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House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

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Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul. More>>

British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker

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London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England. More>>

The Latest: Westminster attacker born Adrian Russell Ajao

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London's top terror officer says Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao. More>>

House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

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Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul. More>>

Ivanka Trump: A White House force, just not an 'employee'

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Government watchdogs are continuing to complain about Ivanka Trump's unique role at her father's White House. More>>

Bye, Michigan _ time for new lovable underdogs Xavier, SC

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Michigan's ouster from the NCAA Tournament makes room for a new lovable underdog to step up. More>>

The Latest: Arizona's loss means three 2-seeds are out

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Las Vegas casinos are favoring North Carolina as the NCAA Tournament resets to a 16-team field. More>>

Sunken S.Korean ferry set to be loaded on transport vessel

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Nearly three years after it capsized and sank into the violent seas off South Korea's southwestern coast, workers slowly pulled up the 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from the waters on Thursday. More>>

White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

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The long-promised GOP health bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is on the brink, short of votes just hours before Republican leaders plan to put it on the House floor. More>>

Police: Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute

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Four people including a police officer are dead and a suspect is in custody after shootings at a bank and a law firm, followed by a standoff at an apartment complex in northern Wisconsin. More>>

Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

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Israeli police say they have arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers in the U.S. Police say the suspect's motives are unclear. More>>

10 Things to Know for Friday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Raids net 7 arrests after London attack; AP Exclusive: US probes offshore banking of ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort; GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote. More>>

Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US

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Utah's governor has announced he will sign legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country. More>>

Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate

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A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who authorities said came to the U.S. illegally from Central America. More>>

The Latest: Dozens of French teenagers return to homeland

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the attack outside Britain's Parliament in London. More>>

A look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament Video included

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A look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament. More>>

Brady's Super Bowl jerseys returned to New England Patriots

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Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots. More>>

London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52 Video included

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British armed police have carried out a raid on a property in the central English city of Birmingham, after an attacker killed four people before being fatally shot by police within Parliament's grounds. More>>

Police: Random racist violence ends in death of black man Video included

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New York City officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore, "an assault" on the city's inclusiveness and diversity. More>>

White House defends GOP lawmaker's decision to brief Trump Video included

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The chairman of the House intelligence committee says communications of Donald Trump and his transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets and improperly distributed throughout spy agencies. More>>

SCIENCE SAYS: Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

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New research says more cancer-causing mutations are due to random chance than heredity or lifestyle risks, but lots of tumors still are preventable. More>>

Death rates up for middle age whites with little education

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Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. More>>

British ex-con, 52, carried out Westminster attack

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The 52-year-old Briton identified as the Westminster Bridge attacker had a raft of convictions _ including assault, weapons possession and public order offenses _ spanning two decades, London police said. More>>

AP sources: US to approve Keystone XL pipeline

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Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to formally approve it. More>>

Perry blasts election of 1st gay Texas A&M student president

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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says the first openly gay student body president at his alma mater, Texas A&M University, may have "stolen" the election. More>>

Poland's WWII museum opens amid an uncertain future

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A major World War II museum has opened in northern Poland amid plans by the government to change its content to fit its nationalist views. More>>

Democrats threaten delay on Supreme Court nominee

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Following two days of largely uncontroversial testimony by Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a series of lawyers, advocacy groups and former colleagues will tell the Senate Judiciary Committee why they should _ or should not _ confirm him. More>>

Airlift of forces in Syria shows growing US involvement

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The U.S. is deepening its involvement in the war against the Islamic State group after an unprecedented airlift of Arab and Kurdish fighters behind enemy lines. More>>

AP Exclusive: US probe of ex-Trump aide extends to Cyprus Video included

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U.S. Treasury agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe. More>>

Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer's Eurovision performance

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Organizers of the Eurovision song contest say they're taking the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia's contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering the country. More>>

