Billionaires John, Laura Arnold to give 5% of wealth yearly

Billionaire philanthropists John and Laura Arnold have committed to donate 5% of their wealth annually as part of an effort to encourage increased, timelier donations to charities

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

High court nixes Alex Jones' appeal in Newtown shooting case

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in a defamation lawsuit brought by relatives of some of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Hikers scramble as new fissure opens up at Icelandic volcano

A new fissure has opened up at an Icelandic volcano that began erupting last month, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of hikers who had come to see the spectacle

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Hiker largely unhurt after tumbling 1,000 feet in mountains

A hiker in North Carolina was rescued largely unhurt after slipping from an overlook near the Blue Ridge Parkway and tumbling about 1,000 feet

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Mexico's president now says he won't get COVID-19 vaccine

Mexico’s president now says he won’t get a COVID-19 vaccine because his doctors told him he still has a high level of antibodies from when he was infected in January

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Some businesses want masks on, even as states drop mandates

Although nearly a fifth of U.S. states don't require people to wear masks to protect against COVID-19, some businesses are requiring employees and customers to be masked on their premises

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Hashida, who wrote 'Oshin,' many other hit dramas dies at 95

Renowned Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida, best known for the internationally popular TV series “Oshin,” has died at age 95

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

A year after pandemic hit, Haiti awaits vaccines amid apathy

Haiti does not have a single vaccine to offer its more than 11 million people more than a year after the pandemic began

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Sharon Cohen, much-honored AP national writer, dead at 68

Sharon Cohen, a matchless reporter who told American stories with great skill and compassion over more than four decades at The Associated Press, died Monday at her Chicago home

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Twitter slowdown in Russia until mid-May; no block for now

Russian authorities say they will continue to slow down Twitter until May 15, but won't block the social media platform for now because it has started to remove banned content faster

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests

Myanmar’s ruling junta has stepped up its campaign against celebrities who support nationwide protests against its February seizure of power, publishing illustrated wanted lists in the state press and warning against using their work

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Books by Steinbeck, Alexie among most objected to in 2020

Despite the closing of physical libraries because of the pandemic, there were still calls from patrons and others to have certain books banned or restricted

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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