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April 24, 2018 - 8:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill, just freed from prison, rings bell before start of Game 5 of Sixers-Heat series in Philadelphia .
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File - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Humphrey Elementary school participate in a state-wide walk-in prior to classes in Chandler, Ariz. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education, an unprecedented action in a conservative state without many union protections. A chunky-text look at what's happening in the run-up to the first-ever statewide strike. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
April 24, 2018 - 7:38 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona policymakers have yet to agree how to increase teacher pay or education funding ahead of a first-ever statewide walkout this week, prompting calls from Democrats and even one Republican to generate new tax revenue in the conservative state. Republicans who control the state...
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FILE - This March 8, 2017 file photo shows former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ceremony hosted by Congregation Beth Israel in Houston. George, who will turn 94 in June 2018, was hospitalized Sunday, April 22, 2018, with sepsis, an infection that spread to his bloodstream It's a serious condition at any age, but he is said to be responding to treatments and recovering. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 7:34 pm
You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, but it does the body no favors, and one partner's health clearly affects...
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Senior PGA Championship defending champion Bernhard Langer smiles while talking to officials during media day for the 2018 golf tournament at Harbor Shores Golf Course in Benton Harbor, Mich., Monday, April 23, 2018. Langer announced that he will not be competing in this year's championship because his son is graduating from high school the very same weekend. (Don Campbell/The Herald-Palladium via AP)/The Herald-Palladium via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Bernhard Langer has compiled 36 victories and just over $25 million in earnings on the PGA Tour Champions, and he is a seven-time player of the year. It might help the others if the 60-year-old German takes a week off every now and then. "Sometimes they say, 'Why don't you take a week off?' I joke...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2017 file photo, Dr. Garen Wintemute, an emergency room physician at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, shows the website of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, on a computer in the hospital in Sacramento, Calif. Gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16 year period ending in 2015, driven largely by a decline of African-American homicide victims, a recent and rare scientific study of firearm violence found. Researchers at the University of California, Davis published their findings in the May issue of Annals of Epidemiology after reviewing the 50,921 firearm deaths recorded in California between 2000 and 2015. The researchers said it's the first such deep analysis of California gun deaths in 30 years. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
April 24, 2018 - 7:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015, driven largely by a decline in gang violence and falling homicide rates among black and Hispanic male victims, a recent study of firearm violence has found. Researchers at the University of California,...
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Bill Cosby, left, arrives with his wife, Camille, for his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 24, 2018 - 7:15 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault retrial will begin deliberating Wednesday after a searing day of closing arguments in which the comedian was variously portrayed as a calculating predator who is finally being brought to justice, or the victim of a multimillion-dollar...
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April 24, 2018 - 7:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Game of Thrones" and a key figure in the #MeToo movement are among the winners of this year's Webby Awards. Miranda won the Webby for public service and social activism for his work raising money for charities assisting Puerto Rico in the aftermath of...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League semifinal, first leg, soccer match between Liverpool and Roma at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
April 24, 2018 - 6:50 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah looked to the ground and held up his hands, almost apologizing for the sheer beauty of his goals. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp laughed to himself in incredulity. Roma's players, former teammates of Salah, were shellshocked. Anfield rocked in jubilation. In...
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April 24, 2018 - 6:32 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have to wait at least one more day before taking their swings against former teammate Alex Cobb. Cobb, now with the Baltimore Orioles, was scheduled to face his old team on Tuesday night before the game was postponed by rain. Thus, Cobb will start Wednesday in...
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FILE - This June 26, 2012, file photo shows television actress Allison Mack at a party in Los Angeles. Federal prosecutors say television actress Allison Mack, from "Smallville" has been charged with sex trafficking for helping recruit women to be slaves of a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru. Mack, 35, was accused in an indictment unsealed Friday in federal court in Brooklyn. She was scheduled to appear in court later Friday. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Allison Mack, the TV actress who starred in The CW network's "Smallville," was bailed out of jail on Tuesday and met with a chaotic scene outside a courthouse where she's charged with helping recruit women as sex slaves for the leader of a self-improvement group in upstate New York...
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