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Edgy comic Sam Morril returns to Spokane Comedy Club

Comedy is tragedy plus time, according to Mark Twain. Sam Morril obviously believes the late, legendary humorist was on to something. A few weeks after a baby was killed by an alligator at a Disney World Resort in 2016, Morril was joking about the gator attack.

The creation of ABC’s ‘Wide World of Sports’

Any sports fan who grew up in the 1970s or 1980s could watch baseball or football on TV multiple times a week. But it was on Saturday afternoons that we were exposed to some of the lesser-known sports like boxing or bowling or track and field or auto racing or ski jumping. This was thanks to an anthology program that debuted 60 years ago today: ABC’s “Wide World of Sports”

UK apologizes for racism in memorials to WWI dead

British authorities apologized Thursday after an investigation found that at least 161,000 mostly African and Indian military service personnel who died during World War I weren’t properly honored due to “pervasive racism.” It said that number could possibly range up to 350,000.

Water Cooler: Celebrate spring around the world

Spring is a season celebrated around the globe. It seems there isn’t a culture on Earth that can resist the joy brought on by the first hints of green on the thawing ground and bare branches. Learn how different cultures welcome spring.

World trade body chief says vaccine inequity ‘unacceptable’

The head of the World Trade Organization called Thursday for expanded capability in developing countries to manufacture vaccines, saying the gaping imbalance in access to coronavirus vaccines that mostly favors rich, developed countries was unacceptable.

UN envoy: Myanmar faces possibility of major civil war

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar warned Wednesday that the country faces the possibility of civil war “at an unprecedented scale” and urged the U.N. Security Council to consider “potentially significant action” to reverse the Feb. 1 military coup and restore democracy.