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Closing arguments set in actor Jussie Smollett's trial

Closing arguments set in actor Jussie Smollett's trial

CHICAGO (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday morning in the case against former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in downtown Chicago to get publicity.
Both sides rest in Josh Duggar child pornography trial

Both sides rest in Josh Duggar child pornography trial

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The defense rested Tuesday in the Arkansas federal trial of former reality TV star Josh Duggar after a prosecutor sharply questioned a computer expert during the state’s cross-examination.

Nevada jury: Health insurers owe ER doctors $60M in damages

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the largest U.S. health insurance companies and its branches in Nevada were found liable Tuesday for $60 million in punitive damages for underpaying out-of-network emergency medical providers.
Pearl Harbor survivors gather on 80th anniversary of attack

Pearl Harbor survivors gather on 80th anniversary of attack

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — A few dozen survivors of Pearl Harbor and other veterans gathered Tuesday at the site of the bombing 80 years ago to remember those killed in the attack by Japan that launched the U.S. into World War II.

Rose McGowan's lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein dismissed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by actress Rose McGowan alleging that Harvey Weinstein engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him of rape. Judge Otis D.
Defense rests after Jussie Smollett repeatedly denies 'hoax'

Defense rests after Jussie Smollett repeatedly denies 'hoax'

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett on Tuesday repeatedly denied he staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself for publicity, telling a prosecutor as the trial neared its end that “there was no hoax on my part” and that two brothers who testified against

Met Opera to present Blanchard's 'Champion' in April 2023

The Metropolitan Opera will present its premiere of Terence Blanchard’s first opera, “Champion,” about closeted gay boxer Emile Griffith, in April 2023 following the success of the composer’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” on the opening night of this se

Publisher scraps plans to release book by Chris Cuomo

NEW YORK (AP) — A planned book by Chris Cuomo has been canceled as fallout continues for the former CNN host who had privately helped his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, respond to sexual harassment allegations.
Stocks rise broadly on Wall Street for 2nd day in a row

Stocks rise broadly on Wall Street for 2nd day in a row

BEIJING — Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, adding to the market’s solid gains from a day earlier, as investors wager that the new variant of the COVID-19 virus won’t pose as big a threat to the economy as some initially feared.
Hawaii recoups from big storm amid lingering flood threats

Hawaii recoups from big storm amid lingering flood threats

HONOLULU (AP) — A slow-moving storm that knocked out power, swamped dozens of homes and sent creeks and streams surging had mostly passed over Hawaii on Tuesday, though the threat of flooding lingered in some already-drenched areas.