in downhill over the weekend to win a men’s World Cup super-G on Monday. Kriec...

Plane crash kills 4 soccer players, club president in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Four players and the president of Brazilian soccer club Palmas died in a plane crash on Sunday in the northern state of Tocantins, the team said. The accident o...

Syria floats new bank note amid soaring inflation

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A new, 5,000 Syrian Lira bank note goes into circulation Sunday, the largest denomination in the country reeling from a decade of conflict and a crippling economic crisis. ...

Cochran-Siegle eyes return to skiing after breaking his neck

KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — Two days after fracturing his neck in a downhill crash on the Streif course in Kitzbühel, Ryan Cochran-Siegle said Sunday he is aiming to return to ski racing before the end ...

At 78 and the oldest president, Biden sees a world changed

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Joe Biden took the oath of office as the 46th president, he became not only the oldest newly inaugurated U.S. chief executive in history but also the oldest sitting president ev...

Goggia wins 4th straight World Cup downhill to match Vonn

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic champion Sofia Goggia is dominating the World Cup downhill season like no woman since ski great Lindsey Vonn. Goggia won her fourth straight...

Sheriff, report: Naked Florida man stole, crashed police car

A naked Florida man stole what news footage showed to be a marked police vehicle and crashed it in a wooded area, officials said. Joshua Shenker, 22, was arrested after Thursday's cr...

Top Lebanese hospitals fight exhausting battle against virus

BEIRUT (AP) — Death stalks the corridors of Beirut's Rafik Hariri University Hospital, where losing multiple patients in one day to COVID-19 has become the new normal. On Friday, the mood among the st...

3 dead in military helicopter crash were experienced pilots

MENDON, N.Y. (AP) — The three National Guard members killed when a helicopter crashed in an upstate New York field this week were experienced pilots with past deployments to Afghanistan, officials sai...

Feuz earns 1st Kitzbühel win in downhill marred by crashes

KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — Swiss skier Beat Feuz won a men's World Cup downhill on the classic Streif course for the first time Friday as teammate Urs Kryenbühl crashed badly on the final jump. ...

Relatives of plane's victims cast flowers into Indonesia sea

THOUSAND ISLAND, Indonesia (AP) — Relatives of the crash victims on Friday prayed and threw flowers into the Java Sea where the Sriwijaya Air jet plunged into the water almost two weeks ago, killing a...

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a trade to send troubled forward Kevin Porter Jr. to the Houston Rockets for a future draft pick, a person familiar with the deal told the Assoc...

Alice Hoagland, gay-rugby godmother and 9/11 activist, dies

Alice Hoagland, a beloved figure of the gay rugby movement that her own son, Mark Bingham, helped set in motion shortly before he perished in the 2001 terrorist attacks as one of the heroes of Flight ...

Remains of troops killed in NY helicopter crash recovered

MENDON, N.Y. (AP) — The remains of three National Guard members killed in a helicopter training accident were recovered and were being transported from the western New York crash site Thursday, escort...