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3 weeks ago in Sports

Tracing the birth of baseball

Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Bob Dylan, Paul Simon plan albums

Two music icons will each be releasing albums in the coming months.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Sports

Watch NBA TV for free this weekend

NBA fans who don't have NBA TV will catch a break — and a chance to see history — this weekend.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle, Weird

Pay your taxes, buy a Slurpee at the 7-Eleven

It may sound like a strange idea — but it's part of an IRS effort to provide new ways to pay taxes for those who don't have a bank account or credit card.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Organizers unveil 4 candidates for logo of 2020 Olympics

The designs were selected from 14,599 entries in a contest open to the public.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Big apple chill: Cold snap could nip fruit in bud

The late-season Arctic blast in the East could take a big bite from their budding crops.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘American Idol’ crowns 15th and final winner as TV show ends

Trent Harmon is the last winner of the reality TV singing competition, as the show that launched the careers of the likes of Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood said goodbye.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy returning for more ‘Gilmore Girls’

The Oscar nominee was a key player in the beloved sitcom, playing Sookie St. James, the best friend of Lauren Graham's lead character, for all seven seasons of the show.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

Kerry urges Iraq not to let politics impede war against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Baghdad on Friday, urged Iraq not to let its political crisis interfere with the fight against Islamic State and voiced unequivocal support for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

Pope calls for compassionate Church open to ‘imperfect’ Catholics

Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as those who divorced and remarried, saying "no one can be condemned forever".

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3 weeks ago in National

Cyber fraudsters reap $2.3 billion through email wire-transfer scams

Businesses have lost billions of dollars to fast-growing scams where fraudsters impersonate company executives in emails that order staff to transfer to accounts controlled by criminals, according to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Warriors beat Spurs, sew up home court advantage

The Golden State Warriors clinched home-court advantage through the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, riding a strong defensive performance to a 112-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in a historic meeting of the league's top two teams.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Arnie’s Army comes out to salute the ‘King’

Too frail to perform his duties, the 86-year-old Palmer looked on longingly from a white lawn chair as the two other members of golf's "Big Three," longtime rivals and friends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, soldiered on without him to get the year's first major off to an emotional start.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Anne Hathaway is a mom

The Oscar winner and her husband Adam Shulman welcomed a baby boy called Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman on March 24

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

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3 weeks ago in National

Texas teen’s death spurs renewed call to fix recalled cars

The brother of a Texas teenager killed by shrapnel from an exploding Takata Corp air bag said on Thursday that his family never received a recall notice about the defective vehicle safety device.

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

A ’10-second’ journey through the history of rock and roll

65 songs - in just 10-second snippets - take you on a tour through history from rock's '50s roots to current day.

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3 weeks ago in National

Ted Cruz hit with ‘New York values’; Trump gets Giuliani backing

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas is getting a taste of the "New York values" he derided in Iowa as Republicans turn to the next big U.S. presidential contest in the home state of front-runner Donald Trump.

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3 weeks ago in Weird

Guilty conscience: Stolen sign returned after 30 years

It took 30 years, but a guilty conscience led someone who stole a large metal sign in Florida to return it — along with a $50 money order — to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 8

A look back on the notable Hollywood milestones from years past.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

1 day ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

1 day ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.