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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved to intensive care; wife hospitalized


Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been moved to an intensive-care unit at a Houston hospital with pneumonia and was stable and resting comfortably after doctors performed a procedure to clear his airway, his office said on Wednesday. | Video

Art imitates life? Kim Kardashian films cameo for jewel heist movie

NEW YORK Four months after being robbed at gunpoint in Paris, Kim Kardashian is filming a cameo for the upcoming female heist caper "Ocean's Eight."

Film, Jan 17 2017

Hip-hop personality charged in New York concert shooting

NEW YORK Federal prosecutors brought two weapons charges against a hip-hop podcast host over a fatal shooting at a Manhattan concert venue last May, although he has not been charged with the killing itself.

U.S., Music, Jan 17 2017

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on moon, dies at 82

(This version of the story has been corrected in the second paragraph to say Gene Cernan was the second American to walk in space from second man) | Video

Science, U.S. Jan 17 2017

Cowboys Elliott seeks 'closure' on domestic violence probe

(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott wants to see "closure" on the NFL's domestic violence inquiry related to the assault accusations made by his ex-girlfriend over the summer.

Sports, U.S., Jan 16 2017

Shakira urges Davos elite to nurture future leaders

DAVOS, Switzerland Music star Shakira urged world and business leaders at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum on Monday to support efforts to feed, educate and care for underprivileged children.

Davos Jan 16 2017

UK PM May to appear in April edition of Vogue

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May is to appear in the April edition of U.S. fashion magazine Vogue, her office said.

Jan 16 2017

Actors Johnny Depp, Amber Heard finalize bitter divorce

LOS ANGELES Film star Johnny Depp's tumultuous divorce from actress Amber Heard was finalized on Friday, ending the couple's marriage after months of highly publicized claims by Heard of domestic violence and counterclaims from Depp of financial blackmail. | Video

Film, Jan 14 2017

UK's Prince Charles co-authors 'Ladybird' guide to climate change

LONDON Britain's Prince Charles, a vocal environmental campaigner, has co-authored a basic guide to the problems posed by climate change.

Environment Jan 16 2017

High-flying pro wrestling star Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies at 73

Fijian-born Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, one of biggest stars in professional wrestling in the 1980s, died on Sunday at age 73, less than two weeks after homicide charges were dropped against him in Pennsylvania for the 1983 death of his girlfriend.

U.S., Jan 15 2017