R. Kelly convicted on many counts, acquitted of trial fixing

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury on Wednesday convicted R. Kelly of several child pornography and sex abuse charges in his hometown of Chicago, delivering another legal blow to a singer who used to be one of the biggest R&B stars in the world. Kelly, 55, was found guilty on three counts of child pornography … Read more

Jury gets R. Kelly’s child pornography and trial-fixing case

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors began deliberating Tuesday at R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago, sorting through a month of evidence and arguments on charges accusing the singer of producing child pornography, enticing minors for sex and rigging his 2008 child porn trial. Standing at a podium a few feet in front of jurors, Kelly attorney … Read more

Zombie cells central to the quest for active, vital old age

By LAURA UNGAR August 31, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/zombie-cells-central-quest-active-vital-old-age-e52713983444185dcd6ed116305d0764 In an unfinished part of his basement, 95-year-old Richard Soller zips around a makeshift track encircling boxes full of medals he’s won for track and field and long-distance running. Without a hint of breathlessness, he says: “I can put in miles down here.” Steps away is an … Read more