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New Ukrainian leader's campaign took page from sitcom script

New Ukrainian leader's campaign took page from sitcom script

MOSCOW — The president-elect of Ukraine does not have a political record that foreign governments and companies can search for clues. For now, a 51-episode TV sitcom might offer the clearest view of what kind of leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy will be.
Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects accumulated distrust in the capability of American internet compa
Notre Dame fire was a warning bell. But will Europe listen?

Notre Dame fire was a warning bell. But will Europe listen?

PARIS — It's a thin line where the patina of age on Europe's countless monuments gives way to the onset of neglect. Like with so many loved ones, all is assumed to be fine, until suddenly it's not.
'Today' co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager expecting 3rd child

'Today' co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager expecting 3rd child

NEW YORK — "Today" show co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her third child. The 37-year-old journalist shared the news with colleagues during Monday morning's show.

Former Alaska baseball star killed in California accident

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A former Alaska high school baseball star died after being struck by a car in California, police said. Sladen Mohl, 19, died Thursday night in Torrance, California, The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday.

T.I., Scrapp Deleon aid nonviolent offenders in Georgia

LITHONIA, Ga. — Rapper T.I., a Georgia church and VH1's "Love and Hip Hop" personality Scrapp Deleon came together to post bail for 23 nonviolent offenders who would have spent Easter behind bars.
John Singleton of 'Boys N the Hood' hospitalized with stroke

John Singleton of 'Boys N the Hood' hospitalized with stroke

NEW YORK — "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available.
Happy birthday: Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday

Happy birthday: Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St.
'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office

'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — "The Curse of La Llorona" brought good fortune at the box office. The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered her children and wanders the world looking for them brought in $26.
Harry and Meghan's royal baby: Questions asked and answered

Harry and Meghan's royal baby: Questions asked and answered

LONDON — The time is drawing near for the impending birth of the first child for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.