The Latest: Jewish leaders welcome arrest of threat suspect

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the arrest of a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man in a string of bomb threats targeting U.S. Jewish community centers shows the Justice Department will not tolerate religious-oriented attacks. More>>

Northern Ireland bids farewell to ex-IRA chief McGuinness

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Londonderry is filling with mourners for the funeral of former IRA chief Martin McGuinness, who helped lead his militant movement to compromise with British Protestants. More>>

Let there be light: German scientists test 'artificial sun'

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Scientists in Germany are flipping the switch on what's being described as "the world's largest artificial sun," hoping it will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuel. More>>

Car tries to ram Antwerp shopping area; security tightened

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Belgian authorities have raised security in the port of Antwerp after a car with French license plates drove at high speed through a busy shopping street, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way. More>>

A look at attacks where vehicles have been used as weapons Video included

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When an attacker plowed a vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, it was the latest in a string of incidents in which drivers used their vehicles as weapons. More>>

Kristi Yamaguchi tweets 'break a leg' to Nancy Kerrigan

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A good luck tweet from Kristi Yamaguchi to former Olympic figure skating teammate Nancy Kerrigan is drawing online attention. More>>

Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor

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Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city. More>>

Debbie Reynolds' son says she prepared him for her death

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Todd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up "for her leaving the planet" the day his sister and Reynolds' daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December. More>>

At 93 years old, Zimbabwe's Mugabe remains a jet-setter

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Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president.". More>>

Some of the youngest opioid victims are curious toddlers Video included

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Some of the youngest victims of the nation's opioid epidemic are children under age 5 who die after swallowing opioids. More>>

Rights of learning-disabled students bolstered by high court

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The rights of millions of learning-disabled students have been bolstered in a unanimous Supreme Court ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. More>>

Miller and Mack still close after time together at Xavier

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Arizona coach Sean Miller and Xavier coach Chris Mack take strong connection in Sweet 16 showdown. More>>

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament Video included

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A knife-wielding man goes on a deadly rampage at the heart of Britain's seat of power, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. More>>

The Latest: Chinese citizen among injured in London attack Video included

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The Latest: South Korea's acting head of state has instructed the country's Foreign Ministry to help the five South Korean nationals injured in London during Wednesday's attack outside Parliament. More>>

Take that! Pyongyang lambastes Trump as too much like Obama

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North Korea has a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump he probably wasn't expecting: he's too much like Barack Obama. More>>

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament Video included

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A session of Britain's House of Commons has been suspended as witnesses reported hearing sounds like gunfire nearby. More>>

The Latest: China, Australia leaders discuss London attack Video included

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The leader of Britain's House of Commons says a man has been shot by police at Parliament. More>>

Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of House showdown Video included

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President Donald Trump and House leaders are intensifying pressure on conservatives and other Republicans as crunch time approaches on their health care bill. More>>

South Korean ferry that sank 3 years ago lifted from sea

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Nearly three years after it capsized and sank into the violent seas off South Korea's southwestern coast, workers slowly pulled up the 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from the waters on Thursday. More>>

Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

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The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in similarly shocking attacks: What is the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding before them. More>>

Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe Video included

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The chairman of the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump's communications may have been "monitored" during the transition period in an "incidental collection.". More>>

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Manafort secretly worked for Russian billionaire to advance interests of Putin, AP learns; GOP leaders boost pressure as health bill crunch time nears; Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch unscathed facing last day of hearings. More>>

Gorsuch to Democrats: No return to 'horse and buggy' era Video included

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch heads into his final day at a Senate witness table unscathed, after parrying a long day of Democratic questions and at times attacks over his views on President Donald Trump and how he's ruled on specific cases. More>>

Police: White sword killer went to NY to attack black people Video included

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Police say a white man accused of stabbing a black man to death with a sword in New York City told investigators he traveled to the media capital of the world to make a statement and attack black people. More>>

Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

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A verdict has been reached in the trial of a Massachusetts pharmacy co-founder over a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened 700 others in 2012. More>>

