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Hilary Mantel, author of 'Wolf Hall' Tudor saga, dies at 70

Hilary Mantel, author of 'Wolf Hall' Tudor saga, dies at 70

LONDON (AP) — Hilary Mantel, the Booker Prize-winning author who turned Tudor power politics into page-turning fiction in the acclaimed “Wolf Hall” trilogy of historical novels, has died, her publisher said Friday. She was 70.
Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A bargain hunter who went to an estate sale in Maine to find a KitchenAid mixer, a bookshelf or vintage clothing walked away with a 700-year-old treasure.

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
The Weeknd brings spectacle as he makes up for postponed Toronto stadium concert

The Weeknd brings spectacle as he makes up for postponed Toronto stadium concert

TORONTO — The Weeknd returned to his Toronto hometown on Thursday with all of the flames and fury of his spectacular live stadium concert.
Tom Brady's TB12 Method is in schools. Experts have doubts.

Tom Brady's TB12 Method is in schools. Experts have doubts.

In some Tampa Bay-area schools, students use foam rollers and vibrating spheres to massage their muscles as they work toward goals for strength and flexibility.
Model who criticized Myanmar's military fears repatriation

Model who criticized Myanmar's military fears repatriation

BANGKOK (AP) — A model from Myanmar who denounced her country’s military rulers last year from the stage of a beauty pageant in Thailand said Friday she fears she may be forced back home.
'Kind of like carnies': International balloon festival returns to High River, Alta.

'Kind of like carnies': International balloon festival returns to High River, Alta.

HIGH RIVER, ALBERTA — The windswept prairie east of the Rocky Mountains seems an unlikely spot for a hot-air balloon festival, but the town of High River, Alta., is celebrating the event's 10th year.
Millennials, assembled: At UN, younger leaders rise

Millennials, assembled: At UN, younger leaders rise

A young president at the U.N. General Assembly touted millennial status symbols like coffee, outdoor adventure and Bitcoin. Another admitted in front of the famous green marble that it was harder to govern a country than to protest in its streets.
4.4M Americans roll up sleeves for omicron-targeted boosters

4.4M Americans roll up sleeves for omicron-targeted boosters

U.S. health officials say 4.4 million Americans have rolled up their sleeves for the updated COVID-19 booster shot.
Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his Connecticut defamation trial, acknowledging he had promoted the conspiracy theory that the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax, but angrily refusing to keep apologizing for that.