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New Evacuations As Huge Southern California Fire Flares Up
A powerful flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal towns
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AP Sources: Doctors Believe Carson Wentz Tore ACL
AP sources say doctors believe Eagles star Carson Wentz, an MVP favorite, has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season and the playoffs
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Pioneering Black Journalist Simeon Booker Dies At Age 99
Simeon Booker, a trail-blazing journalist and the first full-time black reporter at the Washington Post, has died at the age of 99.
Associated Press3 min readPolitics
Q&A: Can A Museum Sell Its Art To Stay In Business?
The intensifying legal tussle over whether a Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell, has raised questions about when _ if ever _ it's appropriate to unload the collection
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Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens Touts His Physical Feats
Republican Eric Greitens is earning a reputation for public displays of physical prowess and promoting them on Facebook.
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Will Misconduct Scandals Make Men Wary Of Women At Work?
Will sexual misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work? Some fear a backlash of being avoided
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Drake, Miguel, 50 Cent perform at Art Basel parties
Musicians, actors and fashion icons descended on Miami for a whirlwind week of glamorous parties to celebrate some of the world's best artists during Art Basel
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Los Angeles Subway Work Uncovers Array Of Ice Age Fossils
Since crews began work to extend a Los Angeles subway line in 2014, they have routinely turned up the fossilized remains of rabbits, camels, bison and other creatures that roamed the region during the last Ice Age.
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Start The Clock For Trump, GOP In Last Push On Taxes, Budget
Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress
Associated Press8 min readPolitics
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore And Their Odd Orbit Of Claims
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on economy, monuments, taxes; Moore on women he knew before he didn't.
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Complex Questions Accompany Diplomatic Options On NKorea
When President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador recently urged the world to sever diplomatic ties with North Korea, she was sketchy on the details: Should all embassies close
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Firm Convictions, Uneasiness At Churches Before Senate Race
There are both firm convictions and uneasy feelings in church pews as Alabama's U.S. Senate race winds down
Associated Press3 min readPolitics
After Allegations, Moore Avoids Spotlight, Questions
Wounded by allegations of sexual misconduct with teens, Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore has largely disappeared from the traditional campaign trail in the race for U.S. Senate, relying on surrogates and social media
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Deaths From Window Blinds Show Need For Cord Ban, Study Says
Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled over 26 years despite decades of safety concerns
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A Look At What Didn't Happen In The Alabama Senate Race
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama's high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents of GOP candidate Roy Moore are bending the truth — or shattering it to pieces — in the campaign's final stretch. One website falsely p
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Tigertown: Morris, Trammell Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame
Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame
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Walk-on To Heisman: Oklahoma's Mayfield Wins In Landslide
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Shelby Bucks Alabama GOP Leaders In Voting Against Moore
Most statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they will vote for Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race with at least one notable exception
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Las Vegas' overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lifelike network of twisting tree roots emerges from the ceiling and branches out into the lobby featuring green, earthy accents, crystal chandeliers and soon, work from British Pop Art legend David Hockney. Steps away from the che
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'Firefighting At Christmas' May Become Normal In California
California Gov. Jerry Brown says deadly and destructive wildfires in winter are "the new normal."
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Poet Robert Frost's Original Christmas Cards On Display
A series of Christmas cards and booklets that feature Robert Frost poems are on display at Vermont's Middlebury College for the first time in more than half a century.
Associated Press2 min readTech
Insider Q&A: PayPal Founder Talks Digital Payments, Bitcoin
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin ponders the pace of innovation in digital payments, security threats and the impact of speculative investing in bitcoin
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Racial Dispute At Beloved Bakery Roils Liberal College Town
Liberal Midwestern town is torn between namesake Oberlin College and beloved bakery accused of racism
Associated Press1 min readPolitics
Writer Detained In Cameroon Accused Of Insulting President
Cameroonian-American writer who teaches in New York is detained, faces charges over writings critical of Central African nation's government
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Officials: Whales, After Deadly Year, Could Become Extinct
Officials with the federal government say it's time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
More Private University Chiefs Top $2M As Pay Keeps Climbing
Study finds presidents of America's private universities saw their pay increase by 9 percent in 2015; topping the list was Wake Forest University's Nathan Hatch, at $4 million
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Hudson River Cleanup Focuses On Shore After Dredging Ends
As General Electric seeks to close the books on a decade-long cleanup of the upper Hudson River, a new fight is simmering over the company's legacy of PCB pollution in the region
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Sandy Hook's Legacy: More Security In Elementary Schools
5 years after Sandy Hook, school districts bolster security, with questions about training and standards
Associated Press3 min readPolitics
Trump Talks Tax Cuts And Budget On Golf Course With Graham
The White House says President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham are discussing tax legislation and upcoming budget talks during a golf game at one of Trump's Florida clubs
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Working Relationship: De Blasio, 1897 Mayor Are Cousins
The genealogy company MyHeritage says it's discovered that Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and onetime Mayor Robert Van Wyck, who was elected in 1897, are 11th cousins five times removed
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