Serial numbers, game photos may help verify Brady jerseys

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How will authorities authenticate Brady's stolen jerseys? Customizations, game photos and serial numbers might be clues. More>>

Republicans rebelling against health care risk Trump's wrath

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Hard-line House Republicans considering voting against the House GOP health bill are bracing for payback from a president who claims his favorite biblical passage is 'an eye for an eye.'. More>>

Mom: Teen daughter afraid to come home after Chicago attack

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Police say a 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys and her ordeal was streamed lived on Facebook. More>>

LAPD: Latinos report fewer sex crimes amid immigration fears

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Los Angeles' police chief says reports of sexual assault and domestic violence by Latino residents have dropped amid concerns that those in the country illegally could face deportation if they interact with police. More>>

AP Exclusive: Before Trump job, Manafort worked to aid Putin Video included

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The Associated Press has learned that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin. More>>

Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future

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Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open. More>>

US tells allies to do more amid new offensive against IS

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The U.S. and top officials from the 68-nation coalition fighting the Islamic State group are looking to increase the pressure on the extremists. More>>

For some airline passengers, new warnings bring new hurdles Video included

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Banning laptops and tablets on some international flights is the latest indignity thrust upon airline passengers for vague reasons. More>>

High Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

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The Supreme Court is bolstering the rights of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. More>>

APNewsBreak: Illinois governor seeks prison tower cameras

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in prison watchtowers with security cameras, an effort to cut down on overtime costs for the cash-strapped state. More>>

New idea shakes up dinosaur family tree for T. Rex and pals

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Tyrannosaurus Rex and his buddies could be on the move as a new study proposes a massive shake-up of the dinosaur family tree. More>>

US forces ferry Syrian-Kurdish fighters behind IS lines

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Syrian activists say dozens of civilians are dead or still missing after an airstrike on a shelter for the displaced in an Islamic State-held village in northern Syria. More>>

Worried about getting old? Poll sees optimism grow with age

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A new survey finds greater worry about the typical concerns of aging among younger people than older people. More>>

Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after Trump swipe

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Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. More>>

Puerto Rico in scarce supply of hair dye amid baseball fever

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Pharmacies and beauty stores across Puerto Rico are running out of hair dye as a growing number of men go blond in support of the island's baseball players who bleached their hair as a bonding ritual ahead of the World Baseball Classic. More>>

Chance the Rapper to play Lollapalooza in Chicago hometown

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Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper returns to his hometown of Chicago this summer to headline the Lollapalooza music festival. More>>

SEC Rises: Football league has 3 teams vying for Elite Eight

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Long considered a football power, the Southeastern Conference is showing some basketball promise. More>>

'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87

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Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York. More>>

US, South Korea say North Korea's latest missile test fails

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South Korea says the latest missile launch test by North Korea has ended in a failure. More>>

US edges Japan 2-1, advances to WBC championship game Video included

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Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones' grounder to third in the eighth inning, and the United States reached the championship game of the World Baseball Classic for the first time by beating Japan 2-1. More>>

Police: Mom let 2-year-old handle gun before fatal shooting

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Police say a woman arrested after her 2-year-old son picked up her loaded handgun and fatally shot his 9-year-old brother said she previously allowed the 2-year-old to practice pulling the trigger of the gun when it was unloaded. More>>

Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip

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President Donald Trump has yet to make good on his pledge to pursue closer cooperation and friendlier ties to Russia, but a planned trip to Russia by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may test whether the detente will be more than just talk. More>>

Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate Video included

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President Donald Trump is rallying support for the Republican health care overhaul by taking his case directly to GOP lawmakers at the Capitol. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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10 Things to Know for Wednesday. More>>

Altered Facebook news headline jolts Virginia governor race

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An altered Facebook headline on a newspaper story involving a statue of Robert E. Lee has blown up into a major sore point in the Virginia GOP primary for governor. More>>

No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says Video included

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is facing at least 10 hours of questions from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing. More>>

