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New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

LOS ANGELES — A new coronavirus case in California could be the first in the U.S. that has no known connection to travel abroad or another known case, a possible sign the virus is spreading in a U.S. community, health officials said.
Islanders who suffered 1940s war atrocities on Guam get paid

Islanders who suffered 1940s war atrocities on Guam get paid

HAGATÑA, Guam — For Antonina Palomo Cross, Japan's occupation of Guam started with terror at church. The then-7-year-old was attending Catholic services with her family when the 1941 invasion began, setting off bomb blasts, sirens and screams.
About 40% of US adults are obese, government survey finds

About 40% of US adults are obese, government survey finds

NEW YORK — About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings come from a 2017-18 health survey that measures height and weight.
New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

NEW YORK — A new coronavirus case in California could be the first in the U.S. that has no known connection to travel abroad or another known case, a possible sign the virus is spreading in a U.S. community, health officials said.
Lawyers: New evidence backs Loughlin, Giannulli's innocence

Lawyers: New evidence backs Loughlin, Giannulli's innocence

BOSTON — Lawyers for “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, said Wednesday that new evidence shows the couple is innocent of charges that they bribed their daughters' way into the University of Souther
Lawyers: New evidence backs Loughlin, Giannulli's innocence

Lawyers: New evidence backs Loughlin, Giannulli's innocence

BOSTON — Lawyers for “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, said Wednesday that new evidence shows the couple is innocent of charges that they bribed their daughters' way into the University of Souther
Review: Wayne does good job building suspense in `Apartment'

Review: Wayne does good job building suspense in `Apartment'

“Apartment,” Bloomsbury, by Teddy Wayne Teddy Wayne has written another campus novel. Coming on the heels of his well-received “Loner” (2016), “Apartment” also serves as something of a parable for red state/blue state America.
On education, Sanders lauded for substance, knocked for cost

On education, Sanders lauded for substance, knocked for cost

During the 2016 Democratic presidential race, when Bernie Sanders pushed making college free, it was seen as a radical idea from a fringe candidate. The Vermont senator returned with the same idea in 2020.
Soundtrack City: How Nashville is awash in film, game scores

Soundtrack City: How Nashville is awash in film, game scores

Nashville is already known as Music City, but a new wave of music being recorded there for video games, TV shows and movies could earn it a new title as Soundtrack City.
High note: Lockhart marks 25 years as Boston Pops conductor

High note: Lockhart marks 25 years as Boston Pops conductor

BOSTON — Strike up the band: Keith Lockhart is marking 25 years as the conductor of “America's Orchestra.