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Grand Ole Opry country singer Stonewall Jackson dies at 89

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country musician Stonewall Jackson, who sang on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years and had No. 1 hits with “Waterloo” and others, died Saturday after a long battle with ...

France to work with Saudis to resolve crisis with Lebanon

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon’s prime minister during Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the kingdom on Saturday, i...

Scheifele has hat trick, Jets beat Devils 8-4

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mark Scheifele had three goals and an assist, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the New Jersey Devils 8-4 Friday night. Nikolaj Ehlers scored twice, and Kristian V...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2021. There are 27 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Dec. 4...

Hoarse Biden says it's just a cold he caught from grandson

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has at least one thing in common with thousands of parents and grandparents this winter: He’s picked up a cold from his young grandson. The pres...

ARMY dances along on Twitter with 68M Tweets as BTS returns to the live stage in LA

The highly-anticipated 'BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE - LA' concert was celebrated by #KpopTwitter globallyLOS ANGELES, US - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - 21st century pop icons BTS' 'BTS PERM...

Study: Black, Asian Britons have higher COVID-19 death rates

LONDON (AP) — Almost two years into the pandemic, Black people and members of other racial and ethnic minorities in Britain are still dying with the coronavirus at higher rates than white residents, l...

Biden, allies increasingly pushing back at GOP's virus barbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden looked out over an audience of government scientists and framed his latest plan for fighting COVID-19 as an opportunity to at last put an end to divisiveness over...

Chargers' Wooden hopes road leads to general manager spot

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — JoJo Wooden thought after he was one of the final cuts by the Arizona Cardinals during training camp in 1993 that his best avenue to progress in football would be through coa...

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Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2021. There are 28 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 3, 1...

Ex-Epstein staffer testifies teen accusers visited mansion

NEW YORK (AP) — A former housekeeper testified Thursday that two women who have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexually abusing them as teens were repeated visitors to his Palm Beach mansion, summoned by ...

South Africa accelerates vaccination campaign amid surge

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has accelerated its vaccination campaign by giving jabs at pop-up sites in shopping centers and transportation hubs to combat a rapid rise in new COVID-19 cases a week...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. ...

Election workers sue conservative site over fraud claims

ATLANTA (AP) — Two Georgia election workers filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against a conservative website, accusing it of knowingly publishing and spreading false stories saying they engaged in b...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2021. There are 29 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 2,...