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Have a look at the whos, whats and whens of leap year through time

Have a look at the whos, whats and whens of leap year through time

NEW YORK (AP) — Leap year. It's a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all begin and why? Have a look at some of the numbers, history and lore behind the (not quite) every four year phenom that adds a 29th day to February.
'Oppenheimer,' Lily Gladstone win at 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards

'Oppenheimer,' Lily Gladstone win at 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards

“Oppenheimer” continued to steamroll through Hollywood’s awards season on Saturday, winning the top prize, for outstanding cast, along with awards for Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr., at the 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards.
At the Florida Man Games, big crowds cheer competitors evading police, wrestling over beer

At the Florida Man Games, big crowds cheer competitors evading police, wrestling over beer

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — They rose up by the dozens from across Florida, caricatured competitors in tank tops and cutoff shorts, for a showdown that treats evading police and wrestling over beer like Olympic sports.
Complete list of winners at the 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards

Complete list of winners at the 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The list of winners so far at the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which are being presented live Saturday in Los Angeles.
Famed Cuban diva Juana Bacallao, who ruled the island's cabaret scene, dies at 98

Famed Cuban diva Juana Bacallao, who ruled the island's cabaret scene, dies at 98

HAVANA (AP) — Juana Bacallao, a renowned Cuban singer and cabaret diva who still performed until recently, has died. She was 98.
Country star Corb Lund criticizes Alberta minister over coal application support

Country star Corb Lund criticizes Alberta minister over coal application support

TABER, Alta. — An Alberta country music star is criticizing the province's energy minister for advising its energy regulator to accept initial applications for a coal mine project in the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southern Alberta.
Actor calls on French film industry to face sexual abuse, during live Cesar Awards ceremony

Actor calls on French film industry to face sexual abuse, during live Cesar Awards ceremony

PARIS (AP) — French actor Judith Godrèche called on France’s film industry to “face the truth” on sexual violence and physical abuse during a live broadcast Friday of the Cesar Awards ceremony, France’s version of the Oscars.
Two daughters ran away to join Islamic State. Years later, their family’s story is an Oscar nominee

Two daughters ran away to join Islamic State. Years later, their family’s story is an Oscar nominee

Olfa Hamrouni doesn’t know much about her granddaughter; not her favorite toy nor food — is it the pasta the child’s mother loves, or something else? The Tunisian grandmother doesn’t even let her mind go there. “I don’t want to know.
Celebrity owl Flaco dies a year after becoming beloved by New York City for zoo escape

Celebrity owl Flaco dies a year after becoming beloved by New York City for zoo escape

NEW YORK (AP) — Flaco, the Eurasian eagle-owl who escaped from New York City’s Central Park Zoo and became one of the city’s most beloved celebrities as he flew around Manhattan, has died, zoo officials announced Friday.
'Totally cold' is not too cold for winter swimmers competing in a frozen Vermont lake

'Totally cold' is not too cold for winter swimmers competing in a frozen Vermont lake

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — Plunging into a frozen lake and swimming laps may not be everyone's good time but for winter swimmers who return year after year to a northern Vermont lake near the Canadian border, there's nothing better.
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