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  • 'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and beating formidable contender Johnny Depp.

    According to studio estimates..


  • New portrait unveiled for British queen's birthday

    LONDON (AP) A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by renowned British photographer David Bailey has been unveiled to mark the monarch's 88th birthday.

    The black-and-white photograph, taken at Buckingham Palace..


  • Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

    CAIRO (AP) Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his..


  • 'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The producer of "Touched by an Angel" is back on television with a new series.

    Martha Williamson is the creator and producer of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," a..


  • Egypt's TV satirist off air until after elections

    CAIRO (AP) A Saudi-owned satellite television network says Egypt's top satirist will be off the air until after the upcoming May presidential election to avoid influencing voters.

    The Middle East..


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  • On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

    BOSTON (AP) In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.

    Families celebrated Easter, diners enjoyed the spring weather at sidewalk cafes, and runners easily identified..


  • Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

    For 19..


  • AP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events

    From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event the crucifixion and resurrection of..


  • Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his family to the front of the..


  • Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

    BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian..


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  • Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, when his stunning chip-in on the 18th hole gave him a 64 and..


  • Brewers win in 14th after early brawl with Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Khris Davis delivered the biggest hit in a game interrupted by a punch-filled brawl, homering in the 14th inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh..


  • James, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1

    MIAMI (AP) LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game..


  • Gomez, Snider ejected after Brewer-Pirates brawl

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Travis Snider were ejected Sunday after a shouting match quickly escalated into a full-scale brawl.

    Several punches were..


  • Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) Tim Duncan scored 27 points, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Dallas Mavericks to one field goal in the final seven minutes to rally for..


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  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    WASHINGTON (AP) Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who..


  • Water from Oregon reservoir tests clean

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) There's nothing wrong with the 38 million gallons of water being flushed away from a reservoir in an Oregon city.

    Portland Water Bureau spokeswoman Jaymee Cuti said..


  • Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

    NEW YORK (AP) In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

    Over the last two..


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  • GM boosting China production capacity to 5 million

    BEIJING (AP) The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million.

    Speaking at the..


  • Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

    BEIJING (AP) Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of..


  • Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

    LIMA, Peru (AP) The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru..


  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

    The tiny island state..


  • Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

    WASHINGTON (AP) Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the..


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  • NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

    SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.

    Houbolt..


  • Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

    WASHINGTON (AP) Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December.

    But the agency says..


  • Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

    NEW YORK (AP) Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of..


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  • Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

    YORK, Pa. (AP) Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an..


  • Miss America: Rethink suspension over prom query

    YORK, Pa. (AP) Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion..


  • Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation

    BOSTON (AP) Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas.

    University President Ronald Machtley (MAYK'-lee) says students..


  • 79-year-old player joins Dubuque elementary band

    DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing.

    That's because Tony Boland is a 79-year-old flute player.

    Boland asked..


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