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COVID nurse is thrilled to be back on pro bowling circuit

COVID nurse is thrilled to be back on pro bowling circuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Nursing and professional bowling aren't usually found on the same resume. In fact, Erin McCarthy is just one of a few to claim that territory.
Biden nominates Mark Brzezinski as US ambassador to Poland

Biden nominates Mark Brzezinski as US ambassador to Poland

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated Mark Brzezinski, an Obama-era diplomat with deep ties to Poland, to serve as his ambassador to Warsaw.
Kids and cars: Today's teens in no rush to start driving

Kids and cars: Today's teens in no rush to start driving

DETROIT (AP) — Michael Andretti has a 21-year-old son with zero interest in obtaining a driver’s license. Rideshare apps get him where he wants to go.
Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy looks back on a special career

Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy looks back on a special career

NEW YORK (AP) — Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy has influenced some of the greatest rock guitarists of all time, including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Gary Clark Jr.

Seward plans parade to honor hometown gold medalist swimmer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaskan swimmer Lydia Jacoby, who won a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games, will get a parade in her honor. Festivities are planned Thursday in her hometown of Seward.
George Harrison's 'All Things Must Pass' hits a milestone

George Harrison's 'All Things Must Pass' hits a milestone

NEW YORK (AP) — George Harrison's landmark album “All Things Must Pass” is celebrating its belated 50th anniversary and the former Beatles' son thinks a new remixed collection might make the perfect post-pandemic soundtrack.
Report: Pandemic a role in Kentucky's record overdose deaths

Report: Pandemic a role in Kentucky's record overdose deaths

FRANKFORT, Ky.

Baltimore flutist fired months after social media rebuke

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has fired its principal flutist, months after distancing itself from her social media posts that questioned the safety of the coronavirus vaccines, the efficacy of face masks and the outcome of the 20
Review: So’s fiction debut finds humor, pathos in genocide

Review: So’s fiction debut finds humor, pathos in genocide

“Afterparties,” by Anthony Veasna So (Ecco) In 1975, the Khmer Rouge seized power in Cambodia, establishing a regime whose fanatical policies led to the death of more than a quarter of the country’s population.
Review: Page-turning exploration of wealth in 'Palm Beach'

Review: Page-turning exploration of wealth in 'Palm Beach'

“Palm Beach,” by Mary Adkins (HarperCollins) “Palm Beach” becomes increasingly difficult to put down as the life of heroine Rebecca turns down a twisty path that challenges her rigid morals and forces her to reconsider her priorities.