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Actor Depp takes on UK tabloid in court battle over ‘wife beater’ claims

LONDON - Johnny Depp begins legal action against a British tabloid on Tuesday in a case that is likely to delve into the private...

Formula One champ Hamilton regrets being ‘silenced’ on taking a knee in the past

By Alan Baldwin Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton has said he was "silenced" earlier in his Formula One career over his plans to protest racism...

MLB confirms testing delays, doesn’t expect recurrence

Major League Baseball said Monday that "unforeseen delays" caused some teams not to receive results of their COVID-19 player tests in a timely manner...

Modest insect-munching Madagascar reptile was forerunner to dinosaurs

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON - Dinosaurs and the flying reptiles called pterosaurs - both known for achieving great size - had humble beginnings, as shown...

U.S. WNBA dedicates season to social justice

The U.S. Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) has said teams will wear uniforms bearing the names of Black female victims of police brutality and...

Coronavirus survivor Tom Hanks does not ‘have much respect’ for people who shun basic precautions

By Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES - Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, who recovered after being infected with the novel coronavirus earlier this year, said he does...

Kaepernick signs production deal with Disney, ESPN to produce docuseries on his life

ESPN Films will produce a documentary series about the life of civil rights activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as part of a...

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U.S. Supreme Court to weigh FTC authority to seek ill-gotten gains

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether the Federal Trade Commission can continue to require scam artists and firms...

Tesla appears poised to electrify S&P 500

By Noel Randewich and Chuck Mikolajczak Wall Street's most controversial stock may be about to go mainstream. Tesla Inc appears on the verge of joining the...

Rio de Janeiro mayor says ‘will reopen beaches when there is a COVID-19 vaccine’

By Rodrigo Viga Gaier RIO DE JANEIRO - The famous beaches in Brazil's tourist hot spot of Rio de Janeiro will only reopen officially for...

Pandemic pushes U.S. insurers to avoid already strained senior care market

By Suzanne Barlyn The coronavirus pandemic has made it even harder for senior-care centers in the United States to find or afford standard liability insurance,...

In echo of Mao era, China’s schools in book-cleansing drive

By Huizhong Wu BEIJING - As schools reopened in China after the COVID-19 outbreak, they have thrown themselves into a nationwide exercise to remove books...