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Boston radio host back on the air a day after Lovato rant

Boston radio host back on the air a day after Lovato rant

BOSTON (AP) — A longtime Boston radio host who abruptly quit at the end of an on-air rant Wednesday after he was told by management to stop joking about singer Demi Lovato’s announcement that they identify as non-binary was back on the air Thursday.
US jobless claims fall again as some states end federal aid

US jobless claims fall again as some states end federal aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 444,000, a new pandemic low and a sign that the job market keeps strengthening as consumers spend freely again, viral infections drop and business restrictions ease.
Stacey Abrams has deal for 2 more political thrillers

Stacey Abrams has deal for 2 more political thrillers

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 20 years after her first novels were published, Stacey Abrams is hitting full stride as a writer.
Dutch court orders former Nissan boss Ghosn to repay salary

Dutch court orders former Nissan boss Ghosn to repay salary

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch court on Thursday rejected fugitive auto executive Carlos Ghosn's wrongful dismissal claim against an Amsterdam-based alliance between Nissan and Mitsubishi and ordered him to repay nearly 5 million euros ($6 million) salary
Absent media, Texas executes inmate who killed great aunt

Absent media, Texas executes inmate who killed great aunt

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas man convicted of fatally beating his 83-year-old great aunt more than two decades ago was executed Wednesday evening without media witnesses present because prison agency officials neglected to notify reporters it was
Stars of hit Japan 'contract marriage' show to wed for real

Stars of hit Japan 'contract marriage' show to wed for real

TOKYO (AP) — Actors Gen Hoshino and Yui Aragaki, who played offbeat but endearing lovers in a hit Japanese TV show, are really getting married.
House votes to create panel to probe Jan. 6 insurrection

House votes to create panel to probe Jan. 6 insurrection

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S.
Israel's Netanyahu 'determined' to continue Gaza operation

Israel's Netanyahu 'determined' to continue Gaza operation

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Wednesday to press ahead with a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip, pushing back against calls from the United States to wind down the operation that has left hundr
Boston radio show host, told not to talk about Lovato, quits

Boston radio show host, told not to talk about Lovato, quits

BOSTON (AP) — A popular Boston radio host who's been on the air for four decades abruptly quit Wednesday morning after station management told him to stop making jokes about singer Demi Lovato’s announcement that they identify as non-binary.
Hundreds in California line up for blooming 'corpse flower'

Hundreds in California line up for blooming 'corpse flower'

ALAMEDA, Calif.