Thousand Words pulls upset to win Shared Belief at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Thousand Words upset 1-5 favorite Honor A. P. by three-quarters of a length in the $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes at Del Mar on Saturday, giving trainer Bob Baffert another candi...

Ex-UK lawmaker convicted of sexually assaulting 2 woman

LONDON (AP) — A former British lawmaker was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting two women a decade apart. A jury at London’s Southwark Crown Court found Charlie Elphicke guilty...

Students, alumni clamor to take care of university's cows

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic forced the University of Vermont to close and send its students home, the alarm spread: What would happen to the cows? ...

Court says Judd can sue Weinstein for sexual harassment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday restored a major part of Ashley Judd’s lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, finding that the producer had power over the actor which should make he...

Review: Another dull go-around with ‘The Kissing Booth 2’

We all like bad movies when we’re young and sometimes we like good movies for the wrong reasons. I can pretend my 11-year-old self loved “Clueless” when it came out in 1995 for its smart satire of tee...

Pandemic tough on Argentina's already overworked care givers

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Even before the new coronavirus hit, Argentina's health care workers were struggling, most of them often working more than 12 hours a day at multiple jobs to make ends m...

Soap opera's kisses outwit virus with tests, spouses, dolls

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood’s technical expertise can awe us with monsters and imaginary worlds. But is it capable of delivering a simple screen kiss during a pandemic marked by masks and social dist...

Column: Rolling the dice against a virus that usually wins

There’s plenty of activity outside ballparks on both sides of the country, with people lining up by the hundreds in nervous anticipation of what the next few days might bring. There’...

After 35 seasons, MTV's 'The Challenge' still going strong

NEW YORK (AP) — Before “Survivor,” “The Amazing Race” and “American Ninja Warrior,” there was MTV’s “The Challenge.” It’s often brought big ratings and memorable moments for the netw...

Mary Trump's book offers devastating portrayal of president

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s niece offered a devastating portrayal of him in a book that credits a “perfect storm of catastrophes" for exposing the president at his worst. ...

Iran mandates masks as public shrugs off resurgent virus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fears mount over newly spiking reported deaths from the coronavirus, even as its public increasingly shrugs off the danger of th...

Kissing of Blarney Stone resumes as Ireland eases lockdown

LONDON (AP) — Life became ever so slightly more normal in Ireland on Monday as pints were pulled and locked-down hair was trimmed for the first time since the middle of March. And f...

After waves of virus deaths, care homes face legal reckoning

PARIS (AP) — The muffled, gagging sounds in the background of the phone call filled Monette Hayoun with dread. Was her severely disabled 85-year-old brother, Meyer, choking on his f...

After waves of virus deaths, care homes face legal reckoning

PARIS (AP) — The muffled, gagging sounds in the background of the phone call filled Monette Hayoun with dread. Was her severely disabled 85-year-old brother, Meyer, choking on his f...

Populist Polish president faces tough re-election challenge

BIALYSTOK, Poland (AP) — Senior citizens in the eastern Polish city of Bialystok sit on city benches after a summer storm had passed, holding small Polish flags as they wait patiently for the man they...