Skip to content

The Mix

Mali ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies at 76

Mali ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies at 76

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the former president of Mali who took office in a landmark election held after a destabilizing coup only to be ousted in another military takeover nearly seven years later, has died. He was 76.
Prince Harry files court claim over UK police protection

Prince Harry files court claim over UK police protection

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has filed a claim for a judicial review against the British government’s decision not to let him personally pay for police protection while in the U.K.
For some Canadian students, school disruptions have become routine

For some Canadian students, school disruptions have become routine

With classes back in full swing last fall, some Canadian students said it seemed like they were finally settling into a school routine after more than a year and a half of intermittent learning interruptions.
Omicron may seem unavoidable, but experts say 'let it rip' isn't the solution

Omicron may seem unavoidable, but experts say 'let it rip' isn't the solution

Dr. Kieran Quinn says he's noticed a shift in attitude among his friends, colleagues and community members during the Omicron wave of COVID-19, as preventive vigilance has eroded into resignation that infection seems inevitable.

Typhoons, wildfires, missiles: Teen flies solo round world

BRUSSELS (AP) — Avoid typhoon in the Philippines. Check. Steer clear of massive California wildfires. Check. Keep away from test missiles in North Korea. What? Wait.
Microsoft discloses malware attack on Ukraine govt networks

Microsoft discloses malware attack on Ukraine govt networks

BOSTON (AP) — Microsoft said late Saturday that dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies have been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware, a disclosure suggesting an attention-grabbing de
Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88

Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television, died Saturday, his family said. He was 88.
Final valuation of Prince's estate pegged at $156.4 million

Final valuation of Prince's estate pegged at $156.4 million

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The six-year legal battle over pop superstar Prince’s estate has ended, meaning the process of distributing the artist's wealth could begin next month.
Fendi leads Milan trends with feminine silhouettes for men

Fendi leads Milan trends with feminine silhouettes for men

MILAN (AP) — Milan menswear designers seem to have decided on the answer, but the question remains: Have the pandemic lockdowns emboldened men to embrace a more feminine silhouette, including skirts, mini-dresses and cape coats? The Milan Fashion Wee

Italian menswear innovator Nino Cerruti dies at 91

MILAN (AP) — Nino Cerruti, the Italian fashion designer credited with revolutionizing menswear in the 1960s and who gave Giorgio Armani his first fashion break, has died, Italian media reported Saturday. He was 91.