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  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Court records show Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation.

    Arnett filed a divorce petition..


  • Seeger will be celebrated at Hudson River festival

    BEACON, N.Y. (AP) Folk singer Pete Seeger's life will be celebrated at the annual Clearwater Festival this summer.

    Seeger died in January at age 94, after surviving his wife Toshi..


  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The Budweiser Made in America music festival is coming to Los Angeles, but who is performing and how the city will manage the two-day concert are..


  • Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC

    NEW YORK (AP) Malcolm Young of AC/DC is taking a break from the band to focus on his health.

    The announcement saying the 61-year-old guitarist is in "ill health" was..


  • Young raises $6M in Kickstarter campaign for Pono

    NEW YORK (AP) Neil Young has raised more than $6 million through a Kickstarter campaign to fund the singer-songwriter's digital music project PonoMusic.

    Kickstarter closed the campaign Tuesday after it..


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  • Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) Fears rose Thursday for the fate of 289 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with..


  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

    1. ORDERS BY SHIP'S CREW DRAW SCRUTINY

    As the doomed South Korean ferry listed severely,..


  • Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

    PERTH, Australia (AP) A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two..


  • Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by..


  • Pro-Russian gunmen make inroads in eastern Ukraine

    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through..


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  • Hopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comeback

    PATERSON, N.J. (AP) The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium.

    Though silent for decades, the..


  • Real Madrid wins 19th Copa del Rey title

    VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Gareth Bale raced down the field, avoided a defender and rolled the ball under goalkeeper Jose Pinto in the 90th minute, giving Real Madrid a 2-1..


  • Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson

    NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a deal.

    Johnson met with the Jets all day Tuesday..


  • Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a forensic expert..


  • Pistorius trial: Defense tries to build case

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) Oscar Pistorius' lawyers at his murder trial Wednesday tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum, but the prosecutor sharply questioned the credentials and findings of..


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  • 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..


  • 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..


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  • Home sales of $10 million rise in Connecticut town

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in..


  • Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich (GREN'-ich) leading an increase..


  • Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) President Barack Obama says it's more urgent than ever for the U.S. to move forward on job training.

    Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are trumpeting $600..


  • US stocks rise, extending gains into third day

    Investors sent stock prices higher for a third day in a row Wednesday. Major U.S. indexes rose as more companies reported solid earnings and traders welcomed encouraging news about China's..


  • Hot models at this year's New York Auto Show

    NEW YORK (AP) With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here..


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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..


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