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‘Sonic’ speeds to $57M debut; ‘Parasite’ sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth…

Justin Timberlake on ‘trauma’ of being pelted with bottles at SARS concert

TORONTO — Justin Timberlake is still haunted by being pelted with what…

Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to…

Vlhova wins slalom to overtake absent Shiffrin in standings

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia — Petra Vlhova won her third straight women’s World…

Writer AE Hotchner, friend to Hemingway, Newman, dead at 102

A.E. Hotchner, a well-travelled author, playwright and gadabout whose street smarts and…

Red flood warning issued for Wales as storm rips across UK

LONDON — Storm Dennis roared across Britain with high winds and heavy…

No handshakes: Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship

MANILA, Philippines — In a popular Catholic church in the Philippines, nearly…

U.S. and Taliban agree to truce, way forward in Afghanistan

MUNICH — The United States and the Taliban have agreed to a…

Coronavirus infections reach over 66,000 and death toll tops 1,500 in China

BEIJING —Infections with the virus that causes COVID-19 have reached 66,492 in…

Judge sentences Chinese national to 6 months in jail after Mar-a-Lago incident

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —Before County Judge Mark Eissey sentenced Jing Lu…

Grand jury investigators are ‘dead serious’ about revealing sexual abuse cover-ups among Jehovah’s Witnesses

PHILADELPHIA —Brian Chase listened carefully from his Tucson, Ariz., home last July…

‘It’s incredible luck’: Two tourists survive being run over by Porsche in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. —Two tourists had just arrived from Norway and spent…

Chicago teacher suspended as district investigates whether Latina student told to ‘go back to your country’

CHICAGO —A Senn High School teacher accused of telling a Latina student…

No prison time for heartbroken 74-year-old bank robber

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. —A 74-year-old bank robber, still mourning his dead wife,…

Missing dog’s ghostly barking heard underground. He was in a car buried in Virginia

A missing dog case turned strange this week in western Virginia, when…

Lightning win 9th straight, top Oilers 3-1

Lightning 3 Oilers 1 TAMPA, Fla. — Yanni Gourde scored a short-handed…

Missing South Carolina girl found dead, police say

CAYCE, S.C. —Faye Swetlik, a 6-year-old Cayce girl missing since Monday, has…

Sister of Michigan woman quarantined on Diamond Princess: ‘They’re just sitting ducks’

DETROIT —The situation is growing more dire for passengers aboard the Diamond…

Phones, electronic devices of those on Kobe Bryant helicopter could hold clues to crash

LOS ANGELES —With no black box recorder aboard the helicopter that crashed…

Man charged for allegedly throwing away ashes of Georgia woman’s dad, husband

ATLANTA —A Lawrenceville man, who faces charges in multiple metro Atlanta counties…