SAN MARINO (AP) — San Marino residents on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to legalize abortion, rejecting a 150-year-old law that had criminalized it and making the tiny republic the latest majority Catholic state to approve the procedure under certain circumstances.

HELSINKI (AP) — Police in Norway on Sunday reported dozens of disturbances and violent clashes including mass brawls in the Nordic country’s big cities after streets, bars, restaurants and nightclubs were filled with people celebrating the end of COVID-19 restrictions that lasted for more th…

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be approved in…

LONDON (AP) — Britons are encouraged these days — though in most cases not required — to wear face coverings in crowded indoor spaces. But Prime Minister Boris Johnson regularly appears in the packed, poorly ventilated House of Commons cheek-by-jowl with other maskless Conservative lawmakers.

My sister will celebrate her birthday this week, but it won’t be much of a celebration. Never mind how old she is. I’d tell you, but if she found out, I might not live to see my next birthday.

The complete package — a little flower bulb neatly bundled with everything it needs to grow and bloom — is ready for planting. Would it even be spring without daffodils? What better way to enjoy a cool crisp autumn day than working some spring-blooming bulbs into your gardens. At the end of …

This has been a difficult week. I have lost a very dear friend and have other friends who are struggling in life, in health and in general. As a self appointed “fixer,” there are some things that I just can’t fix no matter how hard I try. And that makes my heart ache even more.

Call 256-340-2433 if you want to review a listed book. Books must be picked up Monday-Wednesday.

Jack Oliver Peryano Fleming turned 4 years old Sept. 25. He is the son of Dustin and Courtney Fleming, of Decatur. Grandparents are Sal and Sonya Jasso, and John and the late Patti Bretherick, all of Decatur, and Craig and Laura Cox, of Palm Coast, Florida.

The Morgan County probate office issued the following marriage licenses Sept. 15-21.