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China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing

China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing

BEIJING — China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital.
Mahomes' feet, arm lift Chiefs to Super Bowl over Titans

Mahomes' feet, arm lift Chiefs to Super Bowl over Titans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With his best imitation of a tightrope walker, Patrick Mahomes high-wired the Kansas City Chiefs into their first Super Bowl since 1970.
Pitt, Dern, 'Fleabag' win at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Pitt, Dern, 'Fleabag' win at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Brad Pitt, Laura Dern and “Fleabag” took home awards in the early going at the 26th Screen Actors Guild on Sunday.
Prince Harry: 'No other option' but to cut royal ties

Prince Harry: 'No other option' but to cut royal ties

LONDON — Prince Harry said Sunday that he felt “great sadness” but found “no other option” to cutting almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life.
'Downton Abbey' creator's new TV show is painfully accurate

'Downton Abbey' creator's new TV show is painfully accurate

PASADENA, Calif. — The period costumes of a Julian Fellowes drama can be excruciatingly accurate, as an actress in his new series “Belgravia” discovered.
2 more Puerto Rico officials fired after warehouse break-in

2 more Puerto Rico officials fired after warehouse break-in

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Gov. Wanda Vázquez fired the heads of Puerto Rico’s housing and family departments Sunday in the latest fallout over the discovery of a warehouse filled with emergency supplies dating from Hurricane Maria.
Fire at Czech asylum for mentally ill kills 8 patients

Fire at Czech asylum for mentally ill kills 8 patients

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — A fire swept through a Czech asylum for the mentally ill on Sunday, killing eight male patients, officials said.
Warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. rescinded in butt-swat case

Warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. rescinded in butt-swat case

NEW ORLEANS — A misdemeanour simple battery warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr. has been rescinded, the New Orleans Police Department confirmed Saturday.
Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

LONDON — Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians.

Coming around again: Famous ice disk seems to be re-forming

What goes around comes around. An ice disk appears to be forming in the same Maine river where an unusually large one formed last winter and quickly gained international fame.