Nézet-Séguin Extends Philadelpha Orchestra Term Through ’30

New Mexico Governor Names New Indian Affairs Secretary

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s contract with the Philadelphia Orchestra was extended on Sunday through 2030, and his title was upgraded to music and artistic director. The 47-year-old Canadian was hired in 2010 as music director starting with the 2012-13 season. He was given a five-year extension in 2015 through 2021-22 that was extended … Read more

FACT FOCUS: Egg Shortage Breeds Chicken-Feed Conspiracies

FACT FOCUS: Egg Shortage Breeds Chicken-Feed Conspiracies

The theory gained steam on Facebook, TikTok and Twitter in recent weeks, with some users reporting that their hens stopped laying eggs and speculating that common chicken feed products were the cause. Some went a step further to suggest that feed producers had intentionally made their products deficient to stop backyard egg production, forcing people … Read more

Rodgers Takes Pro-Am at Pebble as Rose Grabs 54-Hole Lead

Rodgers Takes Pro-Am at Pebble as Rose Grabs 54-Hole Lead

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers finally gets his name on the Wall of Champions behind the first tee at Pebble Beach, joining a long list that includes Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. Justin Rose would love nothing better than to be on an adjacent plaque for winning … Read more

US Officials Offer Congress Briefing on Trump Documents

US Officials Offer Congress Briefing on Trump Documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have offered to brief congressional leaders on their investigation into the classified documents found at former President Donald Trump’s Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Sunday. Six months after federal agents conducted an unprecedented search of a former president’s home for classified documents, the White House faces bipartisan … Read more

Biden’s State of the Union to Tout Policy Wins on Economy

Biden's State of the Union to Tout Policy Wins on Economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will use his second State of the Union address on Tuesday to remind Americans of how their lives have been improved over his first two years in office, as he tries to confront pessimism in the country and navigate the tricky politics of a newly divided Washington. Rather than … Read more

Cause of Death Released for Former Arizona Swimmer Ty Wells

New Mexico Governor Names New Indian Affairs Secretary

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the cause of death for former University of Arizona swimmer Ty Wells. The Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office said the 23-year-old Well died Jan. 27 of natural causes “secondary to a disseminated streptococcal bacterial infection following a protracted upper respiratory tract infection.” Authorities said the results came from … Read more

How to Watch the Grammys Live (Including the Red Carpet)

How to Watch the Grammys Live (Including the Red Carpet)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammys have evolved from their humble beginnings into a daylong feast of music — and there’s many ways to watch the red carpet and show live. Most of the awards are handed out before that during the Premiere Ceremony, which the Recording Academy will stream live Sunday beginning at 3:30 … Read more

Cardi B Pays Homage to Kallman, Greenwald at Pre-Grammy Gala

Cardi B Pays Homage to Kallman, Greenwald at Pre-Grammy Gala

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Cardi B was searching for a record deal six years ago, the rapper remembered when several labels didn’t financially believe in her talents enough – except for Atlantic Records executives Julie Greenwald and Craig Kallman. Cardi B paid homage on Saturday night to Greenwald and Craig Kallman, who were honored … Read more

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan Martial Ruler in 9/11 Wars, Dies

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan Martial Ruler in 9/11 Wars, Dies

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the same Taliban fighters his nation murkily backed even as Islamic militants twice targeted him for assassination, has died, an official said Sunday. He was 79. Musharraf, a … Read more

US States Take Control of Abortion Debate With Funding Focus

US States Take Control of Abortion Debate With Funding Focus

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Though the Insight Women’s Center sits at the epicenter of a reinvigorated battle in the nation’s culture wars, the only hint of its faith-based mission to dissuade people from getting abortions is the jazzy, piano rendition of “Jesus Loves Me” playing in a waiting room. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature is considering … Read more