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Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92

Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92

NEW YORK — Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached new heights in his senior years as the high-strung Frank Costanza on the classic sitcom “Seinfeld" and the basement-dwelling father-in-law
Rapper Nick Blixky fatally shot in NYC; no suspect arrested

Rapper Nick Blixky fatally shot in NYC; no suspect arrested

NEW YORK — Up-and-coming rapper Nick Blixky was shot and killed in New York City, police said Monday.
Sen. Ted Cruz writing book on Supreme Court cases

Sen. Ted Cruz writing book on Supreme Court cases

NEW YORK — Sen. Ted Cruz is working on a book, to be published in October, about the Supreme Court.
Pandemic creates electoral uncertainty for Trump, Democrats

Pandemic creates electoral uncertainty for Trump, Democrats

Presidential politics move fast.
Pence spends weekend at home after exposure to infected aide

Pence spends weekend at home after exposure to infected aide

WASHINGTON — Vice-President Mike Pence was self-isolating Sunday after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week, but he planned to return to the White House on Monday.
A big-city orchestra salvages a student's cancelled recital

A big-city orchestra salvages a student's cancelled recital

Devastated after her graduate recital was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, Brooke Mead nearly gave up. Faced with recording the concert alone, at home, the 23-year-old viola student stopped practicing altogether.
Jay-Z's Team Roc calls for fast action in Ahmaud Arbery case

Jay-Z's Team Roc calls for fast action in Ahmaud Arbery case

ATLANTA — The social justice arm of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company on Sunday called on Georgia officials to take quick action in the case of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say was killed by two white men as he ran through a Geor
Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87

Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87

NASHVILLE — Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, died Saturday after battling bone
Amid coronavirus news, many need to step away

Amid coronavirus news, many need to step away

NEW YORK — Heidi Van Roekel makes instructional art videos for YouTube when coronavirus news overwhelms her. Bill Webb takes his boat out. Stacy Mitchell searches her TV for something — anything — to make her laugh.
President Trump congratulates UFC for restarting sports

President Trump congratulates UFC for restarting sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — President Trump congratulated UFC for restarting the sports world Saturday night after a nearly two-month hiatus.