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Mexican experts find 119 more skulls on Aztec 'trophy rack'

MEXICO CITY — Archaeologists in Mexico City said Friday they have found another section of 119 skulls that were part of the Aztec capital’s main trophy rack of sacrificed humans.
Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year

Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year

LOS ANGELES — Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom, but some celebrities and those inspired by them have tried to brighten a bleak year.
Correction: Virus Outbreak-Unemployment Benefits story

Correction: Virus Outbreak-Unemployment Benefits story

WASHINGTON — In a story December 10, 2020, about slowing economies in the U.S. and Europe, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Montrell McGraw is a member of an advocacy group called “Stand Up Louisiana.
Disney unveils plans to stream a galaxy of new series, films

Disney unveils plans to stream a galaxy of new series, films

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co.’s streaming plans shifted into hyper speed Thursday, as the studio unveiled a galaxy’s worth of new streaming offerings including plans for 10 “Star Wars” series spinoffs and 10 Marvel series that will debut on Disney+.
Time magazine names BTS its Entertainer of the Year

Time magazine names BTS its Entertainer of the Year

NEW YORK — BTS has had more than just a “Dynamite” year — they've become such a global phenomenon that Time magazine named the South Korean group its 2020 Entertainer of the Year.
Anthony Veasna So, acclaimed fiction writer, dead at age 28

Anthony Veasna So, acclaimed fiction writer, dead at age 28

NEW YORK — The author of a highly anticipated debut story collection has died. Anthony Veasna So was 28. His death was announced Thursday by his publisher, Ecco, which did not immediately provide additional details.
US wholesale prices up 0.1% in November; food and energy up

US wholesale prices up 0.1% in November; food and energy up

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices edged up 0.1% in November as the cost of both food and energy were up. The increase in the producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach the consumer, followed bigger gains of 0.
Argentina's lower house approves bill legalizing abortion

Argentina's lower house approves bill legalizing abortion

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Lawmakers in Argentina’s lower house on Friday passed a bill that would legalize elective abortions to the 14th week of pregnancy, a proposal from President Alberto Fernández in response to long-sought demands from women's r
Hezbollah member sentenced to life in Hariri assassination

Hezbollah member sentenced to life in Hariri assassination

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands — A U.N.-backed tribunal sentenced a member of the Hezbollah militant group to life imprisonment Friday for his involvement in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
Mexico's COVID-19 deaths average 55 years vs. 75 in Europe

Mexico's COVID-19 deaths average 55 years vs. 75 in Europe

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s coronavirus spokesman said Thursday the country’s median age of death from COVID-19 was a shockingly young 55, as compared to an average of 75 in many European countries.