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  • Colbert to visit future home of CBS' 'Late Show'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to CBS' "Late Show," his future home.

    The network said Tuesday that Colbert will be a guest on "Late Show..


  • At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story

    NEW YORK (AP) The Tribeca Film Festival is now a teenager. And like most teens, its eyes are on a lot of screens.

    The 13th annual New York festival, which..


  • Dance show 'Soul Train' may boogie onto Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) The groundbreaking song-and-dance show "Soul Train" is chugging toward Broadway.

    Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create "Rock of Ages," has acquired the theatrical stage..


  • Strahan's 'GMA' side job confirmed with his visit

    NEW YORK (AP) Michael Strahan has made good on reports that he's joining "Good Morning America" by paying a visit to the ABC breakfast show on Tuesday.

    The former football..


  • Victoria's Secret announces London fashion show

    LONDON (AP) London is getting a new fashion extravaganza the Victoria's Secret Show, which will take place for the first time in the British capital this year.

    Victoria's Secret..


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  • Hundreds rescued after ferry sinks off South Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Dozens of rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to save more than 470 people, including many high school students, caught on a ferry sinking off..


  • Ferry with 476 people sinking off SKorea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) A South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country's southern coast Wednesday after sending..


  • New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

    NEW YORK (AP) A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been..


  • Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of..


  • Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Kansas City show

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned.

    A spokeswoman for the singer says the 21-year-old..


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  • Marlins snap 8-game skid by beating Nationals 11-2

    MIAMI (AP) Stephen Strasburg against the woebegone Miami Marlins figured to be no contest, and it was.

    Miami won in a rout.

    Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs,..


  • Leake's HR leads Reds over Pirates 7-5 for split

    CINCINNATI (AP) Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole's winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh..


  • Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat M's 5-0

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0..


  • Benches clear in Nationals-Marlins game

    MIAMI (AP) Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond and Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia got into a heated, nose-to-nose conversation at home plate, prompting both benches to clear during the..


  • Pirates beat Reds 8-7 in suspended game

    CINCINNATI (AP) After all those home runs and an overnight delay, it was settled by a single.

    Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin's single in the seventh..


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  • Iraq scrambles to fight polio surge amid conflict

    BAGHDAD (AP) Across parts of Iraq, medical teams in white coats and gloves again roam the streets giving children polio vaccines and marking the walls of their homes, fighting..


  • Police taught to spot signs of psychiatric crisis

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) When a 6-foot-5, 270-pound man with a history of violence broke out of a mental health ward near Philadelphia and tried to withdraw money from a..


  • Uruguay to give medicinal marijuana to prisoners

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) Prisoners in the jails of Uruguay will be able to use marijuana if a doctor says it will benefit their health.

    Uruguay's drug czar Julio Calzada told..


  • Noses, made in Britain: UK touts lab-grown organs

    LONDON (AP) In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory.

    It's far from the..


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  • Asia shares rise, shrug off slower China growth

    TOKYO (AP) Shares rose Wednesday in Asia, led by Japan's Nikkei 225 index, as investors largely shrugged off news that China's economy grew at its slowest pace in 24..


  • US stock markets rebounds after choppy day

    A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday.

    Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower..


  • Stocks end higher, extending a modest rally

    NEW YORK (AP) Stocks managed to close with modest gains on Wall Street after a day of up-and-down trading.

    Coca-Cola rose 4 percent after reporting higher sales of non-carbonated beverages...


  • US stocks are mixed in afternoon trading

    Major U.S. stock indexes were mixed in afternoon trading Tuesday after an early gain faded. A survey on the homebuilding industry weighed on the market most of the day, dragging..


  • Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks

    WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system.

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might..


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  • 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..


  • Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

    BERLIN (AP) It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.

    Called geoengineering, it's..


  • EBay, Icahn settle proxy fight

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Carl Icahn is backing down from his push to remake eBay, settling an acrimonious dispute just ahead of what promised to be an awkward annual..


  • Call of cyber duty: Military academies take on NSA

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) A team of West Point cadets is fending off cyberattacks this week as part of an exercise involving the nation's service academies.

    The annual Cyber Defense..


  • Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

    NEW YORK (AP) As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more..


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  • 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..


  • Students line LA street with desks in protest

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles students protesting neglect of poorer schools took to the streets, and they brought their desks with them.

    Some 375 empty desks blocked a downtown street,..


  • Pets vie for mayor in Colorado fundraiser

    DIVIDE, Colo. (AP) The chief operating officer at the Teller County Regional Animal Shelter in Colorado knows she's not supposed to have favorites, but she wants soulful-eyed bloodhound Pa..


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