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Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night. Read more »

Published 5 hours ago

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Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity

With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: "Stille Nacht, Heilige... Read more »

Published 10 hours ago

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Over and out: TV flops, exits and endings in 2014

Along with its triumphs, the world of TV had its share of setbacks in 2014. Here's a sample: Read more »

Published 14 hours ago

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AP PHOTOS: A look at 2014 in the business world

No one said the recovery from the global financial crisis would be easy and 2014 provided that in spades. Read more »

Published 14 hours ago

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Experts: It was a busy, black-eye year for disease control

Health officials are celebrating some important victories in 2014, and Time magazine even named Ebola fighters the persons of the year. Nevertheless, this was a black-eye year for public health. Read more »

Published 14 hours ago

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Amazon-Hachette feud headlines book news in 2014

Like a serial for the digital age, the book world's most dramatic story of 2014 unfolded in installments, often in real time. Read more »

Published 14 hours ago

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A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student thinks exile may not... Read more »

Published 15 hours ago

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and... Read more »

Published 16 hours ago

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and... Read more »

Published 16 hours ago

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Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point

Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent — and that may be his best strategy. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan

Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony Corp. on its website Friday. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysm

Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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State: Local options needed for juvenile offenders

When juvenile offenders appear before Fifth Judicial Circuit Judge Scott Myren, he tries to get them help they need in the northern communities he presides over. It's not always an easy process. Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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Liberia holds Senate vote amid Ebola fears

Health workers manned polling stations across Liberia on Saturday as voters cast their ballots in a twice-delayed Senate election that has been criticized for its potential to spread the deadly... Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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WHO: Recorded Ebola deaths top 7,000

The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said as United Nations... Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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Kim Jong Un game spoof 'Glorious Leader!' moving forward

The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following a cyberattack and threats of violence against... Read more »

Published yesterday

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AP Interview: Author says Sony hack threatens all, offers $100,000 for rights to film

Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values against anonymous terrorists. Read more »

Published yesterday

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9 films advance in Oscars shortlist for best foreign film

The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games

The bowls haven't disclosed their asking prices, but sports marketing experts contacted by The Associated Press estimated the annual cost for the top-tier games ranges from $25 million to more than... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Flu season, early again, hitting hard in South and Midwest

Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the South and Midwest. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Hackers warn not to release 'The Interview' in any form

Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony Pictures Entertainment, gloating over the studio's "wise" decision to cancel the release of "The Interview" and warning not to distribute the film "in any... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Celebrities react to latest Sony hack developments

Latest reaction from Hollywood and beyond to the Sony hacking scandal and President Obama's remarks Friday that the studio "made a mistake" in not releasing its embattled film "The Interview" Read more »

Published yesterday

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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths; Utah among states where illnesses have occurred

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states. Read more »

Published Dec. 19, 2014

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Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet. Read more »

Published Dec. 18, 2014

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'Team America' screenings also pulled from theaters

Programmed as a playful substitute to "The Interview," Trey Parker and Matt Stone's North Korea comedy "Team America: World Police" also has been pulled from theaters. Read more »

Published Dec. 18, 2014

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