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In vaccination battles, pro athletes become proxy players

In vaccination battles, pro athletes become proxy players

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pandemic-era saga of tennis star Novak Djokovic in Australia this week is but one of many: Pro athletes who have refused to be vaccinated have been put at center court in a larger contest — as famous faces who are becoming prox
Study: More evidence links a virus to multiple sclerosis

Study: More evidence links a virus to multiple sclerosis

There’s more evidence that one of the world’s most common viruses may set some people on the path to developing multiple sclerosis.
Bad luck: Pope acknowledges he got caught at record store

Bad luck: Pope acknowledges he got caught at record store

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has long lamented that he can't walk around town unnoticed like he used to before becoming pope.
Ethiopia objects to alleged "misconduct" of WHO chief Tedros

Ethiopia objects to alleged "misconduct" of WHO chief Tedros

GENEVA (AP) — The government of Ethiopia has sent a letter to the World Health Organization, accusing its Ethiopian director-general of “misconduct” after his sharp criticism of the war and humanitarian crisis in the country.
'You can chat with people': Winnipeg company brings 'ice cycles' to river trails

'You can chat with people': Winnipeg company brings 'ice cycles' to river trails

WINNIPEG — People living in Manitoba's capital have for years turned to the city's rivers as a way to embrace the frigid winter. On any given day from January to March, Winnipeggers walk or skate on the Assiniboine and the Red.
Spider-Man comic page sells for record $3.36M bidding

Spider-Man comic page sells for record $3.36M bidding

DALLAS (AP) — A single page of artwork from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book sold at auction Thursday for a record $3.36 million. Mike Zeck's artwork for page 25 from Marvel Comics' “Secret Wars No. 8” brings the first appearance of Spidey's black suit.
As omicron surges, HealthCare.gov sign-up deadline arrives

As omicron surges, HealthCare.gov sign-up deadline arrives

People looking for health insurance in the grip of the omicron surge have through Saturday to sign up for taxpayer-subsidized private coverage under the Obama-era Affordable Care Act.
Review: Time to bid goodbye to ‘Hotel Transylvania’

Review: Time to bid goodbye to ‘Hotel Transylvania’

Here are some good things about the fourth Hotel Transylvania movie: Kathryn Hahn, who is as evocative a voice actor as she is in live action; The monster sidekicks voiced by David Spade, Keegan-Michael Key, Steve Buscemi and Brad Abrell; A joke abou
Hospital: Poor health only criteria for pig heart transplant

Hospital: Poor health only criteria for pig heart transplant

A Maryland hospital is defending its decision to transplant a pig’s heart into a dying man following reports that the patient had a criminal past, saying his eligibility was “based solely on his medical records.

Ashes of Winter the movie star dolphin released into Gulf

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The ashes of Winter the dolphin were returned to the sea on Thursday, about two months after the beloved marine mammal of movie fame died at a Florida aquarium.