Uber vows to change direction, become more humane company

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Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company. More>>

S. Korea prosecutors grill Park over corruption allegations

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South Korean prosecutors have grilled the country's just-ousted president in a long-awaited investigation of corruption allegations that ended her rule and now threaten to put her in jail. More>>

That's not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

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A snake carried onto a commuter airplane flying between Alaska communities caused a commotion this past weekend. More>>

APNewsBreak: 124 Illinois prison nurses get layoff notices

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More than 100 nurses at Illinois prisons have received layoff notices telling them their jobs are being privatized. More>>

Trump signs NASA bill, ponders sending Congress to space Video included

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President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill that adds exploration of Mars as a NASA goal. More>>

Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

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The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats. More>>

Police: Chicago teen apparently gang-raped on Facebook Live

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Chicago Police are searching for five or six men or boys suspected of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl on Facebook live. More>>

French minister resigns over probe into daughters' jobs

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France's financial prosecutor's office has opened a preliminary investigation into a report that Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux hired his two daughters for 24 temporary parliamentary jobs. More>>

APNewsBreak: Virginia governor pardons 'Norfolk 4' sailors

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has pardoned four former sailors who became known as the "Norfolk Four" as they fought rape and murder convictions, saying police intimidated them into falsely confessing to the crimes two decades ago. More>>

No new threat led to airline laptop limits, officials say Video included

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The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing most types of electronics in their carry-on luggage. More>>

Dylann Roof's friend gets over 2 years for hindering FBI

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The only person to whom Dylann Roof confided his racist plan to massacre worshippers at a historically black church in South Carolina is set to be sentenced for lying to the FBI. More>>

Accelerated executions: Arkansas plans 8 over 10-day period

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After nearly a dozen years without an execution, Arkansas is racing to put eight men to death next month over a 10-day period. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claim of fleeing doctors rings false

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President Donald Trump contends doctors are fleeing the medical profession because of "Obamacare," but an AP Fact Check finds that dire claim is not supported by the data. More>>

The Latest: Royal Jordanian to enforce ban starting Friday

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The Latest: Dubai-based Emirates says it's not aware of ban on electronics in aircraft cabins on US-bound flights. More>>

Gorsuch, students defend his questions about women at work Video included

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says he taught his law school students about inappropriate questions from prospective employers, contradicting a student who accused him of showing a lack of respect for working women during a classroom discussion. More>>

AP Interview: McConnell rejects Trump's foreign aid cuts Video included

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AP Interview: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning Republicans of political consequences if they oppose health care legislation facing a vote in the House. More>>

Ukraine lawmaker: Manafort tried to hide $750,000 payment Video included

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A Ukrainian lawmaker has published a document that he says ties Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party. More>>

Police: 3-year-old twins die in Missouri pond accident

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Authorities say 3-year-old twins died in a "tragic accident" in a Missouri pond after they apparently wandered from home as their father slept. More>>

The Latest: McGuinness' coffin carried through streets

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Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair says the peace process in northern Ireland wouldn't have been possible without the courage displayed by Martin McGuinness. More>>

Israel plans mass evacuation if war erupts again

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Israel is making contingency plans to evacuate up to a quarter- million people from communities along the Gaza and Lebanese borders to get them away from missile attacks if war erupts again with Hamas or Hezbollah. More>>

Ireland's McGuinness trod unlikely path from war to peace

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From Bogside battlegrounds to the center of Belfast government power-sharing, Martin McGuinness traveled a long-unthinkable path from war to peace. More>>

Thailand's coin-eating turtle dies of intestinal blockage

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Tourists in eastern Thailand used to toss coins at a green sea turtle who lived in a pond in eastern Thailand, wishing for luck and longevity. More>>

Potential French first lady holds American-style campaign

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In a break with French tradition, presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has formed an inseparable team with his wife Brigitte _ his former high school theater teacher, 24 years his senior, who is campaigning by his side. More>>

Stolen Van Gogh paintings return to Amsterdam after 14 years

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The Van Gogh Museum has welcomed home two paintings by the Dutch expressionist master more than 14 years after they were snatched in a nighttime heist. More>>

Czech zoo saws off rhino horns to keep its animals safe

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A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn. More>>

Labs extend purebred dog popularity record; Rottweilers rise

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Labrador retrievers have extended their record run as America's most popular dog breed. More>>

Martin McGuinness, IRA leader turned peacemaker, dies at 66 Video included

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Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army warlord who led his underground, paramilitary movement toward reconciliation with its age-old British enemies, has died, his Sinn Fein party announced Tuesday on Twitter. More>>

Heartbreak and paperwork weigh on Brussels attack victims

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In the year since suicide bombings ripped through the Brussels airport and subway, those affected have found themselves imploring the Belgian government to recognize them as victims. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch to face daylong questioning in Senate; Ban aimed at electronics in cabins of some US-bound flights; Martin McGuinness, Irish rebel turned politician, dies at 66. More>>

Hong Kong set to pick new leader anointed by Beijing

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Hong Kong is poised to select a leader on March 26, but the choice will be made by a committee of mostly pro-Beijing elites rather than voters from the city's 7.3 million residents, under a system strongly criticized during 2014's pro-democracy protests. More>>

'If you can play, play': Chris Bosh speaks on rest debate

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Chris Bosh speaks to The Associated Press about the rest-or-play debate and how he's coping while not playing this season. More>>

Fox pulls Napolitano from air after Trump report

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Fox News Channel has pulled analyst Andrew Napolitano from the air after it was not able to substantiate his commentary that British intelligence had been involved in spying on Donald Trump for former President Obama. More>>

GOP leaders propose health bill changes to help older people Video included

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Top House Republicans hunting votes for their health care overhaul are proposing amendments aimed at providing more help for older people. More>>

Comey: FBI probing Trump-Russia links, wiretap claims bogus Video included

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A congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the presidential election that has so far unfolded behind closed doors moves into the open with a public hearing featuring FBI Director James Comey. More>>

Cameron jokes he doesn't have to hear Trump wiretaps anymore

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Former British Prime Minister David Cameron jokes he doesn't have to listen to U.S. President Donald Trump's wiretapped conversations anymore. More>>

Ban aimed at electronics in cabins of some US-bound flights

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Royal Jordanian Airlines is advising passengers that laptops, iPads, cameras and other electronics won't be allowed in carry-on luggage for U.S.-bound flights starting Tuesday. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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10 Things to Know for Tuesday: FBI probes Trump-Russia links; Neil Gorsuch gets grilled by Democrats; Britain to start EU exit on March 29. More>>

Macron, Le Pen clash in first French election TV debate

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The five leading candidates for France's presidential election are holding their first debate Monday, with centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen leading polls and jobs and security among voters' top concerns. More>>

Michigan man dies, day after event to celebrate his life

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A Michigan lawyer and Republican activist has died, a day after hundreds of people attended a celebration of his life. More>>

Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

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Mystery solved: Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in possession of international media member. More>>

YouTube reverses some restrictions on gay-themed content

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YouTube is explaining why some gay-themed content is being restricted following complaints from users. More>>

First daughter Ivanka Trump gets West Wing office

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First daughter Ivanka Trump is not getting an official government job, but she has a White House office and will get access to classified information. More>>

High court nominee: I'll be unbiased or 'hang up the robe'

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Senate hearings are getting underway on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch. More>>

The Latest: Manafort says he had 'no role' in DNC hack Video included

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President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of fabricating allegations of election interference against Russia. More>>

US boycotts UN rights council debate on Israel, Palestinians

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The U.S. State Department says the United States is boycotting a session at the U.N. Human Rights Council that focuses on Palestine and other Arab occupied territories, saying it is biased against Israel. More>>

Guardian of Rockefeller fortune, philanthropy dies at 101

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David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and the last of his generation in the iconic Rockefeller family, has died at the age of 101. More>>

Who's happy, who's not: Norway tops list, US falls Video included

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A new global happiness report finds that money doesn't quite buy happiness as Norway vaults to No. 1 and the United States keeps falling down in the rankings. More>>

Where's the line? Theme parks aiming to eliminate them

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At Universal Orlando Resort's new "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon" ride, waiting in line has been replaced by lounging on couches and listening to a racy barber shop quartet sing until it's your turn to get on the ride. More>>

Al-Qaida steps up violence against Syrian government

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Syrian state TV: Government forces regain control of Damascus areas attacked, captured by rebels the previous day. More>>

Russian opposition leader Navalny is doused in green liquid

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Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been doused in a bright green liquid by an unknown assailant in the Siberian city of Barnaul. More>>

The countdown begins: Britain to start EU exit on March 29

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Britain's government says it will trigger Article 50, signaling Britain's departure from the European Union, on March 29. More>>

AP Exclusive: Orly video shows attacker rushing soldier

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Video of a suspected Islamic extremist at Paris' Orly airport shows a soldier caught by surprise when an attacker drops a shopping bag and grabs her from behind. More>>

Counting Americans: A new Mideast box on census is sensitive

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Americans from the Middle East and North Africa may soon be counted in the U.S. census as distinct members of their country, not as "white" or "some other race.". More>>

Pope begs forgiveness for church role in Rwanda genocide

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Pope Francis has begged forgiveness for the "sins and failings of the church and its members" during Rwanda's 1994 genocide and told Rwanda's president that he hoped his apology would help the country heal. More>>

From bedroom to boardroom, Supreme Court is in your business

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From bedroom to boardroom, Supreme Court is in your business. More>>

Japan, Russia bolster cooperation, urge NKorean restraint

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The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Senate hearings get underway on Trump's Supreme Court pick Gorsuch; Russia inquiry on Capitol Hill goes _ at last _ before public hearing; Who's happy, who's not: Norway tops list, US falls. More>>

Pink diamond worth millions shown in London ahead of auction

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Sotheby's is displaying the startling "pink star" diamond in London ahead of its being auctioned for sale in Hong Kong next month. More>>

How the Media Insight Project poll was conducted

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The Media Insight Project poll on sharing news on social media was conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute Nov. 9-Dec. More>>

Battered by scandal, Marines issue new social media policy

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The Marine Corps has issued a longer and more detailed social media policy after being battered by a nude photo-sharing scandal. More>>

Who's happy, who's not: Norway tops list, US falls Video included

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A new global happiness report finds that money doesn't quite buy happiness as Norway vaults to No. 1 and the United States keeps falling down in rankings. More>>

China's trading partners alarmed by food import controls

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China's trading partners are trying to persuade Beijing to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports _ including low-risk items such as wine and chocolate. More>>

NCAA Tournament picks up steam just before Sweet 16

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In need of a jolt after three so-so days, the NCAA Tournament got it with a scintillating Sunday of high-level basketball. More>>

Jimmy Breslin, chronicler of wise guys and underdogs, dies

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Author-columnist Jimmy Breslin, the legendary street-smart chronicler of wise guys and underdogs, has died. More>>

Thornwell leads South Carolina to 88-81 NCAA upset of Duke

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Sindarius Thornwell had 22 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina upset No. 2 seed Duke 88-81 to reach the Sweet 16 in the East Regional. More>>

The Latest: Sweet 16 set after 2 more major upsets

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The Latest: After Florida beat Virginia, two more SEC-ACC showdowns Sunday. More>>

A Muppet with autism to be welcomed soon on 'Sesame Street'

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Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted, and that certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes _ and autism. More>>

Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

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A man who drove to a security checkpoint near the White House in a car that was deemed suspicious has been detained by the Secret Service. More>>

Ryan: More help for older people needed in GOP health bill

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan. More>>

President of embattled Uber leaves after 6 months on job

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Jeff Jones, the president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job. More>>

10 Things to Know for Monday

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10 Things to Know for Monday: House panel set for Russia hacking hearings; Senate weighs high court nomination. More>>

Tests find drugs, alcohol in blood of Paris airport attacker

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French police have released the father of the Orly Airport attacker who was shot and killed while taking a soldier hostage. More>>

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. More>>

A talk with Jimmy Breslin, New York's "New Yorkiest" writer

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In 2002, Associated Press National Writer Jerry Schwartz sat down with New York's "New Yorkiest" author and columnist Jimmy Breslin to talk about his life, work and New York. More>>

Chuck Berry's spirit lives on through countless songs Video included

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Chuck Berry leaves behind not only a core of rock classics such as "Johnny B. Goode" and "Roll Over Beethoven," but countless descendants in songs clearly indebted to him in sound and in spirit. More>>

Jayhawks-Spartans among NCAA games to complete second round

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The rest of the Sweet 16 field will be filled out in NCAA Tournament second-round games. More>>

Germany's Social Democrats elect Schulz as Merkel challenger

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The center-left Social Democratic Party is holding a special convention to confirm Martin Schulz as the party's top candidate to challenge Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's upcoming general election. More>>

Key dates in the life of rock 'n' roll visionary Chuck Berry Video included

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A list of key dates in the life of rock 'n' roll visionary Chuck Berry. More>>

France's defense a key issue for country's next president

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France's presidential election campaign is taking note of an attack on a military patrol at Paris' Orly Airport by a suspected Islamic extremist who was shot dead by soldiers. More>>

UK anti-terror police simulate Thames tourist boat hijacking

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Police in inflatable powerboats have boarded a River Thames cruise boat as part of an exercise simulating the hijacking of a tourist vessel in London. More>>

Chuck Berry's influence on rock 'n roll was incalculable Video included

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Along with James Dean and J.D. Salinger and a few others in the 1950s, Chuck Berry, who was ninety when he died Saturday at his suburban St. Louis home, helped define the modern teenager. More>>

While Trump talks tough, US quietly cutting nuclear force

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The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of long-range nuclear missiles to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. More>>

Justices to hear property rights dispute over family's land

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The Supreme Court could make it easier for landowners to get paid when government rules make their property less valuable. More>>

AP Explains: Senate confirmation and Supreme Court pick Video included

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Thirteen months after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Senate is finally holding confirmation hearings to fill the vacancy. More>>

North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine

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North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. More>>

Slain NYC medic's son: 'I know she didn't die in vain'

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Relatives of a fire department medic fatally run over by a stolen ambulance gathered at her stationhouse Saturday as a foundation pledged $100,000 to aid her five sons. More>>

No Repeat: Villanova fails down stretch while carrying crown

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The NCAA champions are going home empty handed. More>>

A-Rod takes J-Lo out to the ballgame

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Former slugger Alex Rodriguez and singer-actress Jennifer Lopez watched part of Saturday's exhibition game between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles in a suite at the ballpark. More>>

Candy, makeup, K-pop get doused amid China's ire over THAAD

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From candy to K-pop, South Korean businesses and culture are suffering from what's seen as China's retribution over the U.S. anti-missile system known as THAAD. More>>

The Latest: After quiet start, March Madness gets big upset

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NCAA President Mark Emmert has arrived at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo to attend the second round of the NCAA tournament. More>>

INSTANT ANALYSIS: How Nova's early loss alters the bracket

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Instant analysis: Top-seeded Villanova's loss to Wisconsin could send shockwaves across the March Madness field. More>>

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90 Video included

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Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. More>>

Young Americans: Most see Trump as illegitimate president

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A majority of young Americans view Donald Trump's as an illegitimate president, including about three-quarters of blacks and nearly half of whites. More>>

Paris Orly Airport attacker wanted to kill, die for Allah

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French police say a man was shot to death after trying to seize the weapon of a soldier guarding Paris' Orly Airport. More>>

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