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Cleveland bishop named Philadelphia’s next archbishop
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:45:12 -0500

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The bishop of Cleveland will become the new leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Vatican announced Thursday, making him the first Hispanic archbishop to lead the...  Full Story

Why that green fund you bought might include a coal miner
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:06:04 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Environmentally conscious investing received a lot of attention last week after the world’s largest asset manager said it plans to put climate change and sustainability at the...  Full Story

NCAA to allow potential Olympians to receive more benefits
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:28:19 -0500

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The NCAA will now permit elite athletes to be paid for training expenses by the U.S. Olympic Committee and other national governing bodies.

The Division I Counc...  Full Story

Jim Lehrer of the 'MacNeil-Lehrer Report' dies at 85
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:21:27 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS "NewsHour" that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.

L...  Full Story

Ancient voice: Scientists recreate sound of Egyptian mummy
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:18:38 -0500

BERLIN (AP) — Researchers say they've mimicked the voice of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy by recreating much of its vocal tract using medical scanners, 3D printing and an electronic larynx....  Full Story

Can Klobuchar build a late surge from a long distance?
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:27:47 -0500

STANTON, Iowa (AP) — It was the kind of event designed to play up the Midwestern sensibilities that Amy Klobuchar so often talks about on the campaign trail. In a small rural Iowa community, ...  Full Story

What we know, and don't, about the alleged Bezos phone hack
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:13:39 -0500

BOSTON (AP) — U.N. human rights experts are asking Washington to investigate a suspected Saudi hack that may have siphoned data from the personal smartphone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and ...  Full Story

Annabella Sciorra: Harvey Weinstein held me down, raped me
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:35:17 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her an...  Full Story

Leaders vow to learn from Holocaust, offer competing lessons
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:40:30 -0500

JERUSALEM (AP) — Speaker by speaker, world leaders on Thursday denounced the rising threat of anti-Semitism and vowed never to forget the lessons of the Holocaust at a solemn ceremony in Jeru...  Full Story

WHO says China virus 'too early' for emergency declaration
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:19:03 -0500

LONDON (AP) — A viral illness in China that has sickened hundreds of people and prompted Chinese authorities to effectively shut down three cities is not yet a global health emergency, the Wo...  Full Story