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‘American Masters’ profiles female trailblazers

When a PBS documentary refers to its female subjects as “Unladylike,” it’s certain that it’s meant with irony. Utilizing a combination of animation and artwork, a number of trailblazer profiles from the “American Masters” YouTube channel fuel the series’ new episode ...

Spotlight

Q: Is it a relief to you that the contestants on “Don’t” generally are a pretty lively bunch? A: Oh, yeah. They got just the best groups of people, mostly families. There was one group that was college students who were close friends, so it’s always people who know each other ...

International

At least 2 dead, 7 missing in boat capsizing in Indonesia KUPANG, Indonesia (AP) — An overloaded fishing boat carrying 28 people capsized in eastern Indonesia, killing at least two children and leaving seven other people missing, an official said Monday. Boat crews on nearby vessels ...

National

Prosecutors seek Friday court appearance for Epstein pal New York (AP) — Prosecutors on Sunday asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in New York for Jeffrey Epstein’s associate to face charges she helped him recruit women to sexually abuse. British socialite Ghislaine ...

Minnesota

Rescue divers find man's body in Lake Carlos ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — Rescue divers found the body of a man in Lake Carlos on Sunday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said the body fits the description of a man who drowned there on Friday, KFGO reported. His ...

People in the News

Muti conducts Syria musicians in concert RAVENNA, Italy (AP) — Nine musicians from the Syrian diaspora in Europe are playing Sunday in the 24th friendship concert conducted by Riccardo Muti, this year at the Paestum archaeological site in southern Italy, but the coronavirus pandemic ...

Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction

By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in June 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian's testimony in an old sexual battery lawsuit under wraps. It was sensitive. Embarrassing. Private. U.S. ...

Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause

By MARTHA BELLISLE and BRADY McCOMBS Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — A person killed Saturday when a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality was remembered Sunday as someone who was dedicated to the cause. The other person hit in ...

NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press there was an agreement on protocols for training camps and ...

Correa asks wife to stay out of salons until season ends

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astos shortstop Carlos Correa is so serious about not contracting the coronavirus that he's asked his wife, Daniella, a former pageant queen, to stay out of beauty salons until the season is over. "When I talk to my wife she ...

Brewers’ Yelich knows he had fortunate timing on new deal

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich acknowledges he benefited from fortunate timing in his contract negotiations. The Brewers held a March 6 news conference to announce that the 2018 NL MVP had agreed to a nine-year, $215 ...

Andrew Heaney tabbed to be Angels’ opening day starter

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Left-hander Andrew Heaney is expected to make his first opening day start for the Los Angeles Angels. Manager Joe Maddon confirmed his choice Sunday before the Angels' third workout of summer camp. Los Angeles is expected to open the season July 24. The 29-year-old ...

Liverpool makes triumphant Anfield return as English champ

By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer They walked out to another guard of honor, with a huge rectangular banner high up in the Sir Kenny Dalglish Stand reading: "Liverpool FC – Champions Again". Liverpool's players were back home at Anfield for the first time since winning a first English ...

Democrats, Biden look to accelerate Southern political shift

By BILL BARROW Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues from public spaces, a bipartisan push across the South is chipping away at reminders of the Civil War and Jim Crow segregation. Now, during a ...

‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ hymn ignites hope across nation

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide ...

Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

By AMANDA SEITZ Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracy theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets. ...

Dear Annie: Here’s the contract for new drivers

Dear Annie: Your column is part of my morning ritual. I have three grandchildren, and they're all approaching the age where they'll be learning how to drive. Can you print the driver’s contract? — Tutu from Hawaii Dear Tutu: I am glad to print these wise words and implore teen drivers — ...

Horoscopes By Holiday

First, the air hangs thick. Then there's a rush of clouds gathering, followed by an eerie stillness and, suddenly, the downpour. That's the emotional weather leading up to tomorrow's thunder moon. The July full moon heralds to the awesome power of a summer storm. Enjoy the sense of impending ...

NASCAR and IndyCar collide for racing extravaganza at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The once-frosty schism between the two biggest racing series in the United States has finally thawed and the result is a blockbuster event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — even without fans. NASCAR's elite Cup Series will share a venue with IndyCar on the same weekend ...

Missouri man freed from prison with help from Maya Moore

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was freed from prison Wednesday after a county prosecutor declined to retry his case, punctuating years of work by WNBA star Maya Moore and other supporters who argued he was falsely convicted of burglary and assault charges. Moore was on hand when ...