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Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
2021-12-31 19:49:20 FILE - Actress Betty White poses for a portrait following her appearance on the television talk show "In the House," in Burbank, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009. Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died. She was 99. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything
Wildfires burn hundreds of homes in Colorado, thousands flee
2021-12-31 05:17:48 Homes burn as a wildfire rips through a development near Rock Creek Village, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, near Broomfield, Colo. An estimated 580 homes, a hotel and a shopping center have burned and tens of thousands of people were evacuated in wind-fueled wildfires outside Denver, officials said Thursday evening. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER (AP) — Tens of thousands of Colo
2 wounded during Mall of America shooting, suspect sought
2022-01-01 00:47:15 An police officer carrying a rifle exits the Mall of America following a shooting, Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, in Bloomington, Minn. Two people were shot and wounded following an apparent altercation at the Mall of America Friday, sending New Year's Eve shoppers scrambling for safety and placing the Minneapolis mall on temporary lockdown, authorities said. (Alex Kormann/Star Tribun


AP Week in Pictures: Global
2022-01-01 04:36:20 People gather for New Year's Eve, in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. New Year's Eve celebrations kicked off Friday in the Serbian capital where, unlike elsewhere in Europe, mass gatherings were allowed despite fears of the fast-spreading omicron variant of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) DEC. 25 - 31, 2021 From a traditional festival in Spain, to memorials for Ar
Pedestal where Lee statue stood in Va. capital fully removed
2022-01-01 01:00:11 Workers recovered a copper box believed to be the 1887 time capsule that was put under Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue's pedestal Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Here, the hole in the northeast corner of the foundation where the box was found. Crews found what appeared to be a second and long-sought-after time capsule, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said. (Eva Russo
Omicron“s New Year“s cocktail: Sorrow, fear, hope for 2022
2021-12-31 07:21:39 Students holds candles while participating in a demonstration to say goodbye to year 2021 and welcome in 2022, in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary) PARIS (AP) — Sorrow for the dead and dying, fear of more infections to come and hopes for an end to the coronavirus pandemic were — again — the bittersweet cocktail with which the world said good rid
Hall of Famer Sam Jones, winner of 10 NBA titles, dies at 88
2021-12-31 17:17:03 FILE - Boston's Sam Jones, left, drives past the Lakers' Jerry West (44) and drives along the baseline towards the basket in the teams' NBA playoff game in Los Angeles on May 2, 1968. At right are Darrall Imhoff of Lakers, who blocked the shot, and Celtics' Bill Russell. Basketball Hall of Famer Jones, the skilled scorer whose 10 NBA titles is second only to teammate Bill Russ
New Year“s Day Rose Parade set to go despite virus surge
2021-12-31 20:35:18 FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, a 2020 Rose Parade float is seen at the start of the route at the 131st Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. The Rose Parade and Rose Bowl college football game between Ohio State and Utah were set to go forward on New Year's Day despite surging cases of COVID-19, which forced the cancelation of the 2021 parade. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker,
“A moral giant“: South Africans pay their respects to Tutu
2021-12-31 09:28:56 The coffin carrying the body of Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu arrives at the St. George's Cathedral Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 where he will lie in state for a second day in Cape Town, South Africa. Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist for racial equality and LGBT rights died Sunday at the age of 90. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) —


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