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WASHINGTON | Sen. Feinstein gives investigators info she got on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she has notified federal investigators about information she received — and won’t disclose publicly — concerning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The California Democrat said in a statement Thursday that she “received information from an individual concerning the nomination.” She said … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Sen. Feinstein gives investigators info she got on Kavanaugh

PHILADELPHIA | Archbishop asks pope to cancel conference on youth

PHILADELPHIA — The archbishop of Philadelphia has asked Pope Francis to cancel a bishops’ conference focusing on youth in the wake of the child sex abuse crisis roiling the Catholic Church. A spokesman for the archdiocese confirmed Saturday that Archbishop Charles Chaput made the request by letter, but he declined further comment, The Philadelphia Inquirer … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Archbishop asks pope to cancel conference on youth

LONDON | Lost Jagger-Simon duet found after more than 45 years

LONDON — A lost Mick Jagger duet with Carly Simon has been found more than 45 years after it was first recorded. The song, apparently never heard in public, appears to have been recorded in 1972 and was found recently on a tape owned by Rolling Stones collector Matt Lee. Believed to be named “Fragile,” … Continue reading LONDON | Lost Jagger-Simon duet found after more than 45 years

GENOA, Italy | Firefighters checking source of creaking noises from bridge

GENOA, Italy— Firefighters in the Italian city of Genoa have suspended an operation to allow evacuated residents to retrieve their belongings from homes under a bridge that partially collapsed, after workers heard creaking noises coming from the structure. The news agency ANSA reported Monday that officials have ruled out that the sound could be caused … Continue reading GENOA, Italy | Firefighters checking source of creaking noises from bridge

‘A Prairie Home Companion’ name becomes ‘Live from Here’

NEW YORK / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  “A Prairie Home Companion” has been given a new name — “Live from Here” — in the wake of creator Garrison Keillor’s acrimonious split with Minnesota Public Radio. Chris Thile, the mandolin virtuoso who has hosted the weekly variety show since Keillor’s retirement last year, announced the … Continue reading ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ name becomes ‘Live from Here’