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Priest and abstract-expressionist painter Bill Moore dies

Priest and abstract-expressionist painter Bill Moore dies

LOS ANGELES — Father Bill Moore, a Catholic priest and prominent abstract expressionist who spent decades spreading spiritualism through his paintings, has died at age 71.
Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis

Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis

LOS ANGELES — Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. The 70-year-old actor channeled his The Dude character from “The Big Lebowski” in a statement on social media about the diagnosis Monday evening.
Robert Redford's son, James, dies of liver cancer at 58

Robert Redford's son, James, dies of liver cancer at 58

LOS ANGELES — James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. He was 58.
Q&A: Adam McKay on the lessons of the 2000 recount

Q&A: Adam McKay on the lessons of the 2000 recount

NEW YORK — Adam McKay was head writer at “Saturday Night Live” during the 2000 election — a heady era for the sketch show that saw the phrase “strategery” become lodged in the nation’s consciousness, Darrell Hammond’s Al Gore explain his “lockbox” an
Netflix previews 'Ma Rainey' and Boseman's final performance

Netflix previews 'Ma Rainey' and Boseman's final performance

NEW YORK — Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe's August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,” showcasing Chadwick Boseman's final performance opposite Viola Davis' powerhouse blues singer.
UK, Manchester still at odds over tough virus restrictions

UK, Manchester still at odds over tough virus restrictions

LONDON — The British government and officials in Manchester, England's second-largest city, were still talking Tuesday after a noon deadline passed for the city to agree to tighter coronavirus measures.
AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: US trust in COVID-19 information down

AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: US trust in COVID-19 information down

Americans have lost trust across the board in the people and institutions informing them about the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USAFacts
US home construction up 1.9% in September to 1.4 million

US home construction up 1.9% in September to 1.4 million

WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in the previous month, as home building continues as one of the bright spots of the economy.
Trump 'running angry,' attacks polls, press and Dr. Fauci

Trump 'running angry,' attacks polls, press and Dr. Fauci

TUCSON, Ariz. — An angry President Donald Trump came out swinging Monday against Dr.
Morales party claims win as Bolivia seems to shift back left

Morales party claims win as Bolivia seems to shift back left

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Bolivia appeared Monday to be shifting sharply away from the conservative policies of the U.S.