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Winfrey and Cummins talk “American Dirt” and lessons learned

TUCSON, Ariz. — Everything about her latest book club pick, “American Dirt,” was a surprise for Oprah Winfrey. Praised early on as a modern version of...
21:37 4 March 2020

Donovan starts new chapter as coach of San Diego Loyal

SAN DIEGO — Landon Donovan didn’t wander far from the soccer field once he finally retired as a player.
21:26 4 March 2020

Bay Hill has strongest field since death of Arnold Palmer

ORLANDO, Fla. — So much for the notion the Arnold Palmer Invitational wouldn't be as attractive when its namesake was no longer around.
21:09 4 March 2020

Raphael fever hits Italy but art isn’t immune from virus

ROME — The paintings, drawings, tapestries and sketches in the most ambitious exhibition of Renaissance superstar Raphael's works are collectively ins...
21:07 4 March 2020

Tensions between Greece and Turkey rise over migrant clashes

KASTANIES, Greece — Greece countered accusations from Turkey Wednesday that it was responsible for the death of a migrant, as its border authorities s...
21:06 4 March 2020

What’s Happening: Virus closes schools, but Louvre reopens

More school closures and the suspension of business travel are among the steps being taken around the world to fight the spread of the new coronavirus...
20:54 4 March 2020

In Italy and beyond, virus outbreak reshapes work and play

ROME — Italy closed all schools and universities Wednesday and barred fans from all sporting events for the next few weeks, as governments trying to c...
20:49 4 March 2020

Review: Netflix whiffs in Boston with ‘Spenser Confidential’

It's back to Boston for Mark Wahlberg in the new Netflix crime flick “Spenser Confidential” so you know what that inevitably means, right?
20:40 4 March 2020

Long lines frustrate Houston voters in black neighborhoods

HOUSTON — The frustrations began early for Ahmed King as he wandered Houston trying to cast his ballot in Texas' Democratic primary.
20:03 4 March 2020

Returning to acting, Jagger plays a man of wealth and taste

NEW YORK — It’s been nearly 20 years since Mick Jagger last acted, but as the new film “The Burnt Orange Heresy” shows, his chops have gathered no mos...
19:22 4 March 2020

Long lines mar Super Tuesday voting in two biggest states

Voters stood in line for two hours at some California precincts on Super Tuesday, but that was nothing to what some voters endured in Texas, where som...
19:11 4 March 2020

Netanyahu still short of majority after Israel’s election

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen short of capturing the majority needed to form a government, near-final election results show...
19:05 4 March 2020

Music Review: K-pop’s NCT 127 brings it on and turns it up

NCT 127, “The 2nd Album ‘NCT #127 Neo Zone’” (SM Entertainment/Capitol/Caroline)
18:56 4 March 2020

Daytona tweaks Speedweeks, moves Clash onto road course

NASCAR will hit the road for its first race in 2021, part of a schedule shakeup that starts at Daytona International Speedway.
18:20 4 March 2020

Jury decides Tavis Smiley must pay PBS in #MeToo dispute

WASHINGTON — A jury decided Wednesday that former television talk show host Tavis Smiley, who was fired amid allegations of workplace sexual misconduc...
18:16 4 March 2020

Noose placed on Wisconsin brewery shooter’s locker in 2015

MADISON, Wis. — Someone placed a noose several years ago on the locker of a Wisconsin brewery employee who last week opened fire on his co-workers, th...
18:10 4 March 2020

Russia-Turkey talks a last chance to avert Idlib calamity

ANKARA, Turkey — A summit between the Turkish and Russian leaders on Thursday may be the last chance to work out a deal that avoids further calamity i...
17:54 4 March 2020

Business owners contend with threat, reality of coronavirus

NEW YORK — Rachel Sklar planned to go to the big South by Southwest film, media and music gathering in Austin, Texas, this month, but changed her mind...
17:41 4 March 2020

Twitter preps ephemeral tweets, starts testing in Brazil

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is starting to test tweets that disappear after 24 hours, although initially only in Brazil.
17:02 4 March 2020

Jason Isbell’s lead guitarist serves up tuneful power pop

Sadler Vaden, “Anybody Out There?" (Dirty Mag Records)
16:54 4 March 2020

India restores full internet access in Kashmir for 2 weeks

SRINAGAR, India — Indian authorities on Wednesday temporarily revoked a ban on social media sites and restored full internet access in disputed Kashmi...
16:17 4 March 2020

Edmunds: Five sedans worth considering amid the SUV mania

SUVs are among the most popular vehicles on the road today, and their sales growth has come at the expense of the traditional four-door sedan. Many sh...
16:07 4 March 2020

No money for masterpieces: Louvre bans cash over virus fears

PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris is temporarily no longer accepting cash as part of new measures that helped persuade employees worried about catchi...
15:35 4 March 2020

Virus could weigh on toy shopping starting this summer

NEW YORK — From Baby Yoda to eco-friendly stacking rings, toymakers displayed an array of goods last week that they hope will be on kids' wish lists f...
15:34 4 March 2020

U.S. businesses add 183K jobs in sign of pre-virus health

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added 183,000 jobs last month, a solid gain that shows the economy was largely healthy when the coronavirus outbreak spre...
14:48 4 March 2020

Review: A moving turn from Ben Affleck in an ordinary drama

There is nothing particularly extraordinary about director Gavin O’Connor’s “ The Way Back,” except perhaps for Ben Affleck’s performance. This is a q...
14:09 4 March 2020

UK’s Johnson stands by colleague as bullying claims mount

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came to the defense of his interior minister on Wednesday, after several civil servants accused Home Sec...
13:49 4 March 2020

’Host City Contract’gives IOC much leeway to cancel Olympics

TOKYO — Japanese Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto suggested in Parliament this week that the Tokyo Games could be postponed by a few months from the p...
13:30 4 March 2020

3 reasons to pay for spring break with a travel credit card

It may be cold outside, but spring is just around the corner. A recent NerdWallet survey found that 33% of Americans plan to travel for spring break v...
12:43 4 March 2020

More virus cases linked to UAE Tour as riders face isolation

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Six more people with links to the canceled UAE Tour cycling race have been infected with the virus spreading around ...
11:41 4 March 2020