• 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan out of Boston Marathon

    BOSTON (AP) — Four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan has dropped out of the Boston Marathon with a back injury.

  • Maori say rising popularity of haka dance can obscure origin

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The sight of young men doing the haka war dance that originated with the Maori people of New Zealand has become commonplace at college and high school football games across Utah, but some Maori people think the widespread use betrays the sacred origin of their cultural ritual.

  • Shooting gets underway for Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alden Ehrenreich has taken control of the Millennium Falcon. The Han Solo “Star Wars” spinoff has begun production.

  • Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks expand Tuesday

    NEW YORK (AP) — More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks.

  • Tom Hanks’ debut book is due in October

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks is putting his love of vintage typewriters to good use — his collection of short stories will be published in October.

  • Tom Hank’s debut book is due in October

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks is putting his love of vintage typewriters to good use — his collection of short stories will be published in October.

  • Lindsay Lohan says she was profiled while wearing headscarf

    LONDON (AP) — Lindsay Lohan claims she was “racially profiled” while wearing a headscarf at London’s Heathrow Airport.

  • Historian with expert predictions ponders Trump impeachment

    NEW YORK (AP) — A college professor who has successfully predicted every presidential election since 1984, including Donald Trump’s upset victory last year, is working on a book based on a possible future plot twist: Trump’s removal from office.

  • Lincoln museum to showcase Cub-Cardinals rivalry

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum plans to unveil an exhibit chronicling the history of the rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals.

  • Circus lionized for cutting animal acts will bring them back

    BOSTON (AP) — A circus is under fire for bringing back animal acts a year after earning praise from animal rights groups for dropping them to keep up with changing public attitudes.