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Kobe Bryant's widow to settle lawsuit over deadly crash

Kobe Bryant's widow to settle lawsuit over deadly crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the pilot and owners of the helicopter that crashed last year, killing the NBA star, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others.
Olympic trials pique viewer interest in Tokyo Summer Games

Olympic trials pique viewer interest in Tokyo Summer Games

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid all the back-and-forth about the feasibility of holding the Tokyo Olympics during the pandemic, there are early indications of viewer interest in the summer games. U.S.

Spears set to make rare remarks to conservatorship judge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the most anticipated hearing in the case in years, Britney Spears is expected to address a judge overseeing the conservatorship that has controlled the pop star's money and affairs since 2008.
Tokyo shapes up to be No-Fun Olympics with many rules, tests

Tokyo shapes up to be No-Fun Olympics with many rules, tests

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics, already delayed by the pandemic, are not looking like much fun: Not for athletes. Not for fans. And not for the Japanese public.
Asian Americans lobby to name Navy ship for Filipino sailor

Asian Americans lobby to name Navy ship for Filipino sailor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Asians Americans, veterans and civilians in the U.S.

5.8-magnitude quake shakes Peru coast; no reports of damage

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Peru's central coast late Tuesday, causing some residents of the capital to run out of their shaking homes or buildings. There were no immediate reports of damages. The U.
New Zealand on edge after virus-infected Australian visits

New Zealand on edge after virus-infected Australian visits

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — After enjoying nearly four months without any community transmission of the coronavirus, New Zealanders were on edge Wednesday after health authorities said an infectious traveler from Australia had visited over the wee
Curtis Sliwa wins Republican mayoral primary in NYC

Curtis Sliwa wins Republican mayoral primary in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa has won the Republican mayoral primary in New York City. The longtime radio talk show host known for his red berets and focus on crime defeated businessman Fernando Mateo.
Alberta continues COVID mask rules for public transport after most restrictions lift

Alberta continues COVID mask rules for public transport after most restrictions lift

EDMONTON — Alberta's general COVID-19 mask rules are going, but they won’t be completely gone by July 1. Dr.
Jill Biden touts vaccine in poorly inoculated Mississippi

Jill Biden touts vaccine in poorly inoculated Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden visited one of the states least vaccinated against COVID-19 on Tuesday, encouraging residents of Mississippi to get their shots and telling them, "The White House, our administration — we care about you.