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  • Music fan seriously hurt by stage diver wins $2M settlement
    by The Associated Press on September 25, 2020 at 4:56 pm

    ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who suffered serious spinal injuries when a stage diver landed on his head during a concert in New Jersey has reached a $2 million settlement with the show’s organizer. Jason Kooken, 46, of Exeter, was injured at an April 2017 punk music festival staged at Convention […]

  • Nobel laureate refuses local honor over Poland’s LGBT ‘rift’
    by The Associated Press on September 25, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning writer Olga Tokarczuk has declined an honorary citizenship from the region of Poland where she lives because she would have had to share the honor with a Roman Catholic bishop who has made hostile comments about the LGBT community. Tokarczuk said in a tweet Friday that while she appreciated […]

  • Q&A: Underwood on holiday album and her little drummer boy
    by MESFIN FEKADU on September 25, 2020 at 2:51 pm

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Award for cutest collaboration of the year goes to Carrie Underwood and her 5-year-old son Isaiah. He’s the little singing boy providing the adorable vocals on “Little Drummer Boy,” one of the 11 tracks on the country superstar’s new Christmas album, “My Gift,” out Friday. Underwood initially recorded the […]

  • With spy series ‘Tehran,’ Israelis reach out to an enemy
    by Mark Kennedy on September 25, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    NEW YORK (AP) — Things are not as they seem in the new Apple TV+ series “Tehran” — as it should be in a spy thriller. The series opens with a commercial flight from Jordan to India that’s suddenly diverted to Iran. A few of the passengers on board have secrets. Those secrets will soon […]

  • What’s there to do this rainy fall weekend?
    by Amy Wong on September 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Celebrate this lovely fall weekend with these ideas for cooking, reading, entertainment and more. […]