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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Americana Honors and Awards Show, to be held Sept. 21 in Nashville. Strait has recorded more than a dozen of Lauderdale's songs...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Internet celebrity and former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Hayes Grier is recovering after a dirt bike accident. A spokeswoman for the 16-year-old social media star says Hayes is "under great care" at a hospital in North Carolina. Grier's spokeswoman,...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California college has canceled plans to create a play about a hometown terrorist attack that killed 14 people after family members of some victims complained. San Bernardino Valley College President Diana Z. Rodriguez released a letter...
CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local): 9:25 p.m. A Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, says Polish church officials estimated that upward of 500,000 young people from around the globe...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prince's family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer's hometown of Minneapolis. In a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Prince's family said the concert will be held on Oct. 13 at the U.S...
NEW YORK (AP) — Move over Willy Wonka. A temporary museum dedicated to all things ice cream is treating visitors to edible balloons, a Chocolate Chamber, a "swim" in a pool of faux rainbow sprinkles and, of course, scoops of heavenly ice cream. New York's Museum of Ice Cream is...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State officials plan to remove tens of millions of dollars' worth of art work and artifacts from Connecticut's Old State House, which has been closed to the public amid the state's budget problems. The 220-year-old landmark was shuttered at the end of last...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Sesame Street" characters Bob, Gordon and Luis aren't going away. The children's show said that actor Bob McGrath, part of the original cast in 1969, and Emilio Delgado, who plays Luis the handyman, last performed in episodes taped in 2013. Roscoe Orman, who has...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zane Grey's one-room cabin on Oregon's Rogue River, where in the words of the famous novelist "it flows through a lonely valley set down amid the lofty green mountain slopes," has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Grey achieved great...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida bus driver is out of a job after the Orange County school district accused...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq posed a question to Donald Trump: Have...
PARIS (AP) — Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a...
MADRID (AP) — The number of tourists visiting Spain jumped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, as a mix...
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled...