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ABC’s Stephanopoulos interviews Baldwin about set shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin will talk about the deadly shooting in October on the set of the movie "Rust" in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News. The interview will air as a prime-time special Thursday on ABC and will stream later on Hulu. Baldwin fired a prop gun that had been loaded with live ammunition. A cinematographer was killed and the film's director was injured. It […]

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Parton, Oh, Biles and teachers named ‘People of the Year’

NEW YORK (AP) — People magazine has named Olympic gymnast Simone Biles (photo, left), actress Sandra Oh (photo, center), country icon Dolly Parton (photo, right) and the nation's teachers as its "People of the Year." Parton was cited for giving away millions of books and supporting COVID-19 research and Oh was celebrated for fighting anti-Asian hate and working on "transformative stories." People says Biles' focus on mental health "redefined what […]

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Bryan Adams unveils Pirelli calendar from COVID quarantine

MILAN (AP) — Bryan Adams took a break Monday from his coronavirus quarantine in Milan to virtually unveil the 2022 Pirelli Calendar that he shot featuring fellow musicians including Iggy Pop, Cher and Jennifer Hudson.   Adams tested positive for the virus on Thursday after arriving in Milan for events surrounding the release of the famed Pirelli calendar after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The Canadian rocker who […]

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Graham Nash shows a candid side in a book of his photographs

NEW YORK (AP) — He's a legendary musician and two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, but the thing that Graham Nash never leaves home without isn't his guitar. It's his camera. The Nash in the supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young started taking photos long before he started making music and taunts fate every day to show him something interesting to capture. He is now ready to show […]

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DE Public Schools report less than 300 in-person COVID cases

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's K-12 public schools are continuing to report less than 300 COVID-19 cases that are deemed as being in-person and contagious. The Delaware State News reported this week that the numbers remained under the 300 mark for the fifth consecutive week. The data was released Wednesday by the Delaware Division of Public Health. The agency said there were 298 cases for students. Delaware has recorded a […]

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2 tribes are buying back parcels of their ancestral homeland

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Two Native American tribes in Delaware are buying back land that had been part of their ancestral homelands. The Washington Post reported Sunday that the Nanticoke Indian tribe acquired 30 acres in Millsboro this fall. The Lenape Indian tribe is expected to close a deal in early 2022 for 11 acres in Dover. Behind the land deals are partnerships between the individual tribes and several other […]

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returns to pre-pandemic shape

NEW YORK (AP) — The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will return to its pre-pandemic form this year, with its route restored through Manhattan, high-flying helium balloons once again pulled by handlers and crowds welcomed back to cheer them on. This year's parade — the 95th annual — will snap back to form after bowing to pandemic restrictions last year. It will feature 15 giant character balloons, 28 floats, 36 novelty […]

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NASA launches spacecraft to test asteroid defense concept

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA has launched a spacecraft on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock a speeding space rock off course if one were to threaten Earth. The spacecraft is called DART, for Double Asteroid Redirection Test. It lifted off from California's Vandenberg Space Force Base. If all goes well, in September 2022 it will slam head-on into Dimorphos, […]

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Waukesha parade crash suspect’s bail raises questions

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The suspect in a Christmas parade crash in suburban Milwaukee that killed five people was free on $1,000 bail posted just two days before the deadly event, a fact that is leading to a review of what happened and renewed calls for giving judges more power to set higher bails. But legal experts caution that one extreme case should not be reason to push for higher […]

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