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John Legend lends support as Florida felons get vote rights

John Legend lends support as Florida felons get vote rights

MIAMI — Singer John Legend was on hand to lend support Friday as 18 former felons were granted the right to vote in what Miami officials called a simple and streamlined process.

French paper: French woman claims rape by Polanski in 1975

PARIS — A French woman in her early 60s claims she was violently raped at age 18 by Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, a fugitive from the U.S.
Film probes history of Native Americans in the US military

Film probes history of Native Americans in the US military

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Before Chuck Boers joined the U.S. Army, the Lipan Apache member was given his family's eagle feathers. The feathers had been carried by his great-great-great-grandfather on his rifle when he was an Apache scout.
Woody Allen and Amazon end legal battle

Woody Allen and Amazon end legal battle

NEW YORK — Woody Allen and Amazon.com have ended their legal battle. The filmmaker had sued Amazon in February after the online giant ended his 2017 contract without ever releasing a completed film, "A Rainy Day in New York.
Chrissy Teigen honoured at Baby2Baby gala

Chrissy Teigen honoured at Baby2Baby gala

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Chrissy Teigen said she felt honoured to receive an award at the Baby2Baby Gala, but her acceptance speech wasn't all about her achievement: "No kid should go hungry. No kid should not go without the basics in their home.
AP sources: Former Trump adviser John Bolton has a book deal

AP sources: Former Trump adviser John Bolton has a book deal

NEW YORK — Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, The Associated Press has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in September because of numerous foreign policy disagreements with President Donald Trump.

Galician film wins top prize in Thessaloniki Film Festival

THESSALONIKI, Greece — "Fire Will Come," (O Que Arde), a film shot in Spain's regional Galician language, has won the Golden Alexander Award at the 60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
War epic 'Midway' bests 'Doctor Sleep' at the box office

War epic 'Midway' bests 'Doctor Sleep' at the box office

LOS ANGELES — Despite a fresh injection of four big movies into the marketplace including a Stephen King adaptation, a World War II epic, a glossy, holiday-themed romantic comedy and a family friendly comedy, audiences largely stayed away from theatr
Michigan man uses battle axe to fight off intruder

Michigan man uses battle axe to fight off intruder

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Michigan man whose hobbies include ritualized combat with replica weapons from the Middle Ages says he wielded a battle axe he calls "my baby" to fend off an intruder.

Michigan hunters use branch saw to free entangled bucks

BOWNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Quick-thinking hunters in central Michigan have rescued two deer who literally became locked in battle. WOOD-TV reports that insurance agent Mark Johnson spotted the rutting bucks in a field with their antlers entangled.
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