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14-year-old charged with Barnard College student death

14-year-old charged with Barnard College student death

NEW YORK — A 14-year-old has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a park during a robbery in December, a crime that rattled New York City residents, authorities said Saturday.
Ex-'Love Island' host Caroline Flack found dead in London

Ex-'Love Island' host Caroline Flack found dead in London

LONDON — Caroline Flack, a British television presenter who hosted the controversial reality TV show “Love Island,” has died at age 40, her family said Saturday.

New leader of indigenous museum is educator, tribe member

BAR HARBOR, Maine — The new executive director of a museum dedicated to the indigenous people of Maine is a professional educator and member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Mating snakes prompt closure of part of Florida park

LAKELAND, Fla. — A Florida city shut down a section of a lake Thursday after receiving reports of swarming snakes. Turns out, the slithery creatures were just celebrating Valentine's Day a little early.
Lynn Cohen, who played Magda in 'Sex and the City,' dies

Lynn Cohen, who played Magda in 'Sex and the City,' dies

NEW YORK — Lynn Cohen, an actress best known for playing the plainspoken housekeeper and nanny Magda in “Sex and the City,” has died. She was 86. Cohen died Friday in New York City, said her manager, Josh Pultz said.
New virus cases fall; WHO says China bought the world time

New virus cases fall; WHO says China bought the world time

BEIJING — China reported 143 virus deaths and a dip in new cases Saturday while the head of the World Health Organization praised the country's efforts to contain the new disease, saying they have "bought the world time" and that other nations must m
US to fly home Americans stuck on quarantined ship in Japan

US to fly home Americans stuck on quarantined ship in Japan

TOKYO — The U.S. says Americans aboard a quarantined cruise ship will be flown back home on a chartered flight Sunday, but that they will face another two-week quarantine.
Ex-Michigan State hoops star Appling facing heroin charges

Ex-Michigan State hoops star Appling facing heroin charges

WARREN, Mich. — Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling was charged with drug crimes after authorities say they found heroin in his vehicle that he planned to sell.

Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage

Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice.

'Perfume cloud' helps German police sniff out drunk driver

BERLIN — He just didn't smell right. German police say they nabbed a drunk driver who tried to flee a traffic stop after finding him hiding behind a hedge “in a cloud of perfume.