Hank Azaria Will No Longer Voice Apu on ‘The Simpsons’

Hank Azaria said he will no longer provide the voice on “The Simpsons” for the convenience-store owner Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, whose thick accent and penny-squeezing ways have led to criticism that the character was a racist stereotype. It was not clear what Mr. Azaria’s decision, first reported on Friday by the …

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Water Break on Upper West Side Disrupts Subway Service

A water main break, the second in one week, flooded New York City subway stations and suspended service on several lines on Sunday morning. The flooding disrupted subway service on the A, C and D lines between 125th Street and 59th Street-Columbus Circle, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said on Twitter. …

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Park builds 2-shot lead in LPGA opener

Inbee Park has finally made a bogey but she’s still finished with a four-under 67 and a two-shot lead over Sei Young Kim heading into the final round of the season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Florida. Park, a 19-time winner on the LPGA Tour, hadn’t made a bogey …

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Law firm looking into sports grant scandal

A leading law firm is investigating a class action over the federal government’s $100 million community sports scandal. Slater and Gordon’s class actions practice group leader Andrew Baker says tens of millions of dollars in sporting club grants were awarded to clubs whose applications for funding would otherwise have been …

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