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Undefeated, high schoolers head online for isolation proms

Undefeated, high schoolers head online for isolation proms

NEW YORK — In party dresses or come as you are, with colored lights flashing in their bedrooms and teachers-turned-DJs spinning, high schoolers have turned to virtual proms to salvage at least one slice of fun and tradition for the Class of 2020.
Man charged in drive-by shooting at 'Duck Dynasty' estate

Man charged in drive-by shooting at 'Duck Dynasty' estate

WEST MONROE, La. — A man was arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting at the Louisiana estate of “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson. Daniel King Jr.
No, don't inject disinfectant: Outcry over Trump's musing

No, don't inject disinfectant: Outcry over Trump's musing

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's raising of unproven, even far-fetched ideas for fighting COVID-19 -- including his latest musing about injecting disinfectants into people -- triggered an outcry from health officials everywhere.
1-eyed squirrel with Instagram account is returned to nature

1-eyed squirrel with Instagram account is returned to nature

LAFAYETTE, La. — A one-eyed squirrel that gained a social media following is being returned to nature.
Brad Pitt portrays Fauci in SNL's 2nd at-home edition

Brad Pitt portrays Fauci in SNL's 2nd at-home edition

NEW YORK — Brad Pitt portrayed Dr. Anthony Fauci in the second at-home episode of “Saturday Night Live,” that featured musical guest Miley Cyrus, an Adam Sandler cameo and plenty of disinfectant jokes.
Saudi Arabia ends death penalty for minors and floggings

Saudi Arabia ends death penalty for minors and floggings

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered an end to the death penalty for crimes committed by minors, according to a statement Sunday by a top official.

Israel decries Egyptian TV show predicting its destruction

CAIRO — Israel's Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned a new Egyptian TV drama set in the year 2120 that predicts Israel's destruction as well as the breakup of the United States.
Despite risks, auto workers step up to make medical gear

Despite risks, auto workers step up to make medical gear

DETROIT — Cindy Parkhurst could have stayed home collecting most of her pay while the Ford plant where she normally works remains closed due to coronavirus fears.

Florida authorities warn of road rage among mating gators

BRADENTON, Fla. — Around this time of year, Floridians don't just have to worry about aggressive drivers on the road — they should be on the lookout for aggressive alligators, too, according to officials who on Friday had to remove a 9-foot (2.
Police: Bandit skates off after Dunkin’ Donuts stickup

Police: Bandit skates off after Dunkin’ Donuts stickup

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. — A robber wearing in-line skates skated off into the night after sticking up a Dunkin’ Donuts on Long Island, police said. Nassau County police said the suspect glided into the Hicksville shop around 7:50 p.m.