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2 dead after shooting at Las Vegas Strip hotel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man shot and fatally wounded a woman, then killed himself Friday at the Excalibur hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip, sending many patrons fleeing in …


Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


Owner of Rivera plane being investigated by DEA

PHOENIX (AP) — The company that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Latin music star Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the …


Tolkien class at Wis. university proves popular

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The vast collection of J.R.R. Tolkien manuscripts initially sold senior Joe Kirchoff on Marquette University, so when the school offered its first course devoted exclusively to the …


Owner of Rivera plane being investigated by DEA

PHOENIX (AP) — The company that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Mexican pop superstar Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the …


Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


Like 9/11 concert, musicians turn out for Sandy

NEW YORK (AP) — Call the “12-12-12” benefit show “The Concert for New York City” 2.0. Eleven years after the benefit concert in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks …


NJ Gov. Christie: My weight no bar to presidency

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is “more than a little” overweight — but fit enough to be in the White House. The Republican governor …


Joe Allbritton, 87, DC media, banking giant dies

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Joe L. Allbritton, who became one of Washington’s most influential men through a media conglomerate of newspapers and television stations and a financial empire that once …


Peppermint pigs a smashing tradition in NY

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A holiday tradition in this upstate New York resort town has a peppermint twist: pig-shaped hard candies are sold with little metal hammers to smash …


Alan Alda asks scientists to explain: What’s time?

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Professor Alan Alda has a homework assignment for scientists. Yes, that Alan Alda. The actor known for portraying Capt. Benjamin Franklin “Hawkeye” Pierce on the TV …


Alan Alda asks scientists to explain: What’s time?

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Professor Alan Alda has a homework assignment for scientists. Yes, that Alan Alda. The actor known for his Emmy-Award-winning work on the TV show “MASH,” is …


Fla. man sues ex-Elmo puppeteer, claims sex abuse

MIAMI (AP) — Another man on Monday sued the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be …


Black women battle obesity with dialogue, action

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicole Ari Parker was motivated by frustration. For Star Jones, it was a matter of life or death. Toni Carey wanted a fresh start after a bad …


‘Skyfall,’ ‘Guardians’ duel for box-office win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Bond is in a box-office photo finish with Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny over what looks to be the last slow weekend of the …


Obamas attend annual holiday concert in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — A holiday concert attended Sunday by President Barack Obama and his family included some non-traditional entertainment this year: a performance by South Korean rapper and Internet sensation …


NJ teen wants Easy-Bake Oven to appeal to boys

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Four-year-old Gavyn Boscio loves to cook and asked for an Easy-Bake Oven for Christmas. But when his big sister went to buy one, she discovered to …


Rotting whale casts foul stench into Malibu

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A dead whale rotting near the Malibu homes of Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan and other celebrities is causing a gigantic cleanup problem as authorities try to …


Capitalism and socialism wed as words of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanks to the election, socialism and capitalism are forever wed as Merriam-Webster’s most looked-up words of 2012. Traffic for the unlikely pair on the company’s website …


Costas gun control commentary gets notice

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Costas’ “Sunday Night Football” halftime commentary supporting gun control sparked a Fox News Channel debate Monday on whether NBC should fire him and a Twitter …


Alaska inmates find identity in orchestra

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once …


‘Twilight,’ ‘Skyfall’ remain top picks for fans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The “Twilight” finale and “Skyfall” continued to dominate the box office on a typically slow post-Thanksgiving weekend that brought big business for holdover films but a …


APNewsBreak: Tribes raise $9M for sacred SD land

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — After months of high-profile fundraising that drew celebrities’ attention and dollars, a group of Native American tribes has raised $9 million to buy a piece …


Fatal shooting over music compared to Martin case

ATLANTA (AP) — The fatal shooting of a Florida teenager who was listening to loud music in a car a week ago has drawn comparisons to the Trayvon Martin case, …


Gilda’s Club name change insult to late comedian?

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Remember Roseanne Roseannadana? Or Emily Litella? Or Baba Wawa? Younger generations might not recognize the characters popularized by comedian Gilda Radner. Nor might they remember Radner …


Gilda’s Club name change seen as insult to Radner

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Remember Roseanne Roseannadana? Or Emily Litella? Or Baba Wawa? Younger generations might not recognize the characters popularized by comedienne Gilda Radner. Nor might they remember Radner …


Lindsay Lohan arrested on assault charge in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested Thursday after police said she hit a woman during an argument at a New York City nightclub. The “Mean Girls” and …


Empire State Building surprises NY with new lights

NEW YORK (AP) — In the middle of the night, as most of New York slept, something big and bright lit up the Manhattan skyline for just seconds — a …


Empire State Building surprises NY with new lights

NEW YORK (AP) — Earlier this week, a switch was flipped at the Empire State Building, turning on its dancing new LED lights. They burst from the skyscraper, synchronized with …


NJ spruce lights up as Rockefeller Center tree

NEW YORK (AP) — An 80-foot Norway spruce that made it through Superstorm Sandy was transformed into a beacon of shimmering glory Wednesday when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg …