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Man arrested trying to quarantine on private Disney island

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida deputies arrested a man who had been living out his quarantine on a shuttered Disney World island, telling authorities it felt like a “tropical paradise.
Stars deliver inspirational messages in Call to Unite event

Stars deliver inspirational messages in Call to Unite event

LOS ANGELES — Director Lee Daniels talked about past drug use and urged people not to give into the temptation to abuse drugs during the coronavirus pandemic, saying “You are not alone.

Lawyers: Egypt filmmaker who mocked president dies in prison

CAIRO — An Egyptian filmmaker detained without trial for over two years for making a music video that mocked President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi died Saturday at a maximum-security prison complex, two rights lawyers said.
Women’s soccer loses equal pay bid; other claims await trial

Women’s soccer loses equal pay bid; other claims await trial

A federal judge threw out the unequal pay claim by players on the U.S. women's national soccer team in a surprising loss for the defending World Cup champions but allowed their allegation of discriminatory working conditions to go to trial.
St. Jude music therapists organize backyard jams for kids

St. Jude music therapists organize backyard jams for kids

Amy Love had to leave the Memphis hospital where she brings music to severely ill children — she and other support staff couldn't take the risk of spreading COVID-19 to these frail patients. But she was determined: The music must not stop.
Biden declares sexual assault 'never, never happened'

Biden declares sexual assault 'never, never happened'

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday emphatically denied allegations from a former Senate staffer that he sexually assaulted her in the early 1990s, declaring flatly that “this never happened.

UN: COVID-19 deaths for people over 80 are 5 times average

TANZANIA, Tanzania — U.N.
Indiana governor eyes big rollback of virus restrictions

Indiana governor eyes big rollback of virus restrictions

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov.

N. Carolina court: Middle finger didn't warrant traffic stop

RALEIGH, N.C. — A state trooper's decision to stop a driver who flashed an obscene hand gesture wasn't justified, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled Friday, overturning lower court decisions.
Alaska book ban vote draws attention of hometown rockers

Alaska book ban vote draws attention of hometown rockers

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Members of the Grammy-winning rock band Portugal. The Man are stepping into a banned book controversy in their Alaska home town.