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  • Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said the Obama rules were unfairly skewed against the students accused of assault. In a statement Friday, DeVos says, “Schools must continue to confront these horrific crimes and behaviors head-on.” But she ...
  • Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm’s devastation. Two days after Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes and killing at least two people, millions on the island faced the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without ...
  • LL Bean publishes outdoors ad only visible in the sunlight

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to see L.L. Bean’s new ad, you’re going to have to step outdoors. The company took its mission to get people outside to a new level Friday by publishing an ad in The New York Times in ink that can only be seen when the newspaper is taken outside and exposed to sunlight. ...
  • African art museum opens in Cape Town; Tutu is early visitor

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu has attended the opening of a museum of contemporary African art in Cape Town. Tutu, who rarely makes public appearances since suffering recent health problems, on Friday walked with a cane into the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa and cheerfully greeted people. The 85-year-old former archbishop was among dignitaries and ...
  • Education Secretary rescinds Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, puts interim rules in place

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary rescinds Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, puts interim rules in place.
  • First UN expert on gender identity resigns

    GENEVA (AP) — A spokesman for the U.N.’s Human Rights Council has confirmed that its first independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity has resigned for “personal reasons.” Spokesman Rolando Gomez confirmed the authenticity of a letter published Sept. 12 by the Washington Blade, the oldest LGBT newspaper in the U.S, in which Vitit Muntarbhorn informed the council president ...
  • NASA’s asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rock

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s asteroid-chasing spacecraft is swinging by Earth on its way to a space rock. Launched a year ago, Osiris-Rex will pass within about 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of the home planet Friday afternoon. It will use Earth’s gravity as a slingshot to put it on a path toward the asteroid Bennu. If all goes well, ...
  • Chief Keef, Keith Cozart

    Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to South Dakota charges

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rapper Chief Keef has pleaded not guilty to drug charges in South Dakota. The rapper whose legal name is Keith Cozart was arrested June 12 at the Sioux Falls airport, where officials say marijuana was found in his carry-on bag. He had been in the city performing at an anti-bullying celebrity basketball event at a ...
  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga on being famous: ‘Not all it’s cracked up to be’

    Lady Gaga has written an emotional message to fans to mark of the release of her new Netflix documentary. In a note posted to Twitter on Thursday, Gaga writes that the film reveals “that fame is not all it’s cracked up to be.” She says fame is lonely, isolating and “very psychologically challenging” because it “changes the way you’re viewed ...
  • Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover. Grant posted a video message on Facebook on Thursday explaining that doctors had been monitoring several tumors or nodules on her thyroid for years and that she will have half of her thyroid removed ...
  • Ryan Gosling to host ‘SNL’ premiere with Jay-Z musical guest

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” says it’s kicking off its 43rd season Sept. 30 with guest host Ryan Gosling and musical guest Jay-Z. For Gosling’s encore host appearance he’ll be on hand to promote his new film, “Blade Runner 2049.” Jay-Z will be plugging a world tour that starts next month. On Oct. 7, “Wonder Woman” star Gal ...
  • Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. But unlike that terse ceremony, the Star Tribune reports , they came to St. Paul’s CHS field to play Wednesday night in their first show ...
  • Fergie

    Fergie says she and Josh Duhamel still ‘great friends’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fergie says even though she and husband Josh Duhamel are splitting up, they’re still “great friends” who love one another and their young son. The singer talked about her marriage at a screening Wednesday for her new visual album, “Double Dutchess,” at iPic Theaters Fulton Market in New York. She told The Associated Press “the important ...
  • Rodney Crowell

    Rodney Crowell cancels tour due to unspecified health issues

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning country singer songwriter and producer Rodney Crowell is cancelling all of his remaining 2017 tour dates due to unspecified health issues. In a statement on his website posted Wednesday, Crowell said a team of doctors has advised him to rest and that for the foreseeable future, “my work will consist of quietly encouraging my body ...
  • California TV viewers alarmed by apocalyptic emergency alert

    LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens. The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/2wE42az ) a Lake Forest woman says she was watching HGTV on her Cox Communications cable service on Thursday when the alert flashed across the screen. Video shows the message included the voice ...
  • Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn’t exist

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and other tools to ...
  • Megyn Kelly

    Megyn Kelly hopes for a Trump-free zone with new show

    NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly says she left Fox News Channel to bring more joy to her life. NBC hopes that starting Monday, she can spread some to the network and its viewers. The former Fox News Channel star and Donald Trump foil debuts her talk show at 9 a.m. EDT, nestled into the four-hour “Today” show block and ...
  • Ryan Gosling to host ‘SNL’ premiere with Jay-Z musical guest

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” says it’s kicking off its 43rd season Sept. 30 with guest host Ryan Gosling and musical guest Jay-Z. For Gosling’s encore host appearance he’ll be on hand to promote his new film, “Blade Runner 2049.” Jay-Z will be plugging a world tour that starts next month. On Oct. 7, “Wonder Woman” star Gal ...
  • Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy’s new role

    NEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn’t work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The comic’s withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the bill (sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy) and, in the process, illustrated how thoroughly late-night talk shows have changed and become homes for ...
  • Lawrence O'Donnell

    MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell apologizes for off-air rant

    NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell has apologized after clips surfaced of him profanely yelling at staffers in between segments of his prime-time program. The clips from O’Donnell’s Aug. 29 show were published online by Mediaite on Wednesday. They show O’Donnell angrily reacting over the wrong sound being fed into his earpiece. He also demands someone put an ...
  • 12-year-old ventriloquist wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 12-year-old singing ventriloquist is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the “America’s Got Talent” crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition. Darci Lynne Farmer, of Oklahoma City, beat out another youngster, 10-year-old singer Angelica Hale, for the ‘AGT’ title Wednesday by garnering the most ...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal, Jeff Bauman

    ‘Stronger,’ new movie about marathon bombing, hits theaters

    BOSTON (AP) — A new film starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman is hitting theaters nationwide. “Stronger” captures Bauman recalibrating his life after losing both legs in the April 2013 bombings near the marathon finish line. Tatiana Maslany plays Bauman’s then-girlfriend, Erin Hurley. It’s based on Bauman’s 2014 memoir of the same name. The movie premiered ...
  • Key figure in Northern Ireland peace work subject of film

    BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. premiere of a documentary about Roman Catholic politician John Hume and his efforts in the Northern Ireland peace process is being held in Boston. A screening of “In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America” is the opening-night film of the Boston Film Festival that starts Friday. Narrated by actor Liam Neeson, the film ...
  • 4 detained in probe linked to film on Russian czar’s affair

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police have detained four people suspected of an arson attack linked to a movie about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina, officials said Thursday. “Matilda,” which is set to be released in October, has sparked harsh criticism from hard-line nationalists and some Orthodox believers in Russia, who see it as blasphemy against the emperor, ...
  • Bernie Casey

    Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” has died. He was 78. Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, his talent agent Erin Connor said. Born in West Virginia in 1939 and ...
  • Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles

    CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual Tokyo Game Show, which opened to media Thursday before opening to the public over the weekend. “Our old fans used to play Japanese games, and those people are ...
  • ‘Breakfast Club’ actor Hall pleads no contest to assault

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Breakfast Club” actor Anthony Michael Hall has pleaded no contest to shoving a neighbor who fell and broke his wrist. The 49-year-old Hall entered the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of assault likely to produce injury. He was immediately sentenced to 40 hours of community service and three ...
  • Linda Hamilton set to return to ‘Terminator’ franchise

    NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the “Terminator” franchise for the first time since 1991’s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.” “Terminator” creator James Cameron announced Hamilton’s casting at a private event in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, the Hollywood Reporter reported. Paramount Pictures, which is distributing the planned sequel, confirmed the news Wednesday. Cameron is producing the sequel, ...
  • Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true dangers of the sport. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said ...
  • Chief Keef, Keith Cozart

    Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to South Dakota charges

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rapper Chief Keef has pleaded not guilty to drug charges in South Dakota. The rapper whose legal name is Keith Cozart was arrested June 12 at the Sioux Falls airport, where officials say marijuana was found in his carry-on bag. He had been in the city performing at an anti-bullying celebrity basketball event at a ...
  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga on being famous: ‘Not all it’s cracked up to be’

    Lady Gaga has written an emotional message to fans to mark of the release of her new Netflix documentary. In a note posted to Twitter on Thursday, Gaga writes that the film reveals “that fame is not all it’s cracked up to be.” She says fame is lonely, isolating and “very psychologically challenging” because it “changes the way you’re viewed ...
  • Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover. Grant posted a video message on Facebook on Thursday explaining that doctors had been monitoring several tumors or nodules on her thyroid for years and that she will have half of her thyroid removed ...
  • Woman brandishes gun in Kardashian-owned boutique

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A woman screaming about Cuba pointed a gun Thursday at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood and returned hours later waving a machete at reporters, but eluded authorities both times. The woman first walked into the shop during the late morning and shouted, “stay away from Cuba,” Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials ...
  • Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy’s new role

    NEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn’t work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The comic’s withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the bill (sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy) and, in the process, illustrated how thoroughly late-night talk shows have changed and become homes for ...
  • Shaq to back Democrat after GOP Christie endorsement in ’13

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey native and former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is backing Democrat Phil Murphy in this year’s contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Murphy campaign spokesman Dan Bryan says O’Neal will formally endorse Murphy on Monday. He had no further details. O’Neal backed Christie in his 2013 re-election bid, calling the governor a “great man” ...