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7 days ago in Sports

‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents fetch record $3.2 million at auction

A trove of historical documents that shed fresh light on the origins of baseball sold at auction on Sunday for more than $3.2 million, a record auction price for papers related to the sport that became America's "national pastime."

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7 days ago in National, World

Obama, Merkel push for trade deal as foreign crises weigh

U.S. President Barack Obama said he would do whatever he could to advance a controversial trade deal with the European Union in his last eight months in office.

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7 days ago in Weird

The tractor-driving bank robber

Police have arrested a 30-year-old Vermont man who they say attempted to rob a credit union branch's night deposit box by slamming into it with a tractor.

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7 days ago in Music

Kelly Clarkson shares first photos of new son

The "Piece By Piece" hitmaker has shared photos of her newborn son Remington Alexander.

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7 days ago in National

A Washington ritual: Pentagon, Congress at odds over bases

The Pentagon thinks it has a winning argument for why Congress should approve a new round of military base closings.

In this Saturday evening, Aug. 6 2011 photo American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. The concert was the first of two and it was interupted by heavy rain. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen) DENMARK OUT

7 days ago in Music

Prince’s Paisley Park to be turned into a museum

Sheila E. says Prince had started work on turning his residence into a museum, and his family and friends intend to see his project through and create a permanent memorial for his fans.

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7 days ago in Olympics, Sports

Golf’s Olympic inclusion questioned after high-profile no shows

After a 112-year absence golf was brought back for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, with the International Olympic Committee eager to tap into new markets and win new viewers.

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7 days ago in Entertainment

‘Jungle Book’ Rules Over ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’

"The Jungle Book" posted the best second weekend of 2016, topping the $56.5 million second frame for "Deadpool."

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7 days ago in Music

Beyoncé releases surprise album ‘Lemonade’ as much-anticipated TV special airs

Beyoncé cemented her status as the queen of surprise releases on Saturday, releasing a completely new album and videos called "Lemonade" via a widely anticipated one-hour special on cable network HBO.

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7 days ago in Sports

Curry injured again as Warriors rout Rockets 121-94

The Golden State Warriors overcame the absence of guard Stephen Curry in the second half, and set another NBA record, routing the Houston Rockets 121-94 in Game Four.

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7 days ago in National, World

250 additional U.S. special forces headed to Syria

The deployment will increase U.S. forces in Syria to about 300. Its goal is to accelerate recent gains against Islamic State and appears to reflect growing confidence in the ability of U.S.-backed forces inside Syria and Iraq to claw back territory from the hardline Sunni Islamist group.

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7 days ago in National

Republicans Cruz, Kasich reach ‘stop-Trump’ deal

Republican White House rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced a deal on Sunday to stay out of each other's way in some upcoming state primaries in hopes of blocking front-runner Donald Trump from winning the party's presidential nomination.

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7 days ago in Sports

Dallas grand jury indicts former quarterback Johnny Manziel

If convicted, he could face up to a year in jail.

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7 days ago in Viral Videos

When it’s raining and you can’t skateboard

When it rains and you can't go skateboarding. Hope your soles survive!

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7 days ago in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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7 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 25

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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7 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 25

On this day in 1977 a legend made his final recording.

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1 week ago in Music

TOP 10: Count down the hottest tracks this week

The top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending April 23.

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1 week ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Elvis & Nixon’ meet up for laugh-filled look at history

It’s a profoundly absurd story – the drug addled King of Rock and Roll hoping to meet Nixon and become a Federal Agent at Large, going undercover to infiltrate different groups (like Beatles fans) who were “bringing down the country.”

Atsede Baysa, left, and Lemi Berhanu Hayle, both of Ethiopia, pose for photos after they won the women's and men's divisions of the 120th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

1 week ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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