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The Muppets to team up with Lindsey Stirling and other YouTube stars

It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to stream the video. Read more »

Published 13 hours ago

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Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. Read more »

Published 14 hours ago

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Derek Hough says he's being careful after 'Dancing' injuries

Derek Hough, who was recently injured while rehearsing a dance routine, says it's not in his nature to take it easy. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all... Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Snow, cold keep New England skiers, riders stoked into May

Skiers and snowboarders at Vermont's Sugarbush resort have spent the morning on the slopes and played golf in the afternoon — testament to the abundance of snow that extended the season at... Read more »

Published 23 hours ago

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Ellis Island expands its story of US immigration history

Not all of the stories at Ellis Island's immigration museum are about someone's great-grandfather arriving as a boy from Europe at the start of the 20th century. Read more »

Published 23 hours ago

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day

Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings,... Read more »

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American Pharoah gives Baffert 4th Derby win

The win by the sweet-striding colt gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his fourth Derby win, and jockey Victor Espinoza his third and second in a row. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Honolulu Food Festival explores the wonders of canned meat

An annual food festival in Honolulu features an unlikely star — Spam canned meat. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsure

The blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa stare silently from a hilltop overlooking this city in the Himalayan foothills. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Blues legend B.B. King in hospice at his home in Las Vegas

Blues legend B.B. King remains in hospice care Saturday at his home in Las Vegas. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts

At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about... Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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The Latest on Nepal: Quake death toll climbs past 6,600

A week after a massive earthquake hit Nepal, police say the death toll from the disaster has climbed past 6,600. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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B.B. King in home hospice care, his website says

usician B.B. King is in home hospice care in Las Vegas, according to his official website. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Branstad declares state of emergency in response to bird flu

A state of emergency was declared Friday by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad with nearly 17 million chickens and turkeys dead, dying or scheduled to be euthanized due to a widening bird flu outbreak. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Despite protests, Expo 2015 a potential diplomatic setting

The Expo 2015 world's fair showed potential as a backdrop for serious diplomacy as it opened Friday for a six-month run, even as it also served as a lightning rod for anti-globalization protests. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76

Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and a solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and... Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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First lady: I "fell in love" with NYC's new Whitney museum

Michelle Obama praised New York's Whitney Museum of American Art for its outreach to the community during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the museum's new downtown home Thursday and said she "fell in... Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Documentary on T-rex discovery leads to pardon request

Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. But there's one... Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Revolution of the Eye: Museum show takes on art and early TV

From Salvador Dali's turn on "What's My Line?" to a dreamy, cherry-topped ice cream sundae thought up by Andy Warhol for a restaurant commercial, modern art indelibly influenced early television. Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Food, Italy and Milan: Expo 2015 seeks to feed the planet

Milan's Expo 2015 world's fair has heady ambitions, the biggest of which is to devise a plan to feed the planet as it brings together 145 nations to focus on food and nutrition. Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Toxic waste defiles defunct chemical plant in Hungary

Greenpeace says leaking, rusted barrels full of toxic materials stored in the open at a defunct chemical company in Hungary could cause an environmental catastrophe. The government says it will... Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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German measles officially eliminated in North, South America

Health officials say the first region of the world to rid itself of German measles is North and South America. Read more »

Published April 29, 2015

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Nik Wallenda walks on moving 400-foot-high Ferris wheel; active volcano or pyramids in the future?

The performances of daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda have taken him between Chicago skyscrapers, over Niagara Falls and across a gorge near the Grand Canyon. He can now add a spinning Ferris... Read more »

Published April 29, 2015

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