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Alabama reports 2nd death from Hurricane Sally

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — A second death from Hurricane Sally was reported Friday in Alabama, where the storm sloshed ashore Wednesday, brining wind and flooding rain. Baldwin County coroner Dr.
Poland's senior right-wing party moving to govern alone

Poland's senior right-wing party moving to govern alone

An official with Poland's conservative governing party said Friday that the country's right-wing government coalition has collapsed, but other politicians talked of only a serious crisis.
Egyptian, Mexican, Moldovan exit in race for top post at WTO

Egyptian, Mexican, Moldovan exit in race for top post at WTO

GENEVA — World Trade Organization member countries on Friday trimmed a list of candidates vying to become the next director-general from eight to five.
Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A firefighter died battling a wildfire in California that officials said was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby's gender.
Book 'em: Police find 'irreplaceable' tomes stolen in 2017

Book 'em: Police find 'irreplaceable' tomes stolen in 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Police in Romania have uncovered a trove of “irreplaceable” books including first editions of works by Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton that were stolen in a sophisticated 2017 heist from a warehouse in London, police and the
End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

LONDON — It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night part
US bans WeChat, TikTok citing privacy, national security

US bans WeChat, TikTok citing privacy, national security

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data privacy concerns. A total ban on the use of TikTok will follow on Nov.
Van Morrison targets virus restrictions in 3 new songs

Van Morrison targets virus restrictions in 3 new songs

LONDON — Van Morrison has never been one to hold back over the years.
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77

'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77

FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop cultural phenomenon, has died at age 77.

Couple wedded in Nebraska celebrates 85 years of marriage

OMAHA, Neb. — Ralph and Dorothy Kohler are celebrating their wedding anniversary — for the 85th time. WOWT-TV reports that he was just 17 and she was 16 when they tied the knot on Sept. 17, 1935, at the Burt County Courthouse in Tekamah, Nebraska.