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TS Teddy becomes 4th active named storm in Atlantic basin

TS Teddy becomes 4th active named storm in Atlantic basin

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Teddy formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday morning and is the fourth active named storm in the Atlantic basin, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.
Thiem 1st since 1949 to win US Open after ceding 1st 2 sets

Thiem 1st since 1949 to win US Open after ceding 1st 2 sets

NEW YORK — A U.S. Open unlike any other finished unlike any other — with an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker as Dominic Thiem became the first man in 71 years to win the final after dropping the opening two sets.
Sheriff: Deputy on video punching Black man in Georgia fired

Sheriff: Deputy on video punching Black man in Georgia fired

A sheriff's deputy in Georgia has been fired after being captured on video repeatedly punching a Black man during a traffic stop, authorities said Sunday.
Jason Wu puts on a fashion week show before a tiny audience

Jason Wu puts on a fashion week show before a tiny audience

NEW YORK — Jason Wu did what few designers dare during New York Fashion Week: He put on a live show Sunday with a tiny audience present in the middle of a pandemic.
Florida city repeals 13-year ban on saggy pants

Florida city repeals 13-year ban on saggy pants

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. — After 13 years, a South Florida city has overturned a ban on “saggy pants” — bottoms that reveal the wearer's underwear.
Paulette strengthens to a hurricane on approach to Bermuda

Paulette strengthens to a hurricane on approach to Bermuda

MIAMI — A strengthening Paulette gained hurricane status late Saturday as it approached Bermuda, threatening to bring storm surge, coastal flooding and high winds to the territory over coming days.
Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland" wins top prize at Venice Film Fest

Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland" wins top prize at Venice Film Fest

VENICE, Italy — Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a recession-era road trip drama starring Frances McDormand, won the Golden Lion for best film Saturday at the Venice Film Festival, which was held against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic.
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial

Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial

LONDON — Oxford University announced Saturday it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, a move that comes days after the study was suspended following a reported side-effect in a U.K.
Spartacus the serval cat found safe after escape from home

Spartacus the serval cat found safe after escape from home

MERRIMACK, N.H. — A 40-pound (18-kilogram) African serval cat named Spartacus has been found safe and sound after escaping from his home and spending days in the New Hampshire wild.
Worker falls several stories in 2nd collapse at Atlanta site

Worker falls several stories in 2nd collapse at Atlanta site

ATLANTA — A concrete slab at a parking deck under construction in Atlanta collapsed Saturday — the second collapse at the site in as many days — sending a worker trying to shore up the structure plunging several stories below, authorities said.