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New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

NEW ORLEANS — The city known for 19th century Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and for the tarot card readers who tell fortunes in its historic French Quarter is about to play host to a different kind of sorcerer — at least in the Marvel comics universe.

Police: Rapper sucker-punched man during arcade altercation

DAVIE, Fla. — A rapper from Miami is accused of sucker-punching a 50-year-old man in front of his young son during a confrontation at a family arcade in South Florida.
Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Khaled part of pre-Super Bowl shows

Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Khaled part of pre-Super Bowl shows

NEW YORK — Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, DJ Khaled and DaBaby will bring the heat to Super Bowl week in Miami. On Location Experiences announced the lineup for its second Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest, to take place Jan. 30 through Feb.

Russia suspends project with Iran due to uranium enrichment

MOSCOW — Russia’s state-controlled nuclear fuel company said Thursday it has suspended a joint research project with Iran because of its move to resume uranium enrichment.
House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says

House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is pressing forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. ‘’Our democracy is what is at stake," Pelosi said somberly.

Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi

NAIROBI, Kenya — At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities said Thursday, as East Africa continued to struggle with weeks of unusually heavy rains.
Chris Brown must give up monkeys under judge's restrictions

Chris Brown must give up monkeys under judge's restrictions

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday said Chris Brown must give up all rights to his former pet monkey, pay for its care and not try to buy a new one if he wants charges of illegal animal ownership dropped.
Willie Nelson says he's not smoking, but is still using pot

Willie Nelson says he's not smoking, but is still using pot

SAN ANTONIO — Willie Nelson may have given up smoking, but he hasn't stopped using marijuana.
AFI names 'Joker,' 'Jojo' among top 10 films of the year

AFI names 'Joker,' 'Jojo' among top 10 films of the year

NEW YORK — The American Film Institute on Wednesday named its top 10 movies of the year, including Todd Phillips' comic-book sensation “Joker,” Taika Waititi's World War II romp “Jojo Rabbit” and Lulu Wang's family drama “The Farewell.
Random House to publish Trump impeachment report

Random House to publish Trump impeachment report

NEW YORK — A leading publisher will release a book edition next week of the House Intelligence Committee's findings on President Donald Trump.