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  • 'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

    NEW YORK (AP) The brash animated series "The Boondocks" returns Monday to Adult Swim for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but..


  • Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

    WASHINGTON (AP) Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."

    Publisher Simon & Shuster said..


  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Maroon 5 frontman-turned designer Adam Levine says his lack of fashion training is not a problem.

    "I don't know how to read music, but I can..


  • Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.

    A partial list of his works:

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  • Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

    NEW YORK (AP) During the 25th Annual Rain Forest concert at Carnegie Hall, Chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a..


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  • AP PHOTOS: Stratocaster still a favorite at 60

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl.

    Some of the most legendary guitarists in music history have elicited..


  • Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political..


  • Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Canadian police confirmed Thursday an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself..


  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.

    Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned,..


  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster..


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  • Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.

    There's a flashy brand of basketball being played by a new pair of rising California rivals...


  • Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick..


  • 10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

    Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.

    Bubba Watson earns his second green jacket and marathoners compete in Vienna,..


  • Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

    DENVER (AP) Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota..


  • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

    ST. LOUIS (AP) Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago..


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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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  • Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

    WASHINGTON (AP) More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but..


  • Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer

    DWORP, Belgium (AP) The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is..


  • Brewers seeks to rekindle Belgium's love of beer

    DWORP, Belgium (AP) The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is..


  • US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

    Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up.

    The stock market appeared set in the morning for its fourth consecutive positive open, but..


  • Judge wants Detroit mayor to back bankruptcy plan

    DETROIT (AP) Looking years ahead, the judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy says he wants assurances from elected leaders that they'll follow the final plan that gets the city back on..


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  • 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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  • 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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