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Jeezy poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 in Atlanta. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP)

Jeezy evolves from 'Trap or Die' to 'Grow or Die'

- Associated Press

Self-improvement can be a difficult journey. It’s often an arduous process that takes time to work through and move toward. But Jeezy, who burst onto the national music scene in meteoric fashion 15 years ago with his accounts of street life and drug dealing, is relaying a new message on his latest album: Evolving is not only possible, but necessary.

Jerry Seinfeld digs into 45 years of his jokes for new book

- Associated Press

Forget the high-performance sports cars, the luxury Rolls-Royces and all those other classic automobiles in which Jerry Seinfeld ushers his fellow comics to the diner on television’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."

FILE - In this file photo dated Nov. 18, 1994 , the front section of the passenger ferry Estonia is lifted from the sea at Uto near the town Turku in south-western Finland, that killed 852 people.  Swedish authorities said Friday Nov. 27, 2020, they need more information to reassess whether to reopen the case after a television documentary showed a huge hole in the hull, fuelling speculation of a possible explosion on board.  ( Jaako Avikainen/Lehtikuva, FILE via AP)

Sweden requires more info to reopen 1994 ferry disaster case

Associated Press

Swedish authorities said Friday they need more information before deciding whether to reopen the case of a 1994 ferry sinking in the Baltic that killed 852 people, in one of Europe's deadliest peacetime disasters at sea.

FILE - In this Sept. 2 2020 file photo, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan holds a live press conference with the media during the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, in Atlanta.   The PGA Tour and European Tour have announced an alliance on Friday, Nov. 27,  that could be the start of a global schedule.  Part of the alliance has the PGA Tour acquiring a minority share in European Tour Productions. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

PGA Tour gets share of European Tour TV as part of alliance

- Associated Press

The PGA Tour has acquired a minority stake in the European Tour's media production company as part of an alliance announced Friday, a big first step toward developing a more unified golf schedule around the world.

This image released by IFC Films shows a scene from the documentary "Dear Santa." (IFC Films via AP)

A new doc peeks inside the USPS’s Operation Santa program

- Associated Press

Filmmaker Dana Nachman wanted to make a documentary about the United States Postal Service’s Operation Santa program for years, but it never seemed like the right time. Then in 2018 she got up some courage and decided to cold email the USPS press office.

Indonesian police move transgender celebrity to private cell

- Associated Press

Indonesian police have moved a female transgender Instagram celebrity, Millen Cyrus, to a special cell following public outrage over her initial placement in a male detention cell after she was arrested as a suspect in a drug case.

Cher in Pakistan for resettlement of 'loneliest elephant'

- Associated Press

Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant,” who will soon leave a Pakistani zoo for better conditions after years of lobbying by animal rights groups and activists.

Marcio Pereira, 57, who likes to go by the nickname "Pele" juggles a soccer ball next to a monument adorned with a national Argentine flag bearing the No. 10, placed there by a mourner as a tribute to Diego Maradona, outside the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Maradona died on Wednesday at the age of 60 of a heart attack in a house outside Buenos Aires where he recovered from a brain operation. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Brazilians mourn death of Argentinian archrival Maradona

- Associated Press

Brazil and Argentina are long rivals for soccer supremacy in South America, and Brazilians naturally think of their own Pelé as the best footballer in history. But they are putting aside the argument to mourn the death of Argentine superstar Diego Maradona.

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy gestures as he walks along the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Cowboys miss chance for NFC East lead with another home loss

- Associated Press

Both starting offensive tackles were lost to injury on their first drive of the game, Ezekiel Elliott lost another fumble and there were several questionable coaching decisions for the Dallas Cowboys when they could have taken over the NFC East lead.

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo people walk by a Google sign on the campus in Mountain View, Calif. USA., The  coalition of technology and publishing companies, Marketers for an Open Web said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, they have asked  U.K. competition watchdog  to investigate Google's plans to revamp its ad data system, saying the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant's online dominance. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

UK to launch new watchdog next year to police tech giants

- Associated Press

Britain plans to create a new watchdog to police big tech companies including Google and Facebook to counter their market dominance and prevent them from exploiting consumers and small businesses.

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Somali-American model Halima Aden wears a creation part of the Max Mara women's Fall-Winter 2017-18 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy. Somali-American model Halima Aden has announced that she is taking a step back from the fashion industry, saying that the pandemic slowdown has given her time to see instances when her desire to maintain a hijab was not properly respected. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno).

Hijab-wearing Somali-US model takes step back from industry

- Associated Press

Somali-American model Halima Aden has announced that she is taking a step back from the fashion industry, saying the pandemic slowdown has allowed her to see instances when her desire to maintain a hijab was not properly respected.