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BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments

or "The Prince Tribute Show" — featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E., Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson honoring the Purple One, along with political statements on... Read more »

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Past few days 'difficult' for former Tennessee coach Summitt

Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses. Read more »

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Pistorius shown in TV interview ahead of murder sentence

After his sentencing hearing last week, convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was mistakenly ushered to a vehicle carrying Barry Steenkamp, father of Reeva, the girlfriend he killed. A police officer... Read more »

Published June 24, 2016

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Magic land Serge Ibaka in draft-night trade with Thunder

The Orlando Magic were looking to get a proven veteran and a rim protector this offseason and they came out with both in Thursday night's NBA draft . Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Vandalism discovered at sacred Native Hawaiian site

Vandals etched crosses on the crumbling remains of the 180-year-old palace of a former Hawaiian king, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said Thursday. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department

Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew email server, the State Department confirmed Thursday. The... Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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The newscasters who have made the most cameos in movies

Television newscasters are increasingly playing themselves in movies like "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice" and in TV dramas like "House of Cards." Not everyone in TV news has gotten into the... Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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CNN hires fired Trump campaign manager Lewandowski

CNN snapped up former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to work as a political commentator on Thursday, only three days after the political operative was fired. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Nevada gambling regulators to weigh new fantasy sports model

A new gambling platform set for approval Thursday in Nevada will further blur the lines between sports betting and fantasy sports, coming as the daily fantasy sports industry argues in the face of... Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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House, Senate GOP seals agreement on $1.1B Zika measure

House and Senate Republicans have reached agreement among themselves on a $1.1 billion measure to combat the Zika virus, but the measure drew immediate opposition from Democrats who signaled they... Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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Ouch! Flu spray fails again, panel urges shot instead

The nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine failed to protect kids again last year, the latest in a string of failures that has prompted an expert panel to recommend that doctors stop giving... Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids

Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the... Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin dies in car crash at age 27

Anton Yelchin, a charismatic and rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new "Star Trek" films, has died at the age of 27. He was killed in a fatal traffic collision early Sunday morning,... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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Record-breaking heat scorches the Southwest

In a desert city used to triple-digit temperatures, some hunker down inside and some head to the pool, while others still want to hit Phoenix's many hiking trails. But with temperatures creeping... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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Next out: Leslie Odom Jr. to exit 'Hamilton' in July

A week after winning a best leading actor Tony Award, Leslie Odom Jr. has announced he will leave the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," joining key principals out the door next month. Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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Abused horses now rehabbed to help veterans with PTSD

After losing sight in his right eye from a 2013 rocket attack in Afghanistan, retired U.S. Army Maj. Dan Thomas recovered with help from an equine therapy program at Walter Reed National Military... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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Recovery schools for addicted teens on the rise

Preston Grundy started drinking at 14 to escape from his depression. He soon moved on to marijuana, Xanax, Adderall and cocaine, smoking pot when he woke each day and snorting pills in the bathroom... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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'Finding Dory' blows animation record out of the water

The forgetful blue fish of "Finding Dory" is box office gold. The Pixar sequel far-surpassed its already Ocean-sized expectations to take in $136.2 million in North American theaters, making it the... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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Scientists battle to save world's coral reefs

After the most powerful El Nino on record heated the world's oceans to never-before-seen levels, huge swaths of once vibrant coral reefs that were teeming with life are now stark white ghost towns... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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As NOW turns 50, feminists hail gains but 'battle goes on'

Fifty years ago, when a small group of activists founded the National Organization for Women, the immediate issue that motivated them was sex discrimination in employment. They were irate that the... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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Preston residents look back on 'Napoleon Dynamite'

Twelve years ago, Preston was a town like any other, a relatively quiet part of southern Idaho with a population of just under 5,000 people. Known for That Famous Preston Night Rodeo and its close... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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AP Interview: Jia Zhangke plans virtual reality romance

Critically acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke says he will make a virtual reality film next year with a romantic story as he and viewers get used to the new medium, and declared: "I think VR is... Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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McIlroy, Mickelson and Fowler miss cut at US Open

Rory McIlroy arrived at the U.S. Open searching for his game. Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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Obama: Climate change biggest threat to US national parks

President Barack Obama says climate change is the biggest threat to U.S. national parks. Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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Southwest braces for heat wave with temps reaching 120

Parts of the U.S. Southwest are bracing for a second summer heat wave as a high pressure ridge rolls in to bake Arizona, California and Nevada in triple-digit temperatures. Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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