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US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday — just as planned new guidelines say it's OK for people of any age to get a coronavirus shot at the same time as other needed vaccinations.

Charges filed after mummy of spiritual leader found in home

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors have charged seven people after the mummified body of the leader of a spiritual group called Love Has Won was found decorated with Christmas lights and glitter in what appeared to be a shrine in a southern Colorado home.
Barry Jenkins on his unflinching epic ‘Underground Railroad’

Barry Jenkins on his unflinching epic ‘Underground Railroad’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins was considering adapting Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the Underground Railroad into a limited series, he kept hearing the same thing: Impossible.
Cincinnati FC set to debut new stadium Sunday

Cincinnati FC set to debut new stadium Sunday

The first of three new stadiums in Major League Soccer throws open its doors on Sunday. FC Cincinnati will host Inter Miami at TQL Stadium, the team's new $250 million home.
Jim Klobuchar, columnist and US senator's father, dies at 93

Jim Klobuchar, columnist and US senator's father, dies at 93

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Klobuchar, a longtime Minnesota newspaper reporter and columnist and the father of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, has died after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Prosecutors shelves probe of gang rape that shocked Egypt

Prosecutors shelves probe of gang rape that shocked Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors said they have shelved their months-long investigation into an alleged 2014 gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at a luxury Cairo hotel, ordering the release of all suspects for lack of evidence.
The Latest: MLB's Blue Jays adding fully vaccinated sections

The Latest: MLB's Blue Jays adding fully vaccinated sections

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Toronto Blue Jays are moving north in June and have added fully vaccinated seating sections at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, increasing the ballpark’s seating capaci
Puck luck? Hockey's secrecy makes betting on NHL a gamble

Puck luck? Hockey's secrecy makes betting on NHL a gamble

When the Washington Capitals took the ice needing to win in regulation to keep their division hopes alive, it came as a surprise when top center Nicklas Backstrom and No. 1 defenseman John Carlson were declared out 30 minutes before the puck dropped.
Songbird Uncaged: Celine Dion readies return to Las Vegas stage for 10-date run

Songbird Uncaged: Celine Dion readies return to Las Vegas stage for 10-date run

TORONTO — Celine Dion is ready to be released into the wild.
Mystic Aquarium getting 5 Beluga whales from Canada

Mystic Aquarium getting 5 Beluga whales from Canada

Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut is preparing for the arrival of five Beluga whales from a zoo and amusement park in Canada after navigating approval processes on both sides of the U.S. border and overcoming legal challenges from environmental